Google Site Search

Google Site Search is used to add search functionality to USC school, department, or organization websites.

Features

  • Fast, relevant search results
  • Results that can be customized to match your site’s design
  • Able to search over multiple websites

Eligibilty

Google Site Search can be used on any official school- or department-sponsored website.

Getting Started

Schools and departments can add USC’s Site Search to their own websites by using the following instructions:

You can also download a set of example files.

Learn More

To ensure that your site is fully indexed by Google, check your site’s coverage by going to http://www.google.com and searching for ‘site:yoursite.usc.edu’.

If you find gaps in your search coverage, you are encouraged to use Google’s Webmaster Tools to increase your site’s visibility in Google. Go to http://www.google.com/webmasters/ to learn more.

Support

NOTE: ITS does not provide user support for Google Site Search. The information on this webpage is provided as a courtesy to the USC community.

For support information on Google Site Search, please see Google’s Custom Search Help Center website.

Pricing

This is a free service.