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Copy raw link found by Google search, not the one with extra redirect added

In Firefox, after searching for some keyword in Google and getting a list of results, I would like to copy the link address of a particular result. But I find that the link address is not the actual ...
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1answer
219 views

Display Google Search results over whole page

When I search using Google, the results page only takes up less than half of my screen. The longer titles are even cut of, such as: Bla Bla long title about ... even though the page has enough room ...
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2answers
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How to modify a URL to get a Google cached version of page?

I want to look at a Google cached version of a webpage, but can't find it through the usual mechanisms, as per this related question. Is there a way to modify the URL in the address bar to take me to ...
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1answer
432 views

Search Engine that will return results based on date

Is there a way to use a search engine, preferably Google, that will yield results based on a date? For example, I would like to search on a term and only return results as if I was searching for that ...
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0answers
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How did Google find my site? [closed]

I've created a site on WordPress.com. On some of the posts on the blog my name appears. However I've never given my site name to anyone and I've never posted any links to my site anywhere on the ...
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0answers
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Use Google with specific local domain

I just moved from Sweden to France. Since I got here, everytime I loaded Google's search page I am asked if I want to change from google.se to google.fr. Seeing that I currently do more searches ...
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6answers
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Is there any way to give more (or less) weight to words in a Google search?

Sometimes I may prefer results that have a certain term: resize image bookmarklet +chrome In this example, I want a bookmarklet to resize images. Preferably, I want one that works in chrome, ...
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2answers
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Google is not giving me proper results for “intitle” searches

I'm doing some research on certain demographics on a certain site and basically, because there's no API I can tie into with these sites, I'm forced to do something like this: ...
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1answer
78 views

Find a site through Google search with a specific word in its domain name

I forgot the domain name of the site I'm looking for, however, I know a word that is part of the domain. How do I use Google to find a site with a specific word in its domain name? I tried using ...
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How to search Google within date range? [duplicate]

I'm trying to search for all results that occur before a certain year. Is there a way to do that? I tried searching (ironically I guess) to figure out how to do this and had no luck.
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3answers
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Search with Wildcards and Quotations

I'm trying to find sentences of the following syntax (in French): "Paris, une ville ancienne, est la". Thus I typed the following into Google and Google Books: *, une * *, est la. Yet my search ...
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2answers
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Order search results on Google by first time of appearance

I was trying to disprove some fictional tale being claimed as a real thing. It would help me if I could order Google search results so that first result is the one Google found first in time. Q: How ...
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1answer
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How can I google search a defined set of domains/sites for a certain string [duplicate]

I want to search for a string and limit that search to certain sites. For instance I may want to search Google TV site:walmart.com Google TV site:amazon.com Google TV site:bn.com Google TV ...
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1answer
351 views

Searching google videos of a particular size

Is it possible to search videos on http://google.com with different parameters like size in MB, GB or resolution or file type etc. Just like we have for Images. Is it possible to apply some query ...
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1answer
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How to use Google to search my PDF document with preview results?

Is there a way to use Google Search on an indexed (by google) PDF file to not only search within the PDF, but show snippets or previews of the search results? For example, one or two lines of text ...
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1answer
288 views

Google Search to show only results with IP addresses

Is there a way that I could get Google Search to return only results with IP addresses in the URL?
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1answer
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How to search for things within this year with Google?

How to search on Google for things within one year? I found that when we want to find some tutorials, they are outdated and not useful anymore. So I want to restrict the search within one year.
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1answer
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Searching for video format like searching for mp3

Based on this question, I can use this: -inurl:(htm|html|php) in title:"index of" +"last modified" +"parent directory" +description +size +mp3 "name_of_what_I_am_looking_for" To search for all mp3 ...
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4answers
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How to force Google to not mind my location during search

I look for information about Tour de Pologne, the problem is that I want to know what foreign services say about it. I want to watch their videos with their comments but because I live in Poland I get ...
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4answers
2k views

How to limit Google search result to a set of websites?

I want to limit my Google search query to a set of websites. I am using the Opera Mini browser on my tablet for searching.
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0answers
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Google search with double quotes includes some extra characters [duplicate]

I am trying to search for an exact phrase but Google returns some results that have extra characters. For example I wanna search for this exact phrase: "quotation double quote" But in Google results ...
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2answers
134 views

How do you find the searched on text after we get Google search results?

