Where Should Web Sites Place Site Search Boxes?
Most retailers place their search box for on-site search at the top of each page. Graham Charlton takes us through a few suggestions on best practices for on-site search box placement. He presents several examples of placements and designs, along with the results of informal research indicating where the top 50 U.K. retailers place their search box. And while placement may seem important today, how long will it be until consumers see the box off to the side and a picture of a microphone in its place enabling voice search on sites?