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WP search category admin


Search dynamically a category in the box/block category in admin


  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/wp-search-category-admin directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress


June 23, 2020
Thank you for all your hard work! Hope you will keep updating this great plugin.
November 16, 2017
Great simple plugin. Very useful in my case with 5000 + categories. Works with WP 5.9. Thanks a lot!
July 4, 2017
Un plugin tout simple, mais qui aide bien quand on a beaucoup de catégories. 🙂
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Contributors & Developers

“WP search category admin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Can display search input for custom taxonomies
  • Create an admin option page “WPSCA Option” to activate search input


  • Compatibility with the new editor in WordPress 5.0+


  • Can search category in quick edit


  • First version of the plugin