Google’s Blogger Makes Search Box Available to All Users

Google’s blogging platform Blogger has taken its Search Box feature out of “Blogger in Draft” and made it available to all users. The Search Box is a gadget that enables readers to search a blog’s posts, web pages linked from the blog, a blog’s lists, and link lists.

Search Box automatically detects new posts that it can incorporate into the search results. The gadget also picks up on a blog’s style and colors. Search Box uses AJAX Search APIs to create a tight look that integrates well with the blog. Custom Search helps serve up the results.

In order to add the Search Box…

  1. Log into Blogger
  2. Select the blog you wish to add the Search Box to
  3. Click on “Layouts”
  4. Go to “Add a Widget”
  5. Choose “Search Box

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