Creating wordpress custom search using expertrec is as easy and can be taken live in 5 minutes. You do not need any coding expertise to implement this. All you need is access to your wordpress control panel and an account with expertrec custom search engine.

WordPress search plugin download

How to create wordpress custom search using expertrec

  1. Download expertrec’s wordpress search extension from here -> Download link
  2. In your wordpress admin panel, go to Plugins-> Add New-> Upload 
  3. Upload expertrec wordpress zip and click install.wordpress custom search
  4. Click on Activate plugin.
  5. Go to https://cse.expertrec.com?platform=cse 
  6. Sign in with your gmail account.wordpress custom search
  7. Enter your website URL.wordpress custom search
  8. Wait for crawl to complete. wordpress custom search
  9. Get your site ID from your expertrec control panel ( here ).wordpress custom search
  10. Upgrade to a paid plan.wordpress custom search
  11. Thats it! custom search is live on your website-wordpress custom searchwordpress custom search

Post Installation –

Once your installation is done, you can control other aspects of your search through your expertrec control panel.

  1. Home- This page shows a snapshot of your site stats.wordpress custom search
  2. Layout config- Here you can control the following features-wordpress custom search
    • Search layout- whether search results should pop up on same page as an overlay or search results should pop up on a different page (for example you might want search to come in a page such as yourwebsite.com/?q=search-query
    • Search suggestion- If you disable this, you will not see search results as you type.
    • Show Images- Whether you want to show images or not in your search results.
    • Recent searches- Disable or enable recent searches in the autocomplete UI.
    • Custom- Here you can disable the search as you type UI (search results will appear only on the hit of enter after the search term).
    • Other setting- You can set the search to be conditional for testing purposes (this means the search UI will be live only on yourwebsite.com?expertrec=true so that you can try out before taking live).

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