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Perform Case Sensitive Search with Google

Words with capital letters don't always have the same meaning when written with lowercase letters. Google however treats all search queries as case-insensitive and hence you'll see the same results for March (month) or march (walking briskly).

SEO Basics: Creating a Google Friendly Website

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tips for small businesses and new web masters. These simple but effective SEO tips will help make your website search engine optimized especially for Google, the grand-daddy of the Internet.

Googlebot Can Execute JavaScript on Web Pages

Googlebot, the web spider that crawls web pages for inclusion in Google's search index, can sometimes run JavaScript code as well in addition to fetching text content from a web page.

Single Google Query uses 1000 Machines in 0.2 seconds

Google is normally quite secretive about their search infrastructure but, in a break from tradition, they have revealed that a single search query on Google can consume the processing power of 1000 machines.

Get Alerts When Your Website Hits the First Page of Google

If your web pages do not appear on the first page of Google, your presence is almost invisible on the Internet because most users are too lazy to scroll beyond the front pages. Learn how to track your website position in search results via Email.

Search Custom Size Pictures with Yahoo Images

Yahoo has added some very useful filters in their Image Search engine. For instance, you can specify dimensions (height x width) in the search query and it will display only pictures / icons that exactly match the size.

Search by Location in Google News

Google News supports the location: search operator that lets you find news articles from a particular country or a US state.

Google Alerts gets RSS Feeds

As expected, Google now provides the option to get Alerts via RSS feeds as well. Just go to Google Alerts, create a new alert, and select the “feed” option.

Google makes you smarter ?

A UCLA study has revealed that the use of search engines may actually help stimulate and improve the minds of middle-aged and older people.

Google Custom Search with fewer ads

Google Custom Search allows you to create a custom search engine for your site. The problem is the advertising is sometimes too intrusive, even when no results are found.

Search Photo Sharing Websites with Google Images

Google Image Search offers some unique features that aren't available in the default search engines of other photo sharing sites like Flickr, Zooomr, Photobucket, Facebook, etc.