How to do Smart Google search with Google Operators? Narrow down your search with Google Search Operators

LEarn what is Goggle Operators and how to use them. We all know that Google is a giant in search engine performance. Very early, Google has included several options in search preference. However, if you are searching a term, Google will provide you the best related search results using its strong algorithm. Google uses the concept called snippets to provide you the better search results.

Whenever, you perform a search, the results displayed will be the suggestion based on the closely matched contact and number of views. However, if you are looking for a particular word or a phrase. In other words, you need the results with the specific word or content omitted, you can make use of Google Search Operators. This will provide a specific results and will save lots of your time.

Note: Never use space between operators as Google will not consider the symbol as operator and will do normal search.

If you search the term site:einfobook.blogspot.com will work and the term with the space after the operator site: einfobook.blogspot.com will not work. But, it will still display the result. That will not be relevant.

Example: site:einfobook.blogspot.com
Example: site: einfobook.blogspot.com

Please find the screenshot below:

Einfobook Google Search Operators with site operator

Using (“”) operator

Search for an exact word or phrase using double quotes “”. You can search for any specific quotes or lines using “” operator. This helps while you are searching for a film or lyrics of a song.

Example: “E info Book”. This search will display results only with the keywords E info Book. Please find the screenshot below:

E infobook Google Search Operators with quotes

Using dash (-) operator

Exclude a word using dash (-) before a word or site. You can search by excluding any specific quotes or lines using operator.

Example: -Einfo Book. This will ignore the word Einfo and display results with the keyword Book alone. Find the screenshot below:

E infobook Google Search Operators with except or dash operator

Using (link:) operator

You can search for pages that link to a URL using link: operator.

Example: link:google.com. You can find the screenshot below:

E infobook Search Operators with link operator

Using OR operator.

Example 1: Hockey World Cup 2013 OR 2014
Example 2 (using an exact word or phrase): “Hockey World Cup 2013” OR “Hockey World Cup 2014”

E infobook Google Search Operators with OR operator

Using (..) operator.

Search for a number range using two periods without spaces  (..) operator.

Example: Amazon $50..$100 Find the screenshot below:

E infobook Google Search Operators with range operator

Using (similar:) operator

You can Search for pages that are similar to a URL using similar: operator.

Example: similar:einfobook.blogspot.com You can find the screenshot below:

E infobook Google Search Operators with similar operator

Using (site:) operator.

Search within a site or domain using (site:) operator. You can use site: operator to search a particular website

Example: site:einfobook.blogspot.com. Please find the screenshot below:

E infobook Google Search Operators with site operator

Example with space: site:einfobook.blogspot.com. Please find the screenshot below:

E infobook Google Search Operators with site operator
Amudhakumar is a passionate blogger and writes for Appnol.com. He graduated from Sainik school and holds a Bachler’s Degree in computer science. Holds 6 years of experience in leading MNC’s like Accenture, CSS Corp, and Amazon India.

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