Drupal 6: Displaying the total number of results on the search page and how many are being shown on the current page
Back in March I wrote an article: Displaying the total number of results in a view and how many are being shown on the current page. This code snippet will show you how you can add the same functionality on the search results page and improve usability by showing the following text:
First I added a preprocess_search_results function in my theme’s template.php file to generate the html to show on the search results page:
Now you can show this variable on the search results page by copying the search results template file (modules/search/search-results.tpl.php) into your theme folder and editing it.
Here is the new contents of my modified file (minus the comments at the top):