Cheat Sheet for gooogle

OPERATOR EXAMPLE

FINDS PAGES CONTAINING…
vacation hawaii

the words vacation and Hawaii .
Maui OR Hawaii

either the word Maui or the word Hawaii
“To each his own”

the exact phrase to each his own
virus –computer

the word virus but NOT the word computer
Star Wars Episode +I

This movie title, including the roman numeral I
~auto loan

loan info for both the word auto and its synonyms: truck, car, etc.
define:computer

definitions of the word computer from around the Web.
red * blue

the words red and blue separated by one or more words.
I’m Feeling Lucky

Takes you directly to first web page returned for your query.
CALCULATOR OPERATORS

MEANING

TYPE INTO SEARCH BOX
+

addition

45 + 39

subtraction

45 – 39
*

multiplication

45 * 39
/

division

45 / 39
% of

percentage of

45% of 39
^

raise to a power

2^5 (2 to the 5th power)
ADVANCED OPERATORS

MEANING

WHAT TO TYPE INTO SEARCH BOX (& DESCRIPTION OF RESULTS)
site:

Search only one website

admission site:www.stanford.edu(Search Stanford Univ. site for admissions info.)
[#]…[#]

Search within a range of numbers

DVD player $100..150(Search for DVD players between $100 and $150)
date:

Search only a range of months

Olympics date: 3 (Search for Olympics references within past 3 months; 6 and 12-month date-restrict options also available)
safesearch:

Exclude adult-content

safesearch: sex education(Search for sex education material without returning adult sites)
link:

linked pages

link:www.stanford.edu(Find pages that link to the Stanford University website.)
info:

Info about a page

info:www.stanford.edu(Find information about the Stanford University website.)
related:

Related pages

related:www.stanford.edu(Find websites related to the Stanford University website.)

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