Google Power Searches
How to Get Quick Info About a Website With Google
Not sure what a website is really about? You can use this quick tip to find information from Google.
How to Track Your Flight Status With Google
Are you traveling for holidays or vacation? Here's an easy and quick way to check your flight status ahead of time. It may not make an airplane fly faster, but it will at least warn you of a delay ahead of time.
How to Use Google to Convert Currency
Have you wanted to find out how much something priced in Yen costs in US dollars? Have you wondered how many Canadian dollars it would take to buy fifty Australian dollars? It's easy to find out with Google.
Google Shortcut to Find the Time Anywhere in the World
This is a quick and easy tip to find the time anywhere in the world. Don't know the exact state or country the city is in? No problem. Google will list multiple answers.
Boolean - How to Find Some or All of Your Search Terms in Google
Sometimes you want to find all of your search terms in a document, and sometimes you want to find either one term or another. The term for this type of search is "Boolean," and Google lets you do both.
Including and Excluding Search Terms
Sometimes you want to exclude a keyword from Google searches, and sometimes you want to include a word that Google thinks is too common and usually excludes. You can do either with this quick Google searching tip.
How to Search Using Wildcards in Google
In most search engines, you can substitute a character as a stand in for any word or letter in a search phrase. This is known as a "wildcard." Have you ever wondered how to do wildcard searches in Google?
Find Synonyms in Searches with Google
Can't think of a word? Use Google to search for both your search terms and synonyms.
Search Within a Range of Numbers in Google
Sometimes you may want to narrow your search by finding things within a number range, such as fashion icons from the 1920s to the 1960s, cars that get 30-50 miles per gallon, or computers from $500-$800. Google lets you do just that with "Numrange" searches.
How to Search Only the Body Text of Pages in Google
Occasionally you might want to restrict your searches to only the text of Web sites and ignore all the links, titles, anchors, and URLs.
How to Search Only Link Anchor Text in Google
Google lets you restrict your searches to only the text used to link to other Web pages. This text is known as anchor text or link anchors.
How to Search Within Web Site Titles
You can use this power search tip to find results that have one or more words in the title of the Web page.
How to Restrict Your Search to Specific File Types
Are you looking for a specific type of file? Both Google and Google Desktop support the filetype command, which lets you restrict your searches to specific file types.
How to Use Google to Search Within a Single Web Site
Want to use Google to search a single Web site? It's easy with this trick.
How to Restrict Your Google Search to Specific Domains or Specific Countries
Sometimes you want to restrict your search to specific domain types, especially when looking for Web sites in specific countries. This is a quick trick in Google to do just that.
I'm Feeling Lucky Button, What Is It and How Do I Use It?
One of the most notable objects on the Google Web search is the I'm Feeling Lucky TM button. What is it and how do you use it?
How to Use Google's Hidden Calculator
Not only can you search the Web with Google, you can use it as a calculator. Google's calculator is more than an ordinary number cruncher. It can calculate both basic and advanced math problems, and it can convert measurements as it calculates. Google's calculator isn't completely documented, so it may take some experimenting to find all of the hidden features.
How to Use Google as a Dictionary
You may have noticed that occasionally, Google searches will offer a link to a definition for your search term. You can actually search for word definitions at any time. Learn how to unlock the hidden dictionary in Google with this power searching tip.
Movie Showtimes With Google
Want to find local movie showtimes with Google in one easy step? This Google search trick lets you do just that.
How to Get Local Weather Forcasts in Google
Use this Google shortcut to find local weather information in the US.
How to Use Google to Find Quick Stock Quotes
Use this quick tip to find stock and mutual fund quotes from Google.
Use Google as Your Phonebook
Google used to have a hidden phonebook. It no longer does.