Google search is the most popular search tool and the followings tips would help in search web pages using Google more efficiently
If you want to exclude any word from the search result then you can specify the search string as “Search Terms” – “Exclude Words”
In the above example, the search results would exclude word India from web pages containing search term Cricket IPL
If you want to the search results to contain pages matching the exact words then search term must specified with in double quotes “Microsoft Outlook”
For finding out the current time of a particular place the search term has to be “What time is it <location>”. Replace <location> with name of the location.
Meaning of a Word
This can be done by specifying the search term after “define”. Shown below is the web definition for word Google
Google search can be used as a calculator by specifying the numbers and with the corresponding operators in the search text box
If you want to use Google search for searching Rapid Share site for eBooks, Movies et.c then you can specify the following search terms in search text box
PDF – site:rapidshare.com inurl:pdf
MP3 – site:rapidshare.com inurl:mp3
AVI – site:rapidshare.com inurl:avi
RAR – site:rapidshare.com inurl:rar
“movie slumdog millionaire” search term would bring search results containing movie reviews for slumdog millionaire film.
Google search can be used for finding stock information of a stock symbol entered in the search text box
If you want to search only a specific web site pages then the search term can be specified as “site:<web site>:<search word>”
OR operator can be used for doing This or that search. For example if you want to see web pages containing words apples or oranges then the search term has to be apples or oranges.
When you want to check the latest score of a cricket, football and other sports, you can type “cricket score” or “fifa score” to get the match results or live score.
Use city name followed weather to find out the current weather in a city.
Sunrise or Sunset
When you want to find out the sunrise or sunset for a city, type the city name followed by sunrise or sunset.
Exchange rate conversion
You can quickly find out the exchange rate between two currencies using Google Search. “10 usd to inr” to display the converted currency value for 10 dollars to Indian Rupees.
Google Search can be used for checking flight schedules between two cities.
For more tips check out Google Search Features