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Search Modifiers

Do you know how to tweak your Google Search results using modifiers? In this video, Graham explains how search modifiers work using some examples.

Modifiers are built into Google Search and they can really help refine your search results.

For example, if you are looking for information on the tallest building in the world, then by using the quote key ( “ ) before and after the search “tallest building in the world” will only display searches with that exact phrase. Add the text site: and a website to your search to only find results that appear on that website. Add the text define: before a word to return dictionary definitions. Put a – character before a word to exclude results with that word.

For additional support please visit the website link below: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2466433?hl=en

Putting it into Practice

Use search modifiers to find information about trainers; the people who train others, not the shoes.

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