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Customizable Search Widget

Description

Adds a Customizable Search Widget to give you more control over how the search box looks on your sidebar.

Future Plans

  • Include options to not require a search button
  • Hmmm

Version History

= Version 1.2.5 =
* Naming typo (how did that get spelled “buttton”?) caused button not to save correctly

Version 1.2.4

  • Bug fixed to show correct button type

Version 1.2.3

  • Revert back to function (wp_specialchars_decode only in 2.7.1)

Version 1.2.2

  • Use different function because of WP 2.7.1 error (ticket #9090)

Version 1.2.1

  • Included corrected functionality for users of PHP4

Version 1.2

  • Slight change to detect “id=” and “style=” tags in text modifier and overide standard formating with custom user formating.
  • Check to ensure path to images has beginning “/”

Version 1.1

  • Corrected Other Modifying Attributes to work correctly with both browser and widget backend

Version 1.0

  • Initial work onthe widget

Donate

If you have found this widget useful, please consider donating to the poor post-college graduate that I am by clicking on the big yellow Donate button on my website, at http://www.briandgoad.com/blog

Installation

Extract the zipped file and copy the customizable-search-widget.php file to your plugins directory. Then activate the Customizable Search Widget from WordPress, and get busy making your sidebar look even more snazy with an awesome search bar!

FAQ

Can I Use a Graphic Instead of a Standard Button?
  • Yes, you can input the path to an image located in your current theme’s folder. This is located in the Admin panel.
Can I Change What the Button Says?
  • Yes, you can customize this in the Admin panel.
Can I Modify How the Textbox and Button Look?
  • Yes, you can input a custom defined class, id, or style for both the textbox and button in the Admin panel.

[Ask a question] mailto: bdgoad (at) gmail (dot) com

Contributors & Developers

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