More powerful search with WP Solr

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Relevanssi is built for a scale of up to tens of thousands of posts. It can work with larger amounts of posts, but you’re never going to get split-second results from Relevanssi. This is because Relevanssi – and other search plugins like it – use the same database server as your WordPress site, and that just generally isn’t set up for the requirements of lightning-fast search. It also means Relevanssi takes up a lot of space from your WordPress database, which may be problematic if your hosting provides limited space.

If you’re looking for something faster with more features, we recommend looking into WP Solr*. Its key features are:

  • Access multiple top-of-the-line search engines and recommenders, including Apache Solr, Elasticsearch, Opensearch, Algolia and Weaviate.
  • Unparalleled scalability: where Relevanssi may take 10 seconds to return results from 100k posts, WPSolr will take at most 0.5 seconds.
  • All types of searches: keywords, semantic AI search, image search, personalized search, and related posts.
  • AI-powered personalized recommendations for users based on their history, powered by Algolia and Recombee.
  • Ajax search with auto-completion, suggested results and questions answered based on your data.

Of course, this comes with a price. While Relevanssi is free and Relevanssi Premium is $99 / year or $379 for a permanent license, WP Solr starts at €99 / month, and the AI search costs €999 / month. You can get a 7-day free trial if you want to try it.