Blog search helps your readers find relevant posts faster and easier. Except for all of the other blog navigation tools, blog search is one of the most basic and primary to use. All readers have to do to get to this or that blog post is type a few characters.

So in this article, you will learn how to configure Magento 2 Blog search form.

Search Form Widget

To manage blog search form in Magento 2, go to the Stores > Configuration > Magefan Extensions > Blog > Sidebar and find Search Form Widget section.

1. Enable or Disable the widget.

2. Set the Sort Order to manage the position of the widget on the StorefrontThe higher the number of the position, the lower it will be displayed on the Sidebar.

Magento 2 blog search form configuration

Once you've finished don't forget to Save Config and Flush Magento Cache.

3. Check the blog Search Form out on the storefront:

Blog Search Form

Note: if you want to define the template and the number of posts for the blog search page check the post list configurations.

If your customers can search for blog posts within your blog it is already great. However, imagine if they could search for the blog posts from the catalog. 

Wouldn't it encourage them to read your blog posts?

For Blog Extra edition there is available the option to include Blog Search into Catalog Search.

To enable it go to Stores > Configuration > Magefan Extensions > Blog > Blog Search (Blog Extra).

Thus, while searching for something on your Magento 2 store customers will be able to find the blog posts related to the search query.

Magento 2 Blog Seach  

And that is how it looks like on the storefront:

Magento 2 Blog Search on Storefront

Search improves navigation and allows your blog readers to browse your blog easier. An integrated blog search, on the other hand, can make your customer read your blog avidly and vise versa. 

However, integrated blog search is not the only option of Blog Extra you can benefit from. 

Check out the advantages of Blog Plus and Extra and get to know our Blog extension better!