[How to] Add new style google search bar to blogger blog [Tutorial]

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Hey Blogger friends,Google is updating itself these days.Like search bar,Gmail inbox etc and etc.So why dont we also upgrade with google addons and plugins.So here i m sharing with you a beautiful hack to show the new Google search bar on your Blog which looks like the image below

So the tutorial for How to Add new style google search bar to blogger goes here 
Login to your Blogger Dashboard.
CLick on design-> Edit Html 
Here make a back up of your template (See Why and How  to backup)
Now Copy the code below and paste it above  ]]></b:skin>

/* New Style Search Bar start */
#searchContainer {
margin:20px;
}
#field {
float:left;
width:200px;
height:27px;
line-height:27px;
text-indent:10px;
font-family:arial, sans-serif;
font-size:1em;
color:#333;
background: #fff;
border:solid 1px #d9d9d9;
border-top:solid 1px #c0c0c0;
border-right:none;
}

#delete {
float:left;
width:16px;
height:29px;
line-height:27px;
margin-right:15px;
padding:0 10px 0 10px;
font-family: “Lucida Sans”, “Lucida Sans Unicode”,sans-serif;
font-size:22px;
background: #fff;
border:solid 1px #d9d9d9;
border-top:solid 1px #c0c0c0;
border-left:none;
}
#delete #x {
color:#A1B9ED;
cursor:pointer;
display:none;
}
#delete #x:hover {
color:#36c;
}
#submit {
cursor:pointer;
width:70px;
height: 31px;
line-height:0;
font-size:0;
text-indent:-999px;
color: transparent;
background: url(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GX7E4j3jwR0/ThMXKjuQ9VI/AAAAAAAAEsE/rJE5Ip1qDEg/s1600/ico-search.png) no-repeat #4d90fe center;
border: 1px solid #3079ED;
-moz-border-radius: 2px;
-webkit-border-radius: 2px;
}
#submit:hover {
background: url(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GX7E4j3jwR0/ThMXKjuQ9VI/AAAAAAAAEsE/rJE5Ip1qDEg/s1600/ico-search.png) no-repeat center #357AE8;
border: 1px solid #2F5BB7;
}
.fclear {clear:both}

TIP : Change the Green Code according to your sidebar or where you place the widget.

Now copy the code below and paste it above </head>  tag of your template

<script src=’http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.6.1.min.js’ type=’text/javascript’/>
<script type=’text/javascript’>
$().ready(function() {
// if text input field value is not empty show the &quot;X&quot; button
$(&quot;#field&quot;).keyup(function() {
$(&quot;#x&quot;).fadeIn();
if ($.trim($(&quot;#field&quot;).val()) == &quot;&quot;) {
$(&quot;#x&quot;).fadeOut();
}
});
// on click of &quot;X&quot;, delete input field value and hide &quot;X&quot;
$(&quot;#x&quot;).click(function() {
$(&quot;#field&quot;).val(&quot;&quot;);
$(this).hide();
});
});
</script>

Now Preview if error free, Click on SAVE TEMPLATE 

Enjoyed the article,Comment for sure…

2 COMMENTS

  1. According to Google Adsense Custom Search Engine Policy, webpage consisting search results should have width of 800 PX but my blogspot blog’s sidebar is trouble in the way. Is there any way to remove the sidebar of blogger blog to make the width of post area larger.

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