Google is part of everyone’s life. Especially people who are working in software industry, google is inevitable. If you can search google effectively, you can become a king in software industry. So, here are some tips and tricks that make your life easier 🙂
define : If you want to get the definition of a word use ‘define’ keyword.
Eg: define word
time: Get the time of a location.
Eg: time ottawa
weather: Get the weather of a location
Eg: weather ottawa
Calculations: Do your mathematical calculations in the search box
“search_term”: Search for the exact term.
-search_term : Used for excluding a word. This is especially useful for words with multiple meanings, like Jaguar the car brand and jaguar the animal.
Eg: jaguar speed -car
filetype: Used for filtering your results with given file type.
Eg: If you are searching for css tutorial and you only need ppt files. Then, search css tutorial filetype:ppt
site: Search within a site or domain. It used when you want to get results from a particular site.
Eg: If you want to get results only from stackoverflow.com, search python comprehension site:stackoverflow.com
related: Search for pages that are related to the given url.
Eg: You know facebook is a social networking site and you want to know what are the other social networking sites. Search related:facebook.com
info: Get information of site.
Eg: If you want get information about a site, say, nuventure.in search info:nuventure.in
conversions: For unit conversions use in or to operator
Eg: 1 pound in kg
Happy googling 🙂
For more information, go to https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/134479?hl=en