Advanced Yahoo! Link Operator Searches

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Link Function at Yahoo! Allows for Other Operators
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Barry reports on the fact that you can now mesh other operators into the Yahoo! link commands, as discovered by Shawn over at DP forums. You can use the new combo's to do all kinds of interesting things, here's a few examples:

There are probably a few other cool combo's, if you come across them, please post them here!

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has been that way for a

has been that way for a while I think

There's tons

Anything you can think of, you can do...

Try

link:url.com/page.html site:url.com - shows you all internal links to a single page

linkdomain:url.com -site:url.com - all the external links (w/o your own site)

linkdomain:url.com "keyword phrase" - all the links that have that phrase on the page (this is very useful)

linkdomain:url.com site:.de - testing all types of TLDs to see what you've got from other regions, .orgs, .edus, .govs, etc.

linkdomain:url.com intitle:term - just pages with your term in the title

linkdomain:url.com inurl:.php - just php pages linking to your site

Use your imagination, there's a ton. BTW - I've been using these in the SEOmoz tools for a year, so they're definitely not new.

Wonderful examples,

Wonderful examples, thanks!

I never knew - im ashamed to say that my Yahoo! search skills are seriously lacking...

MSN too...

I've been using compound backlink searches in MSN for quite some time.

eg...

link:url.com "keyword phrase"

Haven't tried some of the others rand and Barry suggest, but this one is extremely useful.

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