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Search & Filter via AJAX


Filter posts by taxonomies or text search using AJAX to load results.

Shortcode options allow the posts types, taxonomies, filter location and methods to be customized.

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  1. Upload the plugin to your plugins directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Enjoy!


How does this plugin create the AJAX Filters?

You need to use the ajaxFilter shortcode – for example:

[ajaxFilter post_type=”property” taxonomies=”property_type, location, price, size” filter_position=”horizontal” filter_type=”select”]

How can I style the AJAX content

The plugin includes a very simple HTML template wrapped in an


article> tag, this can be replaced by copying the included file “templates/ajax-filter.php” to your active theme at:


This follows the file system structure used by all Q themes and plugins.

What are the shortcode arguments?

The shortcode accepts the following arguments:

  • post_type ( post types seperated by commas )
  • taxonomies ( taxonomies seperated by commas )
  • filter_position ( “horizontal” OR “vertical” )
  • filter_type ( “select” OR “list” )

Contributors & Developers

“Search & Filter via AJAX” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • echo fix –


  • template file updates


  • .po file updates


  • Initial working version