If you are using Google Blogger, you might have added the search box to let your visitors find something on your blog on your blog. But the search engine not so good and sometime it cannot fulfill your requirements.
The solution is Google Custom Search Engine. Google provides this custom engine and it gives better search experience to you and your readers. It works like Google search engine and gives 99% perfect result.
If you are using WordPress, you can use different plugin, which has been made for this purpose, but in BlogSpot, this might take few seconds more to implement custom search engine.
How to add Google Custom Search in BlogSpot?
This is pretty simple. At first sign in to your Blogger account and create a new page and copy the page URL in your clipboard.
Then go to Google Custom Search engine page and sign in with your Google Account.
Click the link that says New Search Engine.
Now add your blog URL (http:// is optional) and Create new search engine. Now expand Edit Search Engine from left pane and go to Look and Feel.
Now select Two Page and don’t forget to press the Save button each time after making any kind of change. From here, you can change the theme, color etc.
After doing everything, click on Save & Get Code. Now press the button, which says Search Results Details. Here you have to paste the page URL what you have made in your blogger account (in the first step).
Now the current page will show you some lines of code for Search box. Copy them and paste them where you would like to show the search box. I prefer sidebar-above-fold.
Now go to the next page and copy all the lines of code and paste them in the search result page in your blogger account. Make sure that you are on HTML view.
Now save your changes. That’s all! If you have any kind of problem, feel free and do let us know, we will surely help you a lot.
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