Using Advanced Search

Advanced Search is a feature to find content using complex filters and queries that aren't available by default when searching for help with Mozilla products.

Search Syntax

Advanced Search queries use the following syntax:

  • + signifies AND operation
  • | signifies OR operation
  • - negates a single token
  • " wraps a number of tokens to signify a phrase for searching
  • * at the end of a term signifies a prefix query
  • ( and ) signify precedence


Examples
Search queryresult
crash responses with the word "crash"
crash + -sync responses with the word "crash" excluding results with the word "sync"
crash + sync responses with both words "crash" and "sync"
"norton antivirus" + crash responses with the phrase "norton antivirus" and the word "crash"

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