Sunday, January 30, 2011

Google Tips for Better Searching

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1.EXCLUDE WORDS :
If you want to search for a particular term but you want to exclude a particular word,simply use "-" sign for the term you want to exclude.
For example : site promotion -backlinks


2.CALCULATOR :
You can use google online searching utility to do calculations.Type the operand between the operators and press the enter key.

3.DEFINATIONS :
To search for a particular defination on Google,use the "Define:" operator.For example Define:mapping




4.EXPLICIT PHRASE :
If you are searching for material on Polymorphism. Instead of just typing Polymorphism into the Google search box,it is  better to search explicitly for the phrase.  To do this, simply enclose the search phrase within double quotes.







5.MUSIC OPERATOR :
If you want to search contents related to music only,use "Music:" operator.

6.SEARCH CONTENT ON A PARTICULAR SITE:
If you want to search for specific content on a particular website ,use the "site:www.sitename.com" modifier.



7.FILE TYPES :
You can use the "filetype:" modifier to search for a particular file format on the web.



8.SIMILAR WORDS:
If you want to include results that contain similar words or synonyms,use the "~" sign in front of the word you want to search.


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