SearchWP Live Ajax Search
Your search forms may now have a live search that is powered by AJAX when you use SearchWP Live Ajax Search. SearchWP Live Ajax Search was developed with the intention of being a developer’s best friend. Its primary goal is to remain out of your way while at the same time allowing you to personalise every aspect of it. In order to show the results, a template loader is utilised, and the system is designed to be compatible with any WordPress theme. Using an approach that is built on templates, you will have the ability to smoothly adapt your SearchWP Live Search implementation without having to battle with thousands of choices that are cluttering.
WORKS BEST WITH SEARCHWP (BUT SEARCHWP IS NOT NECESSARY)
It is recommended that SearchWP be used in combination with SearchWP Live Ajax Search, although using either one is perfectly acceptable. It is possible to configure SearchWP Live Ajax Search such that it will use any of your available search engines for each individual search form if SearchWP is installed and enabled.
You have a great deal of leeway to modify the way SearchWP Live Ajax Search is implemented; this freedom extends to the creation of any number of developer-defined settings. Because the results are generated by a template loader, SearchWP Live Ajax Search is able to remain out of your way and you are able to create the results template in the same manner that you would write any other WordPress theme file.
The addition of a single HTML5 data attribute to the input field of your search form (data-swplive=”true”) is all that is required to make everything work. This is taken care of for all search forms created by get search form on an automatic basis right out of the box ().
The SearchWP Live Ajax Search plugin comes along with a Widget that gives you the ability to embed live search forms anywhere on your website.