Clear Internal Search Button


Adds a button to clear the search field inside the admin area that will save you time and make intensive search usage more convenient.

Works in the search engine for posts, pages, comments, users, media library, categories, tags, plugins and themes.



  1. Go to Plugins > Add New Plugin.
  2. Search for Clear Internal Search Button.
  3. Install and activate the Clear Internal Search Button plugin.


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[1.6] – 2024-14-05

  • Added “X” button inside the search field.

[1.5] – 2024-13-05

  • Added version to wp_enqueue_style.
  • Security fix

[1.3] – 2024-27-04

  • Added clear button on media library, categories, plugins and themes pages.

[1.2] – 2024-31-03

  • Button appears only when there is text in the search field.
  • Added clear button on comments and users pages.
  • Some corrections.

[1.0] – 2024-15-01

  • First version.