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OSD Blog Search Widget

Description

OSD Blog Search Widget can be placed in any area on your site that your theme allows. It provides a search box that will only display results from searching your blog posts. It excludes any other post type including Page and custom post types. It is light weight and works fine in conjunction with your current site search form. Now includes a shortcode with two optional attributes – EX [osd_blog_search placeholder=’search terms’ class=’test classes’]

Translations:
Serbian, by Ogi Djuraskovic (http://firstsiteguide.com/)

A brief Feature List

  1. Widget can be placed anywhere in your theme that allows widgets
  2. Works with the current site wide search enabled.
  3. Your site will now have 2 search options.
  4. Lightweight

Link to plugin page WordPress plugin page.

Screenshots

  • Widget Placement screen
  • Search input in left sidebar

Installation

  1. Upload the osd-blog-search-widget directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Navigate in the admin section to Appearance > Widgets
  4. Drag the new OSD Blog Search Widget to an available container
  5. Start searching your blog only!

FAQ

Soon to come?

Yes, as users ask us questions.

Reviews

Excellent, but..

Excellent. But there should be an option to change the “search” text, and to customize the button. The magnifing glass is very big. But with a css code, you can work that around. Thanks for the awesome plugin.

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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Changelog

1.5

  • Now includes a shortcode with two optional attributes – EX [osd_blog_search placeholder=’search terms’ class=’test classes’]
  • Place the shortcode anywhere in your content to have a blog only search box

1.3

  • Now translated into Serbian

1.2

  • Added placeholder field for search input
  • Added internationalization support .pot file

1.1

  • Removed erroneous PHP notice in debug mode

1.0

  • Initial creation of the Blog Search Widget