WP Extended Search

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Control WordPress default search to search in Post Meta, Categories, Tags or Custom Taxonomies via admin settings. Admin can select meta keys to search in, also can control the default behavior of search in post title or post content. You can include or exclude post types to appear in search results.

Author:5um17 (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:4.0
WordPress version tested:5.7
Plugin version:2.0.2
Added to WordPress repository:14-09-2014
Last updated:07-01-2020
Rating, %:98
Rated by:46
Plugin URI:https://www.secretsofgeeks.com/2014/09/wordpr...
Total downloads:122 677
Active installs:20 000+
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Control WordPress default search to search in Post Meta, Categories, Tags or Custom Taxonomies via admin settings. Admin can select meta keys to search in, also can control the default behavior of search in post title or post content.

You can include or exclude post types to appear in search results.

Features

  • Search in selected meta keys
  • Search in selected in-built or custom taxonomies
  • Search in post author name
  • Include or exclude any public post type
  • Control whether to search in title or content or excerpt or all
  • Exclude old content from search results (Older than admin specified date)
  • Customize the number of posts to display on search results page
  • Customize SQL relation (AND/OR) between search terms
  • Customize order of search results
  • Control whether to match search query exactly or partially
  • Translation ready
  • Compatible with WPML

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