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Render search bar in page

Topics: Core, Customizing Orchard, General
Jul 20, 2015 at 4:17 PM
Edited Jul 20, 2015 at 4:18 PM
What would be the best way to render the native Lucene search bar in a page?

I'm trying to set up a friendly and functional 404 page that renders a search bar on the page that is already pre-populated with terms from the failed URL.

I can't use the search bar widget as this is for 404s, so there's no set URL. Currently I'm overriding NotFound.cshtml within my theme.

Thanks for your input!
Jul 20, 2015 at 5:04 PM
All you would need is a <form> element on your 404 page that looks like this:
<form method="GET" action="@Url.Action("Index", "Search", new { area = "Orchard.Search" })">
   <input type="text" name="q" />