Google plans to discontinue Google Site Search, a product it has sold to web publishers that wanted to apply the industry’s leading search technology to their own sites.
CSE Sign up for the basics is free, but should you need to remove Google branding and adverts , then it starts from USD 100 a year!
Check out what are the differences and how it affects your website , if it is using Google site search already.
|Google Site Search||Free CSE|
|Search the entire web|
|Look and feel|
|Option to remove ads|
|Access to XML API for results|
|JSON API||Unlimited||Daily limit|
|Make money with AdSense|
|Option to remove Google branding|
|Share query quotas with a business group|
|Access to the support forum|
Learn more about Custom Search Engine by Google.
This could affect your SEO if you have implemented GSS in your website, please consult a SEO Sri Lanka Service Provider or a Web Design Company in Sri Lanka to consult about how to fix this.