Global Search

Display your site's search results as an Essential Grid.

1. Connect your site's default Search Form.

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Right-click your site's default search field, and select "Inspect Element".
And then copy the class name of the search field's element from the browser's web console.
Next, from the "Search Settings" page, set "Enable Search Globally" to "On", and then click "Add Setting".
Next, paste in your search form's class name, select a Grid, and click "Save Settings".
Result:

2. Create your own Search Form as a Shortcode

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From the "Search Settings" page, click "Add Shortcode" from the "Shortcodes Search" tab.
Give the shortcode a "Handle", assign it a Grid, enter some HTML to be used for the search, and then copy the Generated Shortcode to your clipboard.
Next, paste the shortcode into one of your pages.
Result: