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Ultimate WP Query Search Filter

Ultimate WP Query Search Filter lets you filter searches through post types, taxonomies and meta fields. Results displayed via search template or Ajax

33 reviews
Average Rating
4.4 out of 5 stars
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Greatness
By , for WP 4.5.3

I love this ajax loading option most other filter plugins require you to go pro in order to obtain this feature. works great easy to set up and use!!!

Just what i was looking for
By , for WP 4.4.2

Great! what else can I say?

Good job
By , for WP 4.4.2

This plugin works very well and give you a lot of flexibility.

Great and fast support.

--> 5 stars

Very flexible plugin
By , for WP 4.4.2

Everything you need for an advanced search function. Tried a few other plugins, none were as good as this one.

Super - Works well
By , for WP 4.4

Thanks for creating such a great plugin, I know it's free and appreciated very much - would love to see some video tutorials with examples :)

5+ stars!

Génial
By ,

Génial ! L'outil idéal pour créer mes filtres et recherches en Ajax. Et en plus il utilise aussi les customs posts. Il fonctionne très bien. Je valide !

Good plugin as-is, great if you can code a bit
By , for WP 4.3.1

I have been researching various search plugins. I don't have an e-commerce store but I do have a site with a lot of posts (over 20k) and various custom taxonomies. I also have some custom fields but I am not concerned with using those to search. I say this only as background to better understand my review.

So far I have narrowed my search to this plugin and the Search & Filter plugin (free version). The latter is a fine choice and offers more field types (notably multiselect and date) by default but doesn't search custom fields (as noted above, not an issue for me) and also doesn't offer AJAX functionality. So, if (1) you need multiselect or date fields and don't care about AJAX and (2) aren't comfortable extending code via programming, Search & Filter might be superior to Ultimate WP Query Search Filter.

On the other hand, if you want AJAX, want to search custom meta fields and/or don't need a multiselect or date form fields, Ultimate WP Query Search Filter is the way to go.

Where this plugin really shines is its extensibility. The author has applied many filters so you can modify it to suit your needs and various support topics and forum threads (on the developer's site) discuss doing so. I have now successfully added a multiselect dropdown with hierarchical taxonomy listings as well as date range fields.

I do wish the developer would incorporate some of the changes I and others have made as they would vastly improve the plugin for average users who cannot code. Having said that, he/she is very responsive on the support forum.

tl;dr:
- a very good plugin out of the box with certain exceptions (no multiselect or date search)
- a really great plugin if you are capable of coding up some extra functionality

Excellent working plugin does all it claims and much more.
By , for WP 4.3.1

I was hired to modify the way this plugin worked on a client's website and I am amazed at how well it was put together. There are hooks available to customize the AJAX search results and to add sorting options. The documentation and forum provide just enough to get you pointed in the right direction if you want to custom code your own features.

Right out of the box though this plugin will really help your search if you have used taxonomies in addition to meta fields for your posts.

With some clever css you can make checkboxes look like buttons and have an extremely professional looking search form.

Great plugin
By , for WP 4.3.1

Very useful plugin. The support is really helpful.

Very Straightforward
By , for WP 4.3.1

I was losing an argument with FacetWP and not really up to coding my own filters. This worked like a charm. I'm still working on tweaking the CSS for the output, but definitely recommend the plugin.

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