Custom Search form not working in localhost

This was the solution that i got from @Ray Gulick for having a custom search form for custom post type. This works fine in hosting service but fails in localhost as the form action is added as action=”/” if i change it to action=”/localhostprojectname/” then it works .

Any workaround to fix this?

You can restrict a search to a custom post type by modifying a basic WP search form like this:

<form id=”cptsearch” action=”/” method=”get”>
<input type=”text” name=”s” />
<input type=”hidden” name=”post_type” value=”POSTTYPENAME” />
<input id=”searchsubmit” type=”submit” alt=”Search” value=”Search” />

To select a specialized template for the custom post type search, add this filter in your functions file:

function template_chooser($template) {
global $wp_query;
$post_type = get_query_var(‘post_type’);
if( $wp_query->is_search && $post_type == ‘POSTTYPENAME’ ) {
return locate_template(‘page_POSTTYPENAME.php’);
return $template;

add_filter(‘template_include’, ‘template_chooser’);

And of course, you must create the specialized search results template: page_POSTTYPENAME.php

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