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Different WordPress Themes feature different template files. Some include a search.php template file. The reason your form/properties aren’t appearing is due to a conflict with the theme and the fact your theme already has a class called ‘clear’.  This can easily be solved by using a custom search plugin 
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How to Fix WordPress Search Form Not Showing Results Issue

  1. Install WP fastest site search plugin from WordPress plugin store.
  2. Go to https://cse.expertrec.com/newuser?platform=wordpress.
  3. Enter your WordPress website URL and click on next->
  4. The crawl will start in the background.
  5. Login to your WordPress admin panel.
  6. In your left panel you must be able to see Expertrec’s WordPress plugin, click on that.
  7. Get your site ID (or) API key from your Expertrec control panel ( here ).
  8. Copy-paste your site id in your WordPress control panel and click on save changes.
  9. Make sure you have upgraded to a paid plan before 14 days of free trial. (Price begins at 9 USD per month)
  10. That’s it! Your brand new WordPress search is up and running!
  11. You can customize the search results page from the ExpertRec dashboard without any coding.

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