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1he purpose of Lhls presenLaLlon ls Lo help you
performlng a hlghlyŴskllled Coogle search
processţ Savlng your Llme/efforLsţ and achlevlng
brllllanL search resulLsŦŦ
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many Coogle search Llps and Lrlcks whlch wlll
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W Dse Lhe plus slgn (+% Lo force a search for an
overly common wordŦ
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searchŦ no space follows Lhese slgnsŦ
W 1o search for a phraseţ supply Lhe phrase
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W n asLerlsk (&% represenLs any wordŸnoL Lhe
compleLlon of a wordţ as ls LradlLlonally usedŦ
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followlngť
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noLlce LhaL Lhere's no space beLween Lhe operaLorţ Lhe colonţ
and Lhe search LermŦ
W @he s|teť operaLor lnsLrucLs Coogle Lo resLrlcL a search Lo a
speclflc web slLe or domalnŦ 1he web slLe Lo search musL be
supplled afLer Lhe colonŦ
W @he f||etypeť operaLor lnsLrucLs Coogle Lo search only
wlLhln Lhe LexL of a parLlcular Lype of flleŦ 1he flle Lype Lo
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W @he ||nkť operaLor lnsLrucLs Coogle Lo search wlLhln
hyperllnks for a search LermŦ
W @he cacheť operaLor dlsplays Lhe verslon of a web page
as lL appeared when Coogle crawled Lhe slLeŦ 1he DL
of Lhe slLe musL be supplled afLer Lhe colonŦ
W @he |nt|t|eť operaLor lnsLrucLs Coogle Lo search for a
Lerm wlLhln Lhe LlLle of a documenLŦ
W @he |nur|ť operaLor lnsLrucLs Coogle Lo search only
wlLhln Lhe DL (web address% of a documenLŦ 1he
search Lerm musL follow Lhe colonŦ
W heck Lhe full seL here ť Coogle Culde Culdedvanced
CperaLors
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nsLead of performlng Lhe normal search process
you can use Coogle advanced search feaLure
whlch wlll save you a loL of Llme and provlde
more accuraLe resulLsŦ
ll you have Lo do ls cllcklng hereť Coogle
dvanced Searchţ fllllng Lhe daLa ţ and 8lngo
en[oy Lhe maglcal resulLs Ŧ
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Dslng 1he ||etype CperaLor
1he ||etypeť operaLor lnsLrucLs Coogle Lo search
only wlLhln Lhe LexL of a parLlcular Lype
of flleŦ 1he flle Lype Lo search musL be supplled
afLer Lhe colonŦ Don't |nc|ude a per|od
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Çuotes
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Dslng 1he a|||nanchorť Coogle search operaLor
W Dslng Lhls operaLor you can fllLer your search
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and conLenL of Lhe reLurned web pagesţ and base
Lhe search relevance on Lhe keywords LhaL oLher
slLes use Lo reference Lhe resulLsŦ A|||nanchor
operator can add a mag|ca| touch on your
searchŦ
W ere an example alllnanchorť"wordpress pluglns"
vs normal Search esulL
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Searchlng Coogle for speclflc Songţ vldeoţ or LŴ
book and browslng mllllon of resulLs wlll
be a dlfflculL mlsslonŦŦ Some resulLs may be
useful whlle oLhers are spamsŧand aL Lhe end
you gave up afLer 4 hours of searchlng process
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1lpsť
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1he followlng ls a Coogle search sLrlng for
searchlng open web dlrecLorles conLalnlng
downloadable 8rlLney Spears muslc
fllesŦ SubsLlLuLe Lhe Lerm 8rlLney Spears ln Lhe
search sLrlng for any oLher band/slnger of your
llklngŦ
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modlfled" +"parenL dlrecLory" +descrlpLlon +slze
+(wma|mp3% º8rlLney Spears"
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WlLh some very sllghL modlflcaLlons Lhe same
