Search

Jetpack Search is a powerful replacement for the search capability built into WordPress. It is a paid upgrade to the Jetpack plugin that provides higher quality results and an improved search experience. Upgrade today to get started.

Our advanced search solution is backed by Elasticsearch, Jetpack Stats, and our globally distributed data centers. We process your data with multiple technologies to build a modern search experience that improves website engagement, so visitors can search, refine their results, and find the best content and products.

This feature is available with a Jetpack Search subscription and is priced based on how much content is on your site.

Top Features:

  • Instant(*) search and filtering without reloading the page.
  • Real-time indexing supports your search as you type.
  • Theme compatibility for both desktop and mobile.
  • Prioritized results based on your site traffic give better results than the default WordPress search query and also better than other search plugins.
  • Spelling correction and highlighting matching terms.

(*) “Instant” search is also sometimes known as live search, “AJAX” search, realtime search, or dynamic search. As the user is typing the search results autoupdate to minimize how long it takes to find results. On mobile devices this is particularly important.


Getting Started


Troubleshooting and Advanced Customization


Privacy Information

This feature is deactivated by default, and activating/unlocking it requires an upgrade to a Jetpack Search subscription. If you ever need to deactivate the feature, you can do so by toggling the Enable Search setting in the Search section from Jetpack — Settings — Performance in your dashboard.

Data Used
Site Owners / Users

We use the WordPress.com-connected blog ID in order to submit a visitor’s search request to the WordPress.com servers. Additionally, for activity tracking (detailed below): IP address, WordPress.com user ID, WordPress.com username, WordPress.com-connected site ID and URL, Jetpack version, user agent, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code.

Site Visitors

We use any of the visitor-chosen search filters and query data in order to process the search request on the WordPress.com servers. We also use aggregate data about page views and searches to adjust our search results.

Activity Tracked
Site Owners / Users

We track when, and by which user, the feature is activated and deactivated. We also track when, and which, configuration settings are modified (and by which user), as well as when, and by which user, the Jetpack Search widget is updated.

Site Visitors

We anonymously track when and what visitors search for and click on. This data is used to improve our search algorithms and track how well search is working. This tracking includes: IP address, URL, user agent, timestamp of event, browser language, country code, search query, filters.

Data Synced (Read More)
Site Owners / Users

We sync website content and options to provide search results and improve our search results ranking algorithms.

Site Visitors

None.

 

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