The following tutorial explains how to make the WordPress search button appear after the search box in your sidebar. If your like me, you’d probably rather have the search button next to the search box rather than under the search box. However, by default, the sidebar widget employs a break between the search form and search button. This is relatively easy to fix as I explain below.
Making the WordPress search button appear next to the search box:
Using an ftp client, navigate to your WordPress wp-includes directory and locate the widgets.php file
Using a text or code editor, open the widgets.php file and find the following code: