How To Change Country In The Google Play Store

 

If you want to change the country for your Google Play app store, here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Sign into your Google Wallet account to manage your payment methods (https://wallet.google.com/manage/paymentMethods).
  2. Delete all of your payment methods from Google Wallet, and only add a card to one with a billing address located inside your desired country.
  3. Open the Play Store and navigate to any item available for download.
  4. Click to begin a download until you reach the “Accept and buy” screen (no need to complete the purchase).
  5. Close the Play Store and clear data for the Google Play Store application (Settings > Apps > Google Play Store > Clear Data) or clear your browser cache.
  6. Re-open the Play Store. You should now see the Play Store that matches your default payment instrument’s billing country.

If that doesn’t work for you, then you may also need to do the following:

  1. Go to wallet.google.com, Settings, and change your Home Address.
  2. Go to the Address book tab and remove your old address.
  3. Accept the new Terms and Conditions for your country.
  4. Go to the device settings and clear the data for the Google Play Store application (Settings > Apps > Google Play Store > Clear Data).

You can also contact the Google Play support team through the following link. Just click the Contact Us button in the upper right corner of the page.

https://support.google.com/googleplay/?hl=en

How to Use Google Now Voice Commands

 

General Commands

  • “Search for [chicken recipes]?”
  • “Say [where is the supermarket] in [Spanish]?”
  • “What is [Schrodinger’s cat]?”
  • “Who invented [the internet]?”
  • “What is the meaning of [life]?”
  • “Who is married to [Ben Affleck]?”
  • “Stock price of [Apple]”
  • “Author of [Game of Thrones]”
  • “How old is [Michael Jordan]?”
  • “Post to Google+ [feeling great]”

Notes & Reminders

  • “Remind me to [buy milk] at [5 PM]”
  • “Remind me [when I get / next time I’m at] [home / work / other location] [to send an email to John]”
  • “Wake me up in [5 hours]”
  • “Note to self: [I parked my car in section D]”
  • “Set alarm for [8 PM]”

Time & Date

  • “What time is it in [Tokyo]?”
  • “When is the sunset [in Chicago (optional)]”
  • ”What is the time zone of [Berlin]”
  • “Time at home”
  • “Create a calendar event: [Dinner in New York] [Saturday at 8 PM]”

Communication

  • “Call [Daniel]”
  • “Send [email] to Daniel, [Subject: Meeting], [Message: Will be there in 5]”
  • “Send [SMS] to Philipp mobile, don’t forget to buy milk”
  • ”[Contact name]”

Weather

  • “Weather”
  • “Is it going to rain [tomorrow / Monday]”
  • “What’s the weather in [Boston]?”
  • “How’s the weather in [Portland] on [Wednesday] going to be?”

Maps & Navigation

  • “Map of [Flagstaff]”
  • “Show me the nearby [restaurant] on map”
  • “Navigate to [Munich] on car”
  • “How far is [Berlin] from [Munich]?”
  • “Directions to [address / business name / other destination]”

Conversions & Calculations

  • “What is the tip for [125] dollars?”
  • “Convert [currency / length …] to [currency / length …]”
  • “How much is [18] times [48]?”
  • “What is [45] percent of [350]?”
  • “Square root of [81]”
  • “….. equals”

Sports

  • “How are [the New York Yankees] doing?”
  • “When is the next [Los Angeles Lakers] game?”
  • “Show me the [Premier League] table”
  • “Did [Bayern Munich] win their last game?”

Flight Information

  • “Flight [AA 125]?”
  • “Flight status of [AA 125]”
  • “Has [LH 210] landed?”
  • “When will [AA 120] land / depart?”

Web Browsing

  • “Go to [Huffington Post]?”
  • “Open [xda.com]”
  • “Show me [android.com]”
  • “Browse to [reddit.com]”

Entertainment

  • “Listen to / play [Intro] by [The XX]?”
  • “YouTube [fail compilation]?”
  • “Who acted in [Ocean’s 11]?”
  • “Who is the producer of [Gladiator]?”
  • “When was [Alien] released?”
  • “Runtime of [Avatar]”
  • “Listen to TV”
  • “What’s this song?”

Easter Eggs

  • “Do a barrel roll”
  • “What’s the loneliest number?”
  • “Make me a sandwich!”
  • “When am I?”
  • “Okay Jarvis, …” (Instead of “Okay Google, …”)
  • “Who are you?”
  • “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.”
  • “Beam me up, Scotty!”

