How To Search Using OneKey.com
OneKey is proud to partner with Google. Google has the resources to battle the pornography out on the web. However, if you go directly to Google, you have the option to be kid safe. With OneKey, kid safe is the only option.
The following provides some helpful hints when using our search engine.
" + " Searches
OneKey ignores common words and characters such as "where" and "how", as well as certain single digits and single letters, because they tend to slow down your search without improving the results. OneKey will indicate if a common word has been excluded by displaying details on the results page below the search box.
If a common word is essential to getting the results you want, you can include it by putting a "+" sign in front of it. (Be sure to include a space before the "+" sign.) The one exception to this is "the", which is so common it is not considered in searches.
" - " Searches
Sometimes what you're searching for has more than one meaning; "bass" can refer to fishing or music. You can exclude a word from your search by putting a minus sign ("-") immediately in front of the term you want to avoid. (Be sure to include a space before the minus sign.)
Search for complete phrases by enclosing them in quotation marks. Words enclosed in double quotes ("like this") will appear together in all results exactly as you have entered them. Phrase searches are especially useful when searching for famous sayings or proper names. You may need to use a "+" to force inclusion of very common words. (See "+" search information above.)
Certain characters serve as phrase connectors. OneKey recognizes hyphens, slashes, periods, equal signs, and apostrophes as phrase connectors. Phrase connectors work like quotes; for example, mother-in-law is treated as a phrase even if the three words aren't in quotes.
OneKey supports the logical "OR" operator. To retrieve pages that include either word A or word B, use an uppercase OR between terms.
If you know the website you want to search but aren't sure where the information located within that site, you can use OneKey to search only that domain. Do this by entering what you're looking for followed by the word "site" and a colon followed by the domain name.
Other Advanced Search Features
Language: specify which language you would like your results returned in.
Date: restrict your results to the past three, six, or twelve months.
Occurrences: specify where your search terms occur on the page - anywhere on the page, in the title, or in the url.
Domains: search only a specific website or exclude that site completely from your search.
OneKey in partnership with Google supports several advanced operators, which are query words that have special meaning to the search. Typically these operators modify the search in some way, or even tell OneKey to do a totally different type of search. For instance, "link:" is a special operator, and the query [link:www.onekey.com] doesn't do a normal search but instead finds all web pages that have links to OneKey.com.
Several of the more common operators use punctuation instead of words, or do not require a colon. Among these operators are OR, "" (the quote operator), - (the minus operator), and + (the plus operator).
The query [cache:] will show the version of the web page that OneKey has in its cache. For instance, [cache:www.OneKey.com] will show OneKey's cache of the OneKey homepage. Note there can be no space between the "cache:" and the web page url.
If you include other words in the query, OneKey will highlight those words within the cached document. For instance, [cache:www.OneKey.com web] will show the cached content with the word "web" highlighted.
The query [link:] will list webpages that have links to the specified webpage. For instance, [link:www.OneKey.com] will list webpages that have links pointing to the OneKey homepage. Note there can be no space between the "link:" and the web page url.
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The query [related:] will list web pages that are "similar" to a specified web page. For instance, [related:www.OneKey.com] will list web pages that are similar to the OneKey homepage. Note there can be no space between the "related:" and the web page url.
The query [info:] will present some information that OneKey has about that web page. For instance, [info:www.OneKey.com] will show information about the OneKey homepage. Note there can be no space between the "info:" and the web page url.
Other Information Needs
If you begin a query with the [spell:] operator, OneKey will spell-check your query instead of performing it. If it notices potential misspellings, it will offer alternate queries for you to try. For instance, [spell: corect my speeling] will provide several possible spell corrections for this query.
A similar feature is applied automatically to all queries. Look for links of the form 'Did you mean: "correct my spelling"' below the search box.
If you begin a query with the [stocks:] operator, OneKey will treat the rest of the query terms as stock ticker symbols, and will link to a page showing stock information for those symbols. For instance, [stock: intc yhoo] will show information about Intel and Yahoo. (Note you must type the ticker symbols, not the company name.)
If you include [site:] in your query, OneKey will restrict the results to those websites in the given domain. For instance, [help site:www.OneKey.com] will find pages about help within www.OneKey.com. [help site:com] will find pages about help within .com urls. Note there can be no space between the "site:" and the domain.
If you start a query with [allintitle:], OneKey will restrict the results to those with all of the query words in the title. For instance, [allintitle: OneKey search] will return only documents that have both "OneKey" and "search" in the title.
If you include [intitle:] in your query, OneKey will restrict the results to documents containing that word in the title. For instance, [intitle:OneKey search] will return documents that mention the word "OneKey" in their title, and mention the word "search" anywhere in the document (title or no). Note there can be no space between the "intitle:" and the following word.
Putting [intitle:] in front of every word in your query is equivalent to putting [allintitle:] at the front of your query: [intitle:OneKey intitle:search] is the same as [allintitle: OneKey search].
If you start a query with [allinurl:], OneKey will restrict the results to those with all of the query words in the url. For instance, [allintitle: OneKey search] will return only documents that have both "OneKey" and "search" in the url.
Note that [allinurl:] works on words, not url components. In particular, it ignores punctuation. Thus, [allinurl: foo/bar] will restrict the results to page with the words "foo" and "bar" in the url, but won't require that they be separated by a slash within that url, that they be adjacent, or that they be in that particular word order. There is currently no way to enforce these constraints.
If you include [inurl:] in your query, OneKey will restrict the results to documents containing that word in the url. For instance, [inurl:OneKey search] will return documents that mention the word "OneKey" in their url, and mention the word "search" anywhere in the document (url or no). Note there can be no space between the "inurl:" and the following word.
Note that [inurl:] works on words, not url components. In particular, it ignores punctuation. Thus, in the query [OneKey inurl:foo/bar], the "inurl:" operator will affect only the word "foo", which is the single word following the inurl: operator, and will not affect the word bar. The query [OneKey inurl:foo inurl:bar] can be used to require both "foo" and "bar" to be in the url.
Putting "inurl:" in front of every word in your query is equivalent to putting "allinurl:" at the front of your query: [inurl:OneKey inurl:search] is the same as [allinurl: OneKey search].
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