Complete guide How to set up Google Custom Search and Make Money


A complete guide is written by Maki from website. Will explain you how to make a custom Google Search Engine for you website. All what you need is simply a wordpress website and Adsense account. I will post the first steps here and the rest you can read from

1. Create a Webpage for Custom Search

Start first by creating a web page on your domain for the search results page. If you are on WordPress, simply click on ‘Write’ and then select ‘Write Page’. Name the page by using ‘Search results’ or something similar as the Page title.

Leave the text box blank and publish or save the page. Note down the URL for the webpage as you will need to use it later.


2. Create Your Custom Search Engine

Visit the Google Custom Search Engine homepage and click on the ‘create a custom search engine‘ tab. After which, fill in the name of your search engine, along with the keywords. Be sure to select the ‘Only sites I select‘ option and then list your site URL in the Sites to Search box.

Also remember to select ‘Show Ads on results pages‘ if you intend to run ads.




After creating your custom search engine, you’ll be asked to test it by entering some keywords. Type in some keywords related to your site to see the results.



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  1. Thanks Olivier for your comment!

    Here is you solution 🙂

    <input type=”text” name=”q” size=”31″ />

    replace with:
    <input type=”text” name=”q” size=”21″ />

    or smaller:
    <input type=”text” name=”q” size=”15″ />

    for search pages find:
    var googleSearchFrameWidth = 800

    and set 800 with you width es
    var googleSearchFrameWidth = 500

    glad to help you!

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