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Although WordPress comes with a built-in search feature, it is not very good. It often fails to find the relevant results. This forces site owners to look for alternatives. There are plenty of search plugins for WordPress but you'll you still have to manage them, and they will have an impact on your server resources.
On the other hand, you can use Google's reliable and powerful search feature instead. It is free, allows you to limit the search to your sites only, and can be run from your own site. Other benefits of using Google search are speed, users already trust Google brand, and you will not have to maintain or update it. This is why many site owners add Google site search on their WordPress site.
This article will show you how to easily add Google Search in a WordPress site.