Thursday, August 14, 2014

Six Google Search Tips

#1 - Search by Filetype

Add filetype: and the 3-letter file extension:

#2 - Ignore Words

Use the minus sign before the word you would like to exclude from your results:

#3 - Search by Location

Add a zip code after any search:

#4 - Search a Specific Site or Site Type

Begin with site: (for example, site:edu or

#5 - Use Country Codes

Use the above tip along with country codes to search websites from a specific country:

#6 - Advanced Image Search

Search images with a particular color, size, image type, etc. when using the ADVANCED SEARCH features:

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