The Full List of Google Advanced Search Operators

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Operator Meaning
Pages containing keywords in:
allinurl: / inurl: – the URL
allintitle: / intitle: – the Title
allintext: / intext: – the text
allinanchor:  /  inanchor: – the anchor text
filetype: – after the last period in file name
site: Narrow results to a site
related: Shows similar sites
info: Shows page info
define Gives a definition
The quotes (“”) Search for a phrase
The minus (-) Exclusion
OR Alternatives
Numrange (..) Search for a range of numbers
Asterisk (*) Stands for a word or a few words
AROUND (n) Proximity search

The above chart show all of the currently supported advanced search operators in Google. (Google’s help no longer lists most of them!)

Get the Boolean Basics class for an extensive coverage of all things Boolean.

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  1. Can someone give me an example of a strong string that is effective for conference attendee lists? I am hit and miss with what is build.

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