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Multisite Global Search

Adds the ability to search through blogs into your WordPress Multisite installation.

6 reviews
Average Rating
3 stars
3.8 out of 5 stars
4 stars
Works Great!
By , for WP 3.8

Works perfectly. I modified some of the css to fit my theme. I would give five stars if the plugin included the ability to exclude specific posts and pages. Overall a very useful product that fills a much needed gap in WP Multisite functionality.

5 stars
Still working as advertised.
By , for WP 3.7.1

Just installed on a network with a simple search across the whole site, including pages, and it works just fine.

Results look fine as is, although I may style them a little to fit in with my theme. Luckily the plugin provides plenty of hooks in the html for me write css rules against.

All in all, exactly what I was looking for.

3 stars
Works fine but lacks the more useful features
By , for WP 3.5.2

It certainly gives you a search over multiple WordPress sites and is probably the easiest way to do this, but it's missing some key features such as controlling which sites it searches (the default is all), pagination of results and customising the search form and search results.

In excerpt mode it also doesn't strip HTML out, so you can end up with an opening of an HTML tag in your search results, but if the close if not part of the excerpt your search results screw up.

All of this means that whilst there's the potential to have a truly great plugin here (and boy do we NEED a good solution for multisite search - it's appalling that it doesn't exist as part of the core WordPress if you ask me), at the minute it's not quite there.

However if you can put up with its flaws, or are prepared to do some hacking of the plugin code, this could be idea for you.

1 star
It doesn't work WP 3.5.2
By , for WP 3.5.2

I am sorry. It doesn't work.

5 stars
Perfect
By , for WP 3.5.1

Just perfect. Follow installation instructions and it works on the very first time. Thank you so much Alicia for this great plugin

5 stars
Follow Installation Instructions
By , for WP 3.5.1

Works perfectly for me. I was ready to ditch it after a couple of unsuccessful attempts to get it working, and then I actually read the install instructions (hello!) and I got it working in about three seconds.

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