Customizing the Search Results

The search page of your website can be modified through the Customizer. To display all available customization options, please navigate to Appearance > Customize.

Customizing the Search Page General Options

To customize the general options for the search page, go to Appearance > Customize > Search Results > General.

  • Display
    • Enable the Display featured images checkbox to display the featured image for each item of the search page.
    • Enable the Display dates checkbox to display the date for each item of the search page.
    • Enable the Display authors checkbox to display the author for each item of the search page.
    • Enable the Display Continue reading checkbox to display the “Continue reading” link for each item of the search page.
    • Enable the Display tags checkbox to display the tags for each item of the search page.
    • Enable the Display categories checkbox to display the categories for each item of the search page.
    • Enable the Display formats checkbox to display the post format for each item of the search page.
    • Enable the Display Leave a comment checkbox to display the “Leave a comment” link for each item of the search page.

Customizing the Search Page Layout

To customize the layout options for the search page, go to Appearance > Customize > Search Results > Layout.

  • Sidebars – The layout of the sidebars for the search page. Enable the Display sidebar on mobile pages checkbox to display the sidebars when the search page is displayed on a mobile device.
  • Spread – The spread of the content for the search page.
  • Posts – The layout of the items for the search page. Enable the Equalize height for posts checkbox to equalize the height of each item of the same row for the search page.

Customizing the Search Page Items

To customize the item options for the search page, go to Appearance > Customize > Search Results > Item.

  • Border Radius – The border radius for each item of the search page.
  • Thumbnail Border Radius – The border radius of the featured image for each item of the search page.
  • Border Width – The border width for each item of the search page.
  • Padding – The padding for each item of the search page.
  • Margin – The margin for each item of the search page.
  • Background Color – The background color for each item of the search page.
  • Border Color – The color of the border for each item of the search page.
  • Title Color – The color of the title for each item of the search page.
  • Text Color – The color of the text blocks for each item of the search page.
  • Link Color – The color of the links for each item of the search page.
  • Link Color on Hover – The color of the links during the mouse hover action for each item of the search page.

Customizing the Search Page Style

To customize the style options for the search page, go to Appearance > Customize > Search Results > Style.

  • Header Padding – The vertical padding of the header for the search page, conditioning its size. Please note that the padding settings will only affect the header when displayed. You might need to review the general options for the header before customizing its padding for the search page.
  • Content Padding – The vertical padding of the content for the search page, conditioning its size.

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