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Chapter 5. AltaVista > Improving Results with Field Search

Improving Results with Field Search

It's not uncommon to enter a query on the AltaVista Basic Search form that returns hundreds, if not thousands, of Web pages—many of which have little or nothing to do with the information you're looking for.

When that happens, try adding one of AltaVista's field-search terms to your query. Field-search terms allow you to limit your search to specific parts (or fields) of Web pages.


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