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Search Engine Cheat Sheets

 

We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to search engine-related information. You'll find cheat sheets listing queries, specialized engines, computational tips and more. Do you have a favorite search engine cheat sheet? Let us know!

Need background information before you get started? See our definitions for search engine, Google and search engine optimization (SEO).

 

  • Google Help Cheat Sheet -- This quick reference explains simple ways to get relevant search results.
  • Google Advanced Operators -- This Google cheat sheet explains advanced operators, includes math queries, specialized information queries, conversions and more.
  • Google Teaching Tools -- This Google collection offers downloadable resources for librarians and teachers to help patrons and students use Google more effectively.
  • Yahoo Cheat Sheet -- You'll find that using these Yahoo Search Shortcuts will greatly cut down on your Yahoo search time, and you'll be pleasantly surprised at how much good stuff that Yahoo has to offer with just a few simple commands.
  • Gmail Shortcuts -- This cheat sheet lists keyboard shortcuts for opening mail, starting messages, archiving, forwarding and more with just a few clicks.
  • Bing Search Shortcuts -- Improve your Bing searches with these simple Bing search shortcuts and advanced keywords.
  • All-Purpose Search Engines -- This cheat sheet describes the top all-purpose search engines and provides links.
  • All-Purpose and Specialized Search Engines -- This cheat sheet lists book search engines, blog search engines, business search engines and more.
  • Google and Yahoo Shortcuts -- Search Engine Journal provides this cheat sheet, which compares 50+ Google and Yahoo shortcuts and shows you how to create your own.

 

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Check out the full collection of Our Favorite Cheat Sheets for fast help on a wide range of subjects. You'll find cheat sheets for Unix and Linux, as well as information about e-mail and messaging, texting and Twitter abbreviations and a wide range of technical content, including subjects like programming, blogging, browser shortcuts, and search engine optimization.

For more in-depth information, see our our collection of learning guides. Then test your knowledge with all our quizzes.

This was last updated in April 2010

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