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3/27/2015 – Editing the Search Engine Template

Posted by Jamison on 27 03 2015.

In-site search engine is a very useful tool especially if you are maintaining a huge website with lots of contents and pages. By adding an in-site search engine in your website will not only benefit you but also your clientele. Here are a few more reasons why you should add an in-site search engine and how you can you customize your search box.


Benefits of in-site search


One of the best things about search engines is that it gives you what you want in an instant. All you have to do is to type in what you are looking for and the search engine will automatically give you suggestions on where to go. Thus you do not have to go all over the site to find what you are looking for. So one of the benefits is that it gives the users what they wanted in just a few clicks.


Another benefit is that it also give suggestion to other things that is related to their search. What this does is it offers not only a particular product or service but something that is totally related and relevant to their search. Thus it gives them more options and it makes them stay longer in your site and it satisfies their needs.


In-site search engines does not only work for the customers but for the website owner as well. And how does it work for your benefit? For one it makes them stay longer in your site which is good because it makes your website reputable and it attracts more traffic in the long run. Another is that it helps improve sales and produces more turn overs. Once a customer is satisfied it makes them come back for more and it will be easier for them to refer your site to a friend or family members.


How to edit a search engine template


Editing a search engine will make it more suited for your site’s over-all appearance. Aside from that you can also make it look even cooler and unique by adding your own code into the system. Here are the steps you’ll have to follow in order to edit a search engine template.


  1. Log-in to your cPanel account.
  2. Navigate to the CGI Center area and click on the “Set-up Search Engine” icon.
  3. Copy your new HTML template code and paste it on the slot provided for it.
  4. Click on the save button.
  5. Test your HTML script if it works by trying to use the newly programmed search engine.


Once you are happy with the results just save your settings and you are good to go. It’s that simple. Editing a search engine template is really easy, just make sure that your HTML code works so that your clients won’t stall when they use the search function.


Adding this simple feature will not only make it easy for your clients but it will also provide better turn overs and bring more sales in. Who would have thought that simple features such as an in-site search could do wonders for a website?