We have an update on New Google Search Commands – Before: and After:
How do the Before/After Commands Work?
Old Way of Searching By Date
The old way of searching was by using the date search tool:
How to Use Before/After Search Command:
This is a screenshot provided an official announcement by Google:
Other Features of Before/After Commands
Using the date tool could sometimes be awkward because it involved a lot of clicking around and filling out input fields. This new feature makes it easier to find information that was published within a specific time period.