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How to create a custom search form in WordPress

You can display a search form anywhere on a WordPress site by including


in the template. If your theme contains searchform.php, WordPress will display the contents of the file.

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WordPress- Building Themes from Scratch Using Underscores

The next stage of my development of building my own theme in WordPress is Adding a custom search form. This area covers Adding the search form, Adding the search icon and Adding show/hide functionality to the search form with jQuery.


Editing the Custom Search form in WP

Create a php file named searchform.php in theme folder and add the following content :

<form role=”search” method=”get” class=”search-form” action=”<?php echo home_url( ‘/’ ); ?>”> 57 more words


Web Accessibility: The Search Form

As the Internet constantly evolves with technology, speed and the desire to provide a stimulating experience, it is not always easily adaptable to those who search only occasionally or have disabilities through hearing, eyesight, technology or others. 747 more words


A placeholder is no label; search forms in WordPress can do better

WordPress developers can do better when building search forms. If it looks OK for me, it works OK for everyone? That point of view only counts when you can see properly. 624 more words


CodeCharge - More Problems With Search Combobox

Using the Builder to create a Search Form, the following problems initially surfaced and eventually resolved.


First, a combobox in the search form failed to list any value. 62 more words

CodeCharge - Problem With Search Combox

I created a Search Form containing a combobox and populated it’s list from a Query created in CodeCharge. The source table has a number of rows. 218 more words