Tips And Trick To Get Better Search Result On Google
With dozens of queries on daily you'll probably understand how does google search work by now. type few words you want and you’re done, and if not, there's always a drop-down recommendation. But what you may don’t know is that how much you can be precise with it even without using Advance Search feature, all you need is just tune a few words and add some operators and symbol and you get a precise result.
Adjust the Global Search Settings
by adjusting the search settings, you can get a different search result and how search is behave. Some of adjustment than you can change is
Don’t forget to save after you make these changes.
Use Symbol and Operators
Use quotes (“”) to search the exact words. If you search “how to get better at chess” sentence, the result will only show web that has the exact those words.
Use tilde (~) in front of any word to find its synonym. If you search android ~expensive you will also get the the search result such as android ~costly and so forth.
Exclude words you don’t want with minus (-) symbol. Let’s say you’re search for best media player -window, the results that omit roundups of best media player.
Insert period for a range (..) You might be looking for a computer in a specific price range, so you could search computer $700...$1200 to get only results in that price range.
Search by specific site using insert the url. An example is best photographic tips site: photographylife.com
Search by file tipe. If you want to search for a specific type of file, use filetype: to find only uploaded files that match your query like filetype:pdf to find a PDF file only.
Find similar website. It's great to broaden your horizons, but finding new, similar content can be difficult. A good place to start is to use Google's related: operator to find websites that are similar to those you enjoy the most. You can find a long list of similar clothing stores by searching related:www.express.com.
Set Time Restrains
If you’re looking the latest news or looking for specific timeframe this will help you. This feature also available on both desktop and mobile.
Do Reverse Image Search
On most browsers, Google supports "backward" image searches. This function allows you to upload an image file and search for information about it. For example, if you upload a picture of a pen, Google will recognize it and provide you with information about it. It can also identify faces and direct you to websites where the image appears, identify works of art, and show you images that are "visually similar."
Google can also do a quick math
Just type the number you want to calculate, with enough internet speed google with give the result straight away without even search into google search page, or you can also do that by searching calculator. Not only that, google also can convers unit from MM to CM, or $ to IDR etc., but for converting usually google will take you to google search page for the best result especially regarding to currency.
Define A Word
if you’re search a single word with define at the end, the top search result will be a quick defined on that word, and you can extend it for more thorough explanations.
Check Time Around the World
Calculating time differences is difficult, so why not let Google do it for you? To return a card with the most recent local time of your search, type time [any location], which could be the name of a country, city, or (if in the US) a ZIP code. It beats manually calculating how many hours ahead or behind you are.
Check the Weather
By typing weather Google will give you the current forecast in your local area but if you do a full search google with the result will be an interactive card based on your locations or your IP, courtesy of The Weather Channel.
That’s basically it, but google features is not limited to that, you can do stopwatch, I’m Feeling Lucky, create an alert etc,. not to mention google also have their own easter egg for you to play with.