Search Everything
Only works for standard POSTs - not custom post types (2 posts)

  1. Jason Judge
    Posted 3 years ago #

    This plugin looked ideal for searching items in a Woocommerce shop. However, it does not work as expected for the custom post type, i.e. "product" that WooCommerce uses, which is a great shame.

    This plugin will fetch the taxonomies of the POST post type and do a search on terms in those taxonomies only. That is hard-coded into the plugin. It does not look at what post type is being searched on, and look at the taxonomies for that (or those) post types.


  2. Jason Judge
    Posted 3 years ago #

    However, as a workaround - and this seems to work - add ANY taxonomy that you want to search for terms to, to the POST post type, as well as your custom post type.

    So I have a taxonomy called "artist" that is linked to the products in the shop of post type "product". In order to search on the artists when searching the shop rpoducts, I need to link that same taxonomy to the "post" post type. That seem works for me, and hopefully it will be helpful to others.

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