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Searching capabilities for pdf files in the site


I am working on this site

We have Education Page below that has list of newsletter pdfs for customers to download.

When I do search, it only search within pages and does not pick up a word from pdf.

Do you know how to improve the search so it will pick up a word customers searching from pdf newsletters too?

Thanks in the advance.

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  1. 6 months, 10 days ago Alex S Hi, I Work Here

    Hi Satoko,

    Unfortunately, the WordPress search isn’t able to search inside of pdf files. You’ll need to find a plugin that allows for this – we’re not familiar with any plugins that allow for this so we’re unable to make a direct suggestion at this time.

  2. 6 months, 10 days ago Greg Priday Hi, I Work Here

    It’s a commercial plugin, but SearchWP is one option for this. It’ll search within PDFs.

  3. 6 months, 10 days ago greenmangosy

    Ah I understand.
    Thank you, Alex and Greg!

  4. 6 months, 9 days ago Alex S Hi, I Work Here

    Hi Satoko,

    No problem, we’re happy we could point you in the right direction. :)
    Please be sure to post another thread if you have any other questions.

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