Awesome List Of Google Now Voice Commands – KitKat Updated.

How to Browse The Web In #Privacy Mode

Google Chrome

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Google Chrome can be forced to run in “Incognito” – private browsing mode when you launch it, by adding a simple command line switch. In Windows, right click on the Chrome shortcut and select properties. In the target area, just add –incognito to the end of the string. For profiles, use:

C:Users<username>AppDataLocalGoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe -incognito –user-data-dir=”..User Data<username>”

Mozilla Firefox

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Firefox can be made to run in default private browsing mode, by adding the command line switch –private to the end of the target.

Internet Explorer

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As with Firefox, add the command line switch -private to launch Internet Explorer in InPrivate mode.

Opera

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Since Opera has per-tab private browsing (unlike the others), adding the        -newprivatetab switch will load both a blank, private tab and whatever your startup preference is set to (last tabs, speed dial, etc.) in standard browsing mode.

Life Through Google Glass

Google believes that technology should work for you — to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don’t. A team within Google[x] group started Project Glass to build this kind of technology, one that helps you explore and share your world, putting you back in the moment. The video above shows where the technology is headed

Using Google Translate as a Proxy

Google Translate can be used a free proxy, by selecting Esperanto > English as a translate option

http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=eo&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=google.com

Change google.com to the site that you require.

How to Create Profiles in Google Chrome

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Google Chrome allows users to create multiple user accounts but if you want to keep your web history and passwords hidden from other Chrome users, you need to create a separate profile as explained below.

1: Launch Google Chrome and use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + Del to clear your entire web browsing history.

2: Open Windows Explorer and switch to Chrome’s User Data folder available at:

chrome-profile3: While inside Windows Explorer, select the subfolder called “default” and make a copy of that folder inside the same “User Data” folder of Chrome. Rename that new folder copy to, say, Your_Name as shown in the screenshot.

For Windows 7 and Windows Vista 
C:Users<username>AppDataLocalGoogleChromeUser Data 

For Windows XP 
C:Documents and Settings<username>Local SettingsApplication DataGoogleChromeUser Data

4: We will now reset this new “Your_Name” profile in Chrome to the factory defaults. Open “Command Prompt”, use the “cd” command to switch to the Chrome Application folder (where Chrome is installed) and run the following command:

chrome.exe --user-data-dir="..User DataYour_Name" -first-run

5: Your new user profile in Chrome is ready for use. To run Google Chrome using this profile instead of the default profile, let’s create a shortcut. Right click anywhere on the desktop, choose New -> Shortcut and type the following in the location box:

For Windows 7 and Vista:
C:Users<user>AppDataLocalGoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe --user-data-dir="..User DataYour_Name"

For Windows XP:
C:Documents and Settings<user>Local SettingsApplication DataGoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe --user-data-dir="..User DataYour_Name"

Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

Chrome Shortcuts for Windows

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Tab and window shortcuts

Ctrl+N
Opens a new window.

Ctrl+T
Opens a new tab.

Ctrl+Shift+N
Opens a new window in incognito mode.

Press Ctrl+O, then select file.
Opens a file from your computer in Google Chrome.

Press Ctrl and click a link. Or click a link with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the link in a new tab in the background .

Press Ctrl+Shift and click a link. Or press Shift and click a link with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the link in a new tab and switches to the newly opened tab.

Press Shift and click a link.
Opens the link in a new window.

Ctrl+Shift+T
Reopens the last tab you’ve closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you’ve closed.

Drag a link to a tab.
Opens the link in the tab.

Drag a link to a blank area on the tab strip.
Opens the link in a new tab.

Drag a tab out of the tab strip.
Opens the tab in a new window.

Drag a tab out of the tab strip and into an existing window.
Opens the tab in the existing window.

Press Esc while dragging a tab.
Returns the tab to its original position.

Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8
Switches to the tab at the specified position number on the tab strip.

Ctrl+9
Switches to the last tab.

Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+PgDown
Switches to the next tab.

Ctrl+Shift+Tab or Ctrl+PgUp
Switches to the previous tab.

Alt+F4
Closes the current window.

Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4
Closes the current tab or pop-up.

Click a tab with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Closes the tab you clicked.

