Did you know that you could do this?
Find all links to your site, excluding pages from your own site
link:http://my.site.com/ AND NOT url:http://my.site.com/ in the Advanced query.
+link:http://my.site.com/ -url:http://my.site.com/ in the Simple query.
To speed up the search, you can leave out the very common words
http and com.
- The person you want to find could be listed as
"Jane L. Smith," or
"Smith, Jane L."
Try the proximity operator in the Advanced Query: Jane NEAR Smith.
Use AltaVista as a spelling or usage checker
- Is it CDROM or CD-ROM?
Make a search for both words, and compare the word count:
Use AltaVista as a news reader
Well, it is a news reader, since we
serve the articles.
Use the newsgroups: keyword.
In the Advanced Query you can select a range of dates. And of course you can
use the search capabilities to exclude certain authors or newsgroups, or to favor
Bookmark a page with certain options enabled
You can restore your favorite options
by simply retrieving this URL from your bookmarks.
- Start from our home page
- select the options you are interested in, such as news, return format,
- make an empty query with nothing in the text input window, but hit SUBMIT
- save the returned page in a bookmark
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