WordPress tutorials: Disable wordpress search

Wpsnipp – When using WordPress as a CMS, sometimes the search feature becomes unnecessary. Well if you have been wanting to get rid of the search functionality, then this article is just for you. In this article, we will show you how to disable the search feature in WordPress.Adding this code to your functions.php within your wordpress theme will disable search.

 

 

function fb_filter_query( $query, $error = true ) {
if ( is_search() ) {
$query->is_search = false;
$query->query_vars[s] = false;
$query->query[s] = false;
// to error
if ( $error == true )
$query->is_404 = true;
}
}
add_action( 'parse_query', 'fb_filter_query' );
add_filter( 'get_search_form', create_function( '$a', "return null;" ) );

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