How To Add Multi Search Widget to Blogger

Posted by Lasantha Bandara on June 30th, 2009 File Under : gadget, google, search box, widget0 Comment

1.Log in to your dashboard--> layout- -> Edit HTML

2.Scroll down to where you see this:

]]></b:skin>

3.Now add below code just above ]]></b:skin> tag.

/** css for the search box */
div#pm-search ul { /* unordered list */
margin-top: 0;
margin-right: 0;
margin-left: 0px;
margin-bottom: 5px;
padding: 0;
}
div#pm-search li { /* each list element */
list-style-type: none; /* don't edit this */
display: inline; /* don't edit this */
cursor: pointer; /* don't edit this */
margin-top: 0;
margin-bottom: 0;
margin-right: 5px;
margin-left: 0px;
text-indent: 0px;
padding: 0;
}
div#pm-search form { /* the search form */
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
}
div#pm-search-h {
display: block; /* don't edit this */
}
div#pm-search-g,
div#pm-search-b,
div#pm-search-t {
display: none; /* don't edit this */
}
div#pm-search input { /* the textbox and submit button */
background-color: transparent;
border: 1px dotted #999;
color: #999;
}
.pm-search-selected { /* which search service is currently selected */
color: #999;
border-bottom: 1px dotted #999;
}
.pm-search-unselected { /* which search services are not selected */
color: #777;
border-bottom: 1px dotted #777;
}

4.Now again Scroll down to where you see this:

</head>

5.Now add below code just above </head> tag .

6.Now save your template.

7.Go to Layout > Page Elements

8.Click on 'Add a Gadget' on the sidebar.

9.Select 'HTML/Javascript' and add the code given below and click save.

<div id="pm-search">
<ul>
<li id="li-h" class="pm-search-selected" onclick="selectH()">here</li><li id="li-g" class="pm-search-unselected" onclick="selectG()">google</li><li id="li-b" class="pm-search-unselected" onclick="selectB()">blogger</li><li id="li-t" class="pm-search-unselected" onclick="selectT()">technorati</li>
</ul>
<div id="pm-search-h">
<form action="http://YOURBLOG.blogspot.com/search" method="get">
<input id="pm-f-h" value="" name="q" size="15" type="text"/>
<input value="Search" type="submit"/>
</form>
</div>
<div id="pm-search-g">
<form action="http://blogsearch.google.com/blogsearch" method="get">
<input id="pm-f-g" value="" name="as_q" size="15" type="text"/>
<input value="Search" type="submit"/>
<input value="YOURBLOG.blogspot.com" name="bl_url" type="hidden"/>
</form>
</div>
<div id="pm-search-b">
<form action="http://search.blogger.com/" method="get">
<input id="pm-f-b" value="" name="as_q" size="15" type="text"/>
<input value="Search" type="submit"/>
<input value="YOURBLOG.blogspot.com" name="bl_url" type="hidden"/>
</form>
</div>
<div id="pm-search-t">
<form action="http://www.technorati.com/search.php" method="post">
<input id="pm-f-t" maxlength="255" name="s" size="15" type="text"/>
<input value="Search" type="submit"/>
<input value="searchlet" name="sub" type="hidden"/>
<input value="YOURBLOG.blogspot.com" name="from" type="hidden"/>
<input value="n" name="authority" type="hidden"/>
<input value="n" name="language" type="hidden"/>
</form>
</div>
</div>

Note : Remember to replace YOURBLOG with your real blog name.

It will look like this.

Source

File Under : gadget, google, search box, widget

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