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url: vs. host:

Is there a difference?



1:51 am on Sep 20, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Does anyone know if there is there a difference between doing a url:[domain] and host: search?

There is no difference from what I can tell.

Here is my dilemma. I was researching a domain that I am competing with and they have many separate sites with other country's extensions. For example...


What I am trying to do is filter out the foreign domains and just get the indexed url's of the www.domain.com site. Any suggestions?


10:36 am on Sep 20, 2000 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Administrator brett_tabke is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

do the url search, then do a - host: or - site: for the other domain. You can combine them.

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