Right-click, or click and hold either the Back or Forward arrow in the browser toolbar.
Displays your browsing history in the tab.

Press Backspace, or Alt and the left arrow together.
Goes to the previous page in your browsing history for the tab.

Press Shift+Backspace, or Alt and the right arrow together.
Goes to the next page in your browsing history for the tab.

Press Ctrl and click either the Back arrow, Forward arrow, or Go button in the toolbar. Or click either button with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the button destination in a new tab in the background.

Double-click the blank area on the tab strip.
Maximizes or minimizes the window.

Alt+Home
Opens your homepage in your current window.

Google Chrome feature shortcuts

Alt+F or Alt+E
Opens the wrench menu, which lets you customize and control settings in Google Chrome.

Ctrl+Shift+B
Toggles the bookmarks bar on and off.

Ctrl+H
Opens the History page.

Ctrl+J
Opens the Downloads page.

Shift+Esc
Opens the Task Manager.

Shift+Alt+T
Sets focus on the first tool in the browser toolbar. You can then use the following shortcuts to move around in the toolbar:

  • Press Tab, Shift+Tab, Home, End, right arrow, and left arrow to move focus to different items in the toolbar.
  • Press Space or Enter to activate toolbar buttons, including page actions and browser actions.
  • Press Shift+F10 to bring up any associated context menu (e.g. browsing history for the Back button).
  • Press Esc to return focus from the toolbar back to the page.

F6 or Shift+F6
Switches focus to the next keyboard-accessible pane, where panes include the main web content, address bar, and bookmarks bar (if visible).

Ctrl+Shift+J
Opens Developer Tools.

Ctrl+Shift+Delete
Opens the Clear Browsing Data dialog.

F1
Opens the Help Center in a new tab (our favorite).

Address bar shortcuts

Use the following shortcuts in the address bar:

Type a search term, then press Enter.
Performs a search using your default search engine.

Type a search engine keyword, press Space, type a search term, and press Enter.
Performs a search using the search engine associated with the keyword.

Begin typing a search engine URL, press Tab when prompted, type a search term, and press Enter.
Performs a search using the search engine associated with the URL.

Ctrl+Enter
Adds www. and .com to your input in the address bar and open the resulting URL.

Type a URL, then press Alt+Enter.
Opens the URL in a new tab.

Ctrl+L or Alt+D
Highlights the URL.

Ctrl+K or Ctrl+E
Places a ‘?’ in the address bar. Type a search term after the question mark to perform a search using your default search engine.

Press Ctrl and the left arrow together.
Moves your cursor to the preceding key term in the address bar

Press Ctrl and the right arrow together.
Moves your cursor to the next key term in the address bar

Ctrl+Backspace
Deletes the key term that precedes your cursor in the address bar

Select an entry in the address bar drop-down menu with your keyboard arrows, then press Shift+Delete.
Deletes the entry from your browsing history, if possible.

Click an entry in the address bar drop-down menu with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the entry in a new tab in the background.

Press Page Up or Page Down when the address bar drop-down menu is visible.
Selects the first or last entry in the drop-down menu.

Webpage shortcuts

Ctrl+P
Prints your current page.

Ctrl+S
Saves your current page.

F5 or Ctrl+R
Reloads your current page.

Esc
Stops the loading of your current page.

Ctrl+F
Opens the find bar.

Ctrl+G or F3
Finds the next match for your input in the find bar.

Ctrl+Shift+G, Shift+F3, or Shift+Enter
Finds the previous match for your input in the find bar.

Click the middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Activates auto-scrolling. As you move your mouse, the page automatically scrolls according to the direction of the mouse.

Ctrl+F5 or Shift+F5
Reloads your current page, ignoring cached content.

Press Alt and click a link.
Downloads the target of the link.

Ctrl+U
Opens the source of your current page.

Drag a link to bookmarks bar
Saves the link as a bookmark.

Ctrl+D
Saves your current webpage as a bookmark.

Ctrl+Shift+D
Saves all open pages as bookmarks in a new folder.

F11
Opens your page in full-screen mode. Press F11 again to exit full-screen.

Ctrl and +, or press Ctrl and scroll your mousewheel up.
Enlarges everything on the page.

Ctrl and , or press Ctrl and scroll your mousewheel down.
Makes everything on the page smaller.

Ctrl+0
Returns everything on the page to normal size.

