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Miln Help Book Search


Miln Help Book Search adds the ability for WordPress to return appropriately formatted XML output to Apple’s Help Viewer application on Mac OS X.

Help books on Mac OS X are bundles of crafted HTML included inside Mac applications.

A good Mac application always includes a help book.

A great application provides dynamic help book content offering users advice gathered not only locally from static files within the help book but also from web based articles.

Use Miln Help Book Search to add your WordPress blog content into your Mac application’s help book. Inclusion with your Mac help book is simple, set the HPDBookKBURL key to a tweaked WordPress search URL.

By adding results from your web site directly into your Mac application, you can provide constantly updated information, help, and advice. You can use your WordPress search traffic to find out what users need help on.


Miln Help Book Search is a standard WordPress plug-in. The plug-in can be installed through your WordPress dashboard:

  1. Log into WordPress.
  2. Go to Plugins > Add New
  3. Search for “Miln”
  4. Select Install Now for “Miln Help Book Search”
  5. Select Activate Plugin
  • WordPress Manual Installation
  1. Upload the miln-help-book-search directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory;
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Your help book Knowledge Base URL (HPDBookKBURL) is now available at:
  • Mac Application
  1. In your help book Info.plist, add two key pairs:
  • HPDBookKBProduct = productname
  • HPDBookKBURL =’query’&l=’lang’&p=’product’


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Contributors & Developers

“Miln Help Book Search” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • Initial release.