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Search Engine Glossary

Definition of terms relating to search engines, such as phrase search, Boolean operators, stop words and more. Definition of terms relating to search engines, such as phrase search, Boolean operators, stop words and more. 0 Comments

What Are Stop Words?

Some search engines don't record extremely commonwords in order to save space or to speed up searches. These are known as stop words. This page explains what a stop word is in more depth. Some search engines don't record extremely commonwords in order to save space or to speed up searches. These are known as stop words. This page explains what a stop word is in more depth. 0 Comments

Using Search Engines to Fill in the Blank

Rather than agonizing over formulating the perfect query, take advantage of the power of search engines to easily 'fill in the blank' for the answer to many types of questions. Rather than agonizing over formulating the perfect query, take advantage of the power of search engines to easily 'fill in the blank' for the answer to many types of questions. 0 Comments

Seven Stupid Searching Mistakes, Part 1

In the lighthearted spirit of the popular books for 'idiots' and 'dummies,' here's a look at seven common blunders that are virtually guaranteed to deliver useless, nonsensical, or completely worthless search results. In the lighthearted spirit of the popular books for 'idiots' and 'dummies,' here's a look at seven common blunders that are virtually guaranteed to deliver useless, nonsensical, or completely worthless search results. 0 Comments