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Creating stylish search boxes

Search boxes are found all over the Internet, almost every site, blog and even personal sites are using them. Most often you will come across these old and ugly search form which have a simple text input box and to the right of it a simple ugly “submit” (or “search” button).

Today, I will walk you through the steps of properly designing and creating a simple search form. We will use background graphics, custom search graphic and jQuery in order to bump up the usability of the form. Continue reading