Yahoo search engine shortcuts are a great way to search the Web more efficiently. Here are just a few Yahoo search engine shortcuts that you can use.
- !ebay shoes: Search eBay for shoes, instantly.
- !mail email@example.com: Instantly compose an email within Yahoo Mail to someone.
- !wsf: Searches "weather san francisco" on Yahoo.
- !my:Navigate to your My Yahoo page.
You can also create your own Yahoo Shortcut over at the Yahoo Open Shortcuts
page, a great way to personalize Yahoo. Here are a few more Yahoo Shortcuts that other people have created (from the Yahoo Open Shortcuts
And Yahoo has even more shortcuts available, here at the main Yahoo Shortcuts
- Area code: type in an area code or phone number and find out where it's coming from.
- Gas prices: type in "gas" and your zip code to find the lowest gas prices in your area.
- Maps: type in an address, get a map of the area.
- Traffic: type in a city and the keyword "traffic" to get traffic reports.
- Local listings: For example, "pittsburgh pa plumber" to find plumbers in the Pittsburgh area.
- Movie showtimes: Find showtimes with this shortcut, "showtimes 97110".
There are a LOT more shortcuts available to you with Yahoo Shortcuts
,and I encourage you to pick a few and see how they start saving you some search time.