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When I enter in a search query in my blog's search box, it simply returns to my blog's front page with URL http://www.mywebpage.com/?s+id%3D=mysearchquery. Here's my search box code:

<form method="get" id="searchform" action="<?php esc_url( home_url( '/' ) ); ?>">
  <?php 
    echo "<!--[if !IE]> --><input type='text' name='s id='s' class='blog_search_field' placeholder='Search' value=''/><!--<![endif]-->";
    echo "<!--[if IE]><input type='text' name='s id='s' class='blog_search_field' value='Search' /><![endif]-->";
  ?>    
</form>

The front page is a static page at www.mywebpage.com, and then the blog index page is at www.mywebpage.com/?page_id=7. Any pointers would be terrific. Thanks for reading!

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  • Make a search.php like TwentyFifteen in your theme and you may see the search result. Jan 11, 2015 at 16:50
  • If blog index page isn't at the root why would URL point there? How exactly is your front/home is set up?
    – Rarst
    Jan 11, 2015 at 18:01
  • Hi @Rarst, thanks for the comment. The front page was selected under "Settings->Reading->Front page displays" to be a static page. The blog index page is at www.mywebpage.com/?page_id=7, and it's a homemade template.
    – Rogare
    Jan 11, 2015 at 18:47

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I think that your problem is a syntax error: name='s should be name='s'.

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  • Gald to help ;)
    – cybmeta
    Jan 11, 2015 at 18:58

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