Taylor Lovett: Modernizing WordPress Search with Elasticsearch

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June 30, 2016

WordPress search is notoriously lacking. Why? MySQL is not search optimized. Elasticsearch is a scalable database that when coupled with WordPress produces extremely powerful results. This talk will cover what Elasticsearch is, why it’s important, and integrating it with a WordPress website using a 10up open source plugin called ElasticPress. ElasticPress has become increasingly popular in the WordPress community even being leveraged by popular hosting companies such as WP Engine.

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WordCamp Europe 2016 74

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Taylor Lovett 8

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Development 259
ElasticPress 1
Elasticsearch 1
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