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Custom search function instead $SearchForm - template thing, same funtionality


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Mackodlak

Community Member, 95 Posts

23 August 2011 at 12:30am

Edited: 23/08/2011 12:30am

Hello,

so I have a question, I have a search form in css that I have to use, and I'm having problems with it... It is using some backgroundimage and such things so if I use it in form.css so $searchform picks it up automatically it is also used in forum search and it looks ugly there.
So what I would like to do is make my own custom function for search that uses the layout it should and leave the form.css alone.

How would I do it?

How would I call this function?

Thank you!

PS: for some further assistance in assisting me this is css:

/* SEARCH RESULTS STYLES
------------------------------------------------ */
ul#SearchResults {
margin: 10px 0;
}
ul#SearchResults li {
list-style: none;
margin: 5px 0;
font-size: 1em;
}

/* SEARCH FORM
------------------------------------------------ */

#search {
margin-left:10px;
margin-right:10px;
margin-top:15px;
margin-bottom:15px;
height:30px;
width:220px;
}

fieldset.search {
border: none;
width: 201px;

}
.search input,
.search button {
border: none;
float: left;
color:#98a8b1;

}
.search input.box {
width: 155px;
height: 31px;
background: url(../images/search_all.gif) no-repeat left top;
font-size: 12px;
padding: 2px 8px 0px;

}
.search input.box:focus {

}
.search button.btn {
width: 30px;
height: 31px;
cursor: pointer;
text-indent: -9999px;
background: #FFFFFF url(../images/search_all.gif) no-repeat top right;
display:inline;

}
.search button.btn:hover {

}

atm in layout it's used as :

<div id="search">
<form id="searchform" action="#/" method="get">
<fieldset class="search">
<input class="box" type="text" value="Traži...">
<button class="btn" title="Submit Search">Search</button>
</fieldset>
</form>
</div>

and it should be made workable by inserting some action instead "#/"