Google Cannot Process Verbatim & Custom Date Range Searches

Jul 5, 2018 • 7:19 am | comments (1) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine


Go ahead and try to search using Google's verbatim filter with a custom date range - you'd be out of luck. If you try to use both, Google will remove the other filter. For example, if you add a verbatim operator to your search and then try to restrict the results to only find pages within a specific date range, Google will remove the verbatim filter.

Here is a GIF of it in action:

Google Verbatim Date Range

Danny Sullivan from Google said on Twitter that he will pass on the issue to the appropriate team:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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