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WordPress Google Search


Easily setup a full text site search powered by Google.

Normally to setup a Google Custom Search on your site you have to sign up on Google and create the search index. This plugin will do it automatically using Google’s Linked Custom Search Engines


  • Works with any WordPress Theme
  • No need to setup a Google Custom Search
  • No Google account required
  • Search results show up on the default search result page.
  • Just add the β€œGoogle Site Search” widget to your theme.
  • Does not replace the default WordPress search. It runs along with it. Use both if you want.

This plugin is built and maintained by SeedProd


  • Just add the widget to your theme.
  • Search results show up your themes default search results page. Boom!



  1. Click Plugins > Add New > search for WordPress Google Custom Search
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  3. Click Appearance > Widgets > Drag the Google Search widget to a widget area.


  • Why are ads showing on my search results?

This is because Google puts ads on search results by default. Read more

  • No search result are displaying

This mean that no pages from you site are in Google index. Learn how to submit your site.


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Contributors & Developers

“WordPress Google Search” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fix: If themes uses the_excert hook into that
  • Added a body class


  • Initial Release