A search bar is can make a huge effect on a website. Search bar gives browsing to search for a visitor. The search bar is a small rectangular box which normally found in the header, footer or sidebar. Which allows the user to search for anything on the website.
You can Add Customized google search bar to your website. In this blog, we can learn about the simple steps to add customized Google search bar to your website.
Steps To Add Custom Google Search Bar To A Website
Step 1: Go To Google Custom Search
Step 2: Sign in with your Gmail address.
Step 3: Select Add to add new search Engine.
Step 4: On the new window you can see a space to add the web addresses you want to appear in your search results. You can add all websites you want one by one. There are some formats as given below which you want to notice when giving website names.
If you want to add individual pages to your search engine you can add the exact page URL like www.example.com/page.php.
If you want to add the entire website to your search results then you can give the web address like www.example.com/*
If you only want some parts of your website to your search engine you can add the URL like this: www.example.com/docs/*
At last, if you want to add the entire domain to your site including subdomains, you can add your URL like this: *.example.com
After that select the language and name of your search engine. Then click create.
Step 5: Select the get code option from the new window.
Step 6: Then paste the code on your website where you want your search box.
Edit the Customized Google Search Bar
You can edit your Customized google search bar by selecting your search bar from the side menu on the left side of the screen.
You can edit the search engine name, description and keywords from the setup menu. And you can change the search results theme, layouts and thumbnails from the look and feel menu. The search box and search button customization option is also available in the look and feel option. You can also enable ads on your search engine results which will help you to generate income. To get the search statistics and logs option is also available under the edit search engine option.