Google advanced search operators are special commands and characters that filter search results. ContentsGoogle search operators: the complete listBelow is a brief description of what every Google search operator does. Dropped in 2011. jobs +apple inpostauthor: Search for posts by a specific author in the discontinued Google Blog Search. #apple11 ways to use Google search operatorsLet’s tackle a few ways to put these operators into action. Check out nine actionable Google search operator tips in Sam Oh’s video.