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Google Search Operators (Updated)

Google search operators allow for refining the returned search results.

Command Description Examples
InURL Searches for keywords in the URL of an article
inurl:example.com
Cache Shows Google’s cached version of the web page. cache:example.com
cache:www.example.com/somestuff.htm
FileType Limits the search query to a specific document type. search tips tricks filetype:doc
[searches Microsoft Word documents]
Info Shows information that Google has about a web page. info:www.example.com
info:example.com
Related Lists web pages that are “similar” to a specified web page. related:www.example.com
Site Limits the search query to a specific web site site:wikipedia.org googleplex
#..# Search within a number range [primarily meant for Google Shopping searches] Apple iPhone $200..$300
@Find social tags@YouTube
#Find popular hashtags for trending topics#GameInsight
" "When you put a word or phrase in quotes, the results will only include pages with the same words in the same order as the ones inside the quotes."I had a dream"
*Use the asterisk as a placeholder for any unknown or wildcard terms. this * test


Advanced Images operators

Command Description Examples
ImageSizeLimits image search results to a particular size (measured in pixels)favicons imagesize:16x16

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