Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Search Engine Operators link, cache, site, info, related for SEO

Search Engine Operators

There are many types of operators are used in search engines. But out of many only 5 Operators are important for Search Engine Optimization of any website. SEO persons are using these operators to known the exact value of any website and they may known where that particular website stands with help of these link:, cache:, site:, info:, related: operators.

5 Search Engine Operators used for SEO

(1) link: This operator will show the number of backlinks of a website.

Example: Use Google Search Engine to know how much your website have backlinks Simply type link:www.yourwebsitename.com and you will get the backlinks of your website.

(2) cache: This operator will shows when search engine crawler last visit to your website.

Example: cache:www.yourwebsitename.com (It will show exact date and time when search engine robot visit to your website)

(3) site: This operator will show how much pages has been indexed by search engine.

Example: site:www.example.com

It will show number of pages index by search engine.

(4) info: This will show the information about your website home page. It will show only home page of your website. With this operator you may know about the Fake Page Rank (I will discuss it later)

Example: info:www.example.com

(5) related:
This operator will show similar pages to website. You can check your competitor by this operator.

Example: related:www.youwebsitename.com

Hope you will like all these operators.

1 comment:

  1. Great article. You filtered only the important operators.

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