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Where is my site, actually? (Blogger w/ GoDaddy)

I made a blog, with the usual blogname.blogspot.com address, but then I bought a "real" web domain via GoDaddy, and associated it with my Blogger blog. Now, I'm wondering what actually happens when ...
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Registered a GoDaddy domain through Blogger

I just registered the domain www.yannbane.com for my Blogger blog (which is at http://yannbane.blogspot.com/). I used this tool to do it: Well, this lead me to a Google page where I needed to ...
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Limit Google “trusted computer” auth cookies to 30 days

It looks like Google's two-factor authentication has switched to using long-expiration cookies for remembering "trusted" user agents, instead of the 30 day expiration previously used. This seems ...
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Create a column of date in Google Spreadsheet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to extend series of dates in Google Docs? Is there a way to create a column of date easily with google speadsheets like with Excel ? In Excel, enter a date, hold ...
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Google Search with Special Character [closed]

What is the output provided by google when we search given below format "Keywords" "Keywords"/ "Keywords"/*
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How can I download all photos from Instant Upload (Auto Backup)?

I've been uploading via Instant Upload (a.k.a Auto Backup) from my Android phone now for about a year. There are many photos and now I want to download them all to my computer. However, I can't ...
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Google seach query without omitting similar results

Many times google omits search results which are similar (you can click on the last results page to show the omitted ones). How can I query google search without omitting the similar?
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How to make Google's interface always be in your chosen language across products - not just search

I would like to reference and revisit the following post - How do you make Google's interface always be in your chosen language? - that has yet to be answered sufficiently. Unfortunately none of ...
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Is this email from Google Wallet spam, fraud, or legitimate?

I have just received an email from Google wherein they are asking for my physical address so that I can continue to use my Google Wallet account. This is strange since I have never used Google Wallet. ...
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Why is Google not accepting my phone number?

I'm trying to create a Google account but I fail the verification. The problem is that I get this message: This phone number format is not recognized. Please check the country and number. I have ...
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How can one bounce (remail) from gmail (like I do in mutt)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I bounce messages (not forward, but a true bounce) in Gmail? I use 'b'ounce all the time in mutt to pass bureaucratic mail to where it needs to go. gmail users keep ...
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Why does GMail login go through youtube.com?

For a while I've noticed that Google logins (or, at least, GMail logins) always redirect through to "youtube.com" Is Google handling all logins from youtube.com? If so, why? (wasn't sure if I should ...
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Which popular/high-profile web applications support two-factor authentication? [closed]

I'm aware that both Google and Facebook offer two-factor authentication, by sending an SMS to your phone under certain circumstances. What other popular or high-profile web applications support ...
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How can I reduce/ remove YouTube results in Google search?

I've noticed YouTube videos getting a lot of 'love' from Google in recent searches. This is actually quite annoying. One recent search yielded 10 unrelated videos on page one! Is it possible to ...
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Undeliverable email warning not forwarded from gmail

I have a Google Mail account which should forward all emails to my main email account. It works in 99% of cases with my current filters: Matches: is:spam Do this: Never send it to Spam Matches: ...
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In Google bookmarks, how to rename a tag to two new tags?

In Google bookmarks, how to rename a tag to two new tags? I.e. for each of the bookmark tagged 'foo', I'd like 'foo' deleted for it and two new tags 'new1' and 'new2' added.
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Google Doodle - technical details [closed]

I would love to know how the dynamic google doodles work. The recent olympic doodles are of really a interest to me :) Here is the link for technical details, on how the doodle works for one of the ...
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How can I prioritize files to transfer using Google Drive (or similar software)? [closed]

Is it possible to prioritize files to transfer using Google Drive, or with one of its competitors such as AeroFS or Dropbox? I'd like to be able to choose which files and folders to synchonize first, ...
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How can I request a Google pseudonym?

I am looking to request a Google pseudonym. I am just looking for where I can submit this request to. If anyone is curious, I am looking to have soandos be my psudonym for my Gmail account. (~30,000 ...
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Google Apps Email for new Primary Youtube Email

I have a YouTube account that I want to change the primary email for but every time I try to add a alternate address it says it is already associated with another google account. The email is a ...
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Create input field in Google Docs form allowing only images

I need to make a Google Doc form, in which the users need to upload an image. Is it possible to do so using Google Docs form? If yes, then how?
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How can I link 2 cells in Google Docs in the same document, on the same spreadsheet?

How can I link 2 cells in Google Docs in the same document, on the same spreadsheet? I have a headings and every time I have to scroll down to the one I need. Can I create some kind of "header" on ...
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Google Calendar Delegates?

I've decided to start using my Google Calendar through iCal on my Mac. Although I've got a question regarding an annoying issue I'm having. When I go about adding calendars to my Google Calendar and ...
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1answer
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How to get a Google Profiles name?

I already have a Google+ profile with this ugly long URL: https://plus.google.com/106542087505398120198/ I recently discovered in this LifeHacker article that the author has a much shorter Google ...
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Why do YouTube results in a Google search lead to a redirect page?

