Search Functions

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Note: This page describes the old search API. As of Geeklog 1.6.0, plugin authors are encouraged to use the new search API, described here: Using Geeklog's Improved Search Engine

If you want your plugin to be searchable, implement these functions.

Table 3. Search functions
Function Description of Function
plugin_getsearchtypes_<plugin name> You will probably want to add a new type in the Type drop down on search.php.  This function prints the option tags needed. make sure that the value tag is <plugin name>
plugin_dopluginsearch_<plugin name> Takes the search criteria and lets you build search results for your plugin.  This returns a string array of table rows, one row for each record returned by your search.