Search Bar Element

This Article Is For:

  • All users who have access to one/all of the following: pages, blogs, contests, and sidebars
  • This is applicable to: All themes

Features:

  • Frees up dedicated space in the navigation by allowing users to place the search widget in the side bar or on pages

Notes:

  • The search button color and search field border inherit from "Default Link Color"
  • The search field font inherits from the font defined by the theme
  • The search field active state font color inherits from "Default Text Color"

How The Search Function Works:

  1. Results with a full sentence match in the post title are listed first.
  2. Search results that include all search terms in the title, but not a full sentence match, are listed next.
  3. Results including any search terms in the title, but not all search terms or a full sentence match, are listed next.
  4. Finally, search results that include a full sentence match in the post content come last. Within each group, results are further sorted chronologically by publication date.
  5. You can learn more here: https://yoast.com/wordpress-search/

Step-by-step guide

  1. Widget Name: This is the name of this widget showing in the Visual Composer.
  2. Search Field Default Text: Changes the hint text in the search field, e.g. 'Search Radio 88.8'.
  3. Click the 'Save' Button

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