Support » Plugin: Swiftype Site Search Plugin for WordPress » Costly, doesn’t search pages

  • HUGE WEAKNESS: It doesn’t search your pages. The search functionality is creates doesn’t search your pages. It only searches your posts.

    SECOND WEAKNESS: Swiftype is NOT FREE. It is COSTLY.

    You are paying a third party to run a server to search your website and create “relevant” search from the data it obtains from your website.

    And if it gets the relevance wrong, you have to manually correct it on their website. This is tedious work.

    The minimal cost is $79 a month and goes up the searches and documents are used on your website.

    BASIC COST OF SWIFTYPE:

    STANDARD Search Account:

    Your site is crawled once every 3 days – so any updates won’t show up for 3 days.

    $79 PER MONTH for 5k documents, 50k searches, 1 engine
    + $25 per additional 5k documents
    + $25 per additional 50k searches
    + $50 per additional engine

    PRO Search Accouint:

    Your site is crawled every 12 hours – so any updates won’t show up for 12 hours.

    $199 PER MONTH for 10k documents, 100k searches, 1 engine
    + $25 per additional 5k documents
    + $25 per additional 50k searches
    + $100 per additional engine

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