If you author a blog on Blogger, then this might interest you! Google has added one more gadget to its toolbox – a Custom Search AJAX gadget available to all Blogger users. Now your older blog posts no longer have to be considered lost. This gadget will help expand the search capabilities of your blog and hopefully giving your readers a better search experience.
This gadget can be configured in just a few clicks to help your readers search for information like blog posts, linked web pages and linked sites from the sidebar, etc., all in one go.
The good part is that the search results displayed using this gadget will show inline and match the look and feel of your own blog.
The gadget enables you to perform 3 kinds of searches:
- This blog: searches across your blog posts
- Linked from here: searches blog posts, webpages linked from your posts, blog lists, and link lists
- The web: searches across all pages on the web
With the help of this gadget you could also restrict search results to pages linked from a specific blog list or link list.
Test it for yourself to see how useful this gadget is for you.
(Image credit & Source: Official Google Blog)