Space bar
Scrolls down the web page.

Home
Goes to the top of the page.

End
Goes to the bottom of the page.

Press Shift and scroll your mousewheel.
Scrolls horizontally on the page.

Text shortcuts

Ctrl+C
Copies highlighted content to the clipboard.

Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert
Pastes content from the clipboard.

Ctrl+Shift+V
Paste content from the clipboard without formatting.

Ctrl+X or Shift+Delete
Deletes the highlighted content and copies it to the clipboard.

Chrome Shortcuts for the Apple Mac

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Tab and window shortcuts

?-N
Opens a new window.

?-T
Opens a new tab.

?-Shift-N
Opens a new window in incognito mode.

Press ?-O, then select file.
Opens a file from your computer in Google Chrome.

Press ? and click a link. Or click a link with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the link in a new tab in the background .

Press ?-Shift and click a link. Or press Shift and click a link with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the link in a new tab and switches to the newly opened tab.

Press Shift and click a link.
Opens the link in a new window.

?-Shift-T
Reopens the last tab you’ve closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you’ve closed.

Drag a tab out of the tab strip.
Opens the tab in a new window.

Drag a tab out of the tab strip and into an existing window.
Opens the tab in the existing window.

Press ?-Option and the right arrow together.
Switches to the next tab.

Press ?-Option and the left arrow together.
Switches to the previous tab.

?-W
Closes the current tab or pop-up.

?-Shift-W
Closes the current window.

Click and hold either the Back or Forward arrow in the browser toolbar.
Displays your browsing history in the tab.

Press Delete or ?-[
Goes to the previous page in your browsing history for the tab.

Press Shift-Delete or ?-]
Goes to the next page in your browsing history for the tab.

Press Shift while clicking the + button in the top left corner of the window.
Maximizes the window.

?-M
Minimizes the window.

?-H
Hides Google Chrome.

?-Option-H
Hides all other windows.

?-Q
Closes Google Chrome.

Google Chrome feature shortcuts

?-Shift-B
Toggles the bookmarks bar on and off.

?-Option-B
Opens the bookmark manager.

?-,
Opens the Preferences dialog.

?-Y
Opens the History page.

?-Shift-J
Opens the Downloads page.

?-Shift-Delete
Opens the Clear Browsing Data dialog.

Address bar shortcuts

Use the following shortcuts in the address bar:

Type a search term, then press Enter.
Performs a search using your default search engine.

Type a search engine keyword, press Space, type a search term, and press Enter.
Performs a search using the search engine associated with the keyword.

Begin typing a search engine URL, press Tab when prompted, type a search term, and press Enter.
Performs a search using the search engine associated with the URL.

Type a URL, then press ?-Enter.
Opens the URL in a new background tab.

?-L
Highlights the URL.

?-Option-F
Places a ‘?’ in the address bar. Type a search term after the question mark to perform a search using your default search engine.

Press Option and the left arrow together.
Moves your cursor to the preceding key term in the address bar

Press Option and the right arrow together.
Moves your cursor to the next key term in the address bar

Press Shift-Option and the left arrow together.
Highlights the preceding key term in the address bar

Press Shift-Option and the right arrow together.
Highlights the next key term in the address bar

?-Delete
Deletes the key term that precedes your cursor in the address bar

Press Page Up or Page Down in the addess bar menu.
Selects the previous or next entry in the menu.

Webpage shortcuts

?-P
Prints your current page.

?-Shift-P
Opens the Page Setup dialog.

?-S
Saves your current page.

?-Shift-I
Emails your current page.

?-R
Reloads your current page.

?-,
Stops loading of your current page.

?-F
Opens the find bar.

?-G
Finds the next match for your input in the find bar.

?-Shift-G or Shift-Enter
Finds the previous match for your input in the find bar.

?-E
Uses selection for find

?-J
Jumps to selection

?-Option-I
Opens Developer Tools.

?-Option-J
Opens the JavaScript Console.

?-Option-U
Opens the source of your current page.

Press Option and click a link.
Downloads the target of the link.

Drag a link to the bookmarks bar.
Saves the link as a bookmark.

?-D
Saves your current webpage as a bookmark.

?-Shift-D
Saves all open tabs as bookmarks in a new folder.

?-Shift-F
Opens your page in full-screen mode. Press ?-Shift-F again to exit full-screen.

?-+
Enlarges everything on the page.

