WordPress Site Search

Adding search functionality is a wonderful way to add functionality and pleasure to a visitors experience on your website and there are many wonderful ways to add WordPress site search to your website: 

<form method="get" id="searchform" action="<?php bloginfo('home'); ?>/">

<div><input type="text" size="18" value="<?php echo wp_specialchars($s, 1); ?>" name="s" id="s" />
<input type="submit" id="searchsubmit" value="Search" class="btn" />
</div>
</form>

If your templates supports it you can just add:
<?php include (TEMPLATEPATH . '/searchform.php'); ?>

(like "Write your search and hit Enter" )

<form method="get" id="searchform" action="<?php bloginfo('home'); ?>/">
<div><input type="text" size="put_a_size_here" name="s" id="s" value="Write your search and hit Enter" onfocus="if(this.value==this.defaultValue)this.value='';" onblur="if(this.value=='')this.value=this.defaultValue;"/>
<input type="submit" id="searchsubmit" value="Search" class="btn" />
</div>
</form>

 

Here is an example of how this should look...

 How to quickly add site search to your WordPress website.


If you've tried all of the above steps and the search form does not display, you may need to contact our support for assistance. We may be able to help you identify and resolve the issue.



 

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