when one search engine is not enough--search multiple sites at the same time
How to use www.theinfo.com
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It's easy to use this site to search the internet.
First, choose to search either the general search engines on the
or the growing list
specialized search topics
listed at the top of the page. Many of the specialized search topic pages contain multiple forms to allow you to search different groups of web sites.
Specialized search topics:
(your topic isn't here?
- Search multiple auction sites
- Compare book prices and availabity on multiple sites. Search book databases and search for book reviews.
- Compare prices on hardware, software, search for shareware.
- Search multiple graphics/image search sites.
- Search multiple health sites at the same time, search for prescription drug information.
- Search movie sites, compare reviews, compare video prices
- Search music sites, compare cd prices, search for MP3s, search for lyrics
- Search news sites
- Search recipes sites
- Search reference sites
- Search sports sites
Example Search Form
Once you have found the form for your search,
select the sites to search
. You can choose as many sites as you want, but you must choose at least one. In the future, theinfo.com will provide descriptions of each the sites available to search. A quick way to select all available the sites is to press the
button. You can also use the
button to clear the form.
enter your search text
into the box. The
button pastes the text from your previous search into this box, which is handy if you would like to search for the same text on more than page or form.
When you're ready to begin the search, press the
button. A new window will open for each site that you selected. The windows are tiled across the screen. Please be advised that selecting too many sites to search may slow down your machine because each window will require internet bandwidth to complete its search, and may also slow your computer's processor. Close any windows once you are finished with them.
Warning: opening too many browsers at once may crash your browser.
This is more likely to happen if your system has less memory available.
If you are using Netscape 3, in the search windows will all open on top of each other--upgrading to Netscape 4 or IE 4 is strongly recommended. This site will not function correctly with IE 3.
That's all you need to know. Happy searching at theinfo.com.
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