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Highlight Search Terms

Very lightweight jQuery script that wraps search terms in an HTML5 mark tag when referer is a search engine or within wp search results.

1.3

Date 2013-09-02

  • BuddyPress and bbPress highlighting within forum searches
  • FIX: jQuery 1.10 compatibility

1.2.5

Date 2013-07-28

  • FIX: Combine-JS compatibility (Thanks to Joshua Hoke)
  • More possible classes and ids to look for

1.2.4

Date 2012-12-16

  • BUGFIX: non-western languages in URL not decoded

1.2.3

Date 2012-12-06

  • BUGFIX: javascript infinite loop

1.2.2

Date 2012-10-11

  • Search terms wrapped in double qoutes now considered as single term
  • Caching compatible
  • Second click highlighting: not only on the search results page but also inside any of the found pages
  • Speed improvement
  • More search engines supported
  • BUGFIX: Undefined variable: cache_compat

1.2.1

Date 2012-07-27

  • BUGFIX: non HTML5 browser (IE8 and older) support failing

1.2

Date 2012-07-25

  • NEW: Caching (WP Super Cache) compatibility
  • NEW: Highlights not only on WP search results page but also one click deeper inside any of the found pages
  • NEW: Search terms wrapped in double qoutes now considered as single term
  • support many more search engines: AOL, Dogpile, Search.com, Goodsearch.com, Mywebsearch.com, Webcrawler.com, Info.com
  • rebuilt as Class
  • plugin speed improvements

0.8

Date 2012-04-18

  • HTML5 mark tag support
  • No more word boundery limit for non-latin based languages compatibility

0.7

Date: 2011-01-03

  • BUGFIX: conflict with Cufon script

0.6

Date: 2010-09-06

  • limit highlited search terms to word boundery
  • added Bing, Ask, Baidu and Youdao search engines
  • now automatically check for and highlights in multiple theme div areas
  • BUGFIX: cloning first result excerpt to all excerpts

0.5

Date: 2010-08-07

  • using jQuery in no-conflict mode and $hlst instead of $ to avoid conflict with prototype
  • split variables and moved js extention in compacted form to static file
  • moved jQuery and extention to footer + only when actually needed for faster pageload

0.4

Date: 2010-04-07

  • fixed Regular Expression to allow parts of words to be highlighted
  • search term wrapping limited to .hentry divs

0.3

Date: 2009-04-16

  • Bugfix for Firefox 2+ (forcefully highlights now limited to div#content)

0.2

Date: 2009-04-15

  • Allowing for multiple search term styling + Bugfix for IE7 / IE8

0.1

Date: 2009-04-14 - Basic plugin aimed at low impact / low resource demand on your WP installation using client side javascript.

Requires: 2.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2013-12-13
Downloads: 28,624

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Support

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