Here are easy steps to create a custom search in google

  1. Go to https://cse.google.com/cse/create/new
  2. Login with your gmail account.
  3. Enter the website URL, you want to search. Also give a name for your search engine.How to create custom search in google- control panel
  4. You will be directed to a page where you can
    1. Get code
    2. View the search demo
    3. Or modify the search engineHow to create custom search in google- add code to site
  5. Click on control panel- (or Setup->Basics). Here you can
    1. Enable image search
    2. Enable safe search
    3. Choose your language
    4. Add more sites to search
    5. Search the entire web
    6. Get API access.
    7. Restrict pages using Schema.org (for example- person, book, movie etc.) https://schema.org/docs/gs.htmlHow to create custom search in google control panel settings
  6. Under the Ads section, you can monetize your google custom search.
  7. Under the Admin tab, you can add more users.How to create custom search in google- Admin
  8. Under Advanced tab, you can add CSE context, CSE annotations.Adding sites individually using the Custom Search Control Panel can be tedious if you’re building a large search engine. In addition, managing a large collection of sites in the Control Panel isn’t fun either. Instead, you can add and manage a lot of sites by listing them in an annotations file and uploading it. In addition, annotations files—particularly XML ones—give you far greater control over the ranking of search results. More details here https://developers.google.com/custom-search/docs/annotations?hl=enHow to create custom search in google-Annotations
  9. Under look and feel, you can edit
    1. LayoutHow to create custom search in google-layouts
    2. ThemesHow to create custom search in google-themes
    3. Customize the look and feel of-
      1. The logo
      2. Search box
      3. Search button
      4. Refinements
      5. Remove or enable google branding
      6. Search results
      7. Promotions.How to create custom search in google-Customize
    4. Turn on or off thumbnails in search resultsHow to create custom search in google-thumbnails
  10. Under search features, you can
    1. Enable promotionsHow to create custom search in google-promotions
    2. Add refinementsHow to create custom search in google-refinements
    3. Enable or disable autocomplete How to create custom search in google-Autocomplete
    4. Enable synonymsHow to create custom search in google-synonyms
    5. Do advanced search settings.How to create custom search in google- Advanced search settings
  11. Under statistics and logs you can –
    1. You can see your google custom search statsHow to create custom search in google- stats
    2. Integrate Google custom search to google analytics.How to create custom search in google-Google analytics
    3. See you custom search changes under audit log.How to create custom search in google-Audit log

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