The Full List of Google Operators – 2020

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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: – file types
site: Narrow results to a site
related: Shows similar sites (being phased out)
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
before:, after: Date search


Working on my presentation “‘Visualize Success’ as the Google Search Principle” for Online Sourcing Learning Day – May 6, I have updated the full list of Google search operators and thought it would be a good idea to share it here. (As you know, Google no longer documents most of these.)

Bookmark it! 🙂

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