This component allows you to add Google's Custom Search Engine (CSE) Search to your Joomla site using the latest Google CSE API.
The search results are displayed right inside your Joomla page!
No more popup page. No more diversion to other pages.
The googleSearch (CSE) Module
Note that there is an accompanying googleSearch (CSE) Module that allows you to add a Google search form as a module. This means that you can place the search form in any module position you like. The Google Search Result will be displayed by this component.
v3.0.4 (for Joomla 3.0 and above)
Released Sep 15, 2015
This latest version resolves potential Cross Site Scripting.
If you are using this component (any versions, including Joomla 1,0, 1,5, 1.6, 1.7, 2.6 and 3.0 and abvoe), please MAKE SURE you update to the latest version.
v3.0.3 (for Joomla 3.0 and above)
Released Sep 10, 2015
Support for the latest Joomla 3.4.4!
v3.0.2 (for Joomla 3.0 and above)
Released Feb 14, 2015
Support for the latest Joomla 3.3.6!
v1.6 (for Joomla 1.6), v1.7 (for Joomla 1.7), v2.5 (for Joomla 2.5)
Released March 15, 2012
Native version of the googleSearch (CSE) component for Joomla 1.6, 1.7 and 2.5!
Please click on the demo link above. You can try keywords such as "menu", "joomla", "treeview", etc.
Running googleSearch with sh404SEF
If you are using the googleSearch component together with sh404SEF:
1. Go to sh404SEF Configuration.
2. Click the "By Component" tab.
3. Look for the component "googleSearch(CSE)", and set the first column as "skip".
4. Don't forget to click "Save".
Please also make sure you read the following article:
Running googleSearch with sh404SEF: fixing the error 'JFolder::folder: Path is not a folder: /language'