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Search Operators

The following table lists the search operators that work with each Google search service. Click on an operator to jump to its description — or, to read about all of the operators, simply scroll down and read all of this page.

Search Service
Search Operators

Web Search
allinanchor:, allintext:, allintitle:, allinurl:, cache:, define:, filetype:, id:, inanchor:, info:, intext:, intitle:, […]

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This page was last modified on: Sunday February 26, 2012

Using Search Operators

You can use most of the options we discussed in Google’s Advanced Search Form in a regular search box query. If you’re a frequent searcher or a “power searcher,” this can save time because you don’t need to open the Advanced Search page and fill in various boxes; instead, you can enter the refined query […]

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This page was last modified on: Sunday August 24, 2008

Advanced Features

Note: Nancy uses this page for presentations on her favorite Google features. You can find more information about these features in other sections of Google Guide.

Like a race car, there are special features if you want more control over your searches.
When you don’t find what you’re seeking, consider specifying more precisely what you want by using Google’s Advanced Search Form, which

is easy to use
allows you to select or exclude pages with more precision than by only specifying search terms and […]

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This page was last modified on: Friday February 2, 2007



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