#9 Search Box

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Every single thing went right when I was making this! Now this is one of the easiest pieces of code I have done for this blog,  I didn’t even have to alter the css a second time. It was done in a flash! The coding fairies (yes I believe) were definitely on my side for this post and I hope they are for you too!

 

So to make sure you enjoy your Saturday even more this will take a matter of minutes!

 

Let’s get started!

 

 

First open up your SC Theme Editor and open your function.php file. Paste this code into the file at the bottom:

 

 

This allows us to edit what WordPress sets up as a search form. I have added into the code above the value=”search” so now the word search will appear in the search box as displayed below:

 

Screen Shot

 

Next we need to set the styling, open up the style.css and file and find the code which starts:

In-between the { } of this section of replace the current code with:

 

Add this code beneath and outside the closing bracket of the  #searchform input#s code above, this removes the original search button:

 

Finally add this section of code to the for add a black glow around the search box when the box is active:

 

 

DAY 9 COMPLETE!

Leave a comment with any questions or to submit your progress and make sure to check out the blog tomorrow and see what has changed!

 

 

 

 

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