How do you find the searched on text after we get Google search results? After we get to the page where is the relevant answer?
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1answer
53 views

Spam comes from Google Searches

I have been getting a LOT of spam on gmail after I do a Google search. For example, I did a search for a government facility called HARPP. After that, I'm suddenly getting a bunch of spam for ...
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3answers
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Reverting to the classic Google cache link in search results via userscript

I would like to ask if it is possible to bring back the "Cached" link in Google search results (back next to the result title). So does anyone know of (or if it's possible to make) an extension or ...
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1answer
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Get Google Search to display full page titles

With this search: https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=+cannot+be+applied+%22bool+and+bool%22 I get this result: There's a ton of white space off ...
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1answer
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link: keyword does not return as many Google search results as expected

It used to be that if I wanted to find what pages linked to some page then I could use the link: keyword filter. But trying it now it's clearly not working or at least not for me. ...
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1answer
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Let Google know about migration of my Blogger page

I have a Blogger page and I plant to make its contents (or simply migrate it) available at another website as some other page. I have heard about 301 re-directs that help Google identify site changes, ...
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My Google search results use to include a “Translate this page” link alongside each search result

My Google search results used to include a “Translate this page” link alongside each search result. This does not appear now and I have tried to find a way to bring back that option for many hours ...
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1answer
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How to enable dictionary search in Google?

Ho do I enable Google dictionary search in Google web results? If I do a google web search (e.g. for the word 'pertain') in my private gmail account, I don't get any Google Dictionary definitions. If ...
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3answers
5k views

How do I share a search query from Google?

Let's say I want to share the results from my query. There seems to be a lot of meta data in the query string. Which variables can be removed from the URL to still give a functioning Google search?
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2answers
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Trends and numbers of searches made in Google Search

How you can see the trend of a specific sentence as searched on Google? For example: How do I see the number of searches for "banana cake" on a monthly basis? Does Google have some function which ...
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2answers
1k views

Prevent many results from same domain in Google search

A few months ago Google changed their default behavior so that there is no limit to the number of results listed from the same domain. Previously, it would list one or two results and provide a link ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to search in Google within JavaScript files, or the HTML markup itself?

I have a bit of software that I sell (HTML / JS), that a bunch of people are stealing, simply because beyond obfuscating there's not much I can do to protect it. I've been getting quite good results ...
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11answers
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How can I search for a keyword with special characters in Google Search?

I want to search for what += means, but Google won't return any documents. Also when I come across some PHP code I don't understand I can't search for the keywords as written. How can I search for ...
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0answers
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How to set up a local Google Omnibox search with predictions? [closed]

I am from the UK and like to browse from Google.co.uk. When I am in a foreign country, the browsing from the omnibox goes to the local version, such as Google.co.il. When I try entering a custom ...
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1answer
1k views

Has the option of search in discussion gone in Google search?

Has the option of search in discussion gone in Google search? Where can I find it then? THanks!
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2answers
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How to get definitions of a term through Google

I used to be able to search define:xyz on Google, where xyz is a term I want defined. It's not working any more or it only shows one result and no link to see the rest. Here's an example: I tried ...
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1answer
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What happened to Google Scholar search by subject area?

It was possible to restrict search in Google Scholar by subject area, e.g. it was possible to select Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics in Advanced Scholar Search, which had the same ...
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2answers
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Google's “I'm feeling lucky” URL

I'm trying to make an URL that redirects me to the first result using the "I'm feeling lucky" feature, for this I add &btnI=I to the search url but sometimes it doesn't work, and shows me the ...
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1answer
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How can I have a public searchable GitHub account?

My GitHub account is public: https://github.com/USER. I can see my name even if not connected (active Sign up, Sign in buttons). However, I cannot find my projects when searching after it (Google, ...
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1answer
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Google search of “not intitle:” for terms present in content but not in title?

Is there a way to search in Google for results that have not the terms in page title but in page content? Namely something like "my term -intitle:my term" or "my term !intitle:my term"?
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1answer
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How to make my blog site visible in Google Search [closed]

I created a blog site a long time ago, but it is still not visible in Google Search. Please can anyone guide me?
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1answer
39 views

Why is Google hiding the search input field?

For some reason, Google search is hiding the input field in Chrome and using the URL field as the search parameters. Is there a way I can disable this feature? How I don't like it: How I would ...
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1answer
490 views

What are the redirect parameters for Google and Yandex?

I did a Google search and clicked on one of the results. Google redirected to a different URL when I clicked on the result. Yandex has a similar redirection. For Google: ...
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Does Google Web Search have convenient filters?

Is there any convenient way to filter Google Search results, e.g., by Date, like yandex.ru does:
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Is there a way to enter a Google search so that all terms entered must be consecutive, but not ordered?

For example, suppose that as of now, I want to search for the name Alex Matthew Jacob in my custom search engine. If I use search without parentheses, I would get a multitude of un-useful pages with ...
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0answers
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How to search old versions of web pages, e.g., YouTube videos?

3 days ago, Google changed the HTML of YouTube to not include the words "like 132" "dislike 10" etc. Now the ratings values of videos are encrypted in unsearchable buttons: <img ...
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2answers
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Ads not from this site in Google Search

When using Google Search, there was a section of ads labelled with "Ads not from this site" Is it normal?
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Why are web apps/sites ranked on top of others on the major search engines such as Google, Bing in simple terms [closed]

I need to understand, from a users point of view (layman terms), what is it that makes search engines rank web apps above others when returning search results.