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Advanced Search Widget


The Advanced Search Widget is designed to be a replacement to the defaut search widget. The Advanced Search Widget allows you to search for only a
specific post type and also select which fields to query (title, content, tags).

In addition, it is also possible to place multiple widgets onto the sidebar to search through different custom post types.


Install the plugin into the /wp-content/plugins/ folder, and activate it.


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Contributors & Developers

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



Version 0.3

  • Fixed bug with post type box display on widget screen
  • Fixed issue with duplicate ID’s when using multiple widgets on the same page

Version 0.2

  • Fixed duplicate results when searching for tags

Version 0.1

  • Initial release