How To Get A Google Custom Search Box For Your Blog

How To Get A Google Custom Search Box For Your BlogIn this post i will show you how to add a Google Custom Search Box to your blog.As you may know Google search is part of the Adsense programme but all this can be easily done Without having an Adsense account.You can create the search box to just search your Blog / Blogs or the entire web, Customise the look and feel of the box and more.In my next blog i will show you how to add the search box to your blogs header !

Heres the steps to get your Custom Google Search Box:

1.Go to Google Custom Search Beta
(You should be logged into your Google/Blogger/Gmail Account)

2 Click the ‘Create a custom search engine’ button.

Create a custom search engine


3.You are now on the set up page heres a quick summery of what you need to do:

  • Name & Discription are not too important you could just use your blog name and discription


  • What do you want to search: You can choose to only let the search box search your, blog if you choose this option put your blog’s URL in the box below this option:Example:( you can choose to let the blog search the entire web.


  • Select an edition:Just choose the standerd edition.


  • Click the terms of service box and press Next.


We Are Nearly Finished – First A Quick Reminder:
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OK Back to business….

4.Now you see a preview of your custom search box click finish.

You can now get the code for your search box and add it to your blog.

How to add the code to your blog?

Click ‘Layout’>’Add a gadget’>Choose:’Html/Javascript’>Paste your code in to the area provided and save.

That’s it a custom search box for your blog.

Check back for my next blog i will show you how to add the search box to your blogs header


  1. I tried this and is good but.i placed search bar on the sidebar and search result also appeared on the sidebar .. I want it to appear on the main page above post body


  2. My PES and FIFA PatchNovember 21, 2011 at 6:26 PM

    go to control panel of google custom search.and then choose look and feel,,you will see choose a layout option on right google-hosted.thats it


  3. According to Google Adsense Custom Search Engine Policy, webpage consisting search results should have width of 800 PX but my blogspot blog’s sidebar is trouble in the way. Is there any way to remove the sidebar of blogger blog to make the width of post area larger.