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Robust User Search



WordPress provides a wide range of functionality for better user experience. This plugin will enhance editing ton of users without reloading and wasting time to reload all data at once.

The plugin is designed and developed keeping in mind the security & performance of your site.

This plugin is designed and written by experts and is easy to use and understand.

It reduces security risk by checking for vulnerabilities, and by implementing and enforcing the latest recommended WordPress security practices and techniques.

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Our plugin is designed upon Object-Oriented approach, which increases the security and made this plugin easy to maintain.

Robust User Search plugin doesn’t slow down your site and it is 100% free.

Visit the Robust User Search page for more details.

Below is a list of the features offered in this plugin:

User Data Security

  • By default, when you install and activate this plugin, it only allow the site admin to access the plugin.
  • You can choose which roles should be allowed to use this plugin.
  • To change role permission: Go to Robust Search >> Settings
  • User privilage checking every time you someone access REST API. So users/bots cannot discover user info via our REST API.

Search By

  • This plugin targets the restriction and limitation of wordpress user search tab and provide the user with the functionality
    to search by Username, First name, Last name, Email or Business Name

Quick Edit

  • This feature is provided to increase your productivity by giving you quick edit component.
  • To use this feature simple navigate to Robust Search on your admin panel.
  • Search for any user you wish to edit.
  • Click on edit icon at the end and edit user data easily.

Live User Search

  • This plugin doesn’t make a request every time your search for something. Instead it saves the data on front-end cache and search into cache,
    which in turn reduce load on server.
  • You will be amazed by the robust search that this plugin provides.

ReSync Data

  • ReSync Button is an alternative to load new or updated data in real-time.
  • For example: If you and your colleague are working on changing user data at same time, you can tap ReSync to load the updated data.
  • By Default when you edit and save any user data, the plugin auto resync data to optimize user experience.


  • Pressing ESC button while typing in search box will clear all the text.
  • Proper focus & hover indicator.
  • Pressing ENTER while editing data will save the data.
  • Pressing ESC while editing data will exit the form (Without saving data).
  • Reset Button will revert all data to its orignal form to the time when you loaded the form. (But don’t forget to save)

Descriptive Errors

  • With this plugin you will easy going to identify empty first, last or business names. Empty fields will be marked red for easy identification.
  • When you edit or save data, you will see appropriate error messages to make your life easier.

Plugin Support

  • If you have a question or problem with the Robust User Search plugin, post it on the support forum and I will help you.


  • If you are a developer and you want to contribute to the plugin then visit plugin repository and make a pull request.
  • Github repository –

Visit the Robust User Search page for more details.

Privacy Policy

This plugin doesn’t collect any information regrading any user or any other data from your site. All the source code can be found on
github if you want to dig into how this plugin is designed.


After installing plugin, you are good to go. No unnecessary changes need to made.


  • Plugin Home Page
  • Edit users
  • Settings Page


To begin making your WordPress site more productive:

  1. Upload the ‘’ file from the Plugins->Add New page in the WordPress administration panel.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Settings menu under ‘Robust Search’ and start activating the roles you want to provide access.


Check the following page for F.A.Q (see the faq section):

  1. Do I require any other plugin to add businnes name and phone number meta data ?
    No, these meta data are provided by this plugin.


Séptembor 25, 2020
Helped us alot. At times we needed the ability to search customers by their company and this plugin really saved a lot of time. Live editing feature is awesome!
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Contributors & Developers

“Robust User Search” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Fixed SQL script for searching by first name, last name and business name.
  • Fixed empty first and last name field when its empty.


  • Major next release.
  • Rewrite using Typescript & Vue 3.3.
  • UI updates.
  • Validation update.
  • Upgraded to vite for improving developer experience.
  • Keyboard shortcuts added.
  • More keyboard accessibility.
  • Zod validation added.
  • HTML native dialog component for full screen experience.
  • Support for tablet screen size.
  • Improved color scheme.
  • Tailwind upgraded to 3.3.2.
  • Support for country code.
  • Sticky headers for accounts table.
  • Sorting by header button.
  • Hide columns option.
  • Smooth animations.


  • Fixed overlay height.
  • Now clicking on overlay will close the menu.
  • Fixed icon spacing for narrow screen.


  • Minor bug fix and License update to gpl-v2-only.


  • Plugin transition from functional programming to Object-Oriented programming
  • Auto ReSync on editing user data.
  • Save loading indicator added.
  • Data loading indicator added.


  • Role Management added.
  • Activation and Deactivation Hooks Added.


  • Quick Edit feature added.


  • Custom REST API added.


  • First commit to the WP repository.