Show Search Query in Search Box and Query in Results Page

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Are you looking for a way to show search query in search box and query in the search results page? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to show search query in search box and query in results page.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s file or in a site-specific plugin:

<form method="get" id="searchform" action="<?php bloginfo('url'); ?>/">
    <input type="text" value="<?php the_search_query(); ?>" name="s" id="s" />
    <input type="submit" id="searchsubmit" value="Search" />
<p>You searched for " <?php the_search_query() ?> ". Here are the results:</p>

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: how to set up Google analytics eCommerce tracking for WooCommerce and 9 best WordPress events plugins.

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