WP Remote Site Search is a search plugin for WordPress that returns any WordPress site’s data using WP REST API.
Activate the WP Remote Site Search plugin
Add the shortcode [wp_remote_site_search] to a page or something
Here’s a list of shortcodes currently available in the WP Remote Site Search plugin.
URL from where you want to fetch the information The remote site should have WordPress 4.7 or higher or Rest API (v2) plugin installed to get the search results.
title="How can we help?"
Title for the search box
You can also pass "category_id1,category_id2" to search multiple posts from multiple categories.
You can also get all results from categories (category_id1, category_id2) and their respective subcategories by setting sub_categories="true".
placeholder="Enter a search term."
The text displayed in the search box placeholder. Default is "Search...".
type = "books"
Default type is posts, You can add custom post type also.
Total Number of results you want to display. (default max_results is 30)
html_input = "<button> Get In Touch!</button>"
Append html after all results get displyed.
[wp_remote_site_search remote_url="https://example.com" category_id="1,2" sub_categories="true" type="books" title="How can we help?" placeholder="Have a question? Enter a search term." max_results="30" html_input="<button>Get In Touch!</button>"]
WP Live Search
Licenses: GNU GPL, Version 2 (or later)
- Navigate to ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
- Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
wp-remote-site-search.zipfrom your computer
- Click ‘Install Now’
- Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard
How it works? =
It’s a shortcode. Add [wp_remote_site_search remote_url=”https://example.com”] to a page/post. See above for some options.
What is required for this to work? =
The remote site should have WordPress 4.7 or higher or Rest API (v2) plugin installed to get the search results.
Contributors & Developers
“WP Remote Site Search” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
- Fix: Enclosed data attribute in quotes to prevent Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
- Improvement – Compatibility to WordPress 5.6.
- Improvements: Enqueue scripts only where shortcode is used.
- Search result design improvements.
- Initial release