Change the Search-URL of WordPress

With WordPress it is easy to activate readable URLs. Only the search page is not affected by the setting yet, it comes with the syntax ?s as default. But there is a solution to change the URL as you wish.

The following example shows that even if you have permalinks activated, that the URL for the two searchterms wordpress and consulting looks like this: bueltge.de/?s=wordpress+consulting&submit=Search. With a little function, which communicates with the redirect, you can adjust the URL. In my case the URL with the two searchterms look like this with the following function: bueltge.de/search/wordpress+consulting.
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Search Form in WP Nav Menu

The WP Nav Menu is very popular and WordPress users love to implement their content in the navigation that way. Many users also like to have a search field in their navigation. In this context I found some horrible written solutions to implement the search field in the navigation. That's why I thought I write a simple yet efficient solution to have the search field in your navigation. Continue reading …

Add Menus to the Admin Bar of WordPress


The new WordPress admin bar facilitates the access of backend and frontend to areas of the back end. Of course, this new control element of WordPress is expandable and can be adapted to the needs of the user. In some areas and for various needs, quick access to different areas is certainly interesting.

The newly created menus can be adapted as usual rights to the appropriate roles. A small example will demonstrate the integration.
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Disable WordPress Search

Not always is the search in WordPress desired. The one or another application with WordPress doesn't need this feature. Even if it is an added value in my opinion. In some cases, it still shouldn't be displayed and so I have them deactivated with access to two hooks. For now, I can see no other place where you could access it in my applications and it works so smoothly.
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