Refresh yourself on Google’s Advanced Search Syntax: The Complete List of 42

Written with an SEO perspective, but still good to refresh yourself with the advanced syntax available on Google. Lots to look at, but here are a few to whet your appetite:


Proximity search. Find pages containing two words or phrases within X words of each other. For this example, the words “apple” and “iphone” must be present in the content and no further than four words apart.

Example: apple AROUND(4) iphone


Convert one unit to another. Works with currencies, weights, temperatures, etc.

Example: $329 in GBP


Find news results from a certain source in Google News.

Example: apple source:the_verge

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