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Version 2.9.7 Now Available

February 16, 2018 in

SearchWP version 2.9.7 is a maintenance and bug fix release that’s recommended for all active license holders. Here’s the full changelog:

  • [Fix] Resolves issue of inaccurate results count when parent attribution is in effect
  • [Fix] Fixed PHP Warning introduced in 2.9.5
  • [Fix] Fixed link in admin notice
  • [Improvement] Better processing of engine Rules

SearchWP version 2.9.6 brings some fixes with taxonomy handling and messaging in the settings UI. There are additional notes in the changelog:

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue causing newly registered taxonomies to be unavailable in settings UI
  • [Fix] Messaging for index being out of date is now more accurate
  • [Fix] Paged searches are no longer redundantly logged
  • [Improvement] Improved default regex patterns by making them more strict
  • [Update] Updated PDF parsing libraries

SearchWP version 2.9.5 is now available. It’s a maintenance and bug fix release recommended for all active license holders.


  • [Fix] Fixed an issue where ‘Any Custom Field’ did not work as expected in some cases
  • [Fix] Fixed an issue where taxonomies added since the last engine save may not be available
  • [Improvement] Actual weight multiplier is displayed in tooltip

SearchWP version 2.9.4 includes two small fixes and is available to all active license holders. Full changelog:

  • [Fix] Fixed a CSS bug causing multiselect overlapping when configuring multiple post types
  • [Fix] Fixed an issue preventing searches of hierarchical post types in the admin

Version 2.9.3 Now Available

December 19, 2017 in

Version 2.9.3 of SearchWP has been released; it’s a maintenance and bug fix release that’s recommended for all active license holders.


  • [Fix] Fixed a searchwp_and_logic_only regression introduced in 2.9
  • [Improvement] Better handling of initial default engine model

Version 2.9.2 Now Available

December 11, 2017 in

SearchWP version 2.9.2 fixes a small issue with sorting of results. Here’s the changelog:

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue with some custom ORDER BY statements

SearchWP version 2.9.1 is a small bug fix release available to all active license holders. Here’s the full changelog:

  • [Fix] Fixed a potential issue with sql_mode=only_full_group_by support (added in 2.9)
  • [Fix] Avoid error when parsing PDFs without mbstring

Version 2.9 Now Available

December 9, 2017 in

SearchWP version 2.9 is now available to all active license holders! The biggest change with this release is a fully rebuilt settings UI (powered by Vue) that makes managing the settings of your engines that much more straightforward and powerful.

If you’re upgrading from a previous version please have a look at the notes outlining what’s new about the settings screen in version 2.9. There are some exciting updates that can potentially improve the performance of SearchWP for existing installations!

Here’s the full changelog for version 2.9:

  • [New] Redesigned engine configuration interface!
  • [New] Index is now further optimized as per engine settings
  • [New] New filter searchwp_weight_max to customize a maximum weight
  • [New] New filter searchwp_legacy_settings_ui to use legacy settings UI
  • [New] New filter searchwp_indexer_apply_engines_rules to control whether engine rules are considered during indexing
  • [New] New filter searchwp_indexer_additional_meta_exclusions to control whether default additional Custom Fields are excluded from indexing
  • [New] New filter searchwp_supports_label_{post_type}_{support} to customize the label used for a post type native attribute
  • [Improvement] Additional debug statements output when enabled
  • [Improvement] Better formatting of HTML comment debug output
  • [Fix] Less aggressive handling of pre_get_posts during searching
  • [Fix] Fix an issue with sql_mode=only_full_group_by (default in MySQL 5.7)

SearchWP version 2.8.15 is now available and is a recommended update to all active license holders. This is a bugfix and maintenance release which will benefit all SearchWP customers.

  • [Improvement] Better handling of regex pattern matches
  • [Fix] Fixes an issue where Media-only default engines did not fully build index
  • [Update] Updated updater

Redirects version 1.0.4 is a bugfix release that is recommended for all active license holders.

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue that truncated query parameters on destination URLs
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