Here are 30 tips and tricks to maximize your search efficiency.These Google Search tips and tricks to help you easily find information on Google.
Google Search Tips :
Enter “define” followed by your desired term
Enter “set timer for” followed by the desired amount of time
Searching the name of a holiday will tell you what date that holiday is on
Enter “sunrise” or “sunset” followed by a zipcode or city
Convert currency and units
Enter “weather” followed by a zipcode or city
Place quotation marks (“) around the phrase you’d like to search for Ex: “to be, or not to be”
Place a dash (-) before the word or site you want to omit Ex: phoenix -arizona
Enter “ip address” in the search bar
Place an addition sign (+) in front of the Google+ user or after the blood type Ex: +Chrome and AB+
Enter “time” followed by the particular region
Place the at symbol (@) before the social tag you’d like to search Ex: @digitaltrends
Enter the flight number in the search bar
Place an asterisk (*) within the search as a placeholder for any unknown terms Ex: if you give a * a *
Enter “movies” followed by your zipcode or city
If you want to find pages with your search query mentioned in the URL, type allinurl: immediately followed by your search query.
Place a hashtag in front of the desired topicEx: #throwbackthursday
Often, you want to search a specific website for content that matches a certain phrase. Even if the site doesn’t support a built-in search feature, you can use Google to search the site for your term. Simply use the site:somesite.com modifier.
Place two periods between the designated numbers you want to search between Ex: $75..$200
Enter “etymology” followed by your desired word
Do two Google searches at once by adding ‘or’ between the search terms
Looking for a PDF or Powerpoint on a specific topic? You can search by file type by searching “filetype:PPT”
Enter “bacon number” followed by the name of the celebrity
Want to find a webpage with certain words contained in the title (but not necessarily beside each other)? Type in allintitle: followed immediately by words or phrases.
Have Google do math for you by simply searching the equation
If you want to find a webpage where all the terms you're searching for appear in the text of that page (but not necessarily beside each other), type in allintext: followed immediately by words or phrases.
To search for an exact phrase, with the same words in the same order
Sports: Search for the name of your team to see a schedule, game scores and more.
Track packages: Type your tracking number for UPS, Fedex or USPS packages.
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