Categories: Fundamentals

WordPress version 5.0 introduced a new block editor which is often referred to as Gutenberg. This new editor completely changes how content is created in WordPress. It also fundamentally changes how the content is stored in the database, which means it affects how native WordPress search works in many ways. How Gutenberg stores data Prior […]

SearchWP was designed from the get-go to work best on small-to-midsize sites. It will work best on a site with anywhere from a few posts to a few thousand. If your website has tens of thousands of posts (e.g. Posts, Pages, Custom Post Types) or even hundreds of thousands I would not recommend using SearchWP. […]

By default SearchWP will make searchable all post types (e.g. Posts, Pages, Custom Post Types, Media) and Users. In addition to the post types themselves, each post type has a number of Attributes, including: Title Excerpt Slug Content Custom Fields Taxonomies Comments When setting up your Engine(s) you can pick and choose which of these […]

Using the available hooks you can customize the behavior of SearchWP in many ways. What are hooks? ‘Hooks’ are functions that integrate with WordPress/SearchWP behavior without needing to edit core files. There are two types of hooks: Actions: Actions are arbitrary points in the execution of the core code that allow you to fire your […]

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