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WP Custom Fields Search

This plugin allows multiple form inputs to be configured to search different aspects of a post including custom fields.

I will try to put more complete documentation together at some point but for now this is a quick start guide to building a search form.i

  1. Install the plugin. Upload the directory wp-content-search to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate it through the plugins menu in WordPress

Method 1: Add the search as a sidebar widget

  1. Add the widget to the sidebar on which you want it to appear. Go to the appearance > widgets section of the admin page, in the list on the left find the widget "Custom Fields Search" and click the add button next to it. It should appear in the list on the right. Click save changes
  2. You should now have a basic search form on the front of your site, to customise this further read on to see how to reconfigure your fields.

Method 2: Add the search code directly into your template

  1. Go to the custom fields config page in your admin section, Settings > WP Custom Fields Search
  2. Copy the example PHP code from this page into your template file.
  3. You should now have a basic search form on the front of your site, to customise this further follow the instructions below for setting up fields.

Method 3: Add a tag into your posts/pages

  1. Go to the custom fields config page in your admin section, Settings > WP Custom Fields Search
  2. Copy the example tag for posts from this page into the content of the page or post in which you want the form to appear.
  3. You should now have a basic search form in this page/post, to customise this further follow the instructions below for setting up fields.

Requires: 2.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2013-10-7
Downloads: 68,654

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