The native catalog search box does not display. I have it added to the local.xml file as

    <reference name=“left”>

    <block type="core/template" name="top.search" as="topSearch" template="catalogsearch/form.mini.phtml"/>

So it displays in my sidebar. However it does not show.

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I have change alias name and name of block And here Complete code

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<layout version="0.1.0">
<reference name="left">
            <block type="core/template" name="left.search" as="left.topSearch" template="catalogsearch/form.mini.phtml" before="catalog.leftnav" />
  • i've changed the alias to yours and refreshed cache yet nothing
    – xoxoxo
    Commented Jun 17, 2014 at 17:51

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