Collection Of Google Shortcuts To Become A Power Searcher

Google is the best search engine of this time and they are enhancing heir system day by day. More than 80% search engine market is covered by Google and now they are exploring other areas as well. If you are a Google fan and ask Google Uncle about your questions then here are some shortcuts which may make your life bit easier.

google_searchThese shortcuts are used for searching a Phone Number, Movie Showtime, Back-links, Limited Search, Data Range Search, Page Information and many more. Details about the search query is provided in the first column and the second column is having an example for using that query on Google Search.

Google Shortcut

Finds Pages That Have..

nokia phone the words nokia and phone
sailing OR boating either the word sailing or the word boating
"love me tender" the exact phrase love me tender
printer -cartridge the word printer but NOT the word cartridge
Toy Story +2 movie title including the number 2
~auto looks up the word auto and synonyms
define:serendipity definitions of the word serendipity
how now * cow the words how now cow separated by one or more words
+ addition; 978+456
subtraction; 978-456
* multiplication; 978*456
/ division; 978/456
% of percentage; 50% of 100
^ raise to a power; 4^18 (4 to the eighteenth power)
old in new (conversion) 45 celsius in Fahrenheit
site:(search only one website) site:websearch.about.com “invisible web”
link:(find linked pages) link:www.lifehacker.com
#…#(search within a number range) nokia phone $200…$300
daterange:(search within specific date range) bosnia daterange:200508-200510
safesearch: (exclude adult content) safesearch:breast cancer
info: (find info about a page) info:www.websearch.about.com
related: (related pages) related:www.websearch.about.com
cache: (view cached page) cache:google.com
filetype:(restrict search to specific filetype) zoology filetype:ppt
allintitle: (search for keywords in page title) allintitle:"nike" running
inurl:(restrict search to page URLs) inurl:chewbacca
site:.edu (specific domain search) site:.edu, site:.gov, site:.org, etc.
site:country code (restrict search to country) site:.br “rio de Janeiro”
intext:(search for keyword in body text) intext:parlor
allintext: (return pages with all words specified in body text) allintext:north pole
book(search book text) book The Lord of the Rings
phonebook:(find a phone number) phonebook:Google CA
bphonebook: (find business phone numbers) bphonebook:Intel OR
rphonebook:(find residential phone numbers) rphonebook:Joe Smith Seattle WA
movie:(search for showtimes) movie:wallace and gromit 97110
stocks:(get a stock quote) stocks:ncesa
weather:(get local weather) weather:97132

 

I got the whole list on About.com and thought to share that with all of you. Some of the search tips like Phone Number, Movie Show Time etc are relevant for United States citizens, rest of the search shortcuts can be used by any one.

Please share the shortcut you use most of the time on Google search or if you can add anything in the list is appreciated.

Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.
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