I've added tags and categories to a custom post, but the search bar doesn't find them when I use it. It does find the 'uncategorized' category (default category) that's inherent in wordpress though. The Categories I've entered show up in the sidebar, as well as w/the custom post type (as do the tags I've entered).

What am I missing?

  • Any public queryable post types should already be included in the search, unless custom code or a plugin is intercepting search queries and modifying query parameters(or your custom post type is not public). – t31os Mar 28 '11 at 12:10
  • Where is a plugin for solve your problem wordpress.org/extend/plugins/cat-post-type – user32059 Apr 26 '13 at 6:42

Perhaps this article will help you...


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  • just what I needed - thank you for the link!! I'm trying it now. – don de lion Mar 29 '11 at 5:52
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    Can you please put the code because this link is not working now.I want to search custom post by tag – Pritesh Mahajan May 16 '14 at 17:50

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