[wp-hackers] how to create separate search function?
ringmaster at midnightcircus.com
Sun Jan 22 14:34:18 GMT 2006
Stefan Hartweg wrote:
> What I'm wondering now is how to write a separate search plug in or create a
> hack (should I reuse some of the existing search functionality, etc) and
> more importantly how to INTEGRATE such a plugin/hack, as I don't think there
> will be an existing hook I can call such a plugin through?
Create a new page template that implements your specialized search based
on receiving values as $_POST or $_GET values as required.
Create a page that uses that template.
Create a form that sends the search query to the page you've created.
Avoid using fields in your form that WordPress uses to display posts,
like "name" or "page"
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