Add google search on wordpress

Version: WordPress 4.4.1

Step1:

Go to your WordPress site and append wp-admin at the end of the URL as shown below

http://<Wordpress-site>/wp-admin
Site2:

In the wp-admin wizard, Click Plugins and click Add New

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Step3:

In the
Add Plugin wizard, type WP Google Search in the search bar and click install this as shown below

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Step4:

Now open a new browser window and go to http://www.google.com/cse.
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Here create a ‘site’ for your website and get the Engine ID. The ENGINE ID looks like ‘0009191612987612024723:polayasael4’.
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Step5:

Click Look and Feel and choose Full Width as shown below

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Step6:

Now Go back to your WordPress site with your Google engine ID we created in Step4. Go to Settings >> Click WP Google Search. This will take you to Google custom search settings page

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Step7:

Now Go back to your WordPress site with your Google engine ID we created in Step4. In the wp-admin wizard, go to Settings >> Click WP Google Search >> paste your Google Engine ID here and save it as shown below.

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Step8:

In the wp-admin wizard. Click Appearance >> Widgets.

Move WP Google Search widget from the Available Widgets to a layout of your theme supports. The available layout components will be different for each theme.

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