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How do I add a search function in pages/posts that behaves like ctrl-f so users can locate specific keywords in a large data set?

I have some very large pages and I want the user to be able to search for a keyword and quickly jump down to the keyword in the text (including image captions) exactly like ctrl-f behaves in the ...
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Add custom field to string URL query

I recently took over a wordpress site from a former employee and I have 0 experience with this CMS aside from creating child themes. That being said, I'm trying to allow my search page to list out all ...
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two search forms on the same page

I have a mobile and a large screen search field. I am trying to load these both on the same page. I am using JointsWP Starter theme. Here are the functions: function joints_wpsearch($form) { $form ...
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How can I paginate search results from search in custom plugin and tables?

I've been trying to get this done for hours now and it's just not working. I have a custom plugin that has a search box on the front-end that one can use to search for data from my custom tables. ...
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Sitelinks Search Box in Google and urlencoded search string

I've recently implemented the Sitelinks Search Box and I'm having problems with search terms and special characters. For example, if I indtroduce an accented character in the standard search box from ...
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Customization in Wordpress Plugin - Search result page

I am using a WordPress plugin for travel search by Travel Grove. This is the url : http://www.designgridstudios.com/demo3/ . After filling the search form it points to Merchant site and compare the ...
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Changing the search results destination URL

Sorry for the basic question, every Google query I try yields no useful results. How do I change the search results directory in Wordpress? Currently all searches need to be on the root to produce ...
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Best way to create a search for custom post type by custom field values

I have a custom post type called people. I want to have 3 search fields for; first-name, middle-name and last-name I was thinking about creating a page with my own search boxes and use query_posts: ...
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Search prices using drop-down range with WP Search Custom Fields plugin

I've built a search form using WP Custom Fields Search. The form searches a number of custom fields, all of which work perfectly.. except for one. I've set up a field in the search form with the ...
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Custom slug in front of search URL

I'll try explain this the best I can... I have a search form on my homepage: <form role="search" method="get" id="searchform" class="form" action="<?php echo esc_url( home_url( '/' ) ); ...
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Search within multiple authors posts with Relevanssi

Is it possible to search within multiple authors posts? When I try to create a array and pass it to the query it gives me: explode() expects parameter 2 to be string, array given in ...
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Stock Quotes Search Tool [closed]

I want to create basic search tool that can search for a stock by the name of the company or ticker like the one on the following web page: http://www.dailyfinance.com/tag/personal+finance/ Does ...
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I've messed up the admin search functionality. Help!

This all started because, on the front-end, I wanted the search query to include terms from taxonomies and custom meta. So, after a google, I found the following code which I added to my functions ...
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WP User Query with search columns and meta query

I'm trying to build a query with WP User Query where it's possible to search after user_email user_nicename first_name last_name This are my args: $args = array( 'role' ...
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Search is always exact [closed]

I'm pretty green to WordPress (and with the work I've been doing in it, my reasons for avoiding it seem to have been justified), and one of the problems I'm having is that the post search is always ...
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Creating search.php for Wordpress with custom fields feature

I have seen a Wordpress site which has below features in its search.php section. http://www.example.com/category/film/?directors=Brad%20Anderson ...
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Search results ordered by custom post types are not grouped

For a WordPress website I have a couple of custom post types, named cities and books, and also the regular blog posts. I have customized the search results (only search in the post title) page so that ...
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WP_Query with custom post type search showing all results every time

I'm working on building a search form for some custom post type. Problem is, the search yields the same results every time, which is all posts of that custom type. Please advice: Code: Search form: ...
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Custom URLs in Custom Search Results

I need your help with Custom URLs in Custom Search Results (Wordpress). I have this URL http://domain.com/?s=&categories=489&locations=310 which get me search results. I can replace IDs with ...
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How to build a category and area search engine [dropdown] for specific table on wordpress

I am a web designer and a starter on php. I wants to develop a city information based site on wordpress. I found a similar site which I wants to develop but its on asp.net and the site url is ...
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Limit Search Queries per IP per Day

I have a small website keeps several pdfs, but to prevent having all of the pdfs slurped up by someone's script (and to keep track of popularity of each file), I am requiring that people enter the ...
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How to search map address in custom post type?

I built a custom post type "shop" with Custom Post Type UI plugin and added a field "address" (Google Map type) with Advanced Custom Fields plugin. From the response of WP_Query('post_type=shop');, I ...
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Save search criteria per user and show on custom user page

I have a property website with a custom search form for minimum and maximum square feet. A registered user executes a search with a min(i.e. 150 sqft) and max(i.e. 300 sqft) select option value. I ...
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Search format not matching taxonomy query

I have inherited some code in this project. This search works. I can click on each individual taxonomy and see the results displayed on my page. However, I would like this to extend the search rather ...
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404 error when i try to search by category or by tag

I have following problem. When I try to search by tag or by category, I have 404 error. It means that when URL is like "domain.com/category/smt/" or "domain.com/tag/smt/", I have the error. I tried ...
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Edit search results in order to advertise

I want to add a banner for some specific keywords that is searched. For example: http://gold-prediction.com/?s=gold . If someone searched for gold, on side of "Search Results for: gold" I want to add ...
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Add custom parameters to JSON API search query?

