I need the "wordpress search" engine to be only for the content of the posts. I looking for some solution but always "wordpress search" engine only shows results by titles of the post. What can I modify or what should I do to solve this problem? Thanks for you help!


Stright from Wordpress reference:


You can search by post title only with:

function __search_by_title_only( $search, $wp_query )
    global $wpdb;
    if(empty($search)) {
        return $search; // skip processing - no search term in query
    $q = $wp_query->query_vars;
    $n = !empty($q['exact']) ? '' : '%';
    $search =
    $searchand = '';
    foreach ((array)$q['search_terms'] as $term) {
        $term = esc_sql($wpdb->esc_like($term));
        $search .= "{$searchand}($wpdb->posts.post_title LIKE '{$n}{$term}{$n}')";
        $searchand = ' AND ';
    if (!empty($search)) {
        $search = " AND ({$search}) ";
        if (!is_user_logged_in())
            $search .= " AND ($wpdb->posts.post_password = '') ";
    return $search;
add_filter('posts_search', '__search_by_title_only', 500, 2);

If you wanted to search by post content only, you'd change the above slightly, and do:

        $search .= "{$searchand}($wpdb->posts.post_content LIKE '{$n}{$term}{$n}')";

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