Add search box to Blogger

Adding a search box to Blogger blogs is a good Idea to increase your blog page views and also it can be very useful to your blog visitors to search required content on your Blogger blog. Generally search box is very important for dynamic blogs/sites, because dynamic sites contains lot of articles. So if your Blogger blog containing more posts/articles then add a search box to your blog immediately. Blogger providing search box widget to add search box to your Blogger blogs.

Generally people use search box on Blogger blogs to make it easy for their blog visitors. It is easy to find out required posts from huge number of posts on your blog with the help of search box.

How to add search box to Blogger blog :


Two ways are there to add search box to your Blogger blog. One of the best way is, adding search box to your Blogger blog using Blogger search box widget. Second method is, using 3rd party search box widgets. For Blogger blogs I strongly prefer Blogger search box Gadget/Widget to add search box to Blogger blog. Because it is simple and safe method. If you use third party search box widget code, some times you may get errors. Also some of them leave their blog/website link in their search box code.

Follow below steps to add search box on your Blogger blog.


Step 1 : Go to Blogger Dashboard.

Step 2 : Click on Layout

Step 3 : Click on Add new gadget

Step 4 : Add Search box gadget

              Title : give title name (appear above search box).
            Tabs : select This Blog (when the user search any topic through search box in your blog, then it will show the results related to your search query from your blog, not from out side of your blog)

If you select the Web,  then it will show the results from search engine (Google) and results will appear  inside your blog)

Step 5 : Click on Save

That's it. Now visit your blog and see the search box on your Blogger blog.

After adding search box to your blog, you can move that search box to any where on your blog. Suppose if you want to move the search box to your blog footer then simply drag the search box widget and drop on your Blogger footer. 

How to move search box : 
  • Go to Blogger Dashboard 
  • Click on Layout 
  • Drag Search box widget and drop in any where of your Blogger.
  • Click on Save arrangement 

We can also add search box to Blogger blog with 3rd party widget code. That method is also simple. But you have to get search box code and then add to your Blogger with HTML/JavaScript widget.

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