As your website grows, it becomes more difficult to locate information. It's a good idea to provide users with a search tool. If you run a large website you may develop your own search engine. However in most cases, you'll probably use an existing resources.


Google is the most commonly used search tool. The direction below were copied from Google.

If you want visitors to find things easily within your web pages, add Google Free site search as well as web search. Just copy and paste the boxed code into your site, then replace the words "YOUR DOMAIN NAME," which appears three times in the code, with your own website's actual domain name (e.g.,

Note: If your page is not encoded as UTF-8, you should change the value of both fields to match your page's encoding.

<!-- SiteSearch Google -->
<FORM method=GET action="">
<input type=hidden name=ie value=UTF-8>
<input type=hidden name=oe value=UTF-8>
<TABLE bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><tr><td>
<A HREF="">
border="0" ALT="Google"></A>
<INPUT TYPE=text name=q size=31 maxlength=255 value="">
<INPUT type=submit name=btnG VALUE="Google Search">
<font size=-1>
<input type=hidden name=domains value="YOUR DOMAIN NAME"><br><input type=radio name=sitesearch value=""> WWW <input type=radio name=sitesearch value="YOUR DOMAIN NAME" checked> YOUR DOMAIN NAME <br>
<!-- SiteSearch Google -->



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