Want to add WordPress search form autocomplete functionality to your website? You know – where visitors start typing in their query and your site automatically helps them finish their search and/or suggests content that matches.

Google, Amazon, and tons of other sites use this approach because it offers visitors a helpful search experience. And with the right WordPress autocomplete search plugin, you can add the same functionality to your site.

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After having tested several plugins to help you add live search to WordPress, we settled on WP fastest site search because:

  • It’s easy to set up.
  • It will work for most themes smoothly.
  • It’s very flexible.
  • It’s popular and receives regular updates.

The plugin helps you add live search suggestions and uses a Google-like autocomplete functionality to add autocomplete to your search box.

Setting up the plugin is very straightforward. Download the plugin from the WordPress extension store, install and activate it. Follow the instructions that come with the plugin to set it up. This will replace the default search bar that you have and add a WordPress search form autocomplete functionality.

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