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Google search operator “site:” … how to limit its scope?

Assume there is a website with the domain name baz.tld. It has content. There is also content on subdomains foo.baz.tld and bar.baz.tld, but there is no www.baz.tld subdomain. The most frequent ...
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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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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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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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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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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: https://www.google.com/...
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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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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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Why does Google Search use redirects instead of direct links?

All Google Search results are a redirect link like this: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=19&ved=0CHUQFjAIOAo&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwebapps....
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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 site:...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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. link:http://www....
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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: http://www.google.com.tr/...
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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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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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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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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. site:movies....
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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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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? [duplicate]

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 ...