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MSN Search Operators - Old and New

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9:19 pm on Jul 6, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Had two people ask me about MSN's new search operators. So here's the old and new in one place:

Goodroi summed up the old operators here:
Old MSN Search Operators [webmasterworld.com]

New Search Operators:

Search for file extensions (doc, xls, rtf, ppt...etc.):
filetype:pdf searchphrase

Search for pages linking to a single page:

Search for all pages that link to anywhere in a domain.

Search for pages with hyperlink to specific file extension (wmv, mp3 etc...):
contains:wmv searchphrase

Search for phrase in anchor:

Search for phrase in body:

More about the new operators here:
New MSN Search Operators [blogs.msdn.com]

[edited by: Receptional at 11:00 am (utc) on July 7, 2005]
[edit reason] Fixed the [/b] tag [/edit]


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