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>

 How to quickly add site search to your WordPress website.


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