[wp-hackers] Modify Search Functionality

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 06:19:43 GMT 2005

I already linked to the necessary resources at the codex.
Don't forget to set $wpdb to global in the function.

On 6/21/05, Nikolay Bachiyski <nbachiyski at developer.bg> wrote:
> ml_wordpress at copperleaf.org wrote:
>  > I want to be able to add some columns in a table I've added with a
>  > plugin to the standard search. How would I go about doing this? Is there
>  > any kind of filter that I can use to modify the query string?
>  >
>  > Bill
> Let us talk in code first:
> function modify_search_string($query) {
>         $query->set('s', 'baba');
> }
> add_action('parse_query', 'modify_search_string');
> $query is a reference to the WP_Query object whose parse_query is
> called. For details about what can you do with $query see the WP_Query
> code in classes.php (nope, I didn't find WP_Query docs in the codex).
> Nikolay
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--Robert Deaton

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