Search is becoming increasingly important as sites add more and more content. Depending on your industry, you might want users to search for what they need as a primary action instead of navigating your whole website. Nothing reinforces that action more than adding a search bar to your primary hero section.
Adding search bars can be difficult, and they often lead you to make sacrifices to shove new input elements into your design. With a search bar that replaces your top navigation, however, you can direct user behavior while maintaining the consistency of your design.
Implementing Google Custom Search is as easy as registering your website with Google and letting our code do the rest. This article provides the code and styles you need to implement custom search on your website. Enjoy!