Top 10 Technique – Advanced Google Operators

daterange: Returns documents modified in the given time interval. Dates should be entered in Julian format. For example, go to: http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/JulianDate.php to convert Calendar date to Julian date. Using java programmer daterange:2455139-2454466 you can find who talked about java programmers from November 4-December 4, 2009.

 

filetype: returns links to documents with the given file type. For example searching for programmers filetype:java will find portable and object-oriented programmers. Supported file types are pdf, ps, wk1, wk2, wk3, wk4, wk5, wki, wks, wku, lwp, mw, xls, ppt, doc, wks, wps, wdb, wri, rtf, swf, ans, txt, but other are supported as well, like xml, cpp, java etc.

 

site: restricts the results to the given domain. site:panerabread.com will find all indexed page on www.panerabread.com, while site:panerabread.com bagels will find all bagel-related pages on www.panerabread.com

 

update: you can use the site operator also to find your supplemental results using this query: site:www.panerabread.com ***

 

cache: shows the cached version of given webpage. Other words in the query will be highlighted in the returned page,cache:www.panerabread.com bagels

 

link: lists webpages that link to the given webpage. link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/java programmer will list webpages with links pointing to wikipedia’s voice for java programmer

 

related: returns pages that Google somehow thinks are related to the given page.

 

info: returns some information about the given web page. Typically website and description.

 

define: returns the definition of a given word. define:programmer

 

phonebook: search in residential phone book. phonebook:jones dc

 

stocks: returns stock info: stocks:aapl

 

weather: weather information for the given city. weather:bethesda

 

movie: returns all movies related to the search term given. movie:2012  You can also find movies by locations: movie:dc , movie:20817

 

flights: search for flights inside USA using the airport code (does not work for every airport). flights:dca

 

SEO-Oriented Operators

 

allintitle: Search for documents with the given words in their title. allintitle:bagels cheese will find all the documents with title containing ‘bagels’ and ‘cheese’. This operator cannot be combined with others.

 

intitle: Search for documents with the first word after the intitle operator in their title. intitle:bagels cheese will find all the documents with title containing ‘bagels’ and talking about cheese. Note that the word ‘cheese’ is not necessarily in the title.

 

allintext: Search for documents with the given words in their text. allintext:bagels cheese will find all the documents with text containing ‘bagels’ and ‘cheese’. This operator cannot be combined with others.

 

intext: Search for documents with the first word after the intext operator in their text. intext:bagels cheese will find all the documents with text containing ‘bagels’ and talking about cheese. Note that the word ‘cheese’ is not necessarily in the text

 

allinurl: Search for documents with the given words in their url. allinurl:bagels cheese will find all the documents with url containing ‘bagels’ and ‘cheese’. This operator cannot be combined with others.

 

inurl: Search for documents with the first word after the inurl operator in their url. inurl:bagels cheese will find all the documents with url containing ‘bagels’ and talking about cheese. Note that the word ‘cheese’ is not necessarily in the text

 

allinanchor: Search for documents with the given words in an anchor. allinurl:bagels cheese will find all the documents with anchor text containing ‘bagels’ and ‘cheese’. This operator cannot be combined with others.

 

inanchor: Search for documents with the first word after the operator in an anchor. inanchor:bagels cheese will find all the documents with anchor containing ‘bagels’ and talking about cheese. Note that the word ‘cheese’ is not necessarily in an anchor.