How to create menu with Search engine using HTML, CSS and Javascript

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In this lesson you will learn how to create menu with simple search engine

This lesson include:

  • HTML Instructions
  • CSS Instructions
  • Javascript Instructions

We will add comments inside the example code boxes to explain as much as we can, comments are in grey color.

Part 1


Follow our comments inside the code example box ( in grey ).

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Code Example:

             <div class="row">
  <div class="leftside" >
    <h2>Learn Coding</h2>
    <input type="text" id="simplesearch" onkeyup="myFunction()"
     placeholder="Search.." title="Type and search">
    <ul id="menu_options">
      <li><a href="#">JavaScript</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">CSS</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">HTML</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Coding</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Tutorials</a></li>
  <div class="rightside" >
    <h2>Website heading</h2><br><br>
    <p>your content is here: we teach programming easy 
    and free, anjoy our guides and share to your friends.</p>

Part 2


Add the style sheets:

Code Example:

/* font type */
    body {
  font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
* {
  box-sizing: border-box;
.row {
  display: flex;
/* style right box  */
.rightside {
  flex: 65%;
  padding: 15px;
/* style left box  */
.leftside {
  flex: 35%;
  padding: 15px 0;
/* style heading */
.leftside h2{
  padding-left: 8px;
menu_options {
  list-style-type: none;
  padding: 0;
  margin: 0;
simplesearch {
  width: 100%;
  font-size: 20px;
  padding: 11px;
  border: 1px solid #ddd;
/* text each link */
menu_options li a {
  padding: 12px;
  text-decoration: none;
  color: black;
  display: block;
/* style when you hover with mouse on tab link */
menu_options li a:hover {
  background-color: #eee;
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