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Elastic Press Search
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A faster and more complete search for your WordPress site.
Pricing Model: $79 per month.

ElasticPress plugin is a fast and intelligent search and query engine for your WordPress website. It allows WordPress to find or “query” relevant content extremely fast through a variety of customizable features.

A man browsing through the ElasticPress website
ElasticPress website

By default, WordPress generally struggles to determine content relevance, and it is very slow. ElasticPress and other custom search plugins connect your WordPress website to search hosting for a faster and more complete search.

ElasticPress Features

Here is a list of some of the features included in the ElasticPress plugin:

  • Instant Search Results: A built-for WordPress search experience that bypasses WordPress for optimal performance. It Instantly finds the content users are looking for.
  • Real-Time Indexing: ElasticPress Search.io keeps your search index up-to-date in real time. Your search results remain current and accurate as you add or modify content.
  • Geolocation Search: If your site has location-based content or services, ElasticPress offers geolocation search capabilities, enabling users to find relevant results based on their location.
  • WooCommerce Integration: For e-commerce sites, ElasticPress seamlessly integrates with WooCommerce, ensuring product searches are fast and precise. For instance, if a user searches for “I want a cotton man’s t-shirt, for under $25 that’s in stock.”, they can find the perfect product quickly.
  • Multilingual Support: ElasticPress supports multiple languages, allowing you to provide an excellent search experience for a global audience.
  • Documents: Another essential feature of ElasticPress is the ability to index text inside of file types and add those file types to search results.
  • Autosuggest: This functionality provides users with relevant search suggestions as they type, streamlining the search process and increasing the chances of finding desired content quickly.
  • Geolocation Search: If your site has location-based content or services, ElasticPress offers geolocation search capabilities, enabling users to find relevant results based on their location.
  • Facets: Add controls to your website to filter content by one or more taxonomies.
  • Users: Improve user search relevancy and query performance.

As part of our WordPress Care Plan service, MRK WP can help you set up and use the ElasticPress Search plugin to improve the search experience on your WordPress site.

Note

ElasticPress plugin requires Cloudways hosting, Nexcess Hosting or upgraded WP Engine hosting with direct billing.

FAQs on ElasticPress

What is ElasticPress Search for WordPress?

ElasticPress Search is a WordPress plugin that enhances the native WordPress search functionality by integrating Elasticsearch, a powerful open-source search engine, to deliver faster and more relevant search results.

What is the main purpose of Elasticsearch?

ElasticPress Search significantly improves the search experience on your WordPress site. It makes searches faster, more accurate, and more user-friendly. Altogether, this helps users quickly find the content they are looking for, leading to higher user satisfaction.

How does ElasticPress Search improve search relevance?

The plugin employs advanced search algorithms, including partial matching, fuzzy search, and synonym recognition. These ensure that search results are highly relevant, even when users make typos or use synonyms.