This Documentation is for SearchWP Version 3

Available since: 3.0


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By default when partial matching is enabled, SearchWP will apply a LIKE wildcard before the search term. If you would like to prevent that you can use this hook:

// Prevent SearchWP from using a wildcard before search terms when finding partial matches.
add_filter( 'searchwp_like_wildcard_before', '__return_false' );
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Parameter Type Description
$wildcard_before Boolean

Whether to use a wildcard prefix