There are very few, if any, content management systems and blogging platforms with a praised, out-of-the-box search solution and WordPress is no exception. Just look on Google - there are about 10 million results for "WordPress search sucks" and nearly as many for "WordPress search plugin."
Today, there's one more addition to the search results for "WordPress search plugin," as customizable WordPress hosting service WP Engine and search-within-a-search engine yolink team together to provide a
Yolink Search for WordPress "searches behind the links of search results pages and web pages, extracts and displays information in context, and highlights all the keyword search terms found in the extracted content," according to the company.
"Native search on WordPress is not intuitive and is rarely helpful," said Joe Pagliocco, Business Development Manager at TigerLogic, the company behind the plugin's release. "Even Google Custom search - the next best thing - doesn't integrate well with your website's design, and it forcibly includes ads that don't make money for publishers. yolink Search for WordPress is our solution to these problems, finally providing an advanced, relevance-based search plugin that just plain works."
Yolink for WordPress is available in the WordPress plugin directory.