Ensuring your onsite search bar is pronounced, attractive, and easy to find is a great way to improve onsite search. Increasing pixel size, positioning your internal search bar top and center, and considering the color variances are all ways you can optimize your internal site search bar.
Predictive typeahead and autocomplete features can save your users time by minimizing the keystrokes during onsite search and gets them to their destination on your site faster. You should anticipate your users’ onsite search scenarios by building this feature to accommodate synonyms, substitute terms, all cases, misspellings and typos, special characters. Lastly, think about the pre-text terminology you’re using on your internal site search bar. Changing the in-field text from “Go to” to “Find” can have a significant impact on how they engage with your onsite search bar.