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Hints for effective google search

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Hints for effective google search

  1. 1. Hints for effective google search By Aurora Computer Studies (auoracs.lk) 1
  2. 2. Overview Some of the features are available through settings or tools menu Aurora Computer Studies 2
  3. 3. If you’re looking for an exact phrase, use quotation marks around the phrase. Aurora Computer Studies 3
  4. 4. If you are interested of pages of particular languages only, use advanced search -> language option Aurora Computer Studies 4
  5. 5. If you are looking for a result from a particular domain/site, use advanced search -> site or domain option Aurora Computer Studies 5
  6. 6. If you know the file type of your interested content, use advanced search -> file type option Aurora Computer Studies 6
  7. 7. If you know like to see more latest information or forum posts etc., use advanced search -> last update option Aurora Computer Studies 7
  8. 8. If you have an public image and looking for similar image or different size/quality of same image use search by image option in google image search.. Aurora Computer Studies 8
  9. 9. If you did a search and go to a site/page, but now can not remember the site URL or exact search terms, you may use goole search history (This works when you have use google logged in to the google account).. Aurora Computer Studies 9
  10. 10. To use google as a simple dictionary search “define <<word>>” Aurora Computer Studies 10
  11. 11. To translate from one language to another type “translate ‘<<sentence>>’ <<language>>” Aurora Computer Studies 11 Note: If you want to listen click on the speaker icon near the translated sentence.
  12. 12. Use google search as a simple calculator Aurora Computer Studies 12
  13. 13. To check weather search for the “<<city>> weather” Aurora Computer Studies 13
  14. 14. To check current date/time search “time” Aurora Computer Studies 14 Caution: May not work properly, if you are behind a proxy server.
  15. 15. To find your public IP address type “my ip address” Aurora Computer Studies 15
  16. 16. Bonus: If you have a web site and like to know which sites have links to your site, type “link:<<your site URL>>” Aurora Computer Studies 16
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  19. 19. "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." ~ Aristotle. Aurora Computer Studies 19
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