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How do I hide the LibGuides search box?

Last Updated: Dec 08, 2011  |  1747 Views

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You can hide the search box, but it'll hide it for your entire site. If that's cool with you, then:

  • Head to the Dashboard
  • Select Admin Stuff > Look & Feel
  • Go to Custom JS/CSS Code box, & add this code

.lgsearch { display: none; }

To hide it on your homepage ONLY but have it display on your guides;

  • Head to the Dashboard
  • Select Admin Stuff > Look & Feel
  • Go to Custom JS/CSS Code box, & add this code
.stitle {display:none;}
#guide_tab_title_bar {display:block;}
Answered by Sarah PawlekBookmark and Share

Other Answers / Comments (2)

  1. It would be nice if we were able to customize the search box at least at the group level. I have different default choices for various groups and there are some groups where I don't want a search box at all.
    by Connie Britton on Jun 19, 2013.
  2. Hi, Connie!
    You can use the instructions above to hide the search box on a group page. Go to ADMIN STUFF > Groups and click the screwdriver and wrench icon next to the relevant group name. Then add the code above to the Custom JS/CSS box on the Look & Feel tab.

    As for your request for customizing the search, I'l add your name to our tracking system. We'll be in touch if we add that capability. :)

    by Cindi Trainor on Jun 19, 2013.

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