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Embed your search tool

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This article provides steps for embedding the MindTouch search tool into your web properties or applications.


  • search tool created
  • Basic HTML skills
  • Rights of authorship on the page on which you want to embed the search tool.

How to embed the search tool

Step 1: Copy the embed code

Note to user   NOTE:  Skip this section if you already copied the code when you created your search tool.

  1. From the Site tools menu on the MindTouch toolbar, select Control panel.
  2. Navigate to System Settings > Integrations > Touchpoint Toolbox.
  3. Scroll to Currently enabled Touchpoint tools, select your tool and click Copy code to clipboard.

Screenshot of the search Touchpoint embed code

Step 2: Embed the search tool

  1. Navigate to the page on which you want to embed your search tool.
  2. Decide where on the page you want to add the search tool .
  3. If necessary, consult with your product developers to access the HTML of your web application.
  4. Paste the embed code directly into the HTML of your web page or application.

Screenshot of embedded search touchpoint code

Step 3: Test your tool

  1. Open your web page or application.
  2. Type a search into the search bar.
  3. Verify the search takes you to the MindTouch search page.

What's next?

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