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GD Power Search for bbPress

Description

Add advanced search form to bbPress search page with filters and search results ordering controls. On admin side, you can control which user roles (or visitors) can use filters, and hide the filters you don’t want to use.

Plugin adds following filters:

  • Forums, including option to select forums, and search subforums
  • Users, select a user or type user name
  • Content Type (reply, topic)
  • Topic Status
  • Topic Tags
  • Date Period, predefined list of periods
  • Change results sort order

Also, plugin can replace the default search form to include the link to the advanced form.

Plugin uses templates with filters and actions, and all templates can be overriden through theme, just like default bbPress templates can.

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Upgrade to GD Power Search Pro

Pro version contains many more great features:

  • Highlight keywords in the search results
  • Select where to search (title, content or both)
  • Additional search filters
  • Multi select for users filter
  • Datetime picker for Date filter
  • And much, much more

With more features on the roadmap exclusively for Pro version.

Translations

  • de_DE [Deutsch – German]
  • es_ES [Español – Spanish]
  • fr_FR [Français – French]
  • it_IT [Italiano – Italian]
  • nl_NL [Nederlands – Dutch]
  • pl_PL [Polskie – Polish]
  • ru_RU [Русский – Russian]
  • sr_RS [Српски – Serbian]

Screenshots

  • Advanced search form
  • Selected forums search field
  • Part of the filter settings
  • Integration control settings

Installation

General Requirements

  • PHP: 5.6 or newer

PHP Notice

  • Plugin should work with PHP 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5, but these versions are no longer used for testing, and they are no longer supported.
  • Plugin doesn’t work with PHP 5.2 or older versions.

WordPress Requirements

  • WordPress: 4.5 or newer

WordPress Notice

  • Plugin doesn’t work with WordPress 4.4 or older versions.

bbPress Requirements

  • bbPress 2.5 or newer

Basic Installation

  • Plugin folder in the WordPress plugins folder must be gd-power-search-for-bbpress.
  • Upload gd-power-search-for-bbpress folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

FAQ

Does plugin works with WordPress MultiSite installations?

Yes. Each website in network can activate and use plugin on it’s on.

Can I translate plugin to my language?

Yes. POT file is provided as a base for translation. Translation files should go into Languages directory.

Where can I configure the plugin?

Open the WordPress Settings menu, and you will see GD Power Search item there. This will open a panel with global plugin settings.

The search form is not displayed for me?

You need to enable search in bbPress first (Settings -> Forums -> Search -> Allow forum wide search).

Contributors & Developers

“GD Power Search for bbPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“GD Power Search for bbPress” has been translated into 4 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

Translate “GD Power Search for bbPress” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.0

  • First plugin version