• Plugins,  WordPress

    Better Search v1.2

    My plugin Better Search just got better. v1.2 includes better template support, redesigned admin page, better WordPress widget support, etc. Please backup your database before upgrading. Better Search replaces the default WordPress search engine with a more powerful search engine. Visitors will find more relevant search results of search terms. You can fine tune results by giving the title or the content more weighting. Changes in 1.2: Updates for better search template compatibility. New template included in this release Quick links added in Plugins page in WP-Admin Relevance score is now displayed as a percentage Fixed: Daily search terms were not being cleared Modified: Default search colours for the heatmap…

  • Plugins,  WordPress

    Minor updates to CRP and Better Search

    I’ve uploaded two minor updates to CRP and Better Search, while the upgrade to Contextual Related Posts is optional, Better Search is a required update. Contextual Related Posts lets you display a list of contextually related posts for the current post. It does this by analyzing the title and content of your post and finding the most relevant posts based on this. In this release to CRP, I’ve added the Italian language which has been provided by Gianni and the Danish translation from Georg. Gianni has provided the Italian translation for Top 10 as well, while Georg has provided the Danish translation for TwitterCounter. All the translations are available when…

  • Plugins,  WordPress

    Better Search bug-fix release

    I’ve just committed v1.1.5 of Better Search to the repository. Both 1.1.4 and 1.1.5 fixes two tiny bugs in the functioning of the plugin. Thanks to Thaya and vikingjs suggesting the two fixes. I still have a number of major modifications that I would like done to this plugin, but sadly, I haven’t found a good amount of time to sit and do them. vikinjs has also made a few changes to the plugin which you may like to try out. Again, I’m looking for a guide on programming a callback function. If anyone has done this or knows how to or where I can find out how, do post…

  • Plugins,  WordPress

    New WordPress Plugin: Better Search

    Though WordPress does provide users the ability to search your blog, it is highly limited in any features. Additionally, all it does is a simple search for the term and lists the post in descending order of their post dates. It may so happen that a user may not even find a relevant search result. This is where Better Search comes in. Weblog Tools Collection has an improved search system that allows users to search for posts based on their content and relevance. I’ve adapted the code by Mark into a plugin for easy installation on your WordPress blog. Better Search will provide contextually search your WordPress blogs and then…

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