Power Searching with Google – Class 3 – Advanced techniques

Lesson : 3.1 – Web organization

  •  Describe how operators filter results.
  • Use the site: operator at the top-level domain and website levels.
  • Use a word you expect to appear on the target page to refine results.
  • Use the site: operator within images and news results.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DndOoEVCWfI]



Lesson : 3.2 – Filetype

  • Use the filetype: operator to find and download different kinds of documents.
  • Combine operators to refine searches.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5Z9603QPHQ]


Lesson : 3.3 – Removing invasive results

  • Use the minus sign to eliminate irrelevant results.


[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWbO_ahgrIY]


Lesson : 3.4 – OR and quotes

  • Use quotes to search for a phrase.
  • Use OR to include more than one way of expressing an idea.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JEtMAsUAgY]
Lesson : 3.5 – intext: and Advanced Search

  •  Use the intext: operator to ensure the word you want is actually on the page you find.
  • Use the Advanced Search user interface when appropriate.


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