Plugin errors, theme conflicts, database issues … these problems are part and parcel of using the WordPress CMS. Luckily, many of these problems result from code/text string errors.
Modifying text can help you solve various WordPress issues, but the challenge is identifying where a piece of text actually lives. This is where Awesome Search WP enters the picture.
Awesome Search WP is a WordPress plugin that makes it easy to find text in your WordPress core, plugins, database, and more.
Whether you’re searching for a word, a piece of CSS, or a script, this plugin will be able to find it.
But how well does it actually do at analyzing your files and database? And is this really the best tool for the job when it comes to finding text in your WordPress installation?
We’ll answer these questions and more in this comprehensive Awesome Search WP review.
Awesome Search WP Overview
Awesome Search WP is a WordPress search tool for files and databases. It’s safe to use and doesn’t modify anything on your system. What it does is tell you where a piece of text is. You can then troubleshoot the text if it’s causing problems in your CMS.
The plugin is really easy to configure and use—it took me less than 5 minutes to set it up and perform my first search. And I managed to do that without going through the plugin’s documentation.
If you want to figure out where text, images, scripts, and other hard-to-find code is coming from, you can go with Awesome Search WP’s free version or its Pro version.
Here are some of the plugin’s key features.
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• You can see which line of what file the text is in
• You don’t need any technical skills to use this plugin
• See detailed results on where database text is found
• Avoid pop-ups and ads—search code/text without interruptions
Hands-On with Awesome Search WP Pro
In this section, I’ll explore Awesome Search WP’s features and functionalities on a test website. I’ll cover some of the prominent features of the plugin and see how fast it actually is at finding text in the WordPress core and other places.
Awesome Search WP Pro: Installation
For this review, I’ll set up and test the Pro version of the plugin. You can download Awesome Search WP Pro here. If you’d rather try the free version first, you can get it free here.
Once you have the plugin, follow these steps to install it on your site:
- Log in to your WP admin and click Plugins > Add Now.
- Click the ‘Upload plugin’ button and upload
This article was written by Team WPLift and originally published on Learn WordPress with WPLift.