Searching for Posts


This plugin is useful for searhing posts by different searching criteria, without refreshing a page, by REST API, on this way the speed is much better.

In custom post type “search post” that is loaded by default with activation of plugin, you could choose different searching criteria for posts.

For example,

you are able to choose would you like to search posts by only typing one letter that is placed in title or content of a post or you could search for posts by Categories or custom post types or you are able to combine all of these elements.


  • First screenshot represents one searching form on admin side.
  • Second screenshot displays shortcode of one searching form.
  • Third screenshot displays shortcode of one searching form in shortcode widget.
  • Forth screenshot shows the final version of serching form looking from user experience.


  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place echo do_shortcode(“[search_post id=’id_of_serch_post’]”);
    in your template or search for widget that is called “Searching for Posts”.


Does this searching form is able to search for custom post types as well as custom taxonomies ?


This plugin makes precise and easy searching for posts as well as custom post types


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