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How can I just show the post content in a search result? Currently, the search results displays the post title, author and date above the page content.

Here is how it looks now: http://sikkervaccination.dk/?s=thailand

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What do you want to happen if the search returns more than one result? –  s_ha_dum Jan 13 '13 at 21:56
Impossible to tell when we don't know A) your theme template code and B) if there's plugins influencing the search results are involved. Please update your question. –  kaiser Jan 14 '13 at 1:43
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You can usually modify the display of your search results by editing a loop in search.php file in your theme folder. It depends on your theme, though. Some themes may have this code located in another file, like loop.php, loop-search.php or loop-posts.php to give you some examples, but you should start by looking at the search.php file.

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I have installed the plugin "Relevanssi" and limited the indexed pages by excluding all the unwanted pages by page-id. Should the search return more than one result the content would be stacked on top of each other in order of relevance (determined by the plugin parameters). I could not find any relevant code in any of those files though. Here is a url by the way: sikkervaccination.dk/?s=thailand –  Michael Jan 13 '13 at 22:27
What kind of code should i look for in those files? I might be looking for the wrong thing? –  Michael Jan 13 '13 at 22:37
This page may give you an idea of where the search page is located. Different themes handle it differently. –  Dan Jan 14 '13 at 0:00
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In your post loop in search.php, add this code

the_content(); // use this line or use below one
echo get_the_content($post->ID);
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