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Toby

Make Search Bar entry field/box always visible

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Toby

Hi I would like to know if it is possible to make the search bar field/box always visible, so instead of having a magnifying glass and then animating the box to open when the mouse hovers over, I would like it to always show the box/field and magnifying glass.

 

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Danny

Hi,

 

Add the following to your custom CSS:

 

#site .searchfield {
width: 150px;
}

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Danny

No Problem!


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flourishdesignstudio

This is great, thank you Danny for putting this in!

 

Do you know if there is also a way to have a default text field so that it actually says 'Search' in the box?

 

Thank you for the help!

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Danny

It should say search when you click on the field ?


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Toby

When I apply the CSS It always has 'search' in the field, and the word moves left when the user clicks in the field.

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Danny

You will want to probably change the text-indent styling or make sure that all the search fields CSS have the same width.


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Toby

Can you put the text-indent styling in the cheatsheet you are creating?

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Danny

Ill make a note of it!


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flourishdesignstudio

Danny sorry... I meant to say that "Search" does show up but is there a way that I can change it to say "Search The Site" or some other form of custom text?

 

Thank you and sorry for the miscommunication on my end!

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James B

Hi there,

 

You can change the text using a filter, check out Evans response on this thread which has the filter code - http://forum.pagelines.com/topic/20566-editing-the-search-field-text/


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For CSS help be sure to check out W3Schools first and be sure to download FireBug for FireFox for troubleshooting.

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