There’s one thing that’s been true about WordPress since the beginning: The default search functionality isn’t always that great. I mean, it’s functional enough…but it’s
As a blogger I had never thought too much about my search bar, all lonely towards the middle of my sidebar. If customers need to find an article the default search bar should do just fine. That’s until I moved into the eCommerce market, realizing that search could be the difference between making a successful business and a flop. This goes for many industries, from social media sites to movie databases.
WordPress default search functionality is not the most efficient one. The search technology, in general, has made huge breakthroughs since nascent stages of the CMS. The current functionality may be satisfactory for 2003, but this is 2016.
Out of the box, the default WordPress search just provides results based on the content & title of a post. This is usually ok for
If you’ve ever tried to use the built-in search functionality of WordPress in order to search the published content on a site, then you will
For years now it’s been said the web over that the default search feature for WordPress is…well, pretty awful. Not only does it sort by
It was pointed out to me yesterday that WPLift doesnt have a search box and also that WordPress search is not the most reliable so