HELP How to Get Rid Of Search Box on WP Site?

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  1. its2die4

    its2die4 Regular Member

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    Can someone please tell me how to get rid of the search box on my wp site? Big thanx!
    HTML:
    http://www.SincereWealth.com
     
  2. tshin810

    tshin810 Junior Member

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    You have to edit php code manually in theme folder. I do not know which php file because every web designer has slightly different design style. You can try to open home.php, index.php, single.php, page.php and search for:

    Code:
    	<div id="search" class="grid_7 prefix_17"> 
    		    <form action="http://www.sincerewealth.com/" method="get"> 
    			<div class="search_box"> 
    			    <input id="search_field" name="s" type="text" class="inputbox_focus inputbox pngfix" value="Search..." /> 
    			    <input type="submit"  value="" class="search-btn pngfix" /> 
    			</div> 
    		    </form> 
    		</div><!-- end search -->  
    Should backup your theme before messing around with the code. Wish you luck:)
     
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  3. its2die4

    its2die4 Regular Member

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    your the best thanks! I'll look for it. Whats the best way of backing up my site? is there one button that I can press somewhere? ;-)
     
  4. tshin810

    tshin810 Junior Member

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    I zipped whole domain folder and download to my computer. For database and site settings, I use a plugin named "WordPress Database Backup" which can automatically backup data to your selected email by schedule.
     
  5. FrozenGod

    FrozenGod Newbie

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    Just Backup 1 the file you are gonna edit, search for "search" and see if there is an "input" tag below or above.
     
  6. fizzik

    fizzik Registered Member

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    Even easier is just to comment out the search box <div> eg:

    Code:
    <!--<div id="search">
    search stuff etc
    </div>-->