? and –
Makes everything on the page smaller.

?-0
Returns everything on the page to normal size.

?-Shift-H
Opens your home page in your current tab.

Space bar
Scrolls down the web page.

?-Option-F
Searches the web.

Text shortcuts

?-C
Copies highlighted content to the clipboard.

?-Option-C
Copies the URL of the page you’re viewing to the clipboard.

?-V
Pastes content from the clipboard.

?-Shift-Option-V
Pastes content without source formatting.

?-X or Shift-Delete
Deletes the highlighted content and copies it to the clipboard.

?-Z
Reverts your last action.

?-Shift-Z
Repeats your last action.

?-X
Deletes highlighted content and saves it to your clipboard (cut).

?-A
Selects all the text on your current page.

?-:
Opens the Spelling and Grammar dialog.

?-;
Checks your current page for spelling and grammar

Chrome Shortcuts for Linux

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Tab and window shortcuts

Ctrl+N
Opens a new window.

Ctrl+T
Opens a new tab.

Ctrl+Shift+N
Opens a new window in incognito mode.

Press Ctrl+O, then select file.
Opens a file from your computer in Google Chrome.

Press Ctrl and click a link. Or click a link with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the link in a new tab in the background .

Press Ctrl+Shift and click a link. Or press Shift and click a link with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the link in a new tab and switches to the newly opened tab.

Press Shift and click a link.
Opens the link in a new window.

Ctrl+Shift+T
Reopens the last tab you’ve closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you’ve closed.

Drag a link to a tab.
Opens the link in the tab.

Drag a link to a blank area on the tab strip.
Opens the link in a new tab.

Drag a tab out of the tab strip.
Opens the tab in a new window.

Drag a tab out of the tab strip and into an existing window.
Opens the tab in the existing window.

Press Esc while dragging a tab.
Returns the tab to its original position.

Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8
Switches to the tab at the specified position number on the tab strip.

Ctrl+9
Switches to the last tab.

Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+PgDown
Switches to the next tab.

Ctrl+Shift+Tab or Ctrl+PgUp
Switches to the previous tab.

Ctrl+Shift+Q
Closes Google Chrome.

Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4
Closes the current tab or pop-up.

Click a tab with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Closes the tab you clicked.

Right-click, or click and hold either the Back or Forward arrow in the browser toolbar.
Displays your browsing history in the tab.

Press Alt and the left arrow together.
Goes to the previous page in your browsing history for the tab.

Press Alt and the right arrow together.
Goes to the next page in your browsing history for the tab.

Click either the Back arrow, Forward arrow, or Go button in the toolbar with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the button destination in a new tab in the background.

Double-click the blank area on the tab strip.
Maximizes or minimizes the window.

Google Chrome feature shortcuts

Alt+F
Opens the Tools menu, which lets you customize and control settings in Google Chrome.

Ctrl+Shift+B
Toggles the bookmarks bar on and off.

Ctrl+H
Opens the History page.

Ctrl+J
Opens the Downloads page.

Shift+Esc
Opens the Task Manager.

Ctrl+Shift+J
Opens Developer Tools.

Ctrl+Shift+Delete
Opens the Clear Browsing Data dialog.

F1
Opens the Help Center in a new tab (our favorite).

Address bar shortcuts

Use the following shortcuts in the address bar:

Type a search term, then press Enter.
Performs a search using your default search engine.

Type a search engine keyword, press Space, type a search term, and press Enter.
Performs a search using the search engine associated with the keyword.

Begin typing a search engine URL, press Tab when prompted, type a search term, and press Enter.
Performs a search using the search engine associated with the URL.

Ctrl+L
Highlights the URL.

Ctrl+K or Ctrl+E
Places a ‘?’ in the address bar. Type a search term after the question mark to perform a search using your default search engine.

Press Ctrl+Shift and the left arrow together.
Moves your cursor to the preceding key term in the address bar

Press Ctrl+Shift and the right arrow together.
Moves your cursor to the next key term in the address bar

Ctrl+Backspace
Deletes the key term that precedes your cursor in the address bar

Select an entry in the address bar drop-down menu with your keyboard arrows, then press Shift+Delete.
Deletes the entry from your browsing history, if possible.

Click an entry in the address bar drop-down menu with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel).
Opens the entry in a new tab in the background.

