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Friday, April 22, 2016

What Is Search Operator

Search operator as used in web search engine field refers to character(s) or string of character(s) or punctuation(s) which are added to search queries so as to narrow the search result.

This means that, the search result a search engine displays can greatly be influenced with the help/use of search operator.

For example, using site: search operator will display search result that are only from the website you specify which are in the search engine database rather than displaying all the result for the word/phrase which are in the web search engine database.

The main point
Search operators are words that can be added to search queries to help narrow down or fine-tune the results.



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