Take the 2-minute tour ×
Web Applications Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for power users of web applications. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm searching Google and wish to limit results to ones that contain my search term in the page body but NOT the page title. Is this possible?

share|improve this question

migrated from superuser.com Mar 12 '12 at 18:25

This question came from our site for computer enthusiasts and power users.

add comment

3 Answers

documentation

allintext: Google search

you can combine this with allintitle: -Google search

share|improve this answer
    
Oops, it looks like this solution doesn't exclude the search term from the page titles. Page titles still appear that contain the search string. –  Keyslinger Mar 12 '12 at 17:57
    
Invariably there are going to be bodies about a subject where the title contains the same string as the body. This searches bodies only, so you won't end up with any pages that have a Title with the string and no content of the string in the body. What you want to do is find pages where a string is in the body and not mentioned in the title? I thought you just wanted to ensure the string was in the body.. –  Raystafarian Mar 12 '12 at 18:00
    
I want pages where the string is in the body but not the title. Is there something like "notintitle"? –  Keyslinger Mar 12 '12 at 18:03
    
allinbody: "orange" AND allintitle: -"apple" –  Raystafarian Mar 12 '12 at 18:08
    
hmm, adding allintitle: -"term" to the end of my query doesn't work the way it does in yours. –  Keyslinger Mar 12 '12 at 18:17
add comment

Building upon @Raystafarian's answer (which I also could not replicate), I found this solution:

body: gabe AND body: tycho AND title: -gabe AND title: -tycho

You have to specify the terms separately, but this appears to work just fine.

share|improve this answer
    
This gets me closer! Now, is there a way to limit these results to a single domain? –  Keyslinger Mar 12 '12 at 19:40
    
Actually, now that I look at it, "body" and "title" are just highlighted in the search results –  Keyslinger Mar 12 '12 at 20:05
    
You can limit searching to a single domain by adding site:example.com to your search string. –  Al E. Aug 16 '12 at 17:31
add comment

Put -intitle:[Your Search Term] at the end, in the Google search box.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.