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Searching for Music and Movies
Operators   Action
-inurl:htm -inurl:html intitle:"index.of" (mp3|mp4|avi) Camisa.Negra
  Search for mp3 or mp4 or avi with"Camisa Negra" or "Camisa.Negra" or "Camisa_Negra" .
intitle:"index.of" (mp3|mp4|avi) Camisa.Negra -html -htm -php -asp -cf -jsp

Similar to the previous one, but ONLY search for Files, no web Pages.






Basic Examples
This Search   Finds Pages Containing...
biking Italy   the words biking and Italy
recycle steel OR iron   information on recycling steel or recycling iron
"I have a dream"   the exact phrase I have a dream
salsa dance   the word salsa but NOT the word dance
Louis +I France   information about Louis the First (I), weeding out other kings of France
~glossary castle   glossaries about castles, as well as dictonaries, lists of terms, terminology, etc.
define marathon

Search for Definitions on the word marathon


define: craig   definitions of the word craig from the Web


Calculator
Operators   Meaning   Type Into Search Box (& Results)
+ – * /   basic arithmetic   12 + 34 - 56 * 7 / 8
% of   percentage of   45% of 39
^ or **   raise to a power   2^5 or 2**5
old units in new units   convert units   300 Euros in USD, 130 lbs in kg, or 31 in hex


Restrict Search
Operators   Meaning   Type Into Search Box (& Results)
city1 city2   Book flights.   sfo bos
(Book flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Boston (BOS).)
site:   Search only one website or domain.   Oracle site:www.pafumi.net
(Search for information on Oracle on the pafumi Site
[#]..[#]   Search within a range of numbers.   Diego Pafumi 2002..2009
(Search for Diego Pafumi in these years.)
filetype:
(or ext:)
  Find documents of the specified type.   Form 1098-T IRS filetype:pdf
(Find the US tax form 1098-T in PDF format.)
link:   List of websites that point to the URL.   link:pafumi.net
(Find pages that link to Pafumi website.)


Specialized Information Queries
Operators   Meaning   Type Into Search Box (& Results)
book
(or books)
  Search full-text of books.   book Oracle DBA Handbook
(Show book-related information)
define, what is, what are   Show a definition for a word or phrase.   define triange, what is podcast
(Show a definition for the words triangle and podcast)
define:   Provide definitions for words, phrases, and acronyms from the Web.   define:kerning
(Find definitions for kerning from the Web.)
phonebook:   Show all phonebook listings.   phonebook: Disney CA
(Search for Disney's phone numbers in California - CA.)
rphonebook:   Show residential phonebook listings.   rphonebook: bill jones NY
(Search for the phone number of every Bill Jones in New York State - NY.)
movie:   Find reviews and showtimes.   movie: traffic
(Search for information about this movie, including reviews, showtimes, etc.)
stocks:   Given ticker symbols, show stock information   stocks: goog
(Find Google's current stock price.)
weather   Given a location (US zip code or city), show the weather   weather Pleasanton CA, weather 94566
(Show the current weather and forecast)


Alternative Query Types
Operators   Meaning   Type Into Search Box (& Results)
cache:   Display Google's cached version of a web page.   cache:www.irs.gov
(Show Google's cached version of the US Internal Revenue Service home page.)
info:
(or id:)
  Find info that Google has about a page.   info:www.pafumi.net
(Find information about Pafumi website.)
related:   List web pages that are similar or related to the URL.   related:www.pafumi.net/oracle_base.htm
(Find websites related to the Pafumi website.)


Restrict Search to Sites where Query Words Appear
Operators   Meaning   Type Into Search Box (& Results)
allinanchor:   All query words must appear in anchor text of links to the page.   allinanchor:useful parenting sites
(Search for pages that are called useful parenting sites by others.)
inanchor:   Terms must appear in anchor text of links to the page.   restaurants Portland inanchor:kid-friendly
(Search for pages on Portland restaurants for which links to the page say they are "kid friendly.")
allintext:   All query words must appear in the text of the page.   allintext:ingredients cilantro chicken lime
(Search for recipes with these three ingredients.)
intext:   The terms must appear in the text of the page.   Dan Shugar intext:Powerlight
(Find pages mentioning Dan Shugar where his company, Powerlight, is included in the text of the page, i.e., less likely to be from the corporate website.)
allintitle:   All query words must appear in the title of the page.   allintitle: Google Advanced Operators
(Search for pages with titles containing "Google," "Advanced,", and "Operators".)
intitle:   The terms must appear in the title of the page.   oracle rman intitle:top ten
(Search for pages with the words oracle and rman that include top ten in the title of the page.)
allinurl:   All query words must appear in the URL.   allinurl:oracle tuning
(Search for pages containing the words oracle & tuning in the URL.)
inurl:   The terms must appear in the URL of the page.   tuning inurl:oracle
(Search for tuning information pages in which the URL contains the word oracle. i.e., more likely to be from the corporate website.)


Restrict Search to Google Groups
Operators   Meaning   Type Into Search Box (& Results)
author:   Find Groups messages from the specified author.   oracle author:Thomas author:Kyte
(Search for Thomas Kyte articles on oracle.)
group:   Find Groups messages from the specified newsgroup.   Thomas Kyte group:comp.databases.oracle
(Search for postings about Thomas Kyte in the group comp.databases.oracle.)
insubject:   Find Groups messages containing a specific word in the subject.   insubject:"rman recover"
(Find articles containing rman recover in the subject line.)




Restrict Search to Google News
Operators   Meaning   Type Into Search Box (& Results)
location:   Find News articles from sources located in the specified location.   River location:Argentina
(Find Argentinan news articles on River.)
source:   Find News articles from specified sources.   river source:infobae
(Show articles on River from Infobae.)





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