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Questions tagged [google-search]

Search engine owned and developed by Google

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Integrating Google search with local file search?

Is there an extension which can run a Google search query against some subset of my file system (like, say, the ~/Documents folder) and insert results at the top of the Google results page? (The ...
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Post against community guidlines so ineligible to use facebook? [on hold]

So this happened. I posted this post and now I can’t use facebook. What is wrong with this? I guess you can’t ask fir help on facebook? Facebook has been a big let down lately. Thanks for taking me ...
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Redirect Google search to YouTube in one click

I don't really know if I'm in the right place to ask the question, and I apologize for my poor English. At the time, Google had this thing called black bar, some liked it, some didn't like it, some ...
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Google's Structured Data about businesses vs. “Google My Business” [migrated]

From my point of view there are two major possibilities on how to provide information about your business/organisation to Google: Use structured data on your website like "Organization" and " Local ...
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Unverified Twitter accounts in Google Knowledge Graph panels?

It appears that Google is showing unverified Twitter profiles in their Google Knowledge Graph panels in Google Search. As an example search Gabe Newell, which shows an unverified Twitter account on ...
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How do you use VLOOKUP with vertically merged columns (merging that span rows)?

Let's say I have a table like this, where B is vertically merged for A=1 and A=2 A | B ------ 1 f 2 o 3 4 b 5 a 6 r How can I look up the value of B, for A=3? The way I see it, A=2 and ...
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Google Blogger Title Article & Chapter Notation - Find All Chapters or Just One? [migrated]

I am using a custom .com domain with Blogger so my site appears as regular web site. I have not modified the search code. Some of larger articles will be divided into multiple chapters. I don't wish ...
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Advanced search and “I'm feeling lucky”?

I want to perform a slightly advanced search and automatically go to the first hit on Google (= the same function as I'm feeling lucky). Is that possible? Something like site:abc.com keyword and ...
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Google search syntax to for phrase match whilst excluding domains for search results

Im trying to search google for : "Alba Beta" + "Charlie Delta" -excluding(pinterest.com), -excluding(facebook.com) What im trying to achieve here is to find results that contain the phrase "Alpha ...
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Can I add an event to Google Calendar from Google Search?

If I need to set a reminder, I can just google "Remind me to get laundry in 1 hour" and it will prompt me with the option to add it to my Google Calendar: Is there a similar trick for adding an event ...
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Google search still shows obsolete webpage

There's a webpage that was just updated a week ago. But now I can still google what was present in that webpage before it was updated, and Google says that result/webpage was from 2 months ago. I ...
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Where to find a list of Google search operators?

I heard once that there are some search keywords or operators that google could use to enhance the search results. One of them was "NEAR"... Say if I search "make" NEAR "great again" it would ...
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What are the hiddent buttons in Google Search?

I accidentally press Tab several times in my browser and find out the three hidden buttons right under the logo: Is this a bug? If not, how to access it by mouse?
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How do I tell Google my search terms are requirements and not mere suggestions?

I've noticed Google is ignoring some of my search terms. It has been happening for a while but I can't recall when it started. For example, below I am trying to find processor specs for a MIPS I-class ...
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How long do removal requests stay on the “Remove outdated content” page?

I noticed that only my most recent removal requests are visible on Google Search Console's Remove outdated content" page, even though I've made plenty of requests. How long do requests last after they ...
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Get 14-day-old data from Google cache

I need to get from a Google cache a web page, but at the moment I can find only last version (one day ago). I know that Google keeps 14 days of history. Is possible get all two weeks page history ...
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How to search to find a video NOT in YouTube?

I want search some videos that are NOT listed in YouTube. I tried -YouTube, but it does not return any results. How I can do that?
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Force Google to return mathematical results in decimal notation

When the result of a mathematical equation entered into Google is a large enough value, Google returns it in scientific E-notation by default: Is it possible to set Google to return these results in ...
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Search Google by year

I would like to know how I can tell Google to only show results from a specific year. I know many of the Google queries like site:example.com but I don't know how to Google by year as in e.g. year:...
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Searching for a name when missing some chars of it

I was wondering if there existed a way to search for the name of somebody when some letters of its name were missing. For instance, let's say we know the profession of somebody but only have the first ...
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How can I merge multiple Google searches

How can I combine all of these searches into one and get all the results from one search? Search 01: [keyword] site:docs.google.com/document/d Search 02: [keyword] -inurl:(htm|html|php|pls|txt) ...
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What Does Google Alerts “only the best results” versus “all results” mean?

What Does Google Alerts "only the best results" versus "all results" mean? Does it filter out obvious spam, or does it hide lower quality results (that could be the needle in the haystack)? Or does it ...
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Assistance needed for a google search of posts in a specified forum

This is my first post and I am hoping someone can help me out with my google search inquiry. I am trying to search for a particular user’s post in a specified sub-forum that has generated 20 likes or ...
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How to exclude references to songs/films in Google search results?

For example, i type in a phrase "times are getting harder" in Google search bar and expect to find some essays/articles about how the times are getting harder economically, etc., but all the search ...
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How to make Google Search change preferred language by host without changing config?

