The default WordPress search may be fine when you are just starting out, but as your site grows you will start to see some limitations. Notably, as the amount of content on your site increases, you will realize that it doesn’t always show the most relevant results – making your content harder to find for your visitors. Google is most famous for search, and using Google Search on your site can provide a much better experience for your users. If they can find what they’re looking for, it becomes much easier to keep them on your site. This article will look at why you should consider switching from the default WordPress search to using Google Search on your site, then step you through how to make the switch. Why You Should Switch to Using Google Search for WordPress on Your Site Though improvements have been made to the default WordPress search in recent years, it still works by querying the WordPress database, looking for keyword matches in posts and pages. The basic search has some limitations that affects usability: Results are often chronological (although some attempt has been made to weigh relevance). Comments, custom post types, and other data are not included without the use of
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