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Overview of Google search operators

Google Search supports several search operators that you can use to refine or target your searches. The following search operators may also be useful for debugging your website.

For example, the site: search operator may be useful to monitor comment spam on your website, and the image search imagesize: operator may be helpful to find images on your site that are small.

Search operators

cache:

Find the cached version of a page. For example:

cache:https://www.google.com/

filetype:

Find search results in a specific file type. For example, you can search for RTF files with the term "galway" in them:

filetype:rtf galway

imagesize:

Find pages that contain images of a specific dimension. This search operator only works on Google Images. For example:

imagesize:1200x800

related:

Find pages that are related to a specific URL. For example:

related:https://www.google.com/

Google determines the relatedness of URLs by comparing multiple factors, such as the entities mentioned on the page and the general category of the page.

site:

Find search results from a particular domain, URL, or URL prefix. For example:

site:https://www.google.com/

src:

Find pages that reference a particular image URL. This search operator only works on Google Images. For example:

src:https://www.example.com/images/peanut-butter.png