We all love Google. You have solved your problems, homework, wrote reports, created presentations etc using Google. Here’s a cheat sheet of few of Google Search tricks that will astonish you and help you use Google even more effectively a
Replace your keyword inside quotes.
- Get ready-made ppts/docs for your project using:
filetype:pdf/ppt/doc global warming.
- Find books by author:
books by ‘author name’
- Find movies by actors/actresses/directors/producers
movies by ‘name’
- Search for weather using:
Weather ‘city name’ or ‘zip code’
- To search for definition:
define ‘your word’
- Use Google as calculator, by entering equation in search bar.
- Find nutrition value of food:
‘food1’ vs ‘food2’
- Get movies playing in your area instantly using:
movies ‘zip code’ or ‘city’ (Use city name in India).
- Get scores of your favorite team by entering name of your team in search bar.
- To lookup your public IP address enter in search bar:
- Find time in a particular place using:
time ‘city/country name’
- Check status of any flight:
flight ‘flight number’ airlines
- Convert metric to imperial or vice versa:
60 kg to lbs, 23 celsius to Fahrenheit, 50 mph to kmph
- Forgot maths formulae? Google
solve cylinder volume (select what you want to solve).
intitle:Server 2012 windows (will search for websites having title ‘Server 2012’).
inurl:Server2012 (gives results where server 2012 lies in the URL).
site:geekstarts.info (shows you all pages of website. You can combine it with a keyword you want to search).
link:geekstarts.info Server 2012(To restrict your searches to a particular website use).
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