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PHP coding for Google Search

Posted on 2011-09-05
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Hi,

I would like to add a google custom search for the site http://secureinfo.info/ 
I want the search bar to appear in the right corner of the header section.

Attached is the current header.php file. If you need any other php file, please let me know.

Any help is appreciated as i do not know much about any php coding. I have the google code for the search bar and the search result page.

Thanks
header.php
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Question by:ujitnos
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line 31 and 32 are...

<body <?php body_class(); ?>>

<?php


insert your code for the google search inbetween these two.  If it is PHP code then it is enclosed in <php ?> tags otherwise if it is HTML only then plop it in there.

To position it to the far top right you can use a table to contain it and absolute HTML positioning.  A sample of how it may appear in the header.php file is below... starting at line 31

<body <?php body_class(); ?>>
      <TABLE style="position:absolute; top:0px;right:5px">your stuff</TABLE>
<?php

code below is a working example placed right after the body tag

<html>

<body>

   <TABLE style="position:absolute; top:0px;right:5px">

   	<TR>

   		<TD> 

   			<SCRIPT language=javascript>

   				function addSite() {

   					var query = document.getElementById('q').value;

   					document.location.href="http://google.com/search?q="+query+"+site%3Asecurityinfo.info&hl=en&biw=1208&bih=685&num=10&lr=&ft=i&cr=&safe=images&tbs=";

   					return false;

   				}

				</SCRIPT>

   			<FORM onsubmit="javacript:return addSite();">

		   		<INPUT type=text size=20 id=q name=q>

		   	</FORM>

   		</TD>

   	</TR>

   </TABLE>

</BODY>

</HTML>

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Ok, please review the page. I need to move it a bit down, in line with the title "Secure Info" How to?

I still not able to produce search results, but i will look into that.

This is what i inserted:-

<TABLE style="position:absolute; right:150px">
<form action="http://secureinfo.info/search-results" id="cse-search-box">
  <div>
    <input type="hidden" name="cx" value="partner-pub-80feferf823723193:gtfedsgzg3104" />
    <input type="hidden" name="cof" value="FORID:10" />
    <input type="hidden" name="ie" value="UTF-8" />
    <input type="text" name="q" size="55" />
    <input type="submit" name="sa" value="Search" />
  </div>
</form>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.google.com/cse/brand?form=cse-search-box&lang=en"></script>
</TABLE>
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Hi, I also noticed that it is not aligned properly in Firefox
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The form needs to be within a table row and data cell

you need to put
<TABLE>
<TR><TD>

  ... your stuff

</TD></TR>
</TABLE>
  otherwise it pushes the content outside of the table ... then you can play with the alignment

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Ok, thanks, got that right. Now how do i move it a bit down ?
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add to your table's style how far from the TOP of the screen you want it to appear.  It is in the original post's code as well


eg.
style="position:absolute; top:20px; right:50px"
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