Read this blog on WordPress header search box for more information.

WordPress has its own search bar under the widget option. And, numerous plugins help add a search bar in WordPress, or you can also develop it on your own. Here, we present you a step by step guide on how to create a search bar in WordPress in the header.
wordpress header search box

An easy way to do add a WordPress header search box is by using WP fastest site search plugin by Expertrec

  1. Install WP fastest site search plugin from WordPress plugin store.
  2. Go to
  3. Enter your WordPress website URL and click on next->
  4. The crawl will start in the background.
  5. Login to your WordPress admin panel.
  6. In your left panel you must be able to see Expertrec’s WordPress plugin, click on that.
  7. Get your site ID (or) API key from your Expertrec control panel ( here ).
  8. Copy-paste your site id in your WordPress control panel and click on save changes.
  9. Make sure you have upgraded to a paid plan before 15 days of free trial. (Price begins at 9 USD per month)
  10. That’s it! Your brand new WordPress search is up and running!

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