How to search on a website that doesn't have a search function

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Not every website got a search function. If you found an interesting site and want to explore more topics within that site, you can do it with the help of a search engine of your choice.

Search webpages that belong to the specified site

To scope your search result to the specified website, you prefix your search query with site: followed by your website of interest.

site:target website search query

This example will return all posts about "Unit testing" from my site, unit test

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I hope this small trick will help you explore more interesting articles on a site that doesn't provide a search function.

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