Searching for Posts


In custom post type “search post” that is loaded by default with activation of plugin,
You could choose different searching criterias for posts.

For example,

you are able to choose would yuou like to search posts by only typing one letter that is placed in title or content of a post or you could search for posts by Categories, Tags or Taxonomies or you are able to combine all of these elements.


  • First screenshot represents one searching form on admin side
  • Second screenshot displays the same searching form but right now from the front end


  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place <?php echo do_shortcode("[search_post id='id_of_serch_post']"); ?> in header of your templates


Why should I put the shortcode in header of templates, instead of, for example, index.php file of template

An answer to that question.

User could have a trouble by inserting the shortcode in index.php because when you have, for example, three searching criteries, then searching criterias take too space on your site and site,after getting posts, becomes unresponsive. Also, a website looks much more beuatiful if user has a search form in the header of a template.


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