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Searching Staff Members (5 posts)

  1. meccub
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks for the plugin. It's working great.

    I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to add a search field that only searches the staff member entries. It looks like it's just a custom post type (staff-member). I've tried adding the following to a search form:

    <input type="hidden" name="post_type[]" value="staff-member" />

    However it searched across all content (pages, posts, etc.) and does not return the staff member entries.

    Has anyone been able to successfully setup a search form? Thanks.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-staff-list/

  2. Brett Shumaker
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    I don't work with search too often but this post seemed to be answered http://wordpress.org/support/topic/limit-search-results-to-custom-post-type?replies=19

    <input type="hidden" name="post_type" value="simple-staff-list" />

  3. meccub
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks for the response.

    Unfortunately that didn't work either. It searches all content, but does not search any entries from the plugin.

  4. jhoffmcd
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    If you dig deeper on that page there are many other bits of info that can lead to the solution for this. I beleive the answer lies somewhere on this page. I will try it out myself and see what I can get to work out.

  5. Brett Shumaker
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    I think the issue is that the default WordPress search form only searches the "Title" and "content" of a post. And SSL only uses the "Title" fields; everything else is a custom field and therefore, is not searchable from the standard WordPress search form. I think there are a few search plugins that would allow you to add the ability to search custom fields on posts.

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