[wp-hackers] Search API and Sphinx

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 19:00:16 UTC 2010

> I haven't seen much talk about the search API [1]. It looks like it's
> going to be integrated into the core in 3.0 [2]. Is that going to make
> it into the release? If so, does anyone know if the Sphinx plugin [3]
> is going to work with it?

The search API project did not make it into 3.0. However, a new filter
introduced in 3.0 made it easier to plug in other search systems: the
posts_search filter in wp_query::get_posts.

An example using this new filter to implement fulltext is here:

I don't have any plans to update the Sphinx plugin to work this way.


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