Add A Search Bar To The WordPress Menu (Step By Step)

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Do you want to add a search bar on your WordPress menu? The search form can be very useful for your users to find what they are looking for on your site. In this article, we show you how to add a search bar to your WordPress menu.

Why should you add a search bar in the menu?

A search bar allows your users to easily find what they are looking for without having to scroll to all pages.

When you add a search bar to your main navigation menu, it appears on all pages that display the menu and your users can easily search for all content on your site.

There are multiple search plugins that you can use to add a search bar to your site. Let’s see how you can add a search bar to your WordPress menu.

Add a search bar to WordPress Menu

The first thing you need to do is to install and activate the Add Search to Menu plug-in.

After activation, you must go to  Settings »Add Search To Menu page in your WordPress admin area to configure the search bar to your menu.

On this page, you have to select the menu to which you want to add the search bar. This list of menus (Primary menu and menu Social links) is part of your  WordPress template.

Once selected, the search bar is added to your navigation menu. You can define the types of search terms, the style of the search form, search the menu title, manage the mobile display for search and more. These settings also help manage the search results for your users.

You can then go to your site to view the search bar in the WordPress navigation menu.

You can also add the search bar to all other menus of your site. Simply select the menu of plug-in settings where you want to display your search form.

We hope this article has helped you learn how to add a search bar to the WordPress menu.

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