I am using JSON API plugin to query wordpress from a mobile app. Currently I have a theme on my wordpress site which works as a directory returning "near me" results when a search is made. This is ...
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Infinite scoll on search page not working

i have implemented infinite scroll feature to my custom wordpress theme which is working fine on home/index page but i search page of my theme the infinite scroll is not working properly. The Problem ...
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How to exclude events (custom posts) from search, if the start date has already passed?

I have a query that is used to display search results from search. The query is in search.php. It shows custom posts and pages in the search result, which is what I want. I have a custom post type ...
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Custom search SQL Query to add custom field in result

I have to write my own MySQL query since I haven't found a good way to do it within wordpress functionality. I want the search query to search trough post_title / post_content & meta_key ...
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How to make the default Wordpress search return borader results

I'm displaying the results of a search query on one of my custom pages. The query is simple: $shopArgs = array( 's' => get_query_var('s'), 'post_type' => 'products', ...
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How to have multiple instances of the same taxonomy in a search form

I'm trying to have two separate search fields for tags on a search page on my Wordpress site, but it seems have a duplicate instance of a taxonomy breaks the search functionality. <form ...
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Need solution for search or menu with choice of category and specific month/day

I'm in need of a search or menu option on a wordpress site where the visitor can search by a category and specific date (month-day only).... OR, a way to make a chained select menu like I had on an ...
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Make search work like wordpress.org

As you see the search box on the top right of wordpress.org When you type in, it's a default wordpress search box. But the result page is Google Custom Search. At this time, i can make a google ...
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Temporarily storing main search result

I have several different post types and when someone searches, it lumps all the post types together and then I have a drop down select for the user to refine their search by the different post types ...
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Search returning everything

<div class="page-head"> <h2 class="page-title"> <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php printf( __( 'Search Results for: %s', ...
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Strange Search Queries in Apache Status

I am running a wordpress website with high traffic, my server load gets very high and while checking apache status i found flood of wordpress searches like this /?s=\"khabarnaak\"&id=39790 ...
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Multiple search queries on one page

I need to display results of three different search queries on one page. More precisely, there is a searchbox on my page where a user enters a search phrase. Once the search phrase is submitted, I ...
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Return search for custom post type name

It is easy to write code that will only return posts from a certain custom post type. However, I haven't been able to find a way to return posts that search for the actual name of the custom post ...
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Wordpress search seems to look into permalink (which is bad)

It looks like when you search for the domain name in the wordpress search box, you get all your content listed because the domain name is in each permalink. I've tried many things, but it seems to be ...
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Using Woocommerce, what would be the best way to create a search form similar to the one in the following website?

http://dinarholidays.com/tour-and-transfer-only-airport/ (under "Airport Transfers") The results would be products within a "transfers" category.
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Wordpress autocomplete search with taxonomies

I'm trying to make a wordpress search that has autocomplete. The thing is I don't want to autocomplete the input with a post title but with categories. I explain my problem: I have a taxonomy called ...
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Insert DIV container below 1st search result

How can I insert a DIV just below the first search result (between result #1 and #2)?
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How can I add search box in single.php?

I'm using the following code to add a search box in single.php: echo '<div class="search-cat-form-left">'; twentythirteen_paging_nav(); echo '</div>'; echo '<div ...
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Custom Search Function adds Results to Navigation

I've added a custom search function on my site that allows terms of a custom taxonomy to be searched as well as the normal content. The function works just how it should, but when you get to the ...
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How to reset usual $query on search page to push custom $wpdb query there?

I, recently posted 2 questions (First, Second) with no answer. I found my solution for both of them. But now it's time to fine-tune things. If I can fine-tune here, I could answer both the questions. ...
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Exclude a term of a taxonomy with a custom post type in a search

I've got a WooCommerce category for sold items within WooCommerce's custom post type of 'product'. What I'm trying to do is have the site search only return results from the product post type but also ...
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Modifying default search by including the users additionally

I'm taking products from a CPT with a custom field company defining Users from User Role 'company'. So, products that are filled with that particular custom field, are connected with the user account ...
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How Can I Make Dynamic Search Form While Converting Html To Wordpress?

I Am Converting Html to Wordpress. I Can Make Simple Searchform through <?php get_search_form( $echo ); ?> But I want to show Nothing Found if it can't find any data through search. How Can ...
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custom search result page

what i did, i create a search.php <?php get_header(); ?> <div class="wapper"> <div class="contentarea clearfix"> <div class="content"> <h1 ...