Searching websites that don't have a native search function

Statically generated websites, like this one, don’t rely on server side processing. This makes it more difficult to include a native search function. I know there are tools to enable search, but the entire point of building this site with a static generator is to keep it simple. I don’t want deal with maintaining additional software or building non-native libraries.

Fortunately, there is an easy alternative. The big search engines, Google and Duck Duck Go have the site: search filter.

By adding the site: option, results are limited to only the site specified. For example, to search for serial console information on the website using the following search string: serial console.

Google search results:

Duck Duck Go search results: