Google Custom Search API & WordPress Popular Search Terms

So you’ve integrated the Google Custom Search API into your site and now you want to show your users some of the most commonly searched terms on the site. There are a few WordPress plugins out there, such as Search Meter, that do a fantastic job of allowing you to display Recent Search Terms and/or Most Popular Search Terms on your site.…


Improving WordPress Search with the Google Custom Search API

Let’s face it, the default WordPress search leaves a lot to be desired. Results are listed by date rather than relevancy and it doesn’t return any results or suggestions when words/phrases are misspelled. So what are some of the options out there if you want to improve the quality of search results returned by your WordPress powered site?…