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Search result as XML or JSON

  • Hello y’all!

    I was just wondering if one somehow could extract the WordPress search results as XML or JSON. It would be extremely neat, since you could use this to implement the “Autosuggest / Autocomplete with Ajax” tool or similar.

    Any suggestions? Does this require digging into the WP php-files or is there an easier way to do it?

    Cheers,
    :-m

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  • I’m looking for the same thing. I want to be able to pass in a search query and receive XML back so that a search from one place can return results from WordPress and another application.

    Looking around, what seems like the best idea is to modify search.php so that it can take a parameter “xml=true” and would send back that format instead. Then the consolidated search can call that URL and blend those results with anything else it wants.

    Does that make the most sense?

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