EID 100 Google Search Syntax


1. How would you search for an exact word or phrase?

Phrase place them in the search bar with the quotation marks.

2. How would you search for something on a specific site?

Type in the specific search word followed by the word “site” with a colon and the website domain name together.

3. How would you correctly search for a definition?

Place the term define in front of the word you’re finding the definition for.

4. How would you search for a specific product available within a specific price range?

Type the product desired, type two prices from low to high, in between them with two dots. Remember to place “$” in front of these number values.

5. How would you search for a specific filetype?

use the term filetype with the specific filetype extension.

6. How would you include or ignore words in your search?

To exclude, use a minus symbol and to include a word use the word “and.”

7. How would you find sites/pages similar to an existing one?

Use related: _________.com

8. How would you confirm the exact form of a quote even if you were missing some of the words?

use an asterisk where the words are missing.

9. How would search for pages containing two connected words?

Use a dash option in order to connect the words.

10. How would you search for social media content containing a specific tag?

To search for a specific tag, you would use the @ symbol or # to see a specific search in the specific context of social media.

EID 100 Google Search Syntax

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