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[resolved] Nothing I do will hightlight my search terms - stumped! (4 posts)

  1. kato
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I am getting no highlighting on search results.

    * "Create custom search result snippets" is checked
    * "Highlight query terms in result titles too" is also checked
    * I've tried all the different highlighting options: strong, background-color, CSS class, etc
    * and I've rebuilt the index since changing the options.

    Also, the_excerpt() is used, and correctly displayed, from my search.php file in the template.

    I really can't think of what could be causing the problem. Any ideas?

    Kato

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/relevanssi/

  2. Mikko Saari
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'm guessing you've got a call to query_posts() on your search results template, thus making Relevanssi inactive.

  3. kato
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You are RIGHT!

    Thanks for responding. I didn't realize that would kill Relevanssi.

    When I swapped out my complicated search.php with a stock search.php, it worked just fine, thanks!

  4. Mikko Saari
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Great, I marked this resolved.

    This is something I should probably add to the readme file.

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