I've been searching thru all WordPress files for the phrase "search result for", which is displayed on the search result page (search result for (keywords)) but can't find it.

I would like it to be: "You searched for: (keywords)"

Does anybody know where and how to change this?

  • the string is with an 's' on results - 'search results for'. Looks like it's in the language files so could be edited there or with a child theme perhaps
    – mozboz
    Jul 10, 2020 at 12:37
  • This would depend entirely on how your theme is constructed. I suggest asking its author. Jul 10, 2020 at 14:21

1 Answer 1

add_filter('document_title_parts', function($parts){
    if( is_search() ){
        $parts['title'] = sprintf('You searched for: %s',get_search_query());
    return $parts;
  • well, WordPress didn't crash, but my text didn't change...
    – JoBe
    Jul 10, 2020 at 13:26
  • @JoBe how you search template file calls?
    – Az Rieil
    Jul 10, 2020 at 14:03
  • how do I do what?
    – JoBe
    Jul 10, 2020 at 14:23
  • What is name of search template file you using? Its your theme or you working with existing?
    – Az Rieil
    Jul 10, 2020 at 14:25
  • I'm using hello by elementor...
    – JoBe
    Jul 10, 2020 at 15:36

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