Search Autocomplete

Search with jQuery UI Autocomplete jsonp.

Using YouTube and Google Web xml at
No more ugly autocomplete for your search box, limited to your user quary's not Internet query's from Google or other search engines.

I have been playing around with this for a while and it came to me in my sleep last night and wow I got it working and so anyone could do this with the inline .js I have provided. First you need a Free Google CSE Search engine tailored for your Website.

With Autocompletions ON.

First I add my Themeroller jQuary ui adding my custom styles and scripts.

Then added the needed style to my HTML input.


Addthis class the <div> surrounding my input and hidden inputs as below.


Two hidden inputs are needed, one with your Google CSE search engine ID and a UTF-8 input.

<input type="hidden" name="cx" value="013588495759638373148:g116y1r0c-a" />
<input type="hidden" name="ie" value="UTF-8" />

Make sure you Search input has both a id="cse-search-box", and a name="q". With autocomplete="off", which turns off your Browsers autocomplete, letting jQuary autocomplete can take over the job.

The code for my Search.SearchForm.cshtml in Themes\Views\Parts folder




The Magic script that makes this work


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