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How to Add Google Custom Search Box in your Blog [Blogger/WordPress]

The 2 main SEO factors which many bloggers do not implement is Search Box and good Commenting system. They also give a professional look to your blog! Whenever you want to search anything on internet, Google pops out first in your mind. Google the most powerful search engine gives us the best result on whatever topic you search on. For webmaster google offers an awesome widget known as Google custom Search Box, also known as google custom search engine(CSE) which many of might have noticed on many popular blogs. In this post I will show you how to add google custom search box to your blog, whether it is hosted in blogger or wordpress.

How to Add Google Custom Search Box in Blogger

  • Follow this link – Google CSE (First sign in to your google account)
  • Enter all the details carefully
  • Name your search engine as that of your blog.
  • Then click on Create
  • Click on “Get Code” beside Add it to your Site.
  • Copy the HTML Code.
  • Come to blogger, go to layout, add a gadget
  • Choose HTML/Javascript and paste the code.
  • You’re done!
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How to Add Google Custom Search Box in WordPress

  • Follow this link – Google CSE (First sign in to your google account)
  • Enter all the details carefully
  • Name your search engine as that of your blog.
  • Then click on Create
  • Click on “Get Code” beside Add it to your Site.
  • Copy the HTML Code.
  • Goto plugins section
  • Click on add Text/HTML
  • Paste the code and save it.
  • Also plugins are available here – LINK

Conclusion

You can monetize this search box, when people search via this search box, ads appear on top, as we see in google SERP, when people click it you get money! you can do this in the same google cse site by going to Edit Search engine » choose your search engine » and go to make money tab and link your adsense account with it! Hope you enjoyed this article!

About the author

Sasidharan

Sasidharan is The Founder & CEO Of Techspotz, A Blogger Who is Growing Up Very Fast From Chennai, India. He Likes To Write On Any Topic Related To Blogging Such As Tech, SEO, Android, Hacking, Online Tutorials.

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