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Roots.io searchform.php template hack to get search widget working in Polylang, only searching within the active language. 'soil-nice-search' disabled btw.
<?php
/*
*
* Roots.io searchform.php template hack to fix Polylang search
*
* Note: Polylang setting 'Hide URL language info for default language' should be enabled for this to work.
* Soil-nice-search disabled in Roots.
*
*/
if(function_exists('pll_current_language')){
$current_language = pll_current_language();
$default_language = pll_default_language();
if($current_language != $default_language){
$language_subdir = $current_language.'/';
} else {
$language_subdir = '';
}
}
?>
<form role="search" method="get" class="search-form form-inline" action="<?php echo esc_url(home_url('/'.$language_subdir)); ?>">
<label class="sr-only"><?php _e('Search for:', 'roots'); ?></label>
<div class="input-group">
<input type="search" value="<?php echo get_search_query(); ?>" name="s" class="search-field form-control" placeholder="<?php _e('Search', 'roots'); ?> <?php bloginfo('name'); ?>">
<span class="input-group-btn">
<button type="submit" class="search-submit btn btn-default"><?php _e('Search', 'roots'); ?></button>
</span>
</div>
</form>
@AlainMelsens
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AlainMelsens commented Mar 6, 2019

Just great! Even after many years, it's working!
This should be integrated somewhere as a standard option in Polylang. :)
Thank you so much for this helpfully hook.

@fabianmarz
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fabianmarz commented Jul 13, 2021

I just stumbled upon this.

@AlainMelsens, this is actually integrated in polylang since more than 5 years. See the source code here: https://github.com/polylang/polylang/blame/3e4551ef00acce48e2f8199541b46fb72dcf4b34/include/links.php#L53-L56

You can use it like this: PLL()->links->get_home_url(NULL, TRUE). The second argument/parameter is to tell if the URL is for the search form or not.

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