[wp-hackers] Setting up a WP Query with a search

SoJ Web sojweb at indiana.edu
Mon Apr 13 19:21:55 GMT 2009

Are you just trying to modify or override the default WP search? There  
are a few filters you can use to modify the query fairly extensively.  
The Search Everything plugin has some nice code that can give you an  
idea of working with that stuff:


Not to say it's the best method, depending on what you're doing, but  
it's reasonably straightforward and easy to maintain.


On Apr 13, 2009, at 14:28 PM, Simon Wheatley wrote:

> Hi,
> I want to create a WP_Query which functions as the WordPress search. I
> thought this was just a matter of passing in the following as the
> args, but that doesn't seem to be working. Can anyone confirm that
> this is the right approach (and that I need to fix my own bug) or
> suggest another approach, please? I do want to do this with WP_Query
> if at all possible, rather than some wrapper function.
> Thanks in advance.
> S
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