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i-Search – Advanced Live Search

Description

Search in any post types, custom fields, taxonomies, meta keys, ACF fields, WooCommerce products, categories… Almost search in anywhere!
Demo: i-Search Demo

Compatible plugins:

  • Advanced custom fields (ACF)
  • WpBakery (Visual composer)
  • WPML (Every single option is WPML compatible)
  • Max Mega Menu (For search instances in the menu)
  • WooCommerce (Full Compatible with stock management and variable products)

Post metabox settings / Taxonomy meta box settings:

  • Add extra search terms to your posts
  • Also for taxonomies
  • Add a different image for the search suggestion

Search string handle:

  • i-Search supports 4 different search types
  • Ignore search words order but match all keywords (With pluralization)
  • Match at least one search word (With pluralization)
  • Keep search words order, match all keywords and try to pluralize (Exact match)
  • Try to keep search words order, try to match all keywords and pluralize (Exact match with pluralization)

Mobile device settings:

  • Hide images on mobile devices
  • Hide badges (wooCommerce) on mobile devices
  • Hide excerpt (wooCommerce) on mobile devices
  • Hide price (wooCommerce) on mobile devices
  • Hide categories (wooCommerce) on mobile devices

Search in meta keys and taxonomies:

  • Select from a list of ALL your meta keys and taxonomies
  • i-Search will search in the selected keys also

Multiple search instances:

  • i-Search supports multiple (unlimited) instances, independent of each other
  • Creating instances is very easy with the powerful instance builder
  • Search instances can be built for mobile and desktop devices differently

Search analysis/logging:

  • i-Search logs every NOT found search query
  • i-Search logs also every click on a search suggestion and build a search flow for a better analyzing
  • Example scenario: A search for: “MakBook” => no results => user corrected the search => “MacBook” => results => user clicked on “MacBook Pro”
  • i-Search will log all these steps to optimize your posts for a better SEO
  • All the logging functionality can be disabled for every search instance separately

Content builder:

  • A powerful feature of i-Search
  • Display almost any meta key/taxonomy in your suggestions
  • No need for coding skills

Screenshots

  • Some search instance examples.
  • Some search instance examples.
  • Some search instance examples.

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the all4wp plugins menu to configure the plugin

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the all4wp plugins menu to configure the plugin

Contributors & Developers

“i-Search – Advanced Live Search” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

3.2.0

  • WPML bug fix

3.1.0

  • Pluralization added (in advanced settings)
  • Add to cart also available in clean template (can be disabled in content builder)
  • Out of stock managemnd for variable products
  • Detailed stock displaying for variable products
  • Instance cloning added
  • Themes deafault search form replace with full screen search
  • Search input fixed screen position added
  • Trending searches added