Google is a web developer's best friend. Go beyond basic Google search to get better search results. Learn how to do date-based searches, site-specific searches, word-for-word searches, and more.
- [Carrie] When it comes to finding help on the web,…Google is your best friend, seriously.…Certainly there are other search engines that you can use,…but I prefer Google and its subsidiary company YouTube…because they dominate the market.…They handle over 90% of all search queries online.…That means that your best chance of connecting your question…with an answer will probably come through Google or YouTube.…I'm gonna focus on Google in this lesson…and ignore YouTube a little bit for this reason.…YouTube is awesome if you need to see how to do something,…like take the doors off your Jeep…or apply a drop shadow to an image in Photoshop.…
You'll find plenty of tech-related videos and how-tos,…but I personally hate waiting through six minutes…of video just to find 20 seconds of useful information.…Can you find help via YouTube?…Absolutely, it's just not the ideal place…to troubleshoot your web development woes in my experience.…So, back to Google.…No doubt you're familiar with the basics of a Google search.…You search for something, like help installing Drupal,…
- Checking for updates
- Identifying the problem
- Looking for answers
- Asking for help
- Escalating an issue