ElasticPress 2.5: Facets

ElasticPress 2.5 has been released, with a new Facets feature that makes it easy to add high performance content filtering controls to a website. A new Facets widget enables site administrators to add taxonomy facets to a sidebar…  Read More

ElasticPress 2.4: Autosuggest

ElasticPress 2.4 has been released, bringing a new Autosuggest feature. When the autosuggest feature is enabled, input fields of type “search” or with the CSS class “search-field” or “ep-autosuggest” will be enhanced with suggested matches. As text is…  Read More

Aggregations API for Grouping Data

Publishers and eCommerce store owners often need to display the count of items (products, posts, etc.) within a category. Using WordPress core functionality, one would have to execute a number of slow MySQL queries to calculate those totals. Using Elasticsearch, we can find this information performantly using the Aggregations API.

Read More

ElasticPress.io: First Steps

So you’ve decided to improve your website by using ElasticPress.io, and you’re wondering how to get started. Wonder no more – here are the first steps to start taking advantage of your ElasticPress.io account.

Read More

Set up ElasticPress in Your Local WordPress Environment

Whether you’re interested in experimenting with Elasticsearch and WordPress, or you need to develop and test a site that will use ElasticPress in production, this guide will walk you through setting up 10up’s WP Local Docker with ElasticPress for your development environment.

Read More

ElasticPress 2.3: Documents

ElasticPress version 2.3 has been released, bringing with it a new Documents feature.

This feature indexes text within popular file types (e.g. pdf, doc, ppt) and adds those files to search results, rectifying a gap in standard WordPress search. The Documents feature requires the Elasticsearch Ingest Attachment plugin be installed on the cluster. ElasticPress.io hosting comes with support out-of-the-box, making it easy to get started searching documents.

Read More

Debugging ElasticPress

ElasticPress is a sophisticated plugin that tightly integrates with WordPress core, themes, and plugins. As a result, debugging ElasticPress can be tricky business for even experienced developers. Having been exposed to many debugging questions in our GitHub repository, we thought we’d take a deeper dive into a couple of the most common issues.

Read More