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A search engine by and for the federal government

Powering search results on more than 2,000 websites. Free, effective, and simple—Search.gov has all you need to get search right on your website!

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Why Search.gov?

Built for government — Secure, compliant, designed around the unique circumstances of government web publishing.

Highly configurable — No developers required - use our easy interface to design your search experience yourself.

Hands-on customer service — We're here to help you, from implementation to SEO.

No barriers to entry — Getting started with Search.gov is friction free.

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How do I get search right on my website?

  • Learn all about indexing your site

    Curious about how to properly index your federal agency website? We can help you get started with our training and resources on indexing.

  • Managing your search results

    Want to improve your results? Having trouble with results missing? Learn more about how to improve your search experience.

  • What to do after a site redesign or migration

    Making improvements to your site can be exciting but also daunting. We created a guide to help you keep your search working well on the new site.

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Get help to log in

If you’re unable to log in to your account, email us for help.

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Re-index your site or submit sitemap

Let us know if your search results are outdated, or if you have a new sitemap.

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Learn about Results API features

We offer a robust API for pulling search results, but its feature set is different from our hosted results page.

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Add or remove users

You can manage who has access to your search site in the Admin Center.

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