Let’s face it- the default WordPress search is not great. If your wordpress search is not working it could manifest in one of the following ways-

  1. The wordpress search box is not displaying on your site.
  2. The wordpress search box is not returning results.
  3. WordPress search results page is not loading after the user entered a search query.
  4. WordPress search is not returning certain posts in search results.wordpress search not working

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In this article, we will discuss on how to fix this issue without writing any code.

Here are easy steps to fix your WordPress search not working issue-

  1. Install WP fastest site search plugin from WordPress plugin store.wordpress search not working
  2. Go to https://cse.expertrec.com/newuser?platform=wordpress.
  3. Enter your WordPress website URL and click on next->wordpress search not working
  4. Wait for crawl of your WordPress site to complete.wordpress search not working
  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. wordpress search not working
  7. Get your site ID (or) API key from your expertrec control panel ( here ).wordpress search not working
  8. Copy paste your site id in your WordPress control panel and click on save changes.wordpress search not working
  9. Make sure you have upgraded to a paid plan from here. (Price begins at 9 USD per month)
  10. That’s it ! Your brand new WordPress search is up and running! Here are snapshots of the search form and the search results pages.
  11. Snapshot of your WordPress search autocomplete.wordpress search not working
  12. Snapshot of your WordPress search results page.wordpress search not working
  13. Snapshot of your WordPress search spelling error tolerance feature.wordpress search not working
  14. If the plugin method didn’t work, you can add the code from https://cse.expertrec.com/csedashboard/home/code and add it to your wordpress PHP code. Please note that you have to add separately the code <ci-search></ci-search> to a place where you want the search box to appear ( Tip!- Contact our support team to get this done). There might be a one time fee for integration.
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muthali ganesh

Muthali loves writing about emerging technologies and easy solutions for complex tech issues. You can reach out to him through chat or by raising a support ticket on the left hand side of the page.