2 #1 GOOGLE ADVANCED SEARCH Find web pages that have…All these words- type in a group of words that relate to the subject you want to find.This exact wording or phrase- Type exactly what you want to search for. You can do this in standard search by "surrounding your phrase with quotes".One or more of these words- Type up to three words to search for. Anything with at least one of the words will show up. You do this in standard search by typing OR between your alternate words.But don’t show pages that have…Any of these unwanted words- Type in words that you do not want to appear in the results for your search. You can do this in standard search by adding a - (minus sign) to the beginning of the word you don't want.
3 Need more tools?Reading level- chose the reading level you want the results to be.Results per page- chose number of results you want to appear for your search.Language- chose the language you want the results to be in.File type- chose the format you want the results to be in.Search within a site or domain- type in what website or domain you want your result to be from.Date, usage rights, numeric range, and more…Date- chose a time frame of how recent the page isUsage rights- chose the usage rights you want on the pageWhere your keywords show up- chose where you want the keywords you put in to be located.Region- chose a region you want the result page to be fromNumeric Range-type a range of numbers when you want pages containing those numbers in the range.Safe search- allows you to check YES or NO to prevent showing results that have explicit contentPage Specific Tools:Find pages similar to the page- type in a web page that you want to search for pages similar to itFind pages that link to the page- Type in a web page that you want to find links to
4 #2 Google Search Basics Basic Search Wildcard (*) Plus sign (+) SymbolsDouble quotes ("")Minus sign (-)Wildcard (*)Plus sign (+)The basic search help covers common issueshighlights the more advanced features of Google Web Searchputting double quotes ("") around words tells Google to search the exact words you are looking forAllows you to search a specific website by search results (site:)When attaching a minus sign (-) it tells the site to not include the word in your results.The * also known as the wildcard, is a very powerful feature.tells Google to try to treat the star as a placeholder for any unknown word(s)find the best matchesonly works on whole words, not parts of wordsadding (+) without a space after the symbol tells Google to match the word(s) precisely as it was typedplacing double quotes around a single word will does the same thingGoogle’s default behavior considers all the words you type in a searchUsing the (OR) feature, which has to be in ALL CAPSspecifically allows either one of several words to be searchedSome punctuation isn’t ignored, such as the $ is used to indicate pricesThe underscore symbol isn’t ignored while connecting two words
5 #3 Basic Search Help All searches are case sensitive Punctuation is ignoredSearches should simpleUse the most descriptive words possibleTo search type item in box and click Search or press EnterUsually you will find what you are looking forAll searches are case insensitiveAlmost always punctuation is ignored, including symbolsKeep all searches as simple as possibleEx. If you are looking for a particular concept, place, or company type the name it and your zip codeUse the least amount of words possible in searchTry to search words that will appear on the web pageBecause all words are used in searchThis limits resultsDon’t limit search to muchIf you cant find what you are looking for with limited search, you should get a good idea of words you need to addUse the most descriptive words possibleYou will have a more likely chance of finding what you are looking for
6 #4 Google search basics: Search results page The basicsThe blue underlines are the results that Google found for the search items1. HeaderGoogle products barLinks of Google’s services, ex. Gmail and Images and otherGearClick it to go to the search settings to personalize parts of search2. Search barSearch things by typing descriptive words and press enter or search3. Search resultsTypical result contains a title, description of web page, and the URL+1 click it to like it or recommend it4. Tools and FiltersType of Content- try to limit yourself to a particular type of web content or stick with the default Everything5. AdsAds are related to your searchAds revenue helps bring free products, ex Gmail and Google Maps6. Bottom of the PageRelated searchesMore SearchesFeed back
7 #5 Search PreferencesDefinition of search preferences is a listing of search options you can set up on your computer.Interface LanguageLocationResults WindowMany site preferences can be saved on a browser file. It is called a “cookie” and is only applied to the computer you used to set these preferences.Definition of search preferences is a listing of search options you can set up on your computer.For example you can set up your options on a Yahoo or Google preferences pages.A few if these preferences are the following:Interface Language: You can choose a language such as English or Spanish by using the drop down menu on the preferences page.Location: You can specify your location to use when customizing your results on a Google Web Search.Results Window: Clicking on any search result will load that page in the same window used when you searched.-Many site preferences can be saved on a browser file. It is called a “cookie” and is only applied to the computer you used to set these preferences. Cookies have to be enabled on your computer to set this up. This can be found by looking up the term “learn how to enable cookies” on any search engine.
8 #6 Wonder Wheel Divides a topic into subgroups Links show up in the sidebarGoogle search engineType topic then click different branchesDivides into sub groupsLinks related to the subject show up in the side barHelps you find a lot of related material
9 Shows search results in chronological order of the publication date #7 TimelineShows search results in chronological order of the publication dateInteractive timelineGoogle Time Line FeatureShows search results in chronological order of date publicationIt puts up news articles and other online sources on a interactive timelineInteractive timelineWhen you select timeline after searching a subjectShows timeline of all dates in articlesTo zoom click on part of the timeline and it will go to a decade or longer period of timeThen yearThen month