Google Search Tips
To search on a topic on the Google we simply type the query text in the search bar of the Google search engine. Let we want to search on best antivirus software. When we type the query in the search bar, Search engine uses AND operator and OR operator to search for the queries. The operators are used in between the words best, antivirus, software. The search engine gives first preference to AND operator and second preferece to OR operator. And the results are displayed in the page. So google searches for the words best, antivirus, software. In the results there may be all the three words or not.
There are some tips on google searches which helps in filtering the search content as per our requirement.
double quotes(" ") :
when we type the query in between the double qoutes(" "). Google search engine searches for the exact word. As per the above example the search is done for the exact words "best antivirus software". The pages which are having the exact these 3 words in same order will be shown in the top results.
See the difference by typing the query with double quotes and without double quotes.
"best antivirus software"
"cars for sale in india"
"new hollywood releases"
plus (+): and minus (-)
This is default search done by the search engine. when we search for more than two words we use this plus(+) to include the added word. And similarly minus(-) is used to exclude the word in the search results page which is written after writing minus(-).
See the difference by searching for the above two queries
best antivirus + software
best antivirus - software
Google search engine can also be used like a calculator. We can do Additions, Subtractions, multiplications. We can also use for mathematical functions like sqrt(),log(),trignometric functions like sin(45),cosine(60) etc...
3%2 --> % is used for modulus
5^6 --> ^ is used for power
To know the current time. Simply type query time in the search bar. Search Engine will show the current time of your location.
To know the weather status of your city. Just type weather citynameExample:
weather new york
We can also use this search engine for unit conversions.Examples:
10meters in centimeters
5litre in decalitre
3acre in square feet
2square kilometer in acres
We can also use it for currency conversions.Example:
click here for Countries and their currency codes
10usd in inr -- usd(US DOLLAR) -- INR (Indian rupees)
25kwd in inr -- kwd(Kuwait Dinar)
1kwd in usd
We also search for the maps by typing the query as Map cityname