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Google Search: Operators and Tools

●double quotations (“…”) for exact word or phrase e.g. “search query”
●a dash or minus (-) for exclude a word e.g. -query
●a tilde sign (~) for similar words e.g. ~query
●an asterisk (*) within a query for unknown e.g. query * query
●”at” sign (@) for social tags
●hashtag or number sign (#) for trending topics
●ampersand (&) for strongly connected ideas and phrases
●underscore symbol (_) for words linked together
●capitalized OR for either search query e.g. query OR query
●separate numbers by two periods (..) for results between them e.g. $100..$200, “8000.. mAh”
●fy:loquacious
●define:loquacious
●filetype:pdf
●site:google.com
●link:google.com
●related:nytimes.com
●location:hk/tw/cn can be used in google news search only

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