Google Site Search alternative

Switch from Google Site Search to AddSearch’s “set and forget” solution in just five minutes. No coding required.

Replace Google Site Search with AddSearch’s fully-featured site search

AddSearch brings smaller companies and enterprises the the same features that Google Site Search has. AddSearch also provides a visually pleasing search interface and tools to make your search results relevant. All it takes is five minutes to make the switch without technical skills.

The most popular replacement to Google Site Search

According to, AddSearch is twice as popular as the runners up, Algolia and Swiftype, when it comes to replacing Google Site Search. Thousands of customers trust AddSearch. Join them today.

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All the features you look for in Google Site Search…

  • Get started easily
  • Hands-free solution – just “set and forget”
  • Accurate and relevant search results
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Support for PDF files in search results
  • Multidomain support – add multiple domains and subdomains for indexing and use a single search to find your content

…and more

  • Intelligent search that learns from your users and improves over time
  • Wow your users with instant, search-as-you-type, results
  • Personally curate your own results, to ensure search users see your most valuable pages with pinned results
  • Make sure different words lead to the same search result with synonyms
  • See how AddSearch compares as a Google Site Search Alternative

Install your site search in just 5 minutes

Insert one line of code and you’re done

All it takes is to add your website for indexing a single line of code on your page and you can display results from your webpage with our Widget.

Displaying the search results traditionally (like Google Site Search) on a separate results page is just as easy – we’ll provide the code, all you need to do is paste it onto the relevant page.

Set and forget site search

Don’t waste time worrying about search – you have better things to do. AddSearch offers a truly “set and forget” solution. Once the search is installed and the results are to your liking, no further action is needed. Like Google Site Search, it just works.

Keep customers on your site with site search without loosing them to your competitors

Content is the bloodline of your business which makes finding the relevant content crucial. 73% of visitors will leave your site if they can’t find what they’re looking for within the first 2 minutes. Almost half will bounce if the first search result is not relevant. Your competitors will be happy to get your business.

AddSearch works hard to keep your visitors with the right results – instantly, on the first search both on desktop and mobile.

Of users will abandon a site if they don’t find what they are looking for within 2 minutes

Find relevant content starting from your first search

Several user surveys have shown that website visitors often don’t to refine their initial search queries. Most leave the website if the first search results are not what they expected. That’s why AddSearch works hard at delivering the most relevant results – on the first search.

Self-learning algorithm

Our intelligent algorithm learns from your users and boosts the popular results that are clicked frequently.

Typo tolerance

Your users will find Caribbean hotels whether they search for Carribean, Carribbean or Caribean.


Your company sells trousers, but some of your users call them ‘pants’ or ‘slacks’. AddSearch allows you to specify certain words as synonyms that should produce the same search results.

Hidden keywords

Sometimes visitors search using informal terms that aren’t directly included on the relevant page. The hidden keyword feature allows you to tag pages with other common search phrases or words, so that they show up even when the search term is not on the page.

Wow your visitors

Search as you type

AddSearch is lightning-fast. Search results pop up the moment a user types in the first character. Try it out for yourself to see just how fast it is.

Visual results

Search results include a screenshot of the page, so your users can find the right page effortlessly.

Optimized for mobile

AddSearch delivers a stellar search experience, regardless of whether your users are on a desktop or mobile devices. Both the search interface and results page adapt to the screen size, with no pinch-zooming or side-scrolling necessary.

Type any letter to see AddSearch in action


Search analytics help you to understand your users and guide your content production

Gain valuable insights into how your users are using search. Our search analytics tool helps you to discover how often your users search, what they search for, and whether they have found what they’re looking for. We also highlight the searches that returned no results, as well as searches with no clicks on the results. You can use this information to manage future content production and give your visitors exactly what they are searching for.

Popular searches

Our analytics help you to understand how often visitors use search, and which terms they’re searching for most. Use this information to build your FAQ page and highlight your most searched for – and often most valuable – content.

Searches with no results

Uncover the searches with no results. Use these searches to drive your future content production, as well as tagging existing pages with hidden keywords and building your synonym library.

Searches with no clicks

Irrelevant results are almost as bad as no results. Use this tool to enhance your existing content, or to produce new content that answers your user’s questions more accurately.


Your data is kept safe with us

256-bit encryption

Both in transit and storage, your data is protected with the same level of encryption banks use.a few hours or signing up.


Your data is replicated in different data centers across the world to keep it safe and your search operational.

Regular backups

We take regular backups of your data and store it in off-site locations.

24/7 monitoring

All critical functions are monitored 24/7 for uptime and security.


Your search results will always be up-to-date with our custom crawler

Install by pasting one simple code snippet

With our search widget, it only takes five minutes to get your search installed – just paste a snippet of code on the page and your search is ready for testing. You don’t need extensive coding experience or a dedicated developer.

Code-free integration and indexing with our crawler

We don’t believe it’s your responsibility to deliver us your content through API or other expensive and time-consuming methods. Instead, our crawler automatically finds and indexes your content. In most cases, your site is indexed and fully searchable within a few hours of signing up.

Quick to install – easy to maintain

Don’t waste time worrying about search – you have better things to do. AddSearch offers a truly “set and forget” solution. Once the search is installed and the results are to your liking, there’s nothing more you need to do. It just works.

Features Google Site Search users love

Companies and organizations often have a web presence that goes beyond a single website. With AddSearch, you can include an unlimited number of domains and subdomains into your search results – great for organizations with separate support websites.

Multi-domain support

Separate subdomains and multiple websites are all catered for with AddSearch. Make the most of your online assets with our multi-domain support.

Make your PDF files searchable

Do you have technical specifications, white papers or other documents in PDF format? With AddSearch, you can make content inside PDF files searchable, so your most valuable content will never be overlooked.

Multi-language support

AddSearch detects the default language of your pages and only displays search results that match the language.

Make it look like your brand

Consistent branding is essential for cultivating trust and building your reputation online. With simple CSS tweaks, you can customize the look-and-feel of the search box and search results page to align with your brand.

Established and dedicated, at your service

Site search is our business. In fact, it’s our only business. We are 100% dedicated to delivering the best site search experience for you and your users.

It also means you can rely on us. We are not a fresh startup with sky-high ambitions – we’re a well-funded, stable company with a healthy cash flow. You can count on us to deliver fantastic site search for as long as you need it.

Here’s what our customers think

Since July 2017, AddSearch has provided us with two separate search engines, for both the UK Supreme Court and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council websites. We have found the product to be effective, easy to use, and good value for money.

As a client, the technical support they provide is excellent. Their expert advisors have great product knowledge, respond to questions promptly, and provide good overall customer service. -Damien Abbott, Website Manager / UK Supreme Court

Also check out our case studies on how AddSearch has served as Google Site Search alternative.

Pricing plans


$299 yearly or


per month
  • Up to 1000 pages
  • 5 domains/subdomains
  • 2 admin users
  • Automatic recrawl
  • Friendly & quick email support
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$799 yearly or


per month
  • Up to 50 000 pages
  • 20 domains/subdomains
  • 5 admin users
  • Synonyms and Promotions
  • Accelerated crawling
  • Friendly & quick email support
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Starting at


per month
  • Service level agreement (SLA)
  • Implementation consultation
  • Geographically distributed search index
  • AJAX crawling
  • Pay by invoice
  • Priority support
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