Press Page Up or Page Down when the address bar drop-down menu is visible.
Selects the first or last entry in the drop-down menu.

Webpage shortcuts

Ctrl+P
Prints your current page.

Ctrl+S
Saves your current page.

Ctrl+R
Reloads your current page.

Esc
Stops the loading of your current page.

Ctrl+F
Opens the find bar.

Ctrl+G or Enter
Finds the next match for your input in the find bar.

Ctrl+Shift+G or Shift+Enter
Finds the previous match for your input in the find bar.

Press Alt and click a link.
Downloads the target of the link.

Ctrl+U
Opens the source of your current page.

Drag a link to bookmarks bar
Saves the link as a bookmark.

Ctrl+D
Saves your current webpage as a bookmark.

Ctrl+Shift+D
Saves all open pages as bookmarks in a new folder.

F11
Opens your page in full-screen mode. Press F11 again to exit full-screen.

Ctrl and +, or press Ctrl and scroll your mousewheel up.
Enlarges everything on the page.

Ctrl and , or press Ctrl and scroll your mousewheel down.
Makes everything on the page smaller.

Ctrl+0
Returns everything on the page to normal size.

Space bar
Scrolls down the web page.

Home
Goes to the top of the page.

End
Goes to the bottom of the page.

Text shortcuts

Ctrl+C
Copies highlighted content to the clipboard.

Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert
Pastes content from the clipboard.

Ctrl+Shift+V
Paste content from the clipboard without formatting.

Ctrl+X or Shift+Delete
Deletes the highlighted content and copies it to the clipboard.

Making Google Work For You

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Flickr Credit: SunnyMarry

Google is a very powerful search engine, however many of us only perform very basic searches. In the post, I discuss my favourite advanced searches that can be performed. This list was compiled from various sources on the web including various Google ‘cheat sheets’.

The Cache Command

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Google takes a snapshot of each page it searches and caches (stores) that page as a back up. The cached version is what Google uses to judge if a web page is a good match for your search query.The cache command shows the cached snapshot of any page on the web. For example: Cache of http://www.thewebpitch.com. Google typically caches the first 101K of a page and not the images. Its a great way to discover how a web page looked before it was updated.

The Filetype Command

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Google indexes more than just web pages, the filetype command is a great one to use if you need to identify a particular file type as part of your search. For example, here’s a search for PDFs that contain the word iPad.  The command works equally well for PPTX, DOCX etc.

The Site Command

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The site command restricts a Google key word search to a single site. For example, if I wanted to see all references to ‘Microsoft’ in my blog, I would type:  site:www.thewebpitch.com Microsoft

This is a very handy command, especially if you looking for certain keyword on a web site that has no search capability. The site command can either include or remove the ‘www’ in a web domain, removing the www will show all the sub domains from the domain which Google has found.

The Link Command

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Google’s link command lists pages which “link back” to the specified website. These links are also known as "inbound Links" or "IBLs". For example, here’s a link search for www.thewebpitch.com

In general terms, a site with more link backs is more of an authority than a site with fewer link backs. However, not all link backs are of equal ranking!

The Related Command

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The related command allows you to find pages which discuss a similar topic to a website that you have already found. For example, here’s a  related:www.thewebpitch.com search.

The Info Command

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This command shows some  limited information about a particular page that Google has in its index. Typically, the command shows the page snippet and title as well as links to the cache or related pages. For example, here’s an info search for www.thewebpitch.com

The Define Command

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The define  command displays Google’s glossary of definitions for a particular searched term, for example: define: Semantic Web results in definitions for ‘semantic web’ in a bullet point format with a link to the authoritative URL.

The Allintitle Command
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This command restricts a Google search so that all the listed keywords must appear in a page’s title tag. For example: allintitle: apple iPad shows a good example of this. 

The NCR Command

This command is particularly useful if you are abroad, and Google redirects your search page to the local country you are in. If you type /ncr after google address, no redirection is made.  For example:

http://www.google.com/ncr = google.com
http://www.google.co.uk/ncr = google.co.uk

This should equally work for other countries.

Other useful search commands include:
 
The Allinurl Command
Restrict a search so that all of the keywords must appear in the page results. For example, here is a simple search for pages with 720p and video in their URLs.

The Allintext Command
Restrict a search so that all of the keywords must appear in the body text  For example here is a simple search for pages with 720p and video in their body text.

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