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WP OpenSearch


Add OpenSearch standard support for search clients to your website implementing
the OpenSearch Specification 1.1.

This plugin also adds optional support for search engine word suggestions,
retrieved from the tags used in your website.

The autodiscovery feature embeds a link to the OpenSearch Description (OSD)
into the head code of your website, allowing the automatic detection for the
clients that implement the same standard (e.g. Mozilla Firefox search bar).


  • Main settings form for the full customization of the plugin behaviour according to your specific needs.


  1. Unpack the plugin into /wp-content/plugins/
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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  • Full OpenSearch Description (OSD) configuration via settings page
  • OpenSearch Description (OSD) autodiscovery system
  • Automatic support for search engine word suggestions