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How to know when a page was (first) indexed by Google?

I see that Google has already indexed a page. However, I cannot find when Google indexed a page. How to know when a page was (first) indexed by Google?
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Search websites whose urls contain a specific word

I'm wondering if it's possible to search all the websites whose url contains a specific word. Example: I'd like to search all the websites with the word ".uni??" in their url ("?" ...
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Why are my search results in Google missing the descriptions?

I have been dealing with this problem for 2 days now, when I search for something the Google search results are showing, but the descriptions or snippets that normally appear below are missing, so I ...
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Is it possible to assign search priorities in Google for specific websites?

Is it possible to prioritize Google search to show my favorite sites first? Basically I would like some sites, for example superuser.com, to display first in the search results instead of sixth, ...
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How do I land with writing "S" instead of "Stackoverflow" in the same Google search results?

I write X times per day the following sentence: "Problem... Stackoverflow" Is there a way to assign specific keywords so that when I type "problem... S" I get the same search ...
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How can I copy the URL of a PDF file from Google search results? [duplicate]

I ran a Google search and I want to get the URL of the second result: But it is a link to a PDF. If I click it, I get the PDF, but not the URL (so I cannot save it in my bookmarks or send it to a ...
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How to block 'people also ask' in google search

There's a very similar question here: How to stop Google's "people also search for" But I'm not familiar with urls or code and am generally very inept. While I've tried the element ...
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In specific search terms in Google, if you use `-site:` and there's a result with "Must Include", it will include the dashes

I have the search query harvard wifi dns -site:pinterest.com -site:githubmemory.com -site:numerade.com -site:coursehero.com -site:chegg.com -site:scribd.com. However, in one of the results, I get this ...
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Google query for timelines before something existed: Where do the results come from?

When I query the EUR to CAD exchange rate in Google, the resulting numbers are usually quite accurate. In the past, I thought they simply fetch the value from some other database and display it in a ...
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Google is no longer honoring exact search phrases

I have relied on exact search term (" ") compliance with Google for years. It is no longer working. The search "solubility of hydrogenated vegetable oil in DMSO" returns 27,800 ...
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Google for files of a specific extension that is not allowed in Google's 'filetype' search operator?

Is there any way to search google for files of a specific extensions that are not on Google's list of Filetype's Indexable by Google. For example, we can search for a pdf: airports filetype:pdf but ...
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Return URL of first Google within Google Sheets

I'm looking to input a query in one cell in google sheets, i.e. "France" and then automatically receive an output in another cell that returns the URL of the first Google Search result, i.e. ...
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What happens when a google search query is too long?

If a google search is attempted that is too many words, it produces the message "... (and any subsequent words) was ignored because we limit queries to 32 words." If it is even longer, ...
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Adding content to Google knowledge panel

I recently verified my Google knowledge panel. As I am not a celebrity, the panel has very little info (only title and education). There is a help article on how to update the knowledge panel, but ...
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changing my persona from a business to personal

I am a songwriter producer, and when people google "gary earl' I want it to come up with a picture of me on the right, with info about my credits. Right now, goggling 'gary earl' brings up my ...
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Getting Captcha on every Google Search

I'm getting a reCaptcha on all Google searches that originate on my private network, with more than 80 users. Could anyone give me a direction how to stop this behavior? This started at November 22, ...
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Is there a way to exclude video results from Google Search?

Sometimes I am specifically looking for a written tutorial on a subject (in a blog format, etc), but all I can find are video tutorials in Google Search results. This is especially frustrating when I'...
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Can't find my LinkedIn profile on Google Search

My LinkedIn profile isn't showing up on Google Search, even though I set it up months ago. My profile visibility and and public profile are both set so that it should be found on Google Search. ...
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Language to restrict a web search query to only search company websites

I was wondering if there was a way to limit a Google web search query to only return company websites or to search an "about" page of a webpage? For example, if I'm trying to find a company ...
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Google search with tbm=map downloads something

I was learning about making HTML form which will start Google search on submit and I found out something. When you put tbm=map in the search URL, it downloads something which looks like JSON data. ...
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How to get a graph of Monero v USD from a Google search?

Some search terms result in a chart for cryptocurrency to fiat: but all too often such a search returns just current data: is there a technique or way of telling Google to include a chart? The same ...
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How do you paste your profile on the paper when your still moving ? (In Drawaria)

In Drawaria, I'm a bit new and don't know how to do it so I'm asking how. Like this, so please someone help. I tried searching it up and it wont let me.
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Google Search Results in text format

I am searching for all pdfs from a specific site using the Google Dork "site:resosir.com filetype:pdf". How can I make a text file with all pdf links from the search result, one in each line?...
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When you refine a search with a 'site:' operator, Google shows results from all the indexed pages from the website that you specified

https://www.google.com/search?q=study+PHYSICS+site%3Aedu+-jiwaji&biw=1695&bih=1079&tbs=qdr%3Ad&tbm=nws&ei=Yoa6YdHgC-qfptQP4se20AY&ved=0ahUKEwjRmZ-...
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Searching for larger versions of a smaller image on Google Image Search

Search on Google Images doesn't seem to work anymore [see this screen clip]. Any solutions? My Objective: To search larger versions of a smaller image. Google Support Thread
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Why does my closed LinkedIn account still show up on Google searches?

