By Marziah Karch, About.com Guide
Google Web Search Basics
Have you ever wondered what exactly Google is? How about that "I'm Feeling Lucky" button - ever wonder what it does? Have you ever had trouble finding things with so many search results? Here are some answers for you.
Google Power Search Tips
Google has a lot of powerful hidden syntax. It's pretty good at reading your mind when you type words in the search box, but it's even better when you can remember a simple command to find exactly what you want.
- Including and Excluding Search Terms in Google
- Include Synonyms in Google Searches
- How to Search Using Google Wildcards
- Search a Range of Numbers in Google
- Restrict Your Search to Specific File Types
- How to Find Some or All of Your Search Terms in Google
- More Google Power Search Tips
Hidden Google Search Engines
Google has tons of specialized search engines. There's a search engine that only searches through patents and one that only searches through print catalogs. You can even make your own specialized search engine.