How to use google search
You can use a Google to search the Homebrewtalk.com forum.
Use Google search as you normally would but also add : site:www.homebrewtalk.com
to the end of your search. It is important that the word site is in lowercase and there are no spaces.
- To search for CO2 Enter the following terms in the Google search box
- CO2 site:www.homebrewtalk.com
- The following page will be rendered
Why Use It?
Google search is a useful alternative to the native forum search for several reasons. Primarily, the forum software search has an imposed restriction on terms of 3 characters or less or terms that are over 20 characters. This restriction is a performance related measure.
Searching for carafoam-carapils-maltodextrine will yield the following error.
Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms.
The following words are either very common, too long, or too short and were not included in your search : carafoam-carapils-maltodextrine
Other common brewing terms that will yield a search error:
- Dry Hop
- "Hop Rod Rye"
Note that the inclusion of quotation marks does not matter in the forum search.