A highly customizable WordPress search alternative with the ability to autocomplete faceted search queries.

Try a demo, or try out radius search.

Features

  • Searches post title and body content
  • Can search by multiple keywords, and by full phrases
  • Highlights search terms in results
  • Option to send search queries as events to your Google Analytics account
  • Facets by post category and tag
  • Search facets are dynamically generated and autocompleted as you type
  • Attractive and lightweight interface based on jQuery, Backbone.js, and the VisualSearch.js libraries
  • Bypasses WordPress’ built-in search functions and conducts direct database queries for low overhead and high flexibility
  • Can facet by any number of custom taxonomies
  • Can search in multiple categories / taxonomies (OR search or AND search)
  • Can search within (and autocomplete) post meta fields (including Advanced Custom Fields data)
  • Can search for posts by author, with configurable accessibility across user roles.
  • Can confine search results to any user-specified post types
  • Can search within Advanced Custom Fields’ Google Maps fields, allowing your users to search for posts by their location
  • Can conduct radius searches on location data (i.e. show all posts within 50km of a given address)

Screenshots

Post meta settings in the premium version.

Post meta settings in the premium version.

Radius search being used on our demo site.

Radius search being used on our demo site.