Monday, June 28, 2010

GOOGLE SEARCH MADE EASY ---some google search operators

here are some search operators


  1. site:USAGE site:google.com fox      will find all sites containing the
    word fox, located within the *.google.com domain,WHAT IT DOES , it restricts results to sites within the specified domain
  2. intitle : USAGE intitle:fox fire will find all sites with the word fox in the
    title and fire in the text,What Would Google Do? ,restricts results to documents whose
    title contains the specified phrase
  3. allintitle:USAGE  allintitle:fox fire will find all sites with the words fox
    and fire in the title, so it's equivalent to   intitle:fox intitle:fire ,WHAT IT DOES,restricts results to documents  whose title contains all the specified phrasesGoogle Search & Destroy
  4. inurl: USAGE inurl:fox fire will find all sites containing the word fire in the text and fox in the URL      WHAT GOOGLE DOES:restricts results to sites whose URL contains the specified phraseGoogle Advertising Tools: Cashing in with AdSense and AdWords 
  5. allinurl USAGE allinurl:fox fire will find all sites with the words fox
    and fire in the URL, so it's equivalent to inurl:fox inurl:fire                                                            WHAT IT DOES restricts results to sites whose URL contains all the specified phrases
  6. filetype, ext USAGE filetype:pdf fire will return PDFs containing the word
    fire, while filetype:xls fox will return Excel spreadsheets with the word fox                                         WHAT IT DOES restricts results to documents of the specified type
  7.  numrange USAGE numrange:1-100 fire will return sites containing a number
    from 1 to 100 and the word fire. The same result can be achieved with 1..100 fire                             What Does It restricts results to documents containing a number from the specified range.
  8. link USAGE link:www.google.com will return documents containing
    one or more links to www.google.com                                                                                               What Does It All Mean? restricts results to sites containing links to the specified location                       NOTE:  IT CANNOT BE USED WITH ANY OTHER OPERATOR
  9. inanchor USAGE inanchor:fire will return documents with links whose description contains the word fire (that's the actual link text, not the URL indicated by the link)      Like What You See? Meet Mini Me! Sex T-shirt       WHAT IT DOES restricts results to sites containing links with the specified phrase in their descriptions
  10. allintext USAGE allintext:"fire fox" will return documents which contain the phrase fire fox in their text only                                                                                                                                           WHAT IT DOES restricts results to documents containing the specified phrase in the text, but not in the title, link descriptions or URLs
  11. + USAGE +fire will order results by the number of occurrences of the word fire                             WHAT IT DOES specifies that a phrase should occur frequently in results
  12. - USAGE -fire will return documents that don't contain the word fire                                                 WHAT HAPPENS specifies that a phrase must not occur in results
  13. "" USAGE "fire fox" will return documents containing the phrase fire fox                                         WHAT IT DO delimiters for entire search phrases (not single words)
  14. . USAGE fire.fox will return documents containing the phrases fire fox, fireAfox, fire1fox, fire-fox etc. WHAT DOES IT DO wildcard for a single character
  15. * USAGE fire * fox will return documents containing the phrases fire the fox, fire in fox, fire or fox etc. WHAT IT DOES wildcard for a single word
  16. | USAGE "fire fox" | firefox will return documents containing the phrase fire fox or the word firefox WHAT IS IT FOR     logical OR