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Jetpack Search Plugin

The Jetpack Search plugin is an easy-to-use WordPress search plugin that enhances the default site search functionality. Thanks to advanced site search tools, your visitors will experience the best search experience you can offer. For general features, please see our information page.

Installing Jetpack Search plugin

For more information about what you need to run the Jetpack Search plugin on your site, please see our support page.

Installing the Jetpack Search plugin can be done from your site’s WP Admin dashboard. To install the Jetpack Search plugin via WP Admin:

  1. Go to Plugins → Add New.
  2. Search for Jetpack Search. The latest version will show in the search results.
  3. Click Install Now.
  1. Click Activate.
  1. After activating, you will be prompted to select a Jetpack Search plan. Note that you can start for free.
  2. When prompted, click Approve to connect your site to This is necessary to use the Jetpack Search plugin.
  1. Proceed to complete the checkout process.
  2. After that, you will be brought back to the Jetpack Search plugin page in WP Admin. From there, you will see a notice that says your site data is being gathered and the search index is being prepared.

Getting started with the Jetpack Search plugin

From the Jetpack Search plugin page in WP Admin, you can see your Record Meter, which shows the number of site records in your search index and the number of search requests made so far. See this support page for more information about the Jetpack Search Record Meter.

If you have chosen the free plan, note that this includes fewer records (posts, pages, products, media library files, and custom post types) and search queries. There’s more information about this on the Jetpack Search product billing support page.

To customize the styling and adjust the settings for Jetpack Search results, click Customize search results, and you will be brought to your site’s Search Customizer. You can customize the widgets related to your search as well. There’s more information about this on the Customizing Jetpack Search page.

Jetpack Search and Instant Search are enabled by default after the plan is activated and Jetpack is connected.

My Jetpack

Jetpack Search includes My Jetpack, which is a dashboard for managing your Jetpack products and plans in one place. You can access this dashboard from WP Admin → Jetpack → My Jetpack. You can also find Search there.

Clicking Manage from there will take you to the Jetpack Search plugin page, which shows your site records and search request data.

You can learn more about the My Jetpack dashboard from our support page.

You can check our Customizing Jetpack Search support page.


What languages does the Jetpack Search plugin support?

We provide support for all languages and advanced language analysis for 38 languages (Arabic, Armenian, Basque, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, and Ukrainian).

Does the Jetpack Search plugin support eCommerce stores and products?

Yes, eCommerce stores and products work seamlessly with the Jetpack Search plugin, and no additional configuration is generally required.

Is this plugin compatible with WooCommerce?

Yes, the Jetpack Search plugin works seamlessly with WooCommerce product search.

Does the Jetpack Search plugin work on mobile?

Yes, the Jetpack Search plugin is optimized for site visitors from mobile devices.

Will this plugin work with my theme?

Usually, Jetpack Search can automatically integrate with the default search that has been included in your theme. If things aren’t working as expected, you can check out some further information here.

Does the Jetpack Search plugin allow visitors to filter the search results?

Yes, visitors can filter search results by tags, categories, dates, custom taxonomies, and post types.

Still need help?

Please contact support directly. We’re happy to advise.

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