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How To Search A Specific Domain in Google


Did you know that you can use Google to search within a specific domain? For example, if you would like to search for "cheese", but only in .edu sites, you would use this query:


site:.edu cheese

This also works with .org domains:

site:.org "pine trees"

Note the quotation marks around the phrase "pine trees"? When you use quotation marks, you're telling Google that you want it to retrieve results that have those two words in exactly that order. This is a very helpful shortcut. 

How about government domains? Yes, you can do that:

site:.gov "job benefits"


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