You must be more familiar with the voice search capability of Google now. But, did you thought that the feature can be added to your WordPress site also. Yes! now it is a possible task. In this article, we are going to show you that how to add this feature to your WordPress site also. Some benefits that the webmasters and clients get are,
With the option to search the content with the clients voice, client’s work is more eased and they will not want to type anything and they will love your site. And also it is a big help for the visually impaired people to browse web sites. Already, Chrome and Safari Browsers support this voice search. In the near future, we’ll hope that the other browsers will also support this.
Let’s see how How to Add Voice Search to your WordPress Site.
First of all, you need to install this little plugin which is Voice search. Upon Installation, you need to activate the plugin. After the activation of the plugin, there will be no options of this plugin that you can set. You just need to add the WordPress default search widget to your WordPress Sidebar. Just go to Appearance> Widgets to add the Default search in WordPress to the sidebar. You can also go to WordPress customizer and add the default search to the sidebar. Just go to Appearance> Customize to add the widget within the WordPress customizer.
Just Navigate to your site’s front-end to check that the Voice search is activated in your WordPress site.
Now, let’s see that, how this plugin is working with your WordPress default search.
When you activated the plugin and add the default widget to WordPress, the plugin automatically hooks up the voice input Java script into default search. The plugin user the Web search API to take the Voice input. If you have installed third-party plugins which will add a custom search to your WordPress site, this feature will not be working anymore. So in you need to use this voice search feature in your WordPress site, you must use the default Search widget provided by WordPress to add Voice search to your site.
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