Google is one of the best search engine and largest source of information on internet .Unlock the full potential of Google search by using these tips and tricks
Tip1: Get exact results trough Google search : Include the search term in quotes . For eg : “techknowl” brings more exact results than techknowl .
Tip2: Get results from a particular site : This can be done by adding the targeting website after a + sign along with search term . For eg : techknowl+Wikipedia results content from Wikipedia that is related to techknowl .
Tip3. Keep your search term smaller : Google search does not count and ,or ,between etc . Also the maximum number of words in a search are limited to 10 . So keep your search term smaller for optimum results .
Tip4: Title search : Search web page tittles by pacing intitle before search queries . eg : ” intitle :blogger templates ”
Tip5 : Arrange the search term as per requirement: Google looks for the order of the search terms . For eg : Blogger templates is different from templates Blogger .
Tip6 :Search for files : You can use Google Search for , PDF , PPT(Power point presentations) ,XLS ,TXT etc . For that , search with filename+extension or extension:filename . For eg :seminar+PDF or PDF:seminar .
Tip7 : Use Google search as calculator or currency converter : Calculation is very simple similar to a scientific calculator . Just enter the value like 4+4 as hit enter . Similarly , you can also convert between currencies . 49INR=?USD converts 49 Indian rupees to corresponding US dollars .
Tip8: Use Google search as dictionary : eg , ” define:dictionary “gives the meaning of dictionary .
Tip9 :Use Google search to find sound files: This is cool trick to find the indexes of sound files from web
-inurl:htm -inurl:html intitle:”index of” mp3 “backstreet boys” Change the term backstreet boys with suitable search term .You can change mp3 to OGG ,WMA or any other sound format .
Tip10: Use Google search to find ebooks
-inurl:htm -inurl:html intitle:”index of” +(”/ebooks”|”/book”) +(chm|pdf|zip) +”dummies”: By this search ,you will find indexs of dummies seriesof ebooks on chm , pdf and zip format .
Tip11 :Google search to find out files on Rapidshare :
+inurl:avi|mpg|wmv site:rapidshare.de ( Search for video files on rapidshare )
+inurl:exe|rar|zip site:rapidshare.de (Search for program files on rapidshare)
+inurl:wma|mp3|ogg site:rapidshare.de (Search for music files on rapidshare)
Use “-deleted” along with the above queries to filter out any deleted files from results
Tip12: Use Google to find online video cameras :
Use the following queries to find out live streaming video cameras .
inurl:indexFrame.shtml “Axis Video Server”
“Powered by webcamXP”
intitle:flexwatch intext:”Copyright by Seyeon TECH Co”
“MOBOTIX M1″ and “open menu”
Tip12: Webmaster related :
1.Find out when Google indexed your site for the first time :
The date showed in the left hand side is when Google indexed your site for the first time.
2.Find out the indexed pages of particular website: site : techknowl.com
3.Check out the Google backlinks for a website : link:techknowl.com
4.Check out the current cached page in Google :cache”techknowl.com
Remember to change techknowl.com with your URL .
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