If you want to search for a word or phrase on a website, use the Find Word feature of major web browsers, or use search engine such as Google .

How to search for a word with Command/Ctrl + F

The easiest way to find a word on a page is to use the Find Word feature. It is available in the main web browsers including Chrome , Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera.

Here way keyboard shortcuts :

  1. Open the web page you want to search.

  2. Click ctrl+f on Windows and Linux. Click ctrl+f on Mac.

  3. Enter a word (or phrase) you want to search for.

  4. Click Enter .

  5. The web page scrolls to the nearest occurrence of the word. If a word occurs more than once on a search web page, click enter, to move on to the next entry. Or select the arrows on the right (or left) side of the Find Word window.

How to Search for a Word Using the Mac Menu Bar

Another way web page search — use the corresponding menu bar. On a Mac, use the following process regardless of the browser you are using. Use this process when using safari or Opera :

  1. Open the web page you want to search.

  2. Go to the menu bar at the top of the page, then select » Change» .

    Safari on Mac with the Edit menu highlighted
  3. Select Find on this page . Some browsers may have an option Find .

    Safari on Mac with the
  4. Depending on the browser you are using, you may need to take four steps instead of three. For example, in Google Chrome, hover over » Find» then select » Find» .

How to search for a word using browser controls

If you’re using a Windows or Linux PC, or if you want to use a web browser rather than an operating system, here’s what you do for every major browser (excluding Safari and Opera).

These instructions should also work for the respective mobile browsers.

For Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge:

  1. Open the web page you want to search.

  2. Select icon » Additionally» (it’s in the top right corner of the browser window).

    Google with
  3. Select Find or Find on this page .

    Google Chrome with the Find on this page option highlighted

In Internet Explorer 11 select » Tools» hover over » File» and select » Find» on this page .

How to search for a word using Google

If you don’t know the specific page where the word or phrase you are looking for can be found, use Google to search for the specific word or phrase and select the target site where you want to find it. Google has special characters and features that need to be narrowed down. and control your search.

  1. Go to Google. Or use your browser’s search function if your browser is configured to use Google as your search engine.

  2. Type of site behind which followed by a colon ( : ) and the name of the site, which you want to find. It should look like this:

    website: lifewire.com

  3. After that, leave a space and enter your search terms. In general, it should be something like this:

    Website: lifewire.com Applications for Android

  4. Click enter, to display search results.

    Google site search
  5. Search results come from the site you entered.

    Google Site Specific Results
  6. To further narrow your search results, enclose your search terms in quotation marks so that the search engine looks for that particular phrase.

    Chrome page search

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