Bing Search Advanced Commands – Get Them Here

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It’s official, Bing is taking over the world, with it’s growing partnership with Facebook, so better see what kind of useful commands we can use:


This is a pretty handy command to see what competitors are linking out to. If you have a tool like LinkResearchTools you can see what competitors are linking out to, with the aim of getting a link in these places to. This bing command will let you do a quick check for outbound links. For example, below is all outbound links for Axa

It’s a real handy check during an audit i.e. check there are no odd links to the spam categories. You would be amazed what kind of outbound links you will find on client sites.

2) Site:

As per Google you can use the command site:{URL} to check for pages indexed in Bing. If you run

[keyword] site:{URL}

You will get all URLs with that keyword included. From looking at Bing v Google in terms of the site command, Bing always seems to return more pages. There are a lot of doubts about the accuracy of the site: command in Google.

3) intitle:

As per Google


returns all pages with the keyword in the title

4) inbody:{keyword}

returns all pages with keyword in the body copy

5) language:<ll>

This is a really cool command. It will find pages in a particular language for a given keyword i.e

6) Link Commands

Bing has disabled the usage of the link: command. You can look for links using the inbody command if you are seeking pages with a particular anchor text i.e. inbody:<keyword>. The problem being, you make get back a lot of results. Not just the links.

7) Contains:

You can find pages that link to specific file types i.e. physics research paper contains:pdf

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