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Relevanssi – A Better Search

Relevanssi replaces the default search with a partial-match search that sorts results by relevance. It also indexes comments and shortcode content.
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Relevanssi replaces the standard WordPress search with a better search engine, with lots of features and configurable options. You’ll get better results, better presentation of results – your users will thank you.

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A must-have for big sites with legacy content and PDFs

By cmkl on September 27, 2023

Relevannsi makes Wordpress's search function useful for big sites, sites that have a lot of legacy content or content that's stored in PDF. If you need to be able to condition your search results, search custom fields and otherwise take control of what search shows, this is the one.

It's very granular and transparent. So you do have to make a lot of technical choices about how to configure it. If you just want to tick a box and 'Fix Search'™ you might find the Relevannsi settings page a bit much.

But let's face it — search is complicated. And Relevannsi will simplify search for your site's visitors and that's what really counts.

The project's author provides support himself and is responsive, articulate and very very good.

Fantastic plugin and support

By tjldesigns on September 26, 2023

Relevanssi is an absolutely fantastic solution to improve the native WordPress search functionality. We use it on every single site we build and couldn't recommend it enough. So much flexibility and ability to fine tune to a particular client's needs as well. The support is also absolutely fantastic, thank you Mikko! An all round excellent plugin and solution!

Best search plugin at the moment

By winterfjell on August 20, 2023

Works great with minimal adjustments. Can't think of another search plugin for websites until there is an AI tool for "maybe you want to know..." answers, when no exact answer is found. Easy and convenient to use. Useful output of searches by users: So I can see what is being searched for and what might still be missing information.

Great with huge PDF archive

By suppa64 on August 17, 2023

and best support ever!

Excellent plugin, and excellent support- https://pangighatidanikapatrika.in/

By patrikanews on August 14, 2023

Just perfect!


By macpheek on August 4, 2023

amazing plugin, it's made such a great difference to out website and support were incredibly fast at replying to a query!

Excellent plugin

By Kristof Loyens Quantum Leap (Quantum Leap) on August 3, 2023

Works great with minimal tweaking. Add the Relevanssi Live Ajax Search plugin to it and you will never use another search plugin again for your websites. Easy, convenient to use. The pro version indexes Word docs, PDF's and more.

Fantastic plugin, stable for years, great author support

By strike3 on July 23, 2023

We've been using this plugin for years to perform searches on our websites. It has a great integration with Advanced Custom Fields and plays well with many other plugins. The author is very helpful on the support forum and has created lots of well-written documentation for customizations, troubleshooting, etc. Definitely one of the best Wordpress plugins we've ever used.


By an0nbr on June 13, 2023

The best out there

Not all indexed

By Vincent Verloop (vverloop) on June 7, 2023

Don't index all the Woocommerce products

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