Searchable Blog Archive List

Post Archive Index by Web321 is a powerful and user-friendly WordPress plugin designed to display an index/archive of all your blog posts. This plugin allows you to easily display a searchable, chronological list of your posts, either as a Gutenberg block or a widget. The search functionality is enhanced with real-time Ajax processing, providing an intuitive and responsive user experience.


  • Gutenberg Block and Widget: Seamlessly integrates with WordPress, allowing you to use it as a Gutenberg block or a traditional widget.
  • Search Functionality: Users can search through posts by content and tags. The search starts when the input has 3 or more characters.
  • Real-time Ajax Search: The list of posts updates dynamically without reloading the page, providing a smooth and fast user experience.
  • Customizable Appearance: Simple CSS allows you to customize the look and feel to match your site’s design.


  • Ease of Use: The plugin is designed to be user-friendly, requiring minimal setup. Just install, activate, and add the block or widget to your site.
  • Enhanced User Experience: The real-time search and pulsing spinner provide an interactive and engaging experience for users, making it easier for them to find the content they are looking for.
  • Flexibility: Can be used as both a Gutenberg block and a widget, offering flexibility in how you choose to display your post archive.
  • Performance: Ajax-powered search ensures that the user experience remains fast and smooth, even with large numbers of posts.

Use Cases:

  1. Blog Archives: Ideal for bloggers who want to provide a comprehensive archive of their posts, allowing readers to easily find past content.
  2. News Websites: Useful for news websites that need to offer a searchable archive of news articles, helping readers locate specific stories quickly.
  3. Content-Rich Sites: Perfect for websites with a large volume of content, such as educational sites, recipe blogs, or any site with extensive post archives.
  4. Search-Driven Sites: Beneficial for any site where users need to find specific posts or information quickly, enhancing the overall site usability.

How to Use:

  1. Installation:
    • Download the plugin zip file and upload it to your WordPress site via the Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin menu.
    • Activate the plugin.
  2. Add the Block or Widget:
    • Gutenberg Block: In the WordPress editor, add the “Post Archive Index” block to any page or post.
    • Widget: Go to Appearance > Widgets, and add the “Post Archive Index” widget to your sidebar or footer.
  3. Search Functionality:
    • Users can type a search phrase into the search box. When the input has 3 or more characters, the list of posts will update dynamically based on the search term.

By using the Post Archive Index, you can enhance your site’s usability, provide a better user experience, and ensure your readers can easily find the content they are interested in.

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