Search Manager Lite

Description

Search Manager Lite — free plugin that allows you to enhance your WordPress and WooCommerce search with the ability to search by extra fields such as comments, excerpt, SKU etc.

WordPress Search Settings

  • Search by Excerpts
  • Search by Post Comments
  • Search by Post Tags
  • Search by Post Categories

These settings will be applied to the default WordPress search.

WooCommerce Search Settings

  • Search by Short Description
  • Search by Product Comments
  • Search by SKU
  • Search by Product Tags
  • Search by Product Categories

These settings will be applied to the WooCommerce search only.

Plugin Website

SearchManagerWP.com is an official homepage for this plugin.

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Premium version of this plugin allows you to track search terms and create redirects for them if needed.
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Screenshots

  • WordPress Search Settings.
  • WooCommerce Search Settings.
  • Dashboard Plugin Widgets.

Installation

From your WordPress dashboard

  1. Visit ‘Plugins > Add New’.
  2. Search for ‘Search Manager’.
  3. Activate Search Manager from your Plugins page.

From WordPress.org

  1. Download Search Manager plugin.
  2. Upload the ‘search-manager’ directory to your ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory, using your favorite method (ftp, sftp, scp, etc…)
  3. Activate Search Manager from your Plugins page.

Once Activated

  1. Visit ‘Settings > Search Manager’ and adjust the preferences.
  2. Check your search works fine and enjoy plugin usage.

FAQ

What’s the difference between “WordPress Search Settings” and “WooCommerce Search Settings”?

WordPress Search Settings will be applied to default WordPress search. WooCommerce Search Settings will be applied to WooCommerce search (search by products) and will not work without WooCommerce plugin installed. You can access WooCommerce search via WooCommerce Product Search widget in your sidebar or just adding &post_type=product to the query in the address bar of your browser.

Can I use this plugin without WooCommerce installed?

Yes, of course. In this case you should use only “WordPress Search Settings” tab of the plugin settings.

What if I need more features?

First of all you can try premium version of this plugin.
Also we can help you tuning the plugin to your needs, or even creating a new one from scratch, per your requirements. Drop us your request and we will get back with the estimate shortly.

What are the main features of the premium plugin?

Premium version of Search Manager allows you to track search terms and create redirects for them if needed. Also there are lot of other features, just check it out here.

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Contributors & Developers

“Search Manager Lite” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.3 Added dashboard widgets for recent and unsuccessful searches, bugfix and refactor

1.2 Added check for WooCommerce enabled, bugfix

1.1 Minor updates and bugfix

1.0 Initial release