Relevanssi replaces the default search with a partial-match search that sorts results by relevance. It also indexes comments and shortcode content.
The default WordPress search was killing me. Was in the processes of creating a directory and needed a search that I could customize to only search custom taxonomies and one that can actually dig through the content and titles and formulate a decent result. Relevanssi is a fantastic plugin and it does all this effortlessly. I use it on all my sites. Can't ask for more, especially considering it's free. If you need a better search, Relevanssi is for you.
Search on steroids for WP :)
Thanks again Mikko
The default WordPress search box was giving our client very weird search results. We installed Relevanssi (free version) and got much better content matches and results. Very customizable with useful settings.
I love how it automatically removes words like "a, about, someone, etc" from the search index. You can also add/remove additional "stop words" as they're called.
I also like how the tools tells you the "25 most common words in the index."
Had to upgrade to premium for multisite compatibility, but so far so good. Highly recommended.
The default settings would cover most peoples requirements but it has lots of options to customise should you want to.
Needing a search plugin for my site, Relevanssi stood out.
After downloading and installing, the plugin was only indexing 1 page and search results weren't showing.
Getting in touch with Mikko, within 5 mins of logging into my site he found and solved the problem to a point and told me what i needed to do to completely fix it.
Great search plugin and great support.
It work really well, in combination with [ link redacted, please do not post links in the review section ] you have the perfect search for wordpress.
I've been using this plugin for a number of years now and just wanted to take the time to review those plugins I get the most use out of. This plugin is ESSENTIAL for larger websites that offer content beyond something "date based." I would recommended every WordPress installation have Relevanssi installed. Actually, WordPress should integrate this somehow as it's that good.
Good plugin, great author.
This one of the plugin that are worth the cost !
It allows you to simply make the wordpress search better, and it does work just fine with WPML for instance.
Thanks Mikko !
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