Internet search – what could be easier? But even such a simple action has its own characteristics. In this post, you will learn what search operators are and how they work. With them, the search for information will become easier.
Common for Yandex and Google
Operators “+” and “–” – Responsible for searching for information that necessarily contains or does not contain the specified word.
– Responsible for exact search by quote, exact match of the phrase
Operator “*” – In Yandex, it is used to indicate a missing word in a quote, in Google is used to indicate missing words in the query
Operator “|” – Responsible for search for any words associated with this operator
Operator “~” – Searches in Yandex documents in which the word specified after the operator is not contained in the same sentence as the word before the operator, Google searches for all words associated with the word, as well as synonyms
Operators for Yandex
Operator “!” – Responsible for searching in a specific but in the given form
Operator “&” – Responsible for finding words associated with the operator in one sentence
Operator “&&” – Does the same as the previous operator, only search within one document
Operators for Google
Operator “#” – Responsible for searching by hashtags
Operator “@” – Responsible for searching by tags and users