7 November 2013

Google Secrets and Tricks


Google Secrets and Tricks
Google is the most used search engine on the planet and also the best search engine. People are not utilizing the full power of Google search and other features provided by Google. Smart Google users utilize more than the normal power of Google. We will see how to go smart on Google.
The Google secrets and tricks are a must to know for you. Some of the tricks and secrets people already know and aware of it, and some do not know about them. Please read on to find out the Google secrets and tricks.

 Must Read : Get GooglePlus SMS Notification

  •  Google SSL: SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer

This is the new and in beta feature from Google. Google SSL is secure connection between your computer and Google server. Any third party can't your search queries and information. The main advantage of this service is, your search visits doesn't leave any referrer links to the visited URL. One more good feature of Google SSL is, you can speak and it types it for you.  To identity whether the connection is secure or not, you need to look for the http section as https. The URL looks like this: https://encrypted.google.com
  •  Google as Dictionary:

Google search can be used as your fast access dictionary. Questions can be asked to Google, for example "what is Google".
what is <word>

  •  Find a File-type with Google Search:

Internet has various types of files uploaded all over, like .pdf, .doc, .ppt, .pptx and so on. It is possible to list only a particular type of files on Google Search.

  •  Google Time in Search:


This feature is a real time display of the current time throughout the world.

  •  Google Map with just two words:


  •  Google as Calculator:

Google Search can recognize numbers and mathematical operators to perform calculation on the search bar. Some of the common and advanced maths operators recognized by Google are:
+ (Sum)
- (Subraction)
/ (Division)
* (Multiplication)
! (Factorial)
^ or ** (Exponentiation)
% (Percentage)
mod (modulo)
sine, cosine, tan, sec, cot
log, lg, ln
exp (Exponential function)

  •  Google as Currency Converter:

<Number>Currency-to-Convert to <Converted-Currency>

  •  Check the pages indexed by Google Crawlers using:


This feature can be used to search a particular keyword from the indexed pages:
try "post site:blogger-sftwareplus.blogspot.in"
It would list all the results which has the "Post" keyword in the page.

  •  Google as Weather Forecast


  •  Google search to check Flight status

<Airlines-name> <Flight-number>

  • Search a Text in the Content:
To search a particular "Text" or "Keyword" or "Phrase" in the content of a website and not in the title, you can use:

See the result for keyword "Blogger".

  •  Search a Text in the Title:
To search a particular "Text" or "Phrase" in the titles of search results. Use-

  •  Google Search to check the stock market.

  •  Search Mp3 of a particular singer/artist/album/song.
You can easily find an MP3 song on the Internet easily by narrowing the search by using the syntax:

?intitle:index.of? mp3
Try searching for Eminem songs this way:
?intitle:index.of? mp3 Eminem

  •  All the Google Logos in one page by Google.

It is nice to see all the Google Logos together.

Find the Logos.

A very rare beta logo from Google.

  •  Google's Tribute to 9/11/2001 Tragedy.

Google's Tribute message to the people who met with the 9/11 tragedy.
Tribute of 9/11/2001

  •  Go Green by Google.

Google Green.

  •  Google MentalPlex on Fool's Day:

Fool's Day 2000 by Google.

  •  Valentine's day special by Google.

Valentine's day dedication by Google to the World here.
Heart by Google.

  •  Rare Google Search Tips:

A good Google search Tips by the creators themselves for everyone.

  •  Google Romance Search.

Sounds funny to me. This is really cool for those who are in love.
Here is Google Romance.

  •  Google can search patents.

Google can scan through the thousands of patents all over the world.
Google Patents.

  •  Google TiSP.

TiSP - Toilet Internet Service Provider. :)
Access Google from Toilet.:P
Have a look at Google Tisp.

  •  Google Gulp.

Google can now quench your thirst with knowledge.
Have a Look at Google Gulp.

  •  Google Scholar.
This is an awesome search engine by Google, which can search through interesting articles and academic articles/books/magazines and many more. People do not know about Google Scholar. Here is the look.
Google Scholar.

  •  Google Virgle.

"The Adventure of Many Lifetimes" 
This is a 100 year plan for reaching Mars. :) It is nice to have a look at Google Virgle.

  •  Customize your Google Search.

Wow, this is a good idea by Google to customize your search entries. Google Custom Search in beta stage.

  •  Google cache

You can get the page last cached by the Google crawlers. It is archived by Google every time your pages are crawled. This feature can be used to check the site page, even if the site is blocked.
Get your cached page using Google cache syntax as shown below:

Eg: cache:www.google.com

  •  Search a Term in the URLs.

You can search a word or phrase in the URLs in the internet search results.
Search using syntax:



  •  Comic Version of Google Chrome.

Story line for Google Chrome by Google Chrome team.
Comic of Google Chrome.

  •  Google Books.

Find the latest books, old books, interesting books, their reviews. There are lots of categories and countless books in Google Directory. Check Google Books.

  •  Google Grants.
"In-kind advertising for non-profit organizations"
Check Google Grants.

  •  Google url Shortener.
You can now shorten your lengthy URLs using Google's goo.gl

  •  Google is now Powered by Pigeons.

Google is now powered by Pigeons? Check this out at Google PigeonRank.

  •  Google Artificial Intelligence.

Google CADIE is the world's first "artificial intelligence" based tasked-array system.

  •  Google research.

Google news about latest Google researches happening in Google.

  •  Learn Programming with Google.

Google Code is the platform to learn the codings from Google.

  •  Google indroduced Gmail Paper.

Here is the new Gmail Paper. This is a new option available in Google Gmail.
You can easily request a hard copy of your message. Google will send you.
  •  Google Alerts.

Using Google Alerts, you can get email or feed alerts when a new interesting search is done by someone. The topics you wish to monitor on the web like Blogging can be tracked using Google Alerts.
  •  Google Catalogs.
Browsing through catalogs of printed materials on the internet with Google Catalogs. Available for Apple Iphones as well.

  •  Smart intelligence and humour by Google Calculator.

Google can know the "Number of horns on a unicorn".
  •  Find Population using Google Search.

Population <Cities-in-USA/Countries>

  •  Google Timeline.

Know the Google history with their milestones in an Interactive Timeline manner on Google Timeline.
Check the Google history page as well.
  •  Google's Unset History.

The Google unset timeline is an archive which is maintained by Google for 20 long years.

  •  Original images of Lary Page and other Important people of Google.

You can download the original images maintained by Google from their website.

So these are some secrets and tricks of google,if you wish to add some more then comment below.

Articles You May Like

5 comments: Leave Your Comments

  1. Oh! This is so useful! Thank you so much for sharing this :)

  2. What a lesson on the google gods!! Thanks!

  3. Hi bro,

    This is really a very useful tip, can help one search google like the pro do