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How to distinguish the two different kinds of football from Google results?

If I search soccer, it inevitably excludes most of the non-American sources of the sport because they call it football. If I search football, resources for American football shows up in large ...
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How to view the original URL of a file, which only causes a popup when clicked?

Foreword: I encountered this problem while trying to cite the Powerpoint for my Economics SE question. Attempt 1: I wish to determine the exact original URL of the Powerpoint discovered by ...
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How to search for “python” the programming language on Google Trends?

If I type ruby on Google Trends then it suggests "the programming language", which is what I want. But if I type python then it doesn't suggest the programming language. Question How can I get it ...
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How can I prevent YouTube comments from showing as my video description in Google Search results?

I was Googling my own site and saw this in the search results: I was rather annoyed to see that somebody's comment was being used for the video description, instead of the actual description ...
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Why did Google Search stopped showing me site descriptions?

Suddenly Google Search results stopped showing me descriptions. Why?
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What does the grey color in some synonyms in Google define mean?

For example, here is the definition of zealous I find when searching define zealous: Why are hard-core, overkeen and literary in grey?
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Stop Google Search From Hiding Results

The web-based Google Search user interface works as follows: On http://www.google.com/ , I enter a search term, e.g. latex superscript letters. I hit Return. Google Search displays the results list. ...
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Disable Scientific Notation in Google's Unit Converter

Google has improved its calculator a few years ago, and that update has brought scientific notation to the results. Before this update (years ago), when I searched "1 month in seconds", Google gave ...
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To block private Instagram profile from Google Search?

Many social media application have setting by which you can prevent your profile in Google search. However, Instagram does not have it. They also ignore the users' feedback by not offering customer ...
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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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Is Google Search broken for a phrase with quotes?

I tried searching Google for a quote as follows: http://www.google.com/search?q=%22The+condition+affects+more+than+75%25+of+the+population+worldwide%22 As depicted at https://archive.today/vNop8, it ...
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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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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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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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Google is showing cached results for a website, and I cannot view the results with any cache

I tried accessing the results by typing cache:(website) in Chrome, didn't work. Tried typing http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:(website). Didn't work. Wayback machine has the site ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to exclude popular matches from Google search results?

Say I want to search for images with the keywords wallpaper nirvana. I get lots of images related to the popular band Nirvana. But how can I exclude them and get images, related to the mental state ...
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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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Google search result returns number of result with time fraction—what does it represent?

When we search something on Google it returns results with a light colored text at the top, like About 1,270,000,000 results (0.29 seconds). What does it represent and what is Google’s logic behind ...
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How do I export my Google search history? [duplicate]

I'd like to export all of my search history into one file. This used to be easy, but apparently something changed in 2012 or so that the old way of doing stuff (as seen in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to make Google speak British English?

Google.co.uk and google.com spell World in IPA differently. But if you press the speak button, both pronounce it as /wərld/ (AmEng). See screenshot from and from How can I make sure Google UK ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Search GitHub source files via Google Search

I'm trying to search via Google to find a particular Ruby source file responsible for an issue and the OpenSSL function of interest is SSL_get_peer_certificate. If I find the function I'll probably ...
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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 disable Google translating the search query language?

My primary language is English and all the settings are set accordingly but I am fluent in a number of languages and use to search for things in them too. When I write a search query in a particular ...
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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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Using Super User paths for specific topics

I want to search Super User and other websites using Google, but I want to limit it to a specific subject (e.g., the R programming language). Using Super User paths for specific topics like: ...
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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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Where does Google get its dictionary data?

Use define: in Google and you will get dictionary definitions and etymologies. For instance: define: dictionary. Where is Google getting the definitions, etymologies, and pronunciations? I doubt they ...
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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 ...