The core Search module in Drupal 7 is great for simple search pages however, the configuration options are fairly limited. The biggest issue I have with the module is that you’re stuck with a single search page. Also, the URL to the search page is “search/node”, which isn’t very SEO friendly.
In this video, I’ll show you how to create a custom search page using just Views and Drupal’s core Search module. By using Views, we can create as many search pages as we want and customise the search results even further using filters.
drush dl views ctools