This package is abandoned and no longer maintained. The author suggests using the kronova/pr-googlecse package instead.

Frontend search plugin that uses the Google CSE api.

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3.0.1 2021-10-10 22:33 UTC

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This is a TYPO3 Extension for using Google Custom Search Engine in combination with Fluid Templates.

Install the extension

Using TYPO3 extension manager

  • Open TYPO3 extension manager
  • Switch at the top left to "Get extensions"
  • Search for pr_googlecse
  • Click install

Using composer

Login via SSH, go to your TYPO3 root and run the following command:

composer require kronova/pr-googlecse

Configure the extension

General settings

  1. Open the extension manager
  2. Search for "pr_googlecse"
  3. Click on the settings icon on the right
  4. Enter your Google API key (you can get it from
  5. Enter the key of your custom search (you can get it from
  6. Enable/disable caching if you want
  7. Save your changes

Frontend plugin

  1. Choose or create the page where the search should be embedded
  2. Open the template module
  3. Edit the existing or create a new extension template
  4. Go to includes and include the pr_googlecse static template
  5. Save and exit
  6. Open the page view module
  7. Add content > Plugins > Google custom search engine
  8. Save your changes

Currently there are no more settings. Feel free to add issue tickets for feature requests.

Customize the extension

Use own templates

It´s like many other extensions. You can add your own fluid templates by adding your own paths to the TypoScript


plugin.tx_prgooglecse.view.templateRootPath = EXT:your_ext/Resources/Private/Templates
plugin.tx_prgooglecse.view.layoutRootPath = EXT:your_ext/Resources/Private/Templates
plugin.tx_prgooglecse.view.partialRootPath = EXT:your_ext/Resources/Private/Templates

Override default CSS

You can override the following field: plugin.tx_prgooglecse._CSS_DEFAULT_STYLE


You can either open an issue ticket if you wan´t to discuss about a feature request, problem or you can use the contact form on my website for other stuff.