Tips for Getting Better Results When Searching on Google

Tips for Getting Better Results When Searching on Google

One of the most important talents for every developer is the ability to Google.

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Joseph Wallace
·May 6, 2022·

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  1. If you're looking for a file on Google for any topic, filetype: will help:

    Example:  filetype:pdf how to learn bootstrap
    

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2 -The asterisk (*) symbol can be used as a placeholder for any word or phrase.

     Example: how to learn * in 1 month

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3 -Using site: searches within a certain website.

     Example:  site:udemy.com web development

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4 -To search for a specific match, use quotes:

     Example: “What is bootstrap”

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4 -Making use of Search a range of numbers, such as years.

     Example:  web development 2020..2021

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5 -To receive results that are exclusively relevant to both keywords, use the AND Operator:

     Example: frontend AND backend

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6 -The OR operator returns only results that are relevant to one of two keywords:

   Example: JavaScript OR  HTML

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7 -site: is useful if you want to remove a website from your search results.

     Example: -site:youtube.com javascript

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8 -You may locate news about a certain place by using location.

      Example: Location:US web developers.

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9 -Define: allows you to quickly and easily look up the definition of a word or term.

      Example: define: CSS

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10 -If you've just discovered a new website, you might be wondering what it's all about. so info: can assist you in learning more about that website.

      Example: info:freecodecamp.com

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11 -inurl: allows you to search for information from a specific year.

      Example: inurl:2020 node.js

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12 -This method can assist you in determining the time of various nations.

      Example time los angeles

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13 -related: to find websites that are similar to others

       related:youtube.com

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14 -The before: operator returns just results from before a specified date. Only a year or Day/month/year dates are required.

       Example: Python before:2020

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15 -As previously, the after: operator will only return results after a specified date. Only a year or Day-month-year dates are required.

       Example: Python after:2020

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16 -The - operator can be used to remove a term from the search results.

       Example: Javascript -CSS

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17 -The - operator can be used to remove a term from the search results.

       Example: Javascript -CSS

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18 -Use the OR operator to get results related to one of the searches:

        (javaScript OR python) free course

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