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WooCommerce pack – Can I replace orders search with WPSOLR search ?

  Yes, from WPSOLR 14.5, you can. How does it work ? WooCommerce orders are built upon the WordPress post type “shop_order”. And, as you know, WPSOLR is able to index and search in any post type. Just select the option “Replace WooCommerce orders search by WPSOLR’s orders search” in your WooCommerce pack, et voilà! What

November 4, 2016 admin

WooCommerce pack – Can I add more sort items than the default ?

Yes, from WPSOLR 14.6, you can. How does it work ? WooCommerce sort drop-down list contains a few default sort items. But, as you know, WPSOLR is able to sort by virtually any product custom field. Just select the option “Replace WooCommerce drop-down list content with WPSOLR’s” in your WooCommerce pack, et voilà! What are the

November 5, 2016 admin

How to buy a new subscription ?

WPSOLR is a free plugin, which you can enhance with a subscription pack. You first buy a subscription. On the subscription order, you choose one or more packs with the number of WordPress websites where you want to activate the pack. For instance, let’s imagine you want to boost your search on 3 of your websites. One of them

September 27, 2016 admin

ACF pack – How are managed repeaters data and flexible content layouts ?

Definition In the plugin “Advanced Custom Fields”, repeaters and  flexible contents are recursive fields. They are containers for other simple fields (text, select, …), or other recursive fields. Example For instance, a flexible content can contain a files repeater. The files will then be at the third level of the ACF fields hierarchy. And, in that example,

October 30, 2016 admin

Is there a widget to display the search sort list where I need ?

Yes, there is a Widget for that. In your WordPress admin, go to menu Appearance->Widgets. Drag&drop the widget “WPSOLR Sort list” to the widget area your theme is providing. It could be on your theme search page for instance. I cannot see the “WPSOLR Sort list” widget in my admin or in my front-end widget

September 26, 2016 admin

Which search templates are available ?

With wpsolr, you can choose between two templates to display your search results.   Wpsolr search template This is the template delivered by wpsolr. It is an Ajax template, and shows all the features in a custom search page, thanks to the wpsolr’s shortcode. This template displays all the wpsolr features: A search box with live suggestions A sort list Facets

October 5, 2016 admin

Faceted search – What is it ?

What is a Faceted search ? Faceted search is the biggest thing that happened in the search world. Even today, on many websites, a visitor is required to fill in some search form criteria. Before submitting the search form and getting results. Even on big WooCommerce websites. This is a big show stopper, as many visitors

October 21, 2016 admin

How to prevent bots from crawling my WordPress search results ?

The problem If your database contains a large number of posts or products, then your search can generate many pages of results. The bots will crawl all those search pages, which can lead to tens of thousands of pages loaded every single day. Perhaps you want to let your pages crawled, perhaps you don’t. There

December 2, 2016 admin

How to migrate from WPSOLR to WPSOLR PRO ?

If you bought a license for WPSOLR extension packs before the 15th of December 2016, then you will have to migrate to WPSOLR PRO. From this date, we have split the plugin in 2 distinct lines of code (but which share a lot of code to prevent duplication): – WPSOLR is now the free version downloadable

December 17, 2016 admin

How to activate WPSOLR PRO ?

Important: if you already installed the free plugin WPSOLR, then you’ll need to deactivate it in your WordPress plugins admin page.   First, you must have bought a WPSOLR PRO subscription. You should have received a confirmation email from Avangate, and one from us to sign in to your Gotosolr account, and another one from us with

September 27, 2016 admin

Multilingual search

A World class multilingual search WPSOLR is perfectly integrated with WordPress most popular multilingual plugins: WPML and Polylang. Your search should not be less multilingual that your posts, products, or pages, isn’t it ? And true multilingual search is complex, because it has to cope with many layers, from search content, to static and dynamic UI elements. We

January 13, 2017 admin

Can WPSOLR index PDFs & Other Documents not located in the WordPress Media Library ?

YES, WPSOLR can index PDFs & Other Documents not located in the WordPress Media Library  WordPress standard search, and most of WordPress search plugins, simply cannot search in documents encoded contents at all. The few plugin who can, often lack the capability to fetch the documents located outside the Media Library. Steps to index a

November 14, 2016 admin

Geolocation demo – Beijing (China)

For our Geolocation search demo, this post represents the city of Beijing, China. A custom field “city” has been added, containing it’s (longitude, latitude) coordinates: (39.916667,116.383333)

October 10, 2016 admin

Geolocation demo – New York City (United states)

For our Geolocation search demo, this post represents the city of New York City, United states. A custom field “city” has been added, containing it’s (longitude, latitude) coordinates: (40.7127,-74.0059)

October 10, 2016 admin

Geolocation demo – Paris (France)

For our Geolocation search demo, this post represents the city of Paris, France. A custom field “city” has been added, containing it’s (longitude, latitude) coordinates: (48.8567,2.3508)

October 10, 2016 admin

PDF Embedder with Solr search demo

This post si a demo of the PDF Embedder plugin. It contains a tag linking to a PDF document url: [pdf-embedder url="https://www.wpsolr.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Premiers-pas.pdf" title="Document inserted with PDF embedder shortcode for a demo"]   Each time the post is saved, the PDF document is downloaded, it’s content extracted and inserted in the post content, during Solr indexing.

January 24, 2017 admin

Google Doc Embedder with Solr search demo

This post si a demo of the Google Doc Embedder plugin. It contains a tag linking to a PDF document url: [gview file="https://www.wpsolr.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Premiers-pas.pdf" save="0"] Each time the post is saved, the PDF document is downloaded, it’s content extracted and inserted in the post content, during Solr indexing. See details. Then, if you search for a

January 24, 2017 admin

Embed Any Document with Solr search demo

This post si a demo of the Embed Any Document plugin. It contains a tag linking to a PDF document url: [embeddoc url="https://www.wpsolr.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Premiers-pas.pdf" download="all"] Each time the post is saved, the PDF document is downloaded, it’s content extracted and inserted in the post content, during Solr indexing. See details. Then, if you search for a

January 24, 2017 admin

ACF File field with Solr search demo

This post si a demo of the ACF File field. It contains an ACF file field linking to a PDF document url: Each time the post is saved, the PDF document is downloaded, it’s content extracted and inserted in the post content, during Solr indexing. See details. Then, if you search for a keyword contained

January 24, 2017 admin

Can I define multiple searches ?

What do “multiple searches” mean ? Multiple searches mean that you want to adjust your search results according to certain conditions. What are those conditions ? It can be anything related to the current page being displayed in your WordPress site. And it can be as complicated as necessary, to match your complex requirements. Here are a few

January 29, 2017 admin