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Admin Meta Search


This plugin extend admin search page / post / custom post type to search for meta value

Functions are provided to search from postmeta table also.

Features for Developers

  • You don’t have to do anything after installing the plugin.
  • You can add as many meta field as you need. It will be searched by this plugins.
  • This plugin will not slow down wordpress admin page.

Additional Features

There are no additional features supported by Admin Meta Search. The code is simple, small and well documented.


  • Search for post meta in your page / post / custom post type.


  1. Use the Plugins, Add New menu in WordPress to install the plugin or upload the admin-meta-search folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


What should I do after I install the plugins?

Nothing. It will automatically works on your page, post, any custom post type search field.

Will it work with custom post type?

Yes. It will work with any custom post type meta field.


September 3, 2016
Wanted to search by metadata? This plugin does just that!
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Contributors & Developers

“Admin Meta Search” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • First release.