Customers are becoming more and more demanding and have much shorter attention spans. It’s your job to help them find exactly what they are looking for, as fast as possible! For WordPress developers and site owners, that means you need to install…Read More
This article on WordPress search was originally published by Torque Magazine, and is reproduced here with permission.
If you have ever worked on a WordPress site with a massive amount of posts and pages, you might have noticed something about the WordP…
Many WordPress superpowers come from its flexible data architecture that allows developers to widely customize their installations with custom post types, taxonomies and fields. However, when it comes down to its search, WordPress provides us with only one-field form that often appears inadequate and leads site admins to adopt external search systems, like Google Custom Search, or third-party plugins.
In this article I’ll show you how to provide your WordPress installation with an advanced search system allowing the user to search and retrieve content from a specific custom post type, filtering results by custom taxonomy terms and multiple custom field values.
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