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19 tips to Google like a pro

Hello everyone! 🧑

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In this article, we will learn how to search on Google like a pro.

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Googling is one of the most important skills for every developer. It helps you to search effectively for a solution to a problem or an error by saving 1000s of important hours and getting your desired result quickly.

Don’t worry, I am here to save your time. For that, I just need your feedback and support πŸ™ŒπŸ§‘.

Here are tips on how to master the art of googling as a developer.

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

Example: filetype:pdf how to learn react
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2. Asterisk (*) can be used as placeholders, which will be replaced by any word or phrase.

Example: how to learn * in 1 month
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3. Using site: will search within a specific website.

Example:  site:twitter.com polarameshchan2.
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4. Use quotes to search for an exact-match search:

Example: β€œWhat is Web3.0”
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5. Using .. Search within a range of numbers like years

Example:  money heist 2017..2021
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6. You can use AND Operator to get the results only related to both terms:

Example: frontend AND backend
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7. Using OR operator will return results only related to either of two keywords:

Example: Java OR C++
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8. If you want to eliminate a website from your search results, then -site: will help you

Example: -site:youtube.com javascript

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9. Whenever you want to compare two things, then use vs with quotes on the terms.

Example: "javascript" vs "typescript"
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10. Using Location: you can find news related to a particular location.

 Example: Location:india web developers.
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11. Define: helps you to find the definition of a word or terminology in a simple and easy way.

Example: define: Web3.0
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12. If you came across a new website, then the question arises, what is this website about? so info: will help you to know about that website.

Example: info:freecodecamp.com
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13. inurl: helps you to search for information originating in a particular year

Example: inurl:2020 React
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14. If you want to find time of different countries, this trick will help you

Example: time "new york"
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15. Using related: to get sites that are similar to other sites

Example: related:youtube.com

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16. Using the before: operator will return only results before a given date. You must provide only a year or Day/month/year dates.

Example: Python before:2020

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17. In the same way as before: after: operator will return only results after a given date. You must provide only a year or Day-month-year dates.

Example: Python after:2020

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18. - operator will help you to exclude a term from the search results.

Example: Javascript -CSS
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19. Last but not least, Advanced search is a built-in feature of Google that allows a user to specify additional requirements for a search.

Advanced Search

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That's all for today! 😁 You have reached the end of the article 😍

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Raininoro Rindra • Edited on

Very useful for SEO audit. Thank you.

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Ramesh chandra pola Author

yeah really useful. Your welcome πŸ™‚πŸ€©

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Rampli22 • Edited on

Ace! Thanks for the tutorial. Most of the operators I already knew. I am interested in topics like Social Media, SEO, SaaS, and more. But the operator with the "-" sign, I didn't know, really helpful. Sometimes you have to look for more in-depth information, and YouTube is not the platform where that kind of information is available. Minus helps with that. This post doesn't have that, but google can still visualize math formulas like sqrt(x*x+y*y)+3*cos(sqrt(x*x+y*y))+5. After you ask for a search, google will show a 3D model of that formula. It was helpful in school.

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kchumeam

Ace! Thanks for the tutorial. Most of the operators I already knew.

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Ramesh chandra pola Author

Glad you liked it :)

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Denin Paul

Woa thanks for these πŸ₯³

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Ramesh chandra pola Author

yeye Welcome Denin😁

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