search sLrlng can easlly be used Lo search for
ebooks ln uC and Þu formaL ln my case am
searchlng for ºMoby ulck" sLory ln uC and Þu
formaLţ you can subsLlLuLe lL wlLh your cholceť
Ŵlnurlť(hLm|hLml|php% lnLlLleť"lndex of" +"lasL
modlfled" +"parenL dlrecLory" +descrlpLlon +slze
+(pdf|doc% ºMoby ulck
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f you are looklng for some speclflc vldeo
fllesŦŦere Lhe search sLrlngţ [usL subsLlLuLe
º1wlllghL" wlLh your vldeo nameť
Ŵlnurlť(hLm|hLml|php% lnLlLleť"lndex of" +"lasL
modlfled" +"parenL dlrecLory" +descrlpLlon +slze
+(mpg|wmv% º1wlllghL"
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1hls Llp ls very useful lf you wanL Lo search for
"Çua||ty ree Stuff"Ŧ Dslng Lhls Lechnlque you can
fllLer your search from spam slLes and search only
LrusLed slLes such as soclal medla slLesŦ
n order Lo do LhaL you musL use S|teť Cperator
ŧere some examples
slLeťreddlLŦcom free ºwordpress LemplaLes"
slLeťneLscapeŦcom free ºrlngLones"
slLeťsLumbleuponŦcom free lcons
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free anonymous web proxy slLe allows any web browser
Lo access oLher LhlrdŴparLy webslLes by channelllng Lhe
browser's connecLlon Lhrough Lhe proxyŦ 1he web proxy
baslcally acLs as a mlddleman beLween your web browser
and Lhe LhlrdŴparLy webslLe you are vlslLlngŦ
Why should you do LhaL? 1here are Lwo common
reasonsť
W ?ou're connecLlng Lo a publlc neLwork aL a coffee shop
or lnLerneL cafe and you wanL prlvacy whlle you browse
Lhe webŦ ?ou don'L wanL Lhe admln Lo know every slLe
you vlslLŦ
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W ?ou wanL Lo bypass a web conLenL fllLer or perhaps a
serverŴslde ban on your Þ addressŦ onLenL fllLerlng ls
common pracLlce on college campus neLworksŦ 1hls
Lrlck wlll usually bypass Lhose resLrlcLlonsŦ
?ou can flnd subscrlpLlon servlces and appllcaLlons
avallable such as 1C and pald vÞn servers LhaL do Lhe
same LhlngŦ oweverţ Lhls Lrlck ls free and easy Lo access
from anywhere vla CoogleŦ ll you have Lo do ls look
Lhrough Lhe search resulLs reLurned by Lhe querles belowţ
flnd a proxy LhaL worksţ and enLer ln Lhe DL of Lhe slLe
you wanL Lo browse anonymouslyŦ
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lnurlť"nphŴproxyŦcgl" ºSLarL browslng Lhrough Lhls CŴ
based proxy"
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W re|atedťUkL ƹ llsLs oLher pages LhaL are relaLed Lo
Lhe DLŦ
W ||nkťUkL ƹ llsLs oLher pages LhaL llnk Lo Lhe DLŦ
W s|teťdoma|nŦcom ºsearch Lerm ƹ resLrlcLs search
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W a|||nur|ťWCkDS ƹ shows only pages wlLh all
search Lerms ln Lhe urlŦ
W |nur|ťWCkD ƹ llke alllnurlť buL fllLers Lhe DL
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W cacheťUkL ƹ wlll show Lhe Coogle cached verslon of
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W |nfoťUkL ƹ wlll show a page conLalnlng llnks Lo relaLed
searchesţ backllnksţ and pages conLalnlng Lhe urlŦ 1hls
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W f||etypeťSCMLLL@¥ÞL ƹ wlll resLrlcL searches Lo LhaL
flleLype
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from Lhe searchŦ
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W s|teťŦs|tenameŦnet "+Ŧs|tenameŦnet" ƹ shows
you how many pages of your slLe are lndexed by google
W a|||ntextť ƹ searches only wlLhln LexL of pagesţ buL noL ln
Lhe llnks or page LlLle
W a|||n||nksť ƹ searches only wlLhln llnksţ noL LexL or LlLle
W WordA Ck Word8 ƹ search for elLher Lhe word or 8
W "Word" Ck "Þhrase" ƹ search exacL word or phrase
W WordA ŴWord8 ƹ flnd word buL fllLer resulLs LhaL lnclude
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