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WP Search

WPSearch 2 is the missing site search for your WordPress installation. Install this plugin if you need a fast, relevant, google-like search.

Manual Installation

Install WPSearch 2 from the WordPress plugin admin panel if possible.

If you are upgrading from a previous version, it is recommended that you rebuild your index after the upgrade.

* Copy the wpsearch folder to the WordPress plugins directory
* Set permissions of the wpsearch directory to 777 (very important!): $ chmod -R 777 wpsearch/*
* Activate wpSearch
* Go to Settings-->WPSearch Options, and click "Build Index"
* Click "Save Changes" and wait until the page reloads (this can take a while depending on the number of posts in your blog)
* Go to your blog's search box and search. Do the results look better? Cool!

Did you have trouble installing? Let me know! katzgrau@gmail.com

Note: Don't forget the bit about changing folder permissions!

Fix Log

  • 2.0.3.0: Fixed file path inclusion issue for Zend library. Added notice in case user does not have multibyte support.
  • 2.0.2.5: Stopped WPSearch from interfering with admin post search, fixed error message in WP admin page registration
  • 2.0.2.0: Added customizable searching of post types, and a relevancy fix
  • 2.0.1.2: Fixed 'quick edit' javascript error due to erroneous inclusion, added fix for long indexing times
  • 2.0.1.0: Re-added ability to boost title and content, fixed pagination bug
  • 2.0.0.0: Complete rewrite with a bunch of new features. Check it out!
  • 1.5.0.5: Null Result Fix ( Finally! ), logging support, search library upgrade (ZF v1.5.3)
  • 1.5.0.1: Comment Searching, Foreign Character support, 'Phone Home'
  • 1.5.0.0: Faster searching, core integration, 0 style or javascript includes

Known Conflictions

wpSearch is known to react with certain plugins which manipulate search results. These plugins most likely expect the default WordPress search to in use, which it is not. The following plugins are known to cause issues:

  • Custom Query String ( CQS )
  • Headspace2

Send all bug reports to ohcrap@oconf.org.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.2.1
Last Updated: 2011-10-25
Downloads: 24,428

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