Chapter 1

Google Search Basics

Abstract

This chapter covers the basis of Google’s Web interface, the different and special use search functions such as Video, Maps, etc., and how to do basic searches.

Keywords

Google Web interface
types of searches
Google Maps
Google News
YouTube
Gmail
More tabs
searching
Boolean
special characters
Google Warnings
search reduction
Google URLs
Google’s advance search parameters

Introduction

Google’s Web interface is unmistakable. It is clean and simple. Its “look and feel” is copyright-protected for good reason. What most people fail to realize is that the interface is also extremely powerful. Throughout this book, we will see how you can use Google to uncover truly amazing things. However, as with most things in ...

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