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Search on Federalist Sites

It’s easy to add search functionality to a site.

We recommend using, a free site search and search analytics service for federal web sites. You will need to register for and follow their instructions to integrate this service with your Federalist site. For full details, visit

If you’d prefer another solution, you can configure a tool like lunrjs that creates a search function run using the client browser. An example of this is at the 18F blog. This avoids any dependency on another service, but the search results are not as robust.