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Thread: How to create a search box

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Dundee, Scotland

    How to create a search box

    I've got google search for my entire site, but I want to have a search box on one web page - it's a glossary of terms and all I want is some way of users to search for a term instead of having to scroll through the entire page - kind of like the Ctrl F function - and I know they could just use that but not everybody will.

    Can anyone point me in the direction of how to do it please?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    You need a JavaScript page search. There are a few of them out there.


    Some results.

  3. #3
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    May 2009
    Rochester, NY
    Javascript will work, but some prefer PHP, MySQL, or CGI methods to make it happen. If you're searching based on a series of terms you provide, JavaScript is probably the best way to go. If you want a deeper, more intuitive search, PHP or CGI are your best options. You may also be able to find some of these prebuilt functions on the web.

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