Google Site Command With Hour Filter Not Working

Mar 23, 2018 • 7:28 am | comments (0) by twitter mastodon | Filed Under Google Search Engine

If you go to Google on desktop or mobile and put in a site command and filter the results to only show search results within the past hour, Google will return no results. So for example, you search for [site:nytimes] and then filter for search results in the past hour under the search tools options, Google will return nothing.

Here is a screen shot:

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Same thing on mobile:

If you add on a query to the end of the site command, then it works fine. It is a weird search bug, which probably only SEOs or webmasters would pick up on.

Danny Sullivan from Google is aware of the issue and has reported it last night:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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