This guide provides search tips and tricks to help you get more out of your Google searches. The guide provides tips for improving your basic and advanced searches as well as helping you search for images, scholarly articles, and more.
Searches are not case sensitive.
Boolean operator AND is assumed.
Word order matters.
Google ignores most punctuation and symbols. Exceptions:
Google uses automatic word stemming.
Your past browsing history online affects future Google searches on your personal or office computer since Google wants to tailor search results to individuals. If you wish your Google searches to remain unaffected by your past search behavior, then you can try an encrypted search.