Google search techniques

Read on for some improvement techniques on Google Search

Google, although a favorite search engine, has not been exploited by the useful features that it provides.

Below mentioned are few rarely used features, what are called as , "Google Advanced Operators"

i) "filetype" :: This operator instructs Google to search only within the text of a particular type of file. The file type to search must be supplied after the colon.

e.g. filetype:txt eggheadcafetips..would refine your search on "eggheadcafetips" to only text files

ii) "link" :: This operator instructs Google to search within hyperlinks for a search term.

e.g. Link: www.eggheadcafe.com

iii) "intitle" :: This operator instructs Google to search for a term within the title of a

document.

e.g. intitle:tip submission form

iv) "inurl" :: This operator instructs Google to search only within the URL of a document. The search term must follow the colon.

e.g.inurl:srinathms

v) "stocks" :: This operator instructs Google to show the Stock information of the specified stock as the first result.

e.g. stocks:msft

 

Much More information can be obtained from http://www.google.com/help/operators.html

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