[wp-hackers] Database lookup

Bruce Clark bruceclark at icon.co.za
Thu Mar 13 10:57:55 GMT 2008

Hi All,

Apologies if it is considered off-topic here:

I'm looking to create a page on my blog which has searchable capabilities.

I would like to access an Excel spreadsheet to find a particular record, and
then display that record only. The spreadsheet is large - 10 000 records, so
displaying them all is not an option.

Something along the line of "Type in your name here:", and then going to
find the info required, and displaying it.

I've done a bit of a browse of WP Plugins and Widgets to see if there is
anything that partially does this, but cannot find anything.

If one of you kind people can point me in the correct direction, it would be



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