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ElasticPress 3.0 Released

I’m excited to announce the release of a major milestone for ElasticPress, version 3.0. The new version adds two critical pieces of functionality: user search and query integration as well as the new API making…

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Custom search with ElasticPress: How to limit results to full-text matches

If you’re finding that your ElasticPress search results are returning too many posts with low relevance, you might want to consider some customization of the results. By default, ElasticPress will first return matches for all words and then…

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ElasticPress.io Teams Up with Savvii to Offer Better WordPress Site Search

Better site search is here. ElasticPress.io and Savvii are proud to unveil advanced site search for Savvii’s Managed WordPress Hosting customers. The integration will bring ElasticPress.io to Savvii’s platform, offering WordPress users the ability to…

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Is Your Site Ready for Cyber Monday?

We’re days away from another month long holiday season when crazy online deals are likely going to break the Internet again, so the team at ElasticPress.io wants to remind you of a few things you…

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Introducing ElasticPress.io Essential: Affordable Elasticsearch for WordPress

We’ve been offering ElasticPress.io for almost two years, and along the way we’ve learned quite a bit about connecting Elasticsearch and WordPress, what works and what doesn’t, and how our customers use the plugin and…

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ElasticPress 2.6: WooCommerce Autosuggest

We’re excited to announce the newest release of ElasticPress, version 2.6! This update includes some oft-requested and helpful features, especially for site owners looking to improve the WooCommerce shopping experience for their customers: WooCommerce products…

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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…

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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….

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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.

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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.