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WP Live Post Search


WP Live Post Search is a really handy plugin which provides live search functionality. The plugin provides a search form and anything entered will be searched live through all the posts/pages and page/post title with link is displayed as result.


Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download
  2. Extract the wp-live-post-search directory to your computer
  3. Upload the wp-live-post-search directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard


How to use?

*Using Shortcode: Use


to display the search form any where in your site including posts/pages or widget.

How to change what to search?

*Paste the below code to your theme’s functions.php file:

function change_the_search_post_type()
    $posttype= 'post'; //change according to the requirement on what to search
    return $posttype;


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  • Initial release