I've noticed recently (last few weeks) that when I click on a youtube video from a Google search I get taken to a redirect page (happens instantly) before I actually land on the video on youtube.com. ...
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alternative to “Google Site” for free? [closed]

I have started creating a webpage on google site and really like it. However, I need to protect who is able to see it. I know there is the option that only of only people with the link can see the ...
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Google Form, How to add Hyperlink?

How can I add Hyperlinks in Google Form?
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2answers
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How to get unpersonalized results in Google?

I want to see a "normal" SERP, not affected by Google's custom search algorithms. I know that Google algorithms are pervasive (web history, mail, chat, cooky, IP...). What can I do to see "normal" ...
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How can I set up a Google Apps email address to forward?

I have tried following the instructions here, but when I get to step 4: In the Email routing section, click Add another destination. I can't proceed because there is no Email routing section.
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Google Drive, child folder into multiple parent folders

I need to put a child folder in multiple parent folders. I used to be able to do it in Google Docs, but for some reason now, holding the ctrl key and moving or just moving, it removes it from one and ...
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Gmail “suspicious sign-in prevented ”. Suspicious or not?

Yesterday I got an email from Google saying that my Hotmail adress had been compromised. Snip below. Someone recently tried to use an application to sign in to your Google Account, ...
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How to open MS Office docs with Google Drive by default?

Is it possible to set up Google Drive to open my .docx, .pptx, etc files by default like how it works with Google Docs files? I don't have MS Office installed so it's pretty annoying to have to upload ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to turn off Google Search's word filter?

I've noticed that search suggestions (such as "marijuana", "The Pirate Bay", and various "swear words") are now being censored, i.e., not appearing in search suggestions despite being popular ...
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How can I find cached file of Google Chrome? [closed]

What I want to do is making application that uses chrome cache file which is saved in local disk. (Only separate cached file. e.g. f_001bf0) ChromeCacheView application is very similar with my ...
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1answer
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How can I change my domain registrar in Google Apps?

I had domainA (primary) that was registered under Go Daddy and now it has been moved to a new registrar. Unfortunately, my Google Apps control panel still shows Go Daddy as my primary domain registrar ...
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What level of redundancy does Google use for storage of Picasa Web Albums photos?

Is there any available information of the type of storage Google uses for storing the original photos uploaded to Picasa Web Albums? Is it comparable to enterprise grade cloud backup solutions?
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How to connect Google Talk with a non-Gmail Google account

I have a non-Gmail Google Account that I use for Google Plus. In Google Plus, I can chat with my contacts but I wish I could use the Google Talk software to chat outside the browser. How can I get ...
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Is it possible to search for a specific HTML tag within a site using a search engine?

I want to search a single website for pages that do or do not have a canonical URL specified (<link rel='canonical' href='http://www.site.com/pageCannonicalUrl.htm' />). Is it possible to do ...
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Using multiple Google accounts without logging in and out to use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Manage Multiple GMail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser? How do I set up multiple Google accounts so that I do not have to log out one to log in to the other? I ...
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How can I go to previous Google doodles? I want to try solve the Alan Turing doodle

I found this link: http://www.google.com/doodles/finder/2012/All%20doodles It does not however let you interact with the interactive doodles, like the Alan Turning code solver. I want to be able ...
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I've installed the Google voice and video chat web browser plugin, but Gmail doesn't detect it

I want to use Google voice and video chat on Iceweasel 10.0.4 on Debian Linux 6.0.5. (Iceweasel is the Firefox derivative that comes with Debian Linux.) I've installed Google's voice-and-video ...
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How to get Monthly view in Outlook Web Access in Chrome? [closed]

IE8 views calendar in Month view but Chrome does not. Anyway to change Chrome to view OWA in monthly veiw?
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Erase Google two-factor authentication token

I logged in to GMail with two-factor authentication and mistakenly left the "Remember this computer for 30 days" option checked. I'd like to erase the authentication token, so on the next log in ...
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Google 2-step verification recovery

I have the following scenario: a Google account with 2-step verification turned on verification is tied up to the iPhone app iPhone app got blown away accidentally however, the iPhone itself is ...
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Understanding Authorized Access to your Google Account

I'm having trouble understanding what I'm am granting to sites when they have "Authorized Access to my Google Account." This is how I see what has authorized access: Log into gmail. Click on the ...
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Web-based messenger that supports Gtalk? [closed]

Are there any web-based chat clients (besides Meebo, that will be shut down on July 11, 2012) that support Gtalk?
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Can I re-arrange the links on the top of Google (products) pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change links of the Google bar? In Google products pages you will find some links on the top: (eg: Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive Calendar More) ...
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Google+ does not show any images in a badge

I have created both a Google+ profile and page. I'm having some issues with the creation of a Google+ Badge. I want to use this badge on my website, where I have installed diffderent Google+ ...
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Is there a way to tell how many people are in a Google Hangout programmatically? [closed]

I'd like to host a larger event on Google Hangouts, which would require multiple Hangouts simultaneously. It would be great to create a page that lists the hangouts as well as how many people were in ...
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Display all hidden chat members in Gtalk

Gtalk doesn't provide groups in chat window. If I am online, I am online for all. If I am invisible, I am invisible for all. So, I see a very large list when I get online. For me, say for example, few ...