If you have a website and you are looking for a custom search engine for your website. So, you are on a right way. First we will slightly talk about its advantages and why we use them. Custom search box is simply a search box, where you can browse or search any particular article, tutorial etc for a specific website. Custom search box is now became a compulsory component of a finest blog or website. Custom search box now made easy for user to search and find your website stuff without any trouble. Now here I will show you, how to create custom search engine for your website with ease.
How to Create Custom Search Engine:
Create a custom search engine for your website is not a hardcore process. Just you need to follow my steps, Let see.
In the first step, Go to Google custom search engine then simply login via Gmail.
In the second step, simply click on New Search Engine from right hand side menu bar. Then insert your domain name, select your language and simply click on Create button. Here is the image, which is expressing this procedure.
In the third step, you will be redirect on a main page. Where you can see three option respectively, Get Code, Public URL and Control Panel. Just you need to do, simply click on Get Code button.
Where you will get a distinctive CSE script, copy the whole script and put this code or script inside your website <body> or into a <div> element. But if you are a WordPress user then simply, go to WordPress dashboard >> Appearance >> Widgets and grab a Text box from widgets and simply paste the entire CSE code. You can grab or set the widget position, where you want.
In another condition, if you want to customize you CSE (Custom Search Engine) so, simply choose your website CSE from left hand menu option Edit Search Engine. Then you will see many editing, coloring, branding tools, which can makes your CSE more attractive than before. Here is a image, where these option are highlighted.
Now simply, you can customize you CSE according to your brands colors and style requirement. When you have done customizing process then finally click on Save & Get Code button. Interesting thing about CSE is that, you can customize or edit CSE any time or anywhere, just login to your account and do it with ease. Hopefully, you have successfully placed CSE code on your website.
Let us know, if you have done your job successfully. If you have more empirical ideas then share with us. For more discussion on CSE or feedback, join us via comment. 😉