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[jobs] shortcode will use
search_keywords variables from the query string. This makes it easy to create a search form elsewhere on your site which redirects to your jobs page.
Here is an example form, which will add a category selection dropdown to the search filters for job listings:
<form method="GET" action="YOUR_JOBS_PAGE_URL"> <p> <label for="keywords">Keywords</label> <input type="text" id="search_keywords" name="search_keywords" /> </p> <p> <label for="keywords">Location</label> <input type="text" id="search_location" name="search_location" /> </p> <p> <label for="search_category">Category</label> <select id="search_category" name="search_category"> <?php foreach ( get_job_listing_categories() as $cat ) : ?> <option value="<?php echo esc_attr( $cat->term_id ); ?>"><?php echo esc_html( $cat->name ); ?></option> <?php endforeach; ?> </select> </p> <p> <input type="submit" value="Search" /> </p> </form>
To use this, create a template override of the job_filters.php template.
YOUR_JOBS_PAGE_URL with the URL to your jobs page and (assuming filters are enabled) the form will function.