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xalys20632yUse ‘-‘ for your search results to exclude a specific word.
For example, when you Google something and all you get is explanations for a framework while you don’t use a framework, you could ‘-thatframework’.
Learn to love the negation operator (-). It’s the single most powerful tool you have for getting garbage and ambiguity out of your search results.
Say you want to search for windows, but are not interested in a certain Microsoft product:
‘Windows -microsoft -software’
Or Say you’re interested in vape hardware but aren’t interested in drugs:
‘Vape pen -thc -cbd’
This also works on top level domain names. Say you want to find non-US-government sources for a thing
The possibilities are endless.
rant1ng48052yOr just.. Take a minute to think careful about words
Words only what you want could have
I've known of - for twenty years, never had the need to use it..maybe I'm missing something
@rant1ng adding to that, I want to say you have to be a little persistent with your search. you probably don't know the best words in your first search query, as you continue and see results and refine your search you come up with better keywords.
and you seem good on your feet, but you just can't go wrong with the '-'. having more tools will get u better results for sure.
ceee83312yThe quotation marks help.
And aren't Google employees called Googler 😅 ?