Google custom search

Google custom search 1.3

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
2.1
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This XF2 add-on along with the entire collection can be purchased for $35.00 USD. Your Premium upgrade will allow you to download as many XF2 add-ons as you like for one year. Please see the entire collection located in the Resources area at this URL:

https://www.xf2addons.com/

Description:

Replaces XenForo search with Google custom search.

(Example of Google custom search)

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(Example of Options page)

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Installation:
  1. Download Andy-GoogleCustomSearch-1.2.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/GoogleCustomSearch directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Setup step 1:

Go to the Google custom search start page:

https://developers.google.com/custom-search/

  1. Click the GET STARTED link.
  2. Click the "create an instance of a Custom Search Engine" link.
  3. Click the Control Panel link.
  4. Click Add.
  5. Add your forum URL and Create.
Setup step 2:

Go to the Google custom search options page in XenForo and enter your Search engine ID.

Setup step 3:

Go to the Google custom search setup page:

https://cse.google.com/cse/all

Select Image search.

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Select Full width layout.

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Disable the Automatic thumbnails in search results option.

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Enable Results Browsing History and set Link Target to _self.

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Google custom search v1.3 changes: Added andy_googlecustomsearch.less template.
  2. See description

    Google custom search v1.2 changes: Added options page for easier configuration.
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