Quick Guide Google Tips


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Refine the way you search the web. Learn how to use Google even more effectively to find what you're looking for faster than ever before with these useful tips.

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Quick Guide Google Tips

  1. 1. Quick Guideto efficiently finding information on Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts
  2. 2. Wild Cards using *president* The * lets you broaden your search...presidentspresidentialpresidential campaignpresidents office ...or fill gaps for you. Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts
  3. 3. limited search - URL Limit your search to a specific site using site:XYZ.com if you know that this page will be the official source of information (like fifa.com for the rules of soccer, if you want to know the regulations for ball size) Your search results will then be only from that specific URL without the clutter of all the other results regarding different ball sizes. Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts
  4. 4. limited search - Domain The same tweak works with domain endings using site:.edu for example if you only want results from university/educational sources. Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts
  5. 5. limited search - file type Limit the results to specific types of documents like e.g. only PDF‘s by putting filetype:pdf behind the search term. This helps if you know what you‘re looking for will probably be within one of those filetypes like for example our soccer rules. Combine it with the site search for maximum precision. Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts
  6. 6. „-“ helps to specify Use the „-“ to keep results from showing up that you know you‘re NOT looking for. If you look for „free falling“ alone you‘ll get a lot of Tom Petty related results. The „-“ keeps them from your list giving way to other content. Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts
  7. 7. Picture Search Drag & drop an image you want more information on right INTO the search bar at images.google.com Google will return related results with information on what can be found on the picture as well as similar images Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts
  8. 8. Advanced SearchAdvanced Search gives you a lot of options, you would otherwisehave to remember like (AND, OR, use google.com/advanced_search language, filetype & for more complex or refined combinations of these) searches Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts
  9. 9. Advanced Search 2unfold the lower options to get even more specific Date: define how old an entry is supposed to be (e.g. only 1 day old) Usage rights: especially helpful for pictures - limit to free usage for example Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts
  10. 10. Do you have questions oradditional inputs on how to use Google efficiently? ing et facebook.com/JananasGold ch tou twitter.com/JananasGold Quick Guide by Online Treasure Hunts