Using the following on Google and Yahoo filters results by site, but not in Bing:

site:example.com keyword

Is there a Bing equivalent?

  • Yea. Same thing! – closetnoc Mar 16 '16 at 22:38
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    @closetnoc That's funny, the word keyword in my example wasn't meant to be a search filter but that is what Bing seems to require. So, while Google/Yahoo seem to filter using site:example.com widgets, Bing requires site:example.com keyword widgets. – Kevin Mar 16 '16 at 22:58
  • Well, I'll be ding danged!! That is why Bing still sucks I suppose. Which is a shame. I want someone to take it to Google a bit. Competition would keep G in check. Otherwise, G will continue to run a muck like it has from time to time. – closetnoc Mar 17 '16 at 0:38
  • @closetnoc That's only reason #376 why Bing sucks, not the only reason. – Rob Mar 17 '16 at 21:57
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    @Rob It blows my mind that after so many years and so much money spent that MSN/Bing cannot do a better job. But then again, it is Microsoft! Quite indicative. – closetnoc Mar 17 '16 at 21:59

Bing supports the use of the site: filter in the search bar. I just performed a test using Bing and doing a search for a government department in Australia to filter just on departments website for the keyword earthquake.

The search string used was site:ses.vic.gov.au earthquake and the results returned was as expected only pages from that domain with the keyword of earthquake as can be seen from this link http://www.bing.com/search?q=site%3Ases.vic.gov.au+earthquake&go=Submit&qs=n&form=QBRE&pq=site%3Ases.vic.gov.au+earthquake&sc=8-28&sp=-1&sk=&cvid=F9AC5EDF8C494F6FA247CF33415DC2CF.

  • It seems to mostly work for me for that site but still returns two results from other sites on the first results page: earthquaketrack.com/r/british-columbia-canada and www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-earthquake-6-6... If I search site:ses.vic.gov.au keyword earthquake, it comes up with only one result. – Kevin Apr 14 '16 at 0:08
  • What happens for you if you search: site:cbc.ca sports? – Kevin Apr 14 '16 at 0:10
  • The exact way that the search engines decide results to show is proprietary and while using the site filter should restrict it to a single domain it is possible that either the page has been mis-indexed or Bing has decided that the page should be included for some reason. – Chris Rutherfurd Apr 14 '16 at 0:10
  • I don't think without the keyword present you can EXPECT (for whatever their proprietary reasons) only results for the site named in a query, with Bing, it would appear. – Kevin Apr 14 '16 at 0:15

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