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|Power Googling: What's Included with Your Search Results|
The results page is filled with information and links, most of which relate to your query.
Statistics Bar: Describes your search, includes
Every underlined term in the statistics bar is
linked to its dictionary
Every underlined term in the statistics bar is linked to its dictionary definition.
Tips: Sometimes Google displays a tip in a box just below the statistics bar.
Search Results: Ordered by relevance to your query, with the result that Google considers the most relevant listed first.
Below are descriptions of some search-result components.
Snippets: (black) Each search result
usually includes one or more short excerpts
of the text that matches your query with your search terms in
boldface type and may provide you with
When Google hasn't crawled a page, it doesn't include a snippet.
URL of Result: (green) Web address of the search result.
Size: (green) The size of the text portion of the web page. It is omitted for sites not yet indexed.
For the sake of efficiency, Google searches only the first 101 kilobytes (approximately 17,000 words) of a web page.
Date: (green) Sometimes the date Google crawled a page appears just after the size of the page.
Dates are included for pages that have recently had a fresh crawl.
Limiting the number of results from a given site to two ensures that
More Results: When there are more than two results from the same site, access the remaining results from the "More results from..." link.
When Google returns more than one page of results, you can view subsequent pages by clicking either
Sponsored Links: Your results may include some clearly identified sponsored links (advertisements) relevant to your search.
This page was last modified on Monday February 27, 2006.
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