Hi there, I am trying to use Google's Create On The Fly search engine (http://www.google.com/cse/tools/create_onthefly)and it looks simple and pretty enough and when I go to type anything into the box, it takes me right back to Google's Search page on how to build a search engine. When I attempt to edit any part of the code it totally screws up the entire look of the page and box itself.
here is the code:

<form name="cse" id="searchForm" method="post" action="http://www.google.com/cse">
<input type="hidden" name="cref" value="" />
<input type="hidden" name="ie" value="utf-8" />
<input type="hidden" name="hl" value="" />
<input name="q" type="text" size="30" />
<input type="submit" name="sa" value="Search" />
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.google.com/cse/tools/onthefly?form=searchForm&lang="></script>

Can anyone tell me what I might be doing wrong or an easier way to go about this? Would be most appreciated!! Y'all have been great on here!

URL: http://www.4cs.org.au

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Last Post by almostbob

If you are using Google Search, then you should have a search id, which should be present in the form as a hidden field. I don't see it in your example.


a hidden field?
I have no idea what that means...
this is my first go at using a search engine.


You have to COMPLETE registration and go to the control panel to get the code

when all else fails RTFM

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