While WordPress has successfully emerged as the most popular Content Management System (CMS), it still performs poorly in the search department. If you are using the default search feature in your WordPress website, your visitors might not get the appropriate results. For that reason, most WordPress websites rely on Google to provide the search facility.
In today’s tutorial, I will show you how to add Google site search to your WordPress website. After going through this tutorial, you will learn how to –
1. Add Google site search without using a plugin,
2. Add Google site search by using a plugin.
Let’s see how to do it without using a plugin.
Adding Google Site Search without Plugin
In order to add the Google search feature in our website without using a plugin, we will use Google’s Custom Search Engine (CSE). Here are the steps.