This plugin is no longer being maintained. If you are looking to add Answers to your WordPress site, please use our new plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/yext-ai-search/.
Installing from within WordPress:
- Visit Plugins > Add New.
- Search for Yext Answers Site Search.
- Install and activate the Yext Answers Site Search plugin.
- Download yext-answers.zip.
- Unzip yext-answers.zip and upload its content to your wp-content/plugins directory.
- Visit Plugins.
- Activate the Yext Answers Site Search plugin.
To configure Answers on your WordPress site, click “Settings” and select “Yext Answers Site Search”. Fill out the following attributes on the Settings page:
Redirect URL – The URL of the search results page.
iFrame Script URL – Fill this out if provided by your administrator.
Once installed, use the following shortcodes to add the Answers experience to your page:
- Search bar:
[yext_searchbar placeholder_text = "Search..."]
- Search results page:
What information will I need to use the plug in?
How does the plug in work?
Search Results page: This shortcode creates a div and adds a script tag to place the iframe with your Answers search results.
Do I need to host the search results page on WordPress?
No, you can still use our search bar shortcode, and link out to a different page for the search results page.