Default WordPress Search Sucks

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When I noticed the no-results site search terms in Google analytics, I realized that I had lost precious visitors who had already found my site, even though my site does have the information they were looking for. This was happening because of the limitations of the default WordPress search engine.

Cons of Default WordPress Search

1. The default search operator for WordPress search is the Boolean search operator “AND” but there is no fallback to the “OR” search operator.

The “AND” search operator tells the database that ALL search terms must be present in the search results, while the “OR” search operator tells … Continue reading Default WordPress Search Sucks