How to Use Search Widget

How to Use Search Widget

The search bar is the location within a browser that allows visitors to search the site for what they may be interested in finding. You can do the task of making the search bar easily. For that, you wouldn’t need to have any coding knowledge. Here, you’re going to know about how to Use Search Widget to make a search bar.

So, let’s start.

To Insert Widget

Inserting widget, it is just a matter of drag and dropping. As you see in the screenshot above.

Content Tab

Using the content tab, you’ll be able to make a layout of a particular part (option be added) of a website. And in this regard, some handy sections in the tab will assist you a lot.

Search Layout

Simply, go to the Content tab > Search Layout.

In this section, you can define the layout of the search bar. From here with default skin, you’ll be able to set Skin (Dropdown, Dropbar, Modal).

Another important thing is Specific Post Type that will allow you to set the posts of different types such as Posts, Pages, Portfolio, Products, etc.

There is one more thing is Placeholder that allows you to set placeholder (Search).

In addition switcher button controllers namely Search Icon, Icon Flip, Ajax Search.

Style Tab

Now, let’s work with Style Tab. The tab will confidently have you style the web content (text, image, video, etc.) of the page you require to design. 

Styling with the Style tab in Elementor will always give you a fantastic experience.

Let’s have a look.

Search Container

If you feel to have a background in the search layout, you can easily do that. Just go to the Style tab > Search Container.

N.B: In terms of different Skin you will find the Search Container with controls/ options for the individual design.


Simply, go to the Style tab > Input.

This section will allow you to style the input field both in the Normal and Focus mode. As you can see in the screen-shot.

In addition, you the Icon size and color.

Toggle Icon

This section will let you style the toggle icon. The important thing is that you have to make sure the Skin (Dropbar, Dropdown, or Modal except the default one) from the Search Layout.

Simply, go to the Style tab > Toggle Icon.

Video Assist

To sing up this documentation, I want to draw your attention it seems you’ve noticed that there some super cool Skins for getting a unique look at the search bar. In addition, you’ve seen how to use our Advanced Button Widget by Element Pack. Watch Video Assist and to get more ideas about the usage of this widget, visit the demo page here.

About Selim Rana

Selim Rana is the Founder of BdThemes - the company behind Element Pack Pro! He is a Software Engineer passionate about WordPress and Elementor.

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