Genesis theme custom search results template

Custom grid search results for Genesis powered sites (Genesis parent or child theme). Includes product price display.

// Filter Genesis Loop
add_action( 'init', function() {

	// Searches Only
	$non_search = empty( $_GET['s'] );
	if( $non_search ) {

	// Load Grid CSS
	add_action( 'wp_head', function() {
		<style>, div.infinite-wrap {
			display: grid;
			grid-gap: 3em;
			grid-template-columns: repeat( auto-fit, minmax( 300px, 1fr ) );
	} );

	// Replace Default Genesis Loop
	remove_action( 'genesis_loop', 'genesis_do_loop' );
	add_action( 'genesis_loop', function() {

		echo '<div class="search-results-wrap">';

		// Custom Query
		$args = [
			's' => $_GET['s'],
			'post_type' => [ 'product', 'post' ],
			'posts_per_page' => 24,
			'order' => 'ASC',
			'orderby' => 'title'

		// Remove Certain Genesis Parts
		remove_action( 'genesis_entry_header', 'genesis_post_info', 12 );
		remove_action( 'genesis_entry_footer', 'genesis_post_meta' );

		// Other Available Genesis Parts
		//remove_action( 'genesis_entry_content', 'genesis_do_post_image', 8 );
		//remove_action( 'genesis_entry_content', 'genesis_do_post_content_nav', 12 );
		//remove_action( 'genesis_entry_content', 'genesis_do_post_permalink', 14 );
		//remove_action( 'genesis_entry_footer', 'genesis_entry_footer_markup_open', 5 );
		//remove_action( 'genesis_entry_footer', 'genesis_entry_footer_markup_close', 15 );
		//remove_action( 'genesis_after_endwhile', 'genesis_posts_nav' );

		// Other Available Genesis Filters
		//add_filter( 'genesis_pre_get_option_content_archive_limit', function() { return 150; } );
		//add_filter( 'get_the_content_more_link', 'hs_read_more_link' );
		//add_filter( 'genesis_pre_get_option_content_archive', function() { return 'excerpts'; } );
		//add_filter( 'excerpt_more', 'hs_excerpt_read_more' );
		//add_filter( 'excerpt_length', function() { return 150; } );

		// Replace Search Result Item Body
		remove_action( 'genesis_entry_content', 'genesis_do_post_content' );
		add_action( 'genesis_entry_content', function() {

			// Get Product Price
			$price = '';
			if( $product = wc_get_product() ) {
				$price = sprintf(
					'<p class="price">%s</p>',
			<div class="entry-content">
				<a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>">
					<?php the_post_thumbnail( 'woocommerce_thumbnail' ); ?>
				<?php echo $price; ?>
				<p class="read-more">
					<a class="button" href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>">
						View <?php echo get_post_type(); ?>

		} );

		// Run Genesis Looper
		genesis_custom_loop( $args );

		echo '</div>';

	} );

} );

Instructions for Genesis theme custom search results template

  1. Log into a staging or locally hosted clone of your site.
  2. Install and activate Code Snippets plugin.
  3. WP Admin > Snippets > Add New
  4. Copy and paste the code from the section above.
  5. Check to ensure formatting came over properly.
  6. Customize the code as desired.
  7. Add a meaningful title.
  8. Select whether to run on front-end or back-end (or both).
  9. Click “Save and Activate”.
  10. Test your site to ensure it works.
  11. Disable if any problems, or recover.
  12. Repeat for live environment.

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