The Site Search Portlet is a text box that allows site visitors to search the site for matching content or documents by using specific words or phrases. 

1- Portlet Name: Giving this portlet a name allows you to locate it alphabetically in your list of Site Search Portlets  in the admin tool.
2- Short Description: Provide a short explanation of the portlet you are creating.
3- Search Filter: Used to specify the name of a CMS Dynamic List Portlet that will be used as the filter for how search results are formed. 
4- Search Label: content that appears next to the search box.  Typically a company will use the term "Search".


Add Site Search Portlet:

  1. Select Portlets; Site Search
  2. Select + adjacent to Portlet Actions for Site_Search.
  3. Name and Describe the Site Search Portlet you are adding. 
  4. Choose if you are going to add a Search filter.  If not, leave it as None.
  5. Enter a Search Label.
  6. Clock Save Info.