For example, sometimes I want to search by a Japanese keyword and get Japanese results (Japanese websites). To do this, I go to https://www.google.co.jp and search. However, it always returns English ...
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Search the web for a long hyphen “–” but exclude items with a short hyphen “-”

I would like to search for a word that is preceded by a long hyphen "–" (U+2013 : EN DASH ) such as –format but exclude items that have short/normal/minus hyphen "-": (U+002D : HYPHEN-MINUS): -...
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How to change Google translate default language in search results?

When I google "translate", it brings up a little mini-translation app at the top of the search results. Frustratingly, though, for some reason it defaults to Hindi->English, which is not something I ...
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Google Search language settings keep resetting

On a Google search results page, I go to Settings -> Languages and set desired language preferences. However, on the next day language setting reset to what seems to be regional defaults. I'm always ...
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Get ALL image search results?

Apologies if this is a duplicate. I've done a little research and it seems futile but thought I'd ask: Does anyone know a way to get all (or more?) Google Image Search results than the ones they ...
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Google Search results full page spam links

I've searched for ext:PDF (fyletype version) of probably popular = commercial succesfull book and got full page (maybe more) of spam links - it's more than 100! How to deal with full page of spam ...
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How can I restrict my Google search result to n number of sites? (n>1)

I know I can use "site:" to restrict my search result to a particular site. How can I restrict my search on many particular sites?
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Google is in German instead of English

As you can see in the following picture, firefox's language is German. Searching for 'google maps' brings as first result www.google.de/map. What i did was to follow the steps in this tutorial: ...
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How to get Google search results and exclude sub-pages? [duplicate]

Sorry if question title isn't clear. Let me to explain with a example. Search term : Blogging Results I got from Google https://www.bloggingbasics101.com/how-do-i-start-a-blog/ https://www....
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How do I search for a list of Google map locations?

How do I search for a Google map with tagged locations? For example, how would I find a map of the locations of Tudor theatre's in London, tagged on a modern London Google map? Searches for maps in ...
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How to search for animated GIF straight from Google search bar?

I saw that search for: filetype:gif or *.gif return me GIF files but there are GIF files that aren't animated. There's a way to search from advanced image search by selecting images and then select: ...
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How to filter Google search results by rating?

Some websites have ratings which will be displayed in Google search results. My question is: is there a way to filter the search result based on the webpage's ratings? For example, rated 3.5 or ...
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Google search with no result except the top section

When I search by https://www.google.ca/search?q=current+time+in+sydney&start=0&num=1, I get the following: Is there a way to get this without the one search result-- only the box showing the ...
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Increase font size in Google search results

Can I increase the font size in Google search results? I already searched everywhere, but still didn't get an answer
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Google search bug?

When I insert this URL in the browser's address field: https://www.google.com/search?q=notepad++.exe then the plus characters are replaced by space characters in the Google search field: How can ...
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How can I disable Google from forcing me to the top of the page whenever I click and drag a link or image anywhere in the page of results?

On Google Search, there's a "feature" when click-hold-dragging a link in any direction that forces the screen to the top of the page (for the purpose of dropping the link into the Search Bar, it would ...
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Disabling Google's tips during research [duplicate]

Is there a way to disable Google's "people also search for" like these (People also search for: types of beer brands, dark beer for cooking...):
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What are the different parameters used in Google search?

For example: If I search for hello in Google, URL looks somethings like this: https://www.google.ca/search?q=hello&rlz=1CAHPZT_enCA791CA791&oq=hello&aqs=chrome..69i57.3586j0j9&...
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How do I remove these kinds of results from my Google searches?

These kinds of results are really annoying to see as they're in pure white. I'm using stylish to style the rest of the Google page but I can't figure out to style this portion so I'm resorting to try ...
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Searching for files with a specific extension and some file size range in Google

Is it possible to searching for files with a specific extension and some file size range in Google? I know that one can search for files with a specific extension with the keyword filetype, e.g.: ...
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Google Search: Queries with AND and OR

I would like to search on Google a keyword "key1" together with "key2" or "key3". Would it work "key1" and (key2 or key3) or "key1" and key2 or "key1" or key3? Which way would be better to search a ...
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Google Search quotes do not work for non-English text

If it's an English text (eg), all search results will have the quoted text. But otherwise (eg (ctrl-F ≪因为≫)) no. Why does it not work? How to get it to work?
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Obfuscate Google Results

There are some websites associated with my nickname and name on Google (in some cases they are spam websites that have fetched my details from Linkedin, Twitter, Github etc.) that I would like to ...
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Create Google Alert on news with multiple keywords

I have a set of keywords that I would like to monitor on Google News, using their function (or other free open source solutions) to get Alerts via email. Google Alert: Do you know if there exists ...
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Google search thinks I'm a robot

Why does Google think I'm a robot? It happens to me pretty much lately. I haven't changed anything in my searching behavior - I press Ctrl+L / Ctrl+E to go to the search bar and type something I ...
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How to stop Google's “people also search for”

Whenever you do a search on Google, it will give the results which you then click on, obviously. But sometimes you hit back to go back to the results.The problem is, Google waits a second to make some ...