Search results duplicated if in more than one category

Sep 10, 2007Blog, WordPress

WordPress › Support » Search results duplicated if in more than one category (2.1)Question: With WP 2.1 a search will now repeat a post found through a search as many times as it has categories.

So, for example, if I have a post tagged under ‘technology’, ‘science’ and ‘sport’, any search where that is a result will display the post three times. This didn’t happen with previous versions. Any idea about a hack to only ever display a search result once? Thanks.

Answer: I’ve no problem with Event Calendar working with 2.1 and made the following change in eventcalendar3.php to get rid of the problem in function ‘ec3_filter_posts_where‘ add the following to the first if statement:

$wp_query->is_search 

David

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