GOOGLE GUIDE
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BASIC EXAMPLES FINDS PAGES CONTAINING...
holiday travel   the words holiday and travel
Bermuda OR Greece   either the word Bermuda or the word Greece
"I have a dream"   the exact phrase I have a dream
salsa -dance   the word salsa but NOT the word dance
Star Wars Episode +I   this movie title, including the roman numeral I
Google ~Guide   Google info for both the word guide and its synonyms: help, tutorial, tips, etc.
define:phishing   definitions of the word phishing from the Web
CALCULATOR MEANING TYPE INTO SEARCH BOX
+ - * /   basic arithmetic   12 + 34 - 56 * 7 / 8
% of   percentage of   45% of 39
^ or **   raise to a power   2^5 or 2**5
old units in new units   convert units   300 Euros in USD, 130 lbs in kg, or 31 in hex
RESTRICT SEARCH MEANING WHAT TO TYPE INTO SEARCH BOX
(& DESCRIPTION OF RESULTS)
site:   Search only one website or domain.   admission site:www.lse.ac.uk, admission site:edu
(Search for admisions info at LSE's website & in the edu domain.)
[#]..[#]   Search within a range of numbers.   DVD player $100..150
(Search for DVD players between $100 and $150.)
filetype:
(or ext:)
  Find documents of the specified type.   Google Reference filetype:pdf
(Find Google references in pdf format.)
link:   Find linked pages, i.e., show pages that point to the URL.   link:www.googleguide.com
(Find pages that link to Google Guide's website.)
safesearch:   Exclude adult-content.   safesearch: sex education
(Search for sex education material without returning adult sites.)
SPECIALIZED INFORMATION QUERIES  
book
(or books)
  Search full-text of books.   book Alice in Wonderland
(Show book-related information.
Note: No colon needed after book.)
define, what is,
what are
  Show a definition for a word or phrase.   define blog, what is ram
(Show a definition for the words blog and ram.
Note: No colon after define, what is, or what are.)
define:   Provide definitions for words, phrases, and acronyms from the Web.   define:callipygian
(Find web pages containing definitions for callipygian.)
phonebook:   Show all phonebook listings.   phonebook: Disney CA
(Search for Disney's phone numbers.)
bphonebook:   Show business phonebook listings.   bphonebook: Hearst Castle San Simeon CA
(Search for the Hearst Castle phone numbers.)
rphonebook:   Show residential phonebook listings.   rphonebook: Monty Python Oakland CA
(Search for the phone number of Monty Python.)
movie:   Find reviews and showtimes.   movie: The Wizard of Oz
(Search for information about this movie.)
stocks:   Given ticker symbols, show stock information   stocks: goog
(Find Google's current stock price.)
weather   Given a location (zip code or city), show the weather   weather Mountain View CA
(Show the current weather and forecast.
Note: No colon after weather.)
ALTERNATIVE QUERY TYPES  
cache:   Display Google's cached version of a web page.   cache:www.minezone.org
(Show Google's cached version of MineZone.org's home page.)
info:
(or id:)
  Find info about a page.   info:www.googleguide.com
(Find information about the Google Guide website.)
related:   List web pages that are similar or related to the URL.   related:www.googleguide.com
(Find websites related to the Google Guide website.)
RESTRICT SEARCH TO SITES WHERE QUERY WORDS APPEAR  
allinanchor:   All query words must appear in anchor text of links to the page.   allinanchor: S-and-S Coupling
(Search for pages in which the anchor text contains "S-and-S coupling".)
inanchor:   Terms must appear in anchor text of links to the page.   restaurants inanchor:gourmet
(Search for pages on restaurants for which links to the page mention the word "gourmet".)
allintext:   All query words must appear the in text of the page.   allintext: travel packing list
(Search for pages in which "travel," "packing," & "list" appear in the text of the page.)
intext:   The terms must appear in
the text of the page.
  Hamish Reid intext:pandemonia
(Find pages on Hamish Reid where his company Pandemonia is included in the text of the page.)
allintitle:   All query words must appear in the title of the page.   allintitle: Google Advanced Operators
(Search for pages with titles containing "Google," "Advanced,", and "Operators".)
intitle:   The terms must appear in the title of the page.   flu shot intitle:help
(Search for pages with the words "flu" and "shot" that include "help" in the title of the page.)
allinurl:   All query words must appear in the URL.   allinurl: google faq
(Search for pages containing the words "google" & "faq" in the URL.)
inurl:   The terms must appear in the URL of the page.   inurl:print site:www.googleguide.com
(Search for pages on Google Guide in which the URL contains the word "print.")
RESTRICT SEARCH TO GOOGLE GROUPS  
author:   Find Groups messages from the specified author.   flying author:Hamish author:Reid
(Search for Hamish Reid's articles on flying.)
group:   Find Groups messages from the specified newsgroup.   sleep groups:misc.kids.moderated
(Search for articles on sleep in the group misc.kids.moderated.")
insubject:   Find Groups messages containing the terms in the subject.   insubject:"falling asleep"
(Find articles containing "falling asleep" in the subject line.)
RESTRICT SEARCH TO GOOGLE NEWS  
location:   Find News articles from sources located in the specified location.   queen location:uk
(Find British news articles on the Queen.)
source:   Find News articles from specified sources.   peace source:ha_aretz
(Show articles on peace from the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz.)
RESTRICT SEARCH TO FROOGLE  
store:   Find Froogle products from the specified store.   sun hats store:llbean
(Find L.L. Bean sun hats.)