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ElasticPress 5.0 Released

ElasticPress 5.0 was released today, and contains several improvements! We also have a couple of potentially breaking changes that you’ll want to test out on your staging site if you’re using those features already. New…

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Enabling Comments and Terms in ElasticPress 5.0

Starting from version 5.0, ElasticPress will no longer show the Comments or Terms Features in the Dashboard by default. Site owners will need to add a code snippet in functions.php or in a custom plugin…

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Custom Fields and Weighted Search with ElasticPress — Part 2

In our previous blog post, we’ve seen how it is possible to add a custom field to the Elasticsearch query while using the weighting engine. But in that solution everything was hard-coded. Now, let’s see…

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Custom Fields and Weighted Search with ElasticPress

One of the most powerful features of ElasticPress is the ability to add more fields to your website search. By default, WordPress only searches for titles, excerpts, and content but with ElasticPress you can search…

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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.