January 23, 2007

But Google trumps most site search

Popular on Digg, for obvious reasons, is a post showing that Google is better for searching Digg than Digg’s own search engine. No shock there. If I want to search Wikipedia for information on astrowidgets, I’ll just google on the phrase wikipedia astrowidgets. That works much better than Wikipedia’s own search.

Speaking of which — if you want to search for my writing, I’m using Google web search technology too. It works like a charm.


2 Responses to “But Google trumps most site search”

  1. Rob on January 24th, 2007 6:29 am

    An apparently lesser known Google tip is if you add the site tag and domain e.g. ‘site:wikipedia.org’ and the search term, your search will be restricted to only pages within that domain… even better

  2. Curt Monash on January 24th, 2007 4:21 pm

    Good point, Rob. But it’s harder to type. 😉



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