Do you know about one of the fantastic tools by Google “Google Custom Search“? If you are using Google AdSense for earning, then you can use this tool to increase your earning

Here, we will learn How to Setup Google Custom Search with step by step tutorial & screenshots.

Internet without searches can’t be imagined, and it’s completely true because whatever information we want it can’t be found without a search engine.

Just think how amazing it would be if your website/blog also has a Google Custom Search engine, and you make money for searches made on website.

Most of the websites have a search box that searches for the articles available on that website and you don’t get paid for it.

But by using Google Custom Search, you have an extra option to generate extra revenue.

Without any further delay let’s begin.

Let’s start the step by step tutorial to Setup Google Custom Search and start earning extra revenue.

  • In Google Search For “Custom Search Engine” Or Click Here 

    Custom Search Engine

    And click on the 1st query

  • Click Create a Custom Search Engine 

    A video tutorial is available there that you can watch for a better understanding. 

  • Fill all the information without making any mistakes 

    Click Create

  • Our Google Custom Search Engine is ready.

    Google Custom Search Engine is ready

    But we have to make some changes > Click Control Panel

  • Setup > Basics > Add a Short Description & Keywords as shown in the below screenshot 
    Turn on Image Search and Safe Search 

    preview of the Custom Search Engine.jpg

    A preview of the Custom Search Engine will appear on the right side

  • In Setup > Ads > Turn On Search Engine Monetization 

    Turn On Search Engine Monetization

    To show ads

  • You must be signed in with the same AdSense account in which your website is approved to show ads

    If AdSense is not approved ads won’t appear.

  • In Look and feel > Layout 

    changing layout

    (Select According To Your Wish)  

  • Themes (Select According To Your Wish)

    Best theme selection


  • Customise (Customise According To Your Wish)

    customize color and appearance

    When you are done click save

  • In Setup > Basics 

    get the code

    Click Recieve Code

  • Select all the code and copy it 

    copy the code

    Right-click to copy

  • Go to Blogspot/WordPress > Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript 

    Here I’m using the Blogger but you can do the same for WordPress

  • Paste the code you copied

    paste the code you copied here


  • This is how it appears on the website it will more attractive if you choose a better theme and customize it in a better way

    Google Custom Search UI

    As you can see in the above screenshot

  • This is the output of the Google Custom Search after searching 

    Here ads will appear and you can make money

  • Here ads are not displaying because till now, and I have not verified my identity and address in my AdSense account.
  • But if your website is ready to show ads, Advertisement will be displayed in searches, and you will be paid for it in Google AdSense. 

What are The Disadvantage Of Google Custom Search?

There are several demerits, after knowing that I’m sure you are not going to use it anymore.

When a user does a search using the CSE, then results of high authorities websites and paid advertisement websites will appear in the first position. So there is a chance that users will leave your website as they click on those results.

If your website is not very large, then there is only a little chance that the results of your website will appear in these results.

How Google Custom Search Works?

You must be willing to ask a question, why we get paid for searches? The answer is that whenever somebody visits our website and making a search using Google Custom Search available on the website.

Advertisements appear in that search results and if the user clicks those ads you get paid for it. This also has some disadvantages that I will talk about later.

People Also Ask

What Things One Should Keep In Mind?

You must be logged in with the same AdSense account in which your website is approved to display advertisements.

What are The Advantage Of Google Custom Search?

The only benefit is that you will get paid for searches.

One should Use it or Not?

Don’t Use It If Your Website Is New and Have Less Authority.

What Is Google Custom Search?

It is a tool by Google that offers us to make extra money online for searches on our websites directly in our AdSense account.

Wrap Up

I hope this article would be helpful for you and now you have the extra option to generate the online income without working, but before using it think twice.

Peace Out!

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