30 Genius Google Tips And Tricks That Most People Don't Know About

Everyone uses Google for random queries, but it's way more powerful than a traditional search engine. Check out these Google tips and tricks that'll change the way you look for stuff online for good.

Exclude certain words from a google search by adding a minus sign (-) followed by the words you want to exclude.

Search within a website by typing “site:” followed by the URL of the site and your search terms

Adding “intitle:” infront of your search term will only produce results with that term in the title of the webpage

Find hilarious GIFs easier by clicking “Search Tools” and then changing “Type” to animated

Search for sites that link another site on their pages by searching “link” and then the website

Don’t remember the name of a song you heard? Fill in the blanks of any search with asterisks (*) and Google will try to complete your search for you.

Looking for a PDF or Powerpoint on a specific topic? You can search by file type by searching “filetype:PPT”

Putting the search term in quotation marks will search for words in that exact order

Putting “..” between two numbers will search within that range.

“Donkey news 2008..2010” will only show news articles from 2008 to 2010, while “digital camera $200..$300” will only show cameras within that price range.

If you include the word “anagram” in your search, Google will make anagrams for you. Even if you’re trying to define anagram.

Search for “Songs by” and the name of a band, then Google will display all of their songs.

Search for “Books by” and the name of an author, Google will display all of their works.

If you need to know what time the sun will rise or set, just search it on Google

If you search for “Google gravity” and hit "I'm feeling lucky" then you'll get a rather literal definition of gravity

If you Google "zerg rush", you'll have to protect your search results from being eaten by Google's o's. Yes, this is a thing.

If you hit 'I'm feeling lucky' without actually typing anything into the search box, you'll get a catalogue of all the Google doodles — all the way back to 1998