I thought I closed my LinkedIn account...so why is it still showing up on Google searches?
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Google showing wrong country

I'm in the UK but whenever I go on to www.google.com in incognito, it always goes to the UAE version and I don't know how to fix it. It shows UK when I'm signed in. At the bottom of the page it says &...
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How to disable Google search image suggestions?

These images appear recently, does anyone know how to disable these thumbnails? They appear when googling using the Chrome address bar too:
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Safe search tooltip pops up every time in Google search

Every time I search using google.com, this tooltip pops up: It happens even if the search terms contain nothing sexual. Clicking the tooltip hides it, but it reappears on next search. I've tried to ...
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Does Google document the parameters of Google Search publicly?

Does Google have public documentation about the parameters of a Google Search - the parameters visible in the URL string when a query is submitted into the search bar at google.com, such as q, uact, ...
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My Google Calendar will be listed in Google Search?

To subscribe a Google Calendar e.g. in the Mac Calendar App, you have to create a public link to that Google Calendar. The link obviously has to be publicly available, since you subscribe without a ...
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Can I use advanced regex pattern search in Google search?

I tried to find results that match pattern such as Apple\s*,\s*[a-zA-Z]+ but it only returned unnecessary data like regex or etc.. I needed only results like such as "Apple, Samsung". Maybe ...
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Why doesn't shift+delete work to delete google search suggestions?

It used to be that pressing shift+delete when selecting a search suggestion on google would delete that suggestion (see here). Why did it stop working? Windows 7 Chrome Version 94.0.4606.61
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Where are all the google search results?

So its a common thing I see everyday. When I do a google search , it shows millions of results being found. But as and when I keep exploring the following pages. All the results are just over in like ...
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Why can't I exclude a keyword in google search

I am googling for info about ceph and google cloud, but everytime I do the first results are about job seaerches. So I tried removing jobs from the search with: "google cloud" "remote ...
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Can I hide results which don't match the given languages?

A few months ago, Google Search started showing results which don't match the languages I've set in the preferences. More precisely, I specified that I want to see exclusively the results in English ...
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more:pagemap: Google CSE does not work for me

I added PageMap with custom metadata to my site, but Google CSE search does not work with it. Why? https://cse.google.com/cse?cx=699512d39ef907935&q=tests%20more:pagemap:arweaveMetadata-Content-...
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Remove Dark Mode icon from Google Search pages

All Google Search pages now have that Dark Mode button on them, but it annoys me, and anyway it basically duplicates the Settings/Appearance option. Is there an easy way to get rid of it on Windows ...
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How to get a list of all indexed page URLs by Google?

I have a favorite website that I want to save all the webpages under the directory of domain.com/scripts. Saving the each page is achievable through a software, so what I want is a list of the URLs. ...
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how to search in specific website using google

As all know that we can search in specific website by using: keywords site:websitename.com or keywords site:65.45.34.4 Now how to search in website that use port 5050 like 65.45.34.4:5050?
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Google Spread Sheet Import Question

I have some Google dorks like (Around 4000+) "site:uber.com" site:twitter.com" What I want is to fetch results/links of each search on Google. Is there any way? I add url like that and ...
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Is there a way to view the User contributed images on google maps as thumbnails like in google image search?

So, I want to see how the entrance to a national park looks, there are no relevant images in google image search. There are 100s of Google map - user contributed images for the location. I feel there ...
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In Google search results, my "smart results" (?) disappear

I use Google Chrome 91.0.4472.124, the current version. When I type in specific things into search like for example "BTC", I always get a nice graph of the Bitcoin price. However, after like ...
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Pages that contains [cityname] but not if it is only part of the time zone name

I am following a certain site and want to know whenever something new about the city I live in is posted so I execute a search like this: site:abc.com "city". (limited to the last week) This ...
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Google search: Define what to search in website title vs. body?

When Google searching: Is there a way to specify what to search in website titles vs. website bodies? Include or exclude certain things in the title. Include or exclude certain things in the body. ...
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Google "Appearance" settings is not shown

I just realized that Google now allows dark mode. After googling for a while, I read that on Windows 10 if you have dark mode enabled, it will ask to switch or apply the dark theme by default. If not, ...
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Search for Google Docs and pdfs of a certain length

I'm aware you can use the formats below to search using Google for public Google Docs and pdfs respectively. site:docs.google.com/document/d [keyword] filetype:pdf [keyword] Is there a way to filter ...
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How to purposely get the Google traffic error?

Hi I want to know how to get the google traffic error. If you don't know what it is, it's basically when you search things too often and then Google redirects you to a site where you have to a CAPTCHA....
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How tell Google their instructions for changing search engine from "Bing" to "Google Search" in the EDGE browser are out of date and do not work?

The current (June 21 2021) official Google website instruction for changing search engine from Bing to Google Search within the Microsoft Edge browser are out of date and no longer valid. They do not ...
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Why does the number of results in Google can sometimes drastically depend on the browser? (e.g., 61,800,000 results vs 78 results) [duplicate]

Why does the number of results in Google can sometimes drastically depend on the browser? (e.g., 61,800,000 results vs 78 results) E.g., with the query "By the end of today", on Chrome: on ...
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