SearchWP’s indexer is not a crawler. That is to say it does not operate like many search engines (e.g. Google) and it does not load pages of your website to index content. The indexer pulls data directly from the database.
Keyword stemming is much more advanced than chopping words into arbitrary chunks that match either the beginning or the end of a word. Stemming is an active process based on the language of the term itself. Terms are checked for a suffix (e.g. “ing”, “ed”, etc.) and the base of the word is determined and used […]
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. […]
SearchWP does not directly display search results, it only provides new results for your theme to display. SearchWP does not modify your existing search results template in any way. Upon activating SearchWP, your search results will display in exactly the same way they did before activating SearchWP, but SearchWP tells WordPress which results to include. To […]
Posted on January 21, 2015
BuddyPress stores some content (e.g. Activity Stream) in a custom database table, so a custom Source is needed.