Media Search Plus

Description

This plugin is made for:

  • Search through all fields in Media Library, including: ID, title, caption, alternative text and description.
  • Search Taxonomies for Media, include the name, slug and description fields.
  • Search media file name.
  • Use shortcode [msp-search-form] to insert a media search form in posts and template files. It will search for media by all fields mentioned above.

Installation

Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘media-search-plus’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select media-search-plus.zip from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download media-search-plus.zip
  2. Extract the media-search directory to your computer
  3. Upload the media-search directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

FAQ

How to link media to the file itself rather than the attachment page in media search results page?

Please add the following code to the functions.php in your theme:

function my_get_attachment_url( $url, $post_id ) {

    $url = wp_get_attachment_url( $post_id );

    return $url;
}
add_filter( 'msp_get_attachment_url', 'my_get_attachment_url', 10, 2 );

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Contributors & Developers

“Media Search Plus” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

0.8.2

  • Forked by PhilLehmann (original author so far 1fixdotio – http://1fix.io)
  • Made compatible with WordPress 6.1
  • Renamed shortcode [mse-search-form] to [msp-search-form]
  • Renamed filter mse_get_attachment_url to msp_get_attachment_url
  • Removed clutter in the code

0.8.1

  • Fix PHP notices and updated the „Tested up to“ field.

0.8.0

  • Supporting MIME type and date filters when searching in the Media Library. Thanks to @jedifunk for spotting this bug.

0.7.3

0.7.2

  • Bug fix: Make the search work with WPML Media – All languages.
  • Filter the search form if it’s on the media search results page.
  • Make the images clickable in the search results. Can be disabled by setting the filter mse_is_image_clickable to false.

0.7.1

  • Bug fix: Remove duplicate search results when WPML plugin is activated, THE RIGHT WAY.

0.7.0

  • Remove duplicate search results when WPML plugin is activated. Props @joseluiscruz.

0.6.1

  • Security update: use $wpdb->prepare to process SQL statements. Thanks to @daxelrod for this.

0.6.0

  • Add ID to search fields.
  • Modify the clauses with posts_clauses filter.

0.5.4

  • Add filter mse_get_attachment_url to modify the attachment URLs in the media search results.

0.5.3

  • Bug fix: Filtered excerpt should be returned, not echoed.

0.5.2

  • Display thumbnails in the media search results.

0.5

  • Use shortcode [mse-search-form] to insert a media search form in posts, which only searches for media files (through all fields).

0.4

  • Search media file name.

0.3

  • If there are Taxonomies for Media, search the name, slug and description fields.

0.2.1

  • Add DISTINCT statement to SQL when query media in the „Insert Media“ screen

0.2.0

  • The first version