MSnet - Google Search terms

Google Search terms

Quotation Marks

Use quotes to search for an exact word or set of words.
This is useful for searching for song lyrics or a quote.

“To be or not to be”

Dashes

Put a Dash before a word that you want to exclude in your search.

Jaguar -animal

Tilde

Use a Tilde before a term to include results with its synonyms

Christmas ~desserts

Site:query

Use site: to search within a specific website

site:msnet.uk

link:query

Use link: to search for sites that link to the specific site url

link:msnet.uk

Two Periods

Use two periods between two numbers to express a range to search between, for example dates measurements or prices

songs 1980..1984

related:query

Use related: to find websites that are related to the specified site

related:bbc.co.uk

For more search terms, visit:

https://google.com/insidesearch/tipstricks/