Site Search ONE

Site Search ONE WordPress Plugin

Site Search ONE Plugin provides a “no-coding” advanced professional search of tens of thousands of your WordPress Posts (including Custom Posts) and Pages at a very competitive price point.

The Plugin connects to a fully managed, cloud hosted dtSearch Engine REST API. Your site needs no extra memory or storage space for indexes.


Site Search ONE WordPress Plugin (Order code: SS1-BPS)

  • Multiple Search Pages:
    Create as many search pages as you want, so that searches are more focused, each with its own index. Choose to index all, or include or exclude selected Posts (including Custom Posts) or Pages or both on each search page.
  • Support for PODS Plugin
    Generates Facets based on WordPress Categories and Tags or PODS Custom Taxonomies

  • Supports Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) Plugin
    Generates Filters based on WordPress Custom Fields or Advanced Custom Fields (Text, Date or Select)

  • Categorized Search:
    Automatically generates a drop-down list on the search bar, choose the indexes to be listed, automatically sorted in alphabetical order.
  • Federated Search
    Option for re-nameable top level ‘search all’ list item.
  • Search narrowing options:
    Nested Boolean search, faceted search (based on WordPress Tags or PODS Custom Taxonomies), proximity and directed proximity search, filter search by Published date, date-range or WordPress Custom Fields. All Words search type option.
  • Search expansion options:
    English WordNet synonyms, English stemming (or other language on request), wildcards in any position, including a numeric wildcard, Soundex. Any Words search type option. (User defined synonyms as a premium option)
  • Results
    Results are paged and ranked by relevancy based on a vector-space model, with highlighted hits on a snippet of surrounding text. Sorting by hits, bi-directional date or alphabet sort.
  • Document display
    Search results link to a choice (per index) of the original page, or document viewer with multi-color highlighted hits
  • Indexing
    Update (Incremental Index), Rebuild,  Compress or Delete indexes at any time. Indexes are automatically updated each time you publish a new post or page.
  • Search Engine
    dtSearch Engine for Linux fully managed and hosted in the cloud (currently Amazon Web Services), your WordPress site does not need to be on a dedicated server or need any additional memory or capacity for storing indexes or other data
  • Shortcodes
    The Plugin generates a search page with your choice of name using the default WordPress Page template, simply add the search page to a menu. The search page contains a short-code, you can copy this short-code to another page if you prefer. Search Pages are automatically excluded from being indexed.
  • Exclude Posts or Pages
    Adds a Do not index option in the side panel of your Post & Page Edit screens. For example, you can exclude Forms or Terms & Conditions page from your site search
  • Translation ready
    Includes translation template and compiled translation files in pseudo-language for test purposes.
  • Open Source
    The plugin is open source under the  WordPress standard GPL v2 license
  • dtSearch Engine REST API
    Download includes a key-code to connect to a fully managed dtSearch Engine REST API
  • Feedback Welcome
    We invite your feedback and suggestions for improvement!
  • Beta test program
    Prior to general release in the WordPress Plugins Directory we will provide you with updated versions as they are released
  • Automatic Updates
    Automatic updates will be available following general release in WordPress Plugin Directory
  • Custom Development
    Custom development from web agencies invited

30-day free trial

Site Search ONE WordPress Plugin
(Includes trial of premium add on)

$49/month (annual payment)
Includes support & updates by email

User Guide for 1.5.0 (beta)
(Refresh your browser and ensure date in User Guide is 30th Nov 2021)

Release Notes
(Latest 1.5.0+2375 beta (30 Nov 2021)

Premium upgrade

(sign up after your 30-day free trial included in basic version)
(annual payment)

User Guide for premium add-ons
(Refresh your browser (Ctrl + F5) and ensure User Guide is version 1.3.0 16th Nov 2021)


  • Responsive design Search bar Widget
    Adds a search bar in any Widgets area that your theme supports. Complete with filter, index drop-down list, and optional stemming and synonyms
  • User defined synonyms
     Import synonym set files from User Thesaurus Plus (allocated per index). For specialized terminology, brand names, eCommerce product alternative names, etc.
    Includes User Thesaurus Plus download and annual license/updates
  • Any Word, All Words, Boolean
    Search type option for each search page
  • Support  24 hour email response, plus beta updates on request
  • More…
    All planned feature updates for one year (price lock in)
  • Need More?  Can’t find what you need? Please contact us for any feature not listed, we probably have it in development!


There are many alternative ‘site search’ options for WordPress sites, no solution is right for all sites, this article explains some of the options available.
Choosing WordPress Search

Professional v Commercial search

Demo Search Pages

All Demo Search Pages are under the search menu at the top ????

The theme’s search box is used for the Search Products & News demo

The Site Search ONE Search bar Widget is in the footer of each page

Demo pages may be offline or part functional while beta testing is in progress, we apologies for any inconvenience

Coming soon

The Basic Professional version does not offer:

  • Custom synonyms to match or offer alternative brands or products**
  • Search or customer behavior analytics
  • Image display in search results
  • Indexing of anything other than Posts or Pages
  • Manipulation of results to promote particular products or pages
  • Customizing results based on customers’ previous purchase history, browsing habits or  other marketing profiles

** Available in the premium add-on now!
Other items may be offered as premium features in future