13.0 Customizing Your Templates and Search Forms

You can quickly create a custom search solution by modifying the default QuickFinder templates. Templates include some fundamental options for users, but you can add or remove options and modify the form layout and design to give the search form the look, feel, and function you need. If you are creating a hosted search service for another company’s Web site, you can modify the templates to match the look and feel of their Web site.

If you are confident in coding with HTML, you can start with the default search page template to get a feel for the available parameters and then begin coding completely new search and print templates from scratch.

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