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WD Search Form


Integrate an amazing search widget to your widget’s sidebar! Use the widget’s built-in autocomplete capability to allow your users to search your site quickly and easily.

Feature List:

  1. Built-in Autocomplete shows results while the user types
  2. Choose your own default value string
  3. Graphically attractive, easily customizable, various styles are available
  4. Very simple to setup
  5. Works with both “ltr” and “rtl” languages and themes

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  • The widget in it's idle state.
  • The widget in use (clicked), with autocomplete turned on.
  • To use the widget go to Appearance -> Widgets and add WD Search Widget widget.


  1. Download the plugin zip package and extract it.
  2. Put the folder named “wd_searchform” under /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Goto the plugins page in your wordpress admin panel and click “Activate”
  4. Goto your widget area (Appearance -> widgets) and add WD SearchForm to your widget panel


How do I cancel the animation?

Go to Appearance -> widgets and click on WD SearchForm. Uncheck Animate? checkbox.

Where can i update the settings? / I can’t find the plugin settings

In order to update the settings of the widget, you’ll need to login to your wordpress admin panel and navigate to Appearance -> Widgets then choose WD SearchForm and drag it to the sidebar that you want to use it on.

What about foo bar?

That’s a hard one, i’ll have to get back to you on that.

Contributors & Developers

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


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  • Fixed some CSS issues
  • Added auto select
  • Pressing the enter key automatically redirects you to the first selected option


  • Fixed theme compatibility issues


  • Fixed CSS issue


  • Added autocomplete capability
  • Added 6 new icons to choose from
  • Improved theme support
  • Improved overall graphics
  • Improved formatting


  • Added Hebrew translation
  • Fixed formatting and visual appearance of the plugin in the admin panel


  • Initial plugin release