WP Search Insights


Records all searches made on your site. See from which post, page, or product a search originated in a simple and clean dashboard. The dashboard can be found in the Tools -> Search Insights menu.

Any code suggestions? We’re on GitHub as well!


  • Records search activity on your website
  • Sort recorded searches alphabetically, on data, results, and popularity
  • Records originating pages and subsequent landing page after a search query
  • Export records in CSV and for Excel

Love WP Search Insights?

Hopefully, this plugin gives you valuable insights into what your users are looking for. If you want to support the continuing development of this plugin, please leave us a review!

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WP Search Insights in your language?

Translations can be added very easily here.


  • WP Search Insights Dashboard


To install this plugin:

  1. Download the plugin
  2. Upload the plugin to the wp-content/plugins directory,
  3. Searches are already being recorded! Follow the link in the activation notice to your WP Search Insights dashboard.


Where can I find documentation?

  • WP Search Insights maintains a knowledgebase at https://wpsearchinsights.com.

Where can I find the search results or settings?

  • You can find the plugins dashboard and settings in the Tools -> Search Insights menu

How does it work?

  • Search forms are standard in WordPress and should be used by anyone to improve user experience. Recording visitors searches will give you insight into what your visitors are looking for, from which page, and what post is most relevant for their query. Analyzing this data will make your website a better fit for your next visitors!

Can I leave a feature request?

  • Yes, and please do! After our first release we will keep adding new features to free and develop premium add-ons to complement the data recorded by WP Search Insights.

Can I remove results?

  • Yes. Under settings you can clear your database searches. This cannot be overturned. Deleting single search queries can be removed from the dashboard by using the ‘delete’ option.


January 23, 2020
This plugin does what it says on the tin. I am glad to have found it and it has already been invaluable to me. Thank you very much and I look forward to future updates!
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Contributors & Developers

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


“WP Search Insights” has been translated into 13 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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  • Fix: review notice ajax dismiss prefixed.


  • Changed lay-out


  • Added text filter area to exclude terms from results
  • Added option to select which user roles can view the dashboard
  • Updated tour structure and added native WP buttons
  • Added suggested privacy statement text
  • Updating some strings
  • Fix: when same string is search, the time is now updated as well


  • Initial release