Continue reading Different fuzzy search setting on different searches

Different fuzzy search setting on different searches

On one of our sites we have 2 search boxes, one where you can do a normal search and the other where you can search for employees or departments. The employees/department search is done by using the relevanssi_do_query() function. Can we use fuzzy matching on the normal search and disable it on the employees/department search?…

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Continue reading Using Relevanssi without a search term

Using Relevanssi without a search term

Deprecated: Relevanssi has long supported searching without a search term. These instructions are not necessary. Version 1.7.3 introduces the possibility to use Relevanssi without a search term. This is useful when you have extra query arguments that can be used to narrow the search, but which would be useful without a search term present. This…

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Taxonomy archive search

This is a Premium feature and only applies when you index taxonomy terms. This does not apply in free Relevanssi. To include taxonomy pages (categories, tags, custom taxonomies) in the search, enable the option on the options page. There’s also the option to choose which taxonomies are included. By default empty terms (not linked to…

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Continue reading Custom weighing with relevanssi_match and relevanssi_results

Custom weighing with relevanssi_match and relevanssi_results

The relevanssi_match hook lets you modify the matches found for queries. It passes a match object, which has the post id ($match->doc), number of hits found in different parts of the post and the weight assigned to the post ($match->weight). Here’s how Relevanssi calculates the weight: Where $idf is the inverse document frequency, aka the…

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Search results breakdown by type

Do you want to have a breakdown of search results by post type? This could be used for example to show a list of post types like books, movies, or albums on a review site, and make them links to limit the search results to that post type. This is fairly easy to do with…

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