Search – core/search

Help visitors find your content.
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Help visitors find your content.

Use the Search block to add a simple search form to enable visitors to search your site.




  • The Search block is not the same as the Search widget.
  • You can change the text for the label, placeholder and button.
  • See also Search – oik-block/search.
  • Change alignmentUse Change alignment to choose the alignment
    • Align leftAlign to the left
    • Align centreAlign in the centre
    • Align rightAlign to the right
    • Wide widthIncrease the width of the block beyond the content size. Requires theme support.
    • Full widthExtend the block to cover the full width of the screen. Requires theme support.
  • Toggle search labelToggle the display of the label
  • Change button positionChange the position of the Search button
    • No buttonDon’t display a Search button
    • Button outsideShow the Search button on the outside.
    • Button insideShow the Search button on the inside.
    • Button onlyShow the Search button only.
  • Use button with iconWhen selected uses the search icon, otherwise uses a text label that you enter.
  • More optionsDisplay more options
    • Show More SettingsShow the block settings in the sidebar.
    • CopyCopy the block to the clipboard.
    • DuplicateUse Duplicate to create a copy of the block.
    • Insert AfterInsert a new block after the selected block(s).
    • Insert BeforeInsert a new block before the selected block(s).
    • Move To Use Move To to move a block. Up/Down or Left/Right
    • Edit as HTMLEdit the HTML of the block.
    • GroupTransform the selected block(s) into a group.
    • Add to Reusable blocksCreate a Reusable block.
    • Remove blockDelete the block.

Search transforms to:

  • Columns
  • Group
  • Custom Link