Professional Style CSS3 Search Box for Blog/Website


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Professional Style CSS3 Search Box
I had already shared two beautiful posts about adding search box in your blogger blog/website. In this post too me wanna write about adding search box to your blog/website. Its made with pure CSS3 and have a stylish in look. Moreover it seems something professional with rounded corners. Hope you will like this widget when you see the demo. Lets check out how to do this.

Before we adding this CSS3 search box, please take a look at the demo CSS3 search box provided below and get an idea of what we are going to make right here (ie,Your search box seems as below widget). 


Css3 search box for blogger
 
question mark icon png How to add this CSS3 search box to your blog/website
Here I wanna give you two methods of adding this search box to your blog/website. the first method is One Click Installer. What you have to do is just click on the below ▼ image and it will automatically add to your blog.




The second method is adding this search box to your blog/website manually. Let me tell you how to do do this. So please follow below steps carefully.

  • Go to Blogger Dashboard >Layout
  • Click on Add a Gadget
  • Copy & paste the below ▼ code in it (leave title column blank)

<style>
#search-form {
 background: #e1e1e1; /* Fallback color for non-css3 browsers */
 width: 365px;

 /* Gradients */
 background: -webkit-gradient( linear,left top, left bottom, color-stop(0, rgb(243,243,243)), color-stop(1, rgb(225,225,225)));
 background: -moz-linear-gradient( center top, rgb(243,243,243) 0%, rgb(225,225,225) 100%);

 /* Rounded Corners */
 border-radius: 17px;
 -webkit-border-radius: 17px;
 -moz-border-radius: 17px;

 /* Shadows */
 box-shadow: 1px 1px 2px rgba(0,0,0,.3), 0 0 2px rgba(0,0,0,.3);
 -webkit-box-shadow: 1px 1px 2px rgba(0,0,0,.3), 0 0 2px rgba(0,0,0,.3);
 -moz-box-shadow: 1px 1px 2px rgba(0,0,0,.3), 0 0 2px rgba(0,0,0,.3);
}

/*** TEXT BOX ***/
input[type="text"]{
 background: #fafafa; /* Fallback color for non-css3 browsers */

 /* Gradients */
 background: -webkit-gradient( linear, left bottom, left top, color-stop(0, rgb(250,250,250)), color-stop(1, rgb(230,230,230)));
 background: -moz-linear-gradient( center top, rgb(250,250,250) 0%, rgb(230,230,230) 100%);

 border: 0;
 border-bottom: 1px solid #fff;
 border-right: 1px solid rgba(255,255,255,.8);
 font-size: 16px;
 margin: 4px;
 padding: 5px;
 width: 250px;

 /* Rounded Corners */
 border-radius: 17px;
 -webkit-border-radius: 17px;
 -moz-border-radius: 17px;

 /* Shadows */
 box-shadow: -1px -1px 2px rgba(0,0,0,.3), 0 0 1px rgba(0,0,0,.2);
 -webkit-box-shadow: -1px -1px 2px rgba(0,0,0,.3), 0 0 1px rgba(0,0,0,.2);
 -moz-box-shadow: -1px -1px 2px rgba(0,0,0,.3), 0 0 1px rgba(0,0,0,.2);
}

/*** USER IS FOCUSED ON TEXT BOX ***/
input[type="text"]:focus{
 outline: none;
 background: #fff; /* Fallback color for non-css3 browsers */

 /* Gradients */
 background: -webkit-gradient( linear, left bottom, left top, color-stop(0, rgb(255,255,255)), color-stop(1, rgb(235,235,235)));
 background: -moz-linear-gradient( center top, rgb(255,255,255) 0%, rgb(235,235,235) 100%);
}

/*** SEARCH BUTTON ***/
input[type="submit"]{
 background: #44921f;/* Fallback color for non-css3 browsers */

 /* Gradients */
 background: -webkit-gradient( linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0, rgb(79,188,32)), color-stop(0.15, rgb(73,157,34)), color-stop(0.88, rgb(62,135,28)), color-stop(1, rgb(49,114,21)));
 background: -moz-linear-gradient( center top, rgb(79,188,32) 0%, rgb(73,157,34) 15%, rgb(62,135,28) 88%, rgb(49,114,21) 100%);

 border: 0;
 color: #eee;
 cursor: pointer;
 float: right;
 font: 16px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
 font-weight: bold;
 height: 30px;
 margin: 4px 4px 0;
 text-shadow: 0 -1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,.3);
 width: 84px;
 outline: none;

 /* Rounded Corners */
 border-radius: 30px;
 -webkit-border-radius: 30px;
 -moz-border-radius: 30px;

 /* Shadows */
 box-shadow: -1px -1px 1px rgba(255,255,255,.5), 1px 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,.4);
 -moz-box-shadow: -1px -1px 1px rgba(255,255,255,.5), 1px 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,.2);
 -webkit-box-shadow: -1px -1px 1px rgba(255,255,255,.5), 1px 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,.4);
}
/*** SEARCH BUTTON HOVER ***/
input[type="submit"]:hover {
 background: #4ea923; /* Fallback color for non-css3 browsers */

 /* Gradients */
 background: -webkit-gradient( linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0, rgb(89,222,27)), color-stop(0.15, rgb(83,179,38)), color-stop(0.8, rgb(66,143,27)), color-stop(1, rgb(54,120,22)));
 background: -moz-linear-gradient( center top, rgb(89,222,27) 0%, rgb(83,179,38) 15%, rgb(66,143,27) 80%, rgb(54,120,22) 100%);
}
input[type="submit"]:active {
 background: #4ea923; /* Fallback color for non-css3 browsers */

 /* Gradients */
 background: -webkit-gradient( linear, left bottom, left top, color-stop(0, rgb(89,222,27)), color-stop(0.15, rgb(83,179,38)), color-stop(0.8, rgb(66,143,27)), color-stop(1, rgb(54,120,22)));
 background: -moz-linear-gradient( center bottom, rgb(89,222,27) 0%, rgb(83,179,38) 15%, rgb(66,143,27) 80%, rgb(54,120,22) 100%);
}
  
</style>

<form action="URL Of the Page Where the Result Appear" id="searchbox">
<input name="cx" type="hidden" value="X:Y" /> 
<input name="cof" type="hidden" value="FORID:11" /> 
<input id="q" name="q" size="70" type="text" /> 
<input name="sa" type="submit" value="Search" /> </form>

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Save your Gadget and you're done. Drag your search box widget to the top of your sidebar. We expect your both sharing and opinions via comment. Happy blogging:)                                                 Article Credit: BloggerTrix