Search is one of the most important part of any website. Here I will show a few practical techniques for designing search forms and a few tricks to make usable and good-looking search functionality.
Smashing Magazine did a piece on Search Boxes which inspired me to write this post. Instead of listing various types of designs, I will show you how to build them! Here, with the help of three examples, I will show how to code search boxes with HTML & CSS and how to spice things up with a bit of jQuery.