Wikipedia:Tip of the day/July 23

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Search Wikipedia faster with Google search tricks
  1. Wikipedia-specific Google searchbox: The default Wikipedia search engine can be slow and unreliable. Luckily, alternatives are available, such as a customized Google searchbox already preset to search Wikipedia:
    1. Click "edit this page" above, and then cut and paste the link to your Userpage, or...
    2. Click on it, and save it as a button on your browser's toolbar...
    3. Or both!
  2. Search Wikipedia and the web at the same time: A9, Amazon.com's search engine, conducts multi-searches. Just checkmark the web and wikipedia boxes, enter your search term in the search box, and click Go. There's a box for each type of search, and you can select as many as you like.

Read more: Wikipedia:Using external search engines

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