Tools and Plugins
Google Search

Google Search Plugin

Through the plugins endpoint, you can use google search for answers to your questions with assistance from GPT! To get started, you need to get a Google Custom Search API key, and a Google Custom Search Engine ID. You can then define these as follows in your .env file:


You first need to create a programmable search engine and get the search engine ID:

Then you can get the API key, click the “Get a key” button on this page:

1. Go to the Programmable Search Engine docs to get a Search engine ID

2. Click on “Control Panel” under “Defining a Programmable Engine in Control Panel”

Click to sign in(make a Google acct if you do not have one):


3. Register yourself a new account/Login to the Control Panel

After logging in, you will be redirected to the Control Panel to create a new search engine:


4. Create a new search engine

Fill in a name, select to “Search the entire web” and hit “Create”:


5. Copy your Search engine ID to your .env file


6. Go to custom-search docs to get a Google search API key

7. Click “Get a Key”:


8. Name your project and agree to the Terms of Service


9. Copy your Google search API key to your .env file