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Google Fu

Techniques

  • social media -> @twitter
  • price -> $400
  • hashtags -> #throwbackthursday
  • Exclude words -> jaguar speed -car
  • exact match -> "tallest building".
  • range of numbers -> camera $50..$100.
  • Combine searches -> marathon OR race.

Operators

operator:search_term
  • intitle
  • allintitle
  • inurl
  • allinurl
  • filetype
  • site
  • link
  • inanchor
  • cache
  • info
  • related
  • phonebook
  • rphonebook
  • bphonebook
  • author
  • group
  • msgid
  • insubject
  • stocks
  • define

Filters

  • Publish date
  • Verbatim: Search for exact words or phrases.
  • Dictionary: Find definitions, synonyms, or images.
  • Personal
  • Nearby
  • Recipes
  • Applications
  • Patents
Images
  • Size
  • Color
  • Type
  • Time
  • Usage rights
Videos
  • Duration
  • Time
  • Quality
  • Closed captioned
  • Source
Places
  • Your past visits
  • Rating
  • Cuisine
  • Price
  • Hours
Books
  • Search: limited preview or full view, Google eBooks only
  • Content
  • Language
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Subject
  • Publication date
  • ISBN
  • ISSN

Further Readings