Plugin features

MUTLI INSTANCE SUPPORT

Create as many search instances as you want, with different configurations - or only just one, if that is all you need. Each instance has a unique shortcode and a separate widget available.

LAYOUT & THEMES

  • Four built-in layouts: Vertical, Horizontal, Polaroid and Isotopic
  • 100+ pre-defined theme for each layout, including the ones on this demo page
  • Vectorized, retina ready SVG icons with colorization – you can choose your icon color, or upload your own icon as well
  • Extensive theme options page – you can modify the existing themes (colors, fonts, margins, paddings, images, shadows, borders)

WIDE CONTENT TYPE SUPPORT

The search supports searching and returning any custom post type including

  • Posts and pages
  • Portfolio items
  • WooCommerce, jigoshop and other ecommerce products
  • BBPress and other forums, topics and replies
  • Any other content type, that is a custom post type

..it is also supported to search and return

  • Categories and Tags
  • Attachments
  • Users and user meta
  • BuddyPress activities and groups

Autocomplete & Suggestions

Built-in multi source autocomplete and keyword suggestions engine.
Use google, post titles, tags, categories or any other taxonomy terms as sources.

Highly Responsive

The plugin container width adopts to it's parent element. All elements react to mobile device orientation flips.

Smart image parsing

Highly adjustable image parser ensures to show the best quality images in the results. The plugin can scan the featured, content, excerpt custom field for images.

SEARCH FILTERS

For more accurate results, use the front-end filtering options to create search filters:

  • by categories
  • by custom fields
  • by date and more..

Make it checkboxes, drop-down lists, radio buttons or even date selectors.

All documented, with tutorial videos included.

WORKS WITH ANY LANGUAGE

The plugin supports any language characters: russian, persian, chinese, japanese…

WPML, qTranslate and PolyLang plugins are fully supported.

RESULTS PRIORITIES AND ORDERING

Adjustable primary and secondary ordering, content type ordering also possible.

To stick some results over others, just use the priorities menu to do so.

OPTIONAL INDEX TABLE ENGINE

For better relevance and results you can generate a unique search index of your website.

  • Extremely fast and efficient algorithm
  • Designed for websites with lots of data
  • Adjustable relevance values
  • Can index shortcode content

WIDGETS AND SHORTCODES

  • Each search instance created, has a unique main shortcode
  • There are also optional shortcodes for the results and the settings box placements
  • .. and a Shortcode generator - to help you with different layouts
  • 3 different widgets are also included: The Search box widget, Latest search phrases widget and Popular search phrases widget

Multisite Support

Having a multisite network? You can select which blogs you want to include in each individual search instance. You can search multiple blogs at the same time.

Adjustable Search Logic

You can change the search logic to fit your needs. By default the plugin works with an OR logic to provide higher amount of results. If you however need more strict results, you can change this with a click.

Visual Composer Support

As of version 4.0 the search acts as a Visual Composer add-on as well. You can easily manage the search instances via the Visual Composer plugin

GOOGLE ANALYTICS INTEGRATION

If you have a working analytics code on your website, the google analytics integration can capture each keyword that your users are searching. This feature uses the client side, so your servers can rest.

You can even configure the identification that’s sent to google analitics.

SEARCH STATISTICS

Track the most popular and recent search queries via the plugin back-end, including:

  • Graphs for each search instance or Overall statistics
  • Full list of phrases
  • Graphs of most frequent phrases
  • Graphs of latest phrases

BUILT-IN CACHE

There is a disk cache method implemented for sites with massive traffic. Often repeated search keyword results are cached, so no database usage is required.

By default this feature is disabled, but you can turn it on anytime, plus you can even configure the cache expiration time.

MASSIVE BACK-END WITH OVER 400 OPTIONS

A back-end, like you never seen before. Ajax Search Pro for WordPress has one of the most customizeable interfaces on the plugin market.

With over 400 options, there is almost nothing you can't control.

Create as many search instances as you need - even duplicate, export and import them.

Amazing support & Helpful resources

Online premium support

You get supported by the developers directly via our ticketing system.

Documentation & Knowledge base

Online documentation and Knowledge base is available to help you with the first steps.

Online premium support

You get supported by the developers directly via our ticketing system.
Our support is quick, thorough and very friendly.

Developer Friendly

Lots of action and filter hooks available for easy developer data and layout access. The asp_query_args filter provides a way to directly affect the search query as well.
Template files also available. Customize the HTML layout easily, by directly editing template files. Use the javascript API allows you to trigger or attach to custom search specific events.

Compatible with all Themes

The plugin was made to be theme independent - from Twenty Sixteen to Avada, everything is supported.

Compatible with ACF simple fields

Ajax Search Pro is compatible with all simple (text based) Advanced Custom Fields elements: text, email, number, select, radio, WYSIWYG etc..

Compatible with mobile devices

IOS or Android - the plugin has been tested on variety of the most popular mobile devices.