In this article, we will see how to create a WordPress search that searches custom fields. The default WordPress search doesn’t search through custom fields. The method mentioned below involves creating a custom search engine using Expertrec. The same can also be achieved by using the custom fields’ search plugin mentioned below.

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Steps to create a WordPress search for custom fields

  1. Go to Custom fields wordpress search.
  2. Enter your website URL.
  3. Add your sitemap URL.
  4. Choose your nearest data center.
  5. Initiate a website crawl.
  6. Wait for the crawl to complete.
  7. Once the crawl complete.
  8. Go to https://cse.expertrec.com/csedashboard/searchconfig/highlighting and add the other custom fields you want to show in search results.wordpress search custom fields

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