Expertrec custom search code

Expertrec custom search code explained

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When you sign up for a custom search engine using expertrec from https://cse.expertrec.com?platform=cse, you will get a piece of code to add to your website to take search live.

Expertrec code

You can get your expertrec custom search code by going to this link. https://cse.expertrec.com/csedashboard/home/code

Option 1- Overlay mode (Search results on same page).

expertrec custom search code

The first part of the search is the javascript component ( adding this code will not get the search box on your site).

The second part <ci-search><ci-search>  adds the search box. Here is a JS fiddle link where you can understand what the code does.


You can fine-tune the search box’s look and feel in your expertrec control panel at https://cse.expertrec.com/csedashboard/looknfeel/inputbox

expertrec search box code look and feel

 

Option 2- Search results on a different page (search results open in a new page).

Go to “UI customization-> Search layout-> Choose search results on a different page” When you want your search results to come in a different page for example- https://blog.expertrec.com/search-results/, enter under search result path /search-results/ 

Enter your website’s search query parameter- q, (for WordPress usually it is s) and click on apply.

Now you will get a new piece of code. Click on get code to get this code.

search results on different page code

The <ci-search-results></ci-search-results> HTML code has to be added on your search results page for displaying the search results.

 

 

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