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Superfast Search Basic


Superfast Search is a search box plugin that will display your search results instantly as you type.

It comes with an easy to use Widget as well as a Shortcode.

See for a guide, examples and demos.


  • Available Widget page settings for the Basic version.


To install the plugin from your WordPress admin dashboard:

  1. Plugins > Add New
  2. Search for Superfastsearch
  3. Install Now > Activate

To install the plugin from your computer:

  1. Download the .zip file to your computer from
  2. Upload it through Plugins > Add New > Upload > Find the zip file
  3. Upload > Activate

To use the Sidebar Widget:

  1. Appearance > Widgets
  2. Drag the Superfast Search tab into the Sidebar panel that you want it to appear in
  3. Click the Down arrow to the right of it to change the options. Save when you are done.

To use the Shortcode:

  1. Insert the line ‘[superfastsearch]’ without quotes into the content of the page you want it to appear in
  2. To see all the options you can apply to this shortcode, please visit




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Contributors & Developers

“Superfast Search Basic” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Correct script queuing


  • jQuery dynamic loading update. ‘title’ attribute to ‘alt’ so it does not show on hover


  • Improved memory further. jQuery to allow dynamic loading


  • Memory fix on large number of posts. Duplicate instances fix. Added keywords meta field as well


  • Title bugfix


  • Initial build