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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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How to force Google search to only return English results?

I'm in France and trying to use Google in English only. My Google settings are set to English everywhere: I've also clicked on the link "use google.com" but when I do a search, it still shows some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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How do I sort search results by date in Google Support Forums?

Google's official support forums leave a lot to be desired as far as finding helpful information (they really should be powered by StackExchange!) Is there any way to sort search results by date ...
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Looking for help filtering Google results

Is there a way to filter Google/Gmail results to exclude results where a search term appears only in certain contexts? I spend a lot of time looking for results related to state taxes, so I monitor a ...
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is there any way to know which web sites put a link to a specific web site [closed]

I want to know is there any way to know which web sites put a link to a specific web site? is there any way to solve ?
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Searching for mp3 files on Google

Is there any way to search for mp3 files on Google? I mean the results should be only mp3 files.
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What does “source” mean in Google Search?

source appears as a parameter/key in many Google Search referral URLs. I've seen and/or heard of the following key values, as examples: source=hp source=lnms source=web Does anyone have any idea ...
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How to get to the right Tumblr blog from a Google search

I am searching for the lyrics to a Darwin Deez song. I googled "I keep the mic on lockdown slavery deez" and in the description of the second result I can see the information that I want. When I click ...
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URL format for Google's I'm Feeling Lucky

I have 3 or 4 keywords I want to send from my PHP page to Google and return one page as if I had gone on to Google's site and searched using "I'm feeling lucky." Does anyone know how to supply the ...
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How can we search for webpages with video embeds?

Is there any way to use Google to search for webpages with video embeds? For example, I would like to search for all pages in movies.stackexchange.com that has a video embedded. E.g. ...
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How is it possible to search on google without https

in order to get the searched keywords of the query? I could not find a way. Even on a private-tab www.google.com is redirected to https://www.google.com But wget http://www.google.com does not ...
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Using Superuser paths for specific topics

I have a very specific question, which I have not been able to find the solution to. I want to search Superuser and other websites using Google, but I want to limit it to a specific subject (e.g. the ...
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What does “I'm feeling lucky” button do?

I am using Google many years, but I still don't know what does "I'm feeling lucky" button, and why it's placed there. Explain me .
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IP Address from Web History

The web history help page (https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/54068?hl=en&ref_topic=14148) states that along with search results it collects the IP address data for each search, i.e., an ...
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Can I exclude spam domains from my search results?

Sometimes when I search for something, there are plenty of links to sites with no content (those who only have the premade templates which the search terms), spammers, and leechers (as in copying ...
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How can I get URLs in Google search result back?

Unfortunately Google removed the display of full URLs in the search results recently. I’ve found out that I often depend on these URLs for example for comparing two results from the same server or as ...
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Can I use Google's old engine?

I've heard Google is using a new engine (Panda or something like that I think?), and I have definitively noticed over the past few months that Google has tried to be more clever when I search. ...
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Google Search where meta tag content contains word?

I am not sure if this is possible but is there a way to do a Google Search to find all sites that have a word in a specified meta tag content? For example I want to search for all sites that contain ...
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How-to make Google Search not cut off topic with an ellipsis?

I have a modern monitor from today's century, with a resolution more than 640x480 pixels. Yes seriously! =) Anyways, for some reason I have failed to understand, Google Search cut off the topic with ...
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How can I make Google do one-shot searches in a specific language only?

When I use Google to search the web, I usually get German results first and English results later when I use search terms that make sense in both languages. Since I am German and live in Germany, this ...
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Disable bold fonts on Google search results

Today Google started to display search results in a bold font. How can I bring back the normal way in which search results were displayed?
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Searching in a collection of sites in Google

Using Google Reader, I was able to search for a collection of sites. But, with Google Reader closed I have moved to Feedly. Google Reader had a nice option of searching through the subscribed feeds, ...
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Can a Google Apps admin see searches made by accounts?

Is it possible for the owners or admins of a Google Apps account to see the searches made by user accounts when those user accounts are logged in? My company switched its email system to Google. My ...
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Google displays my website as a spelling error

I registered my website called "Gethis". If I try to search it on Google as: Gethis it only displays Get his results.
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Force Google Search to do absolutely exact match

Is there a way to do a real exact match in Google? Quotes or plus do not make it exact. I'm trying to search for the phrase "offset 0", but the results contain "offset: 0", which is not the same and ...
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Prevent Google from showing results from certain websites

Is there a way to permanently block sites from showing in Google search results? By permanently I mean that I don't want to exclude websites manually in every search. When I search for some web ...
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What does the asterisk do in Google Search

What is the difference between bark*, bark and bark * in Google Search?
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“More results from” (same domain) on Bing

On Google Search, if a search returns multiple results from the same site (e.g., forum sites, Super User...), you get a "More results from..." at the bottom to basically redo the original search with ...
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Short url for Google News and Google Videos

On some occasions you want to provide some particular Google Search. You could simply copy the link from your browser's address bar, which often gives a very long link containing a lot of redundant ...
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Is there a parameter to google serach that forces it to load the mobile version of search?

Is there a parameter I can add to my google search bookmarklet so that it only loads up the mobile version of the search? something like http://google.com/search?q=%s &useragent=mobile
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How to restrict a Google search to results of a specific language?

How can I restrict the results of a Google search to only a specific language? Is there an operator like language:english?
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What does “tbm” mean in Google Search

What does "tbm" mean in Google Search? For example: https://www.google.com/?tbm=dsc
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Underline missing in Google Search results

For many days, I am watching that Google search results lack underlines. Is that a bug? How can I enable underlines in search results? It is very irritating to see that with out underlines.
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Google search for “my ip” shows incorrect IPv6 address instead of correct IPv4 address

Google says my IP address is something like this (I've changed it just in case there is anything personally identifiable in it). Your public IP address is 2602:306:78c5:6a40:421e:6813:d55:ce7f ...
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Any way to find 100% downloadable FTP links?

In Google Search Box, I wrote the command below to search in FTP files: inurl:"ftp://" -inurl:"http://" -inurl:"https://" field data analysis repairable system Google brought results but I can't ...
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Anonymize a Google Search URL

If I search Google Images for mountains of madness lovecraft, I get something like this URL: ...
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What does “Reset search tools” do in a Google search?

I was searching the definition of hardware and then searched the definition of software and no results were found. I then clicked on the link "reset search tools" and it found results. I would ...
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Where is the Google search result snippet/blurb coming from?

When searching with Google, is it possible to see more of the text snippet/blurb for a search result(s)? Where are the text snippets/blurbs being stored (and pulled from)? What's odd is that ...