How to Search for a Word on a Web Page

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An easy guide on how to search for a word on a web page.

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How to Search for a Word on a Web Page

There are only so many hours in the day, so why would you want to spend a ton of time trying to read through an entire web page to find something when there are shortcuts? We've written a guide on how to search for a word on a web page that will help make your task much more quick and efficient in the long run.

You don't want to spend hours reading through thousands of words in an article just to find one small phrase, right? Or to give up your precious free time to browsing a web page for two lines. You're busy and want your answers now. We don't blame you! Your time has value and you don't have a lot of it between work, family, friends, and everything else going on in your life.

Thankfully, the internet has a few shortcuts that will make your life just a little bit easier while searching for a word on a website. Read on to discover these tricks today!

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Looking For A Word On A Website

There are a few different ways to find words on a web page. In the end, it just really comes down to your preferred method!

Open your preferred internet browser. If you are using a Windows computer, you will press Ctrl and F at the same time.

• If you are using a Mac, you will press Command and F at the same time.

• A small search bar will pop up. You can type the word or phrase you are looking for in search bar and press enter. Each time the word appears, it will be highlighted. Use the arrows to jump down the screen to each time the word or phrase appears on the page.

• If you want to search for a larger or more complicated phrase, using Google is probably your best bet.

• All you have to do is type the word "site" followed by a colon immediately followed by the URL.

• Hit the spacebar and then type the word or phrase you're looking for in quotation marks. It will bring up any page that the phrase is on.

• For example, if you wanted to search for the Salem Witch Trial and Wikipedia, it would look like this:

site:wikipedia.com "salem witch trial"

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