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how to combine query modifiers

Syed ather zaidi [PersonRank 0]

Thursday, October 9, 2008
10 years ago2,346 views

hi i want to combine the two modifers [link:] and [inurl:]
Actually i want all those pages that have links to a site,say,
I can do by []
second i want to filter the above result to include only those urls that have .gov . the query for that will be []
   now the problem is that both the above queries need to be combined so that i can get all those .gov sites that have links to
does anyone of you have an idea how to combine the above two queries.


foxpro [PersonRank 0]

10 years ago #

No idea

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

It's not possible to combine these two AFAIK. (You'd probably want to use the [site:] operator rather than the [inurl:] operator too.)

As an alternative, you could try this query though:

[ ""] ...

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Try Live Search: ...
(but use site: instead of inurl:)

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Ionut, that still doesn't work for me. It just returns searches for the phrase "" on all sites on the domain rather than actual links.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Sorry about that, they disabled the link: operator. The recommended option is to use Live Search Webmaster Central, which offers options to refine the backlinks. Unfortunately, the data is only available for site owners. ...

Also check Yahoo: ...

mrbene [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

More info on the supported parameters at ...

I tried throwing the AND operator into a Google search with the "link:" operator, but it failed.

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