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Remove search tool on header

Hello all,

I am very new to wordpress and trying to build my site. I want to remove the search icon from the header on my template.  I have selected: Appearance, customize, header, and chose one without the saerch tool.   Saved and published and the search tool is still there.  Tried this with both Chrome and Firefox. Same results.  I feel that the search icon is hard coded...    I have also tried using the disable search plug in.  Which does disable it, but still shows up and does something odd when you click it.  Suggestions??

 

Also, is there a way to easily add text to my existing header.  I just want to add my business phone number.  There is nothing in the template or wordpress that will let me add it to the header.

 

Thanks!

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Re: Remove search tool on header

@tony1b2000 

 

Widgets have been removed from that theme.

.header__extras {display:none;}

 

In Appearance -> Customize -> Additional CSS if you add the line of code above it should hide the search feature 



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Re: Remove search tool on header

@tony1b2000 

 

What you want to look for is Appearance -> Widgets  and then Top Bar / Logo Bar / Header Bar

The name will vary based on your theme but one of these more than likely has a search in it.



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Re: Remove search tool on header

I am using a Godaddy template called "Rinse"  (Rinse and wash). It does not have widget options...    Suggestions???

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Re: Remove search tool on header

@tony1b2000 

 

What is your domain that I can look at the site / where the search is



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Re: Remove search tool on header

@tony1b2000 

 

Widgets have been removed from that theme.

.header__extras {display:none;}

 

In Appearance -> Customize -> Additional CSS if you add the line of code above it should hide the search feature 



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@tony1b2000 

 

I don't believe that template has the ability to do that



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Thanks for your help!