Learn how to make the most of Dropl's expired content search engine.

Search Query Syntax

  • AND — signifies AND operation
  • OR — signifies OR operation
  • NOT — negates a single query
  • “query” — wraps a query for exact match searches
  • ( and ) — query grouping
  • ~N — after a word signifies edit distance (fuzziness)

The AND operator

Example: Houston AND lawyer Returns results related to lawyers and Houston.

The OR operator

Example: Houston OR Dallas Returns results related to either query.

The NOT operator

Example: dogs NOT puppies The negative operator helps refine results by filtering out unwanted content.

"query" – Exact match phrase

Example: “personal injury”

(query) – Query grouping

Example: (Houston OR Dallas OR Austin) AND lawyer