Ultimate Guide to Google Search Operators and Parameters

What are Google search operators?

Google search operators are special characters and commands sometimes called “advanced operators” or search parameters that extend the capabilities of regular text searches. Search operators can be useful for everything from content research to technical SEO audits.

Operator Used in Video for Adding Comment – site:inurl:blog intitle:health “leave a reply” site:au

intitle:intitle:”tesla vs edison”
Search only in the page’s title for a word or phrase. Use exact-match (quotes) for phrases.
allintitle:allintitle: tesla vs edison
Search the page title for every individual term following “allintitle:”. Same as multiple intitle:’s.
inurl:tesla announcements inurl:2016
Look for a word or phrase (in quotes) in the document URL. Can combine with other terms.
allinurl:allinurl: amazon field-keywords nikon
Search the URL for every individual term following “allinurl:”. Same as multiple inurl:’s.
intext:intext:”orbi vs eero vs google wifi”
Search for a word or phrase (in quotes), but only in the body/document text.
allintext:allintext: orbi eero google wifi
Search the body text for every individual term following “allintext:”. Same as multiple intexts:’s.
filetype:“tesla announcements” filetype:pdf
Match only a specific file type. Some examples include PDF, DOC, XLS, PPT, and TXT.
Return sites that are related to a target domain. Only works for larger domains.
AROUND(X)tesla AROUND(3) edison
Returns results where the two terms/phrases are within (X) words of each other.
Find pages that link to the target domain. This operator was deprecated in early 2017.
inanchor:inanchor:”tesla announcements”
Find pages linked to with the specified anchor text/phrase. Data is heavily sampled.
allinanchor:allinanchor: tesla announcements
Find pages with all individual terms after “inanchor:” in the inbound anchor text.

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