Feature: Excluding terms and domains

Yeah! Memex now supports the ability to filter out results that contain terms you define or are from certain domains. 
It's pretty straight forward and some of you surely know how to do this with Google. 

Exclude terms:

Type: house -garage
Get: all pages containing house but not garage

Exclude domains:

Type: house -site:newyorker.com or house -newyorker.com 
Get: all pages containing house without the ones on newyorker.com

Exclude multiple domains:

Type: house -site:newyorker.com -site:google.de or house -newyorker.com -google.de
Get: all pages containing house without the ones on newyorker.com and google.de 

Include domains:

We also made some updates to the query to include domains. 
To filter for specific domains you can either type: newyorker.com or site:newyorker.com in your query.

Future upgrades

This is only the first step to supporting the full Google query language. 
Next to come are AND OR searches for both words and tags. 

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Thanks Oliver. To avoid this misunderstanding, I should have said "...to get the results WHICH ARE beside Google's results....".

The problem is that these two sets of results (Google and Memex) are not the result of the same search because they are not interpreting operators in the same way. So it's good to see that you now have boolean NOT, and also to hear that you are working on OR. Thanks for that.

This is a much welcomed step in the direction i thought Memex was going. It will be nice to get the results beside Google's results, actually closer to referring to the same search.

What version do we need for this please Oliver?

All this is in the latest version available, and has been for a while. 

Also the integration with your Google results is also there or a couple of months already :) It should be enabled by default.