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How can Google Search display URLs under titles?

I've the same hitch as this and Jules Wang. I'm using Win 10. When I'm logged in my Google account, my search results have recently started to look like image 1 below, with the url above the page ...
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How to google-search for one term with any suffix? Are there better search engines?

I am trying to find German laws about occupation. The German word for "occupation" occurs as "besatz..." with any possible ending. I tried adding {*} behind the root term {besatz}. But searching with ...
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Why does Google, Amazon, and other search (& search related) platforms still seem to have difficulties with seemingly basic queries?

I've noticed for some time now that Google (as amazing of a search engine as it is) and Amazon, as well as other large search platforms are still having a difficult time producing relevant results ...
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Is there a shortcut to site:youtube.com (search for videos on Youtube directly from a search bar)?

I use different search engines and anytime I need to search specifically on google all I need to do is type !g Is there a shortcut for Youtube as well because typing site:youtube.com takes too much ...
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I want search engine to find sites containing the most the rare proper nouns I search for

I want to find all apps that do a certain thing. People all over the internet make lists containing some of these apps. For example I want to make a list of all Quantified Self apps. I first search ...
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How do I find the shortest posts in a blog?

What would I do to find the shortest posts in a blog, such as boldanddetermined.com? As in, the shortest words in the "content" or "post" section of the website?
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API key with search engine to avoid HTTP error 429: too many requests

I am automating a search for keywords on some websites with about 400 searches in total. The search is similar to keyword site:domain.com. I am using Google Search but could use another service. I ...
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How to search similar sites with Google?

One addition to Firefox provides button to search similar sites with Google, not pages. I've forgotten its name and I can't look at its query. So how can I search similar sites with Google?
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“Target text” highlight from google search

I recently noticed that when searching using google, I often land on a page with text highlighted. I can see it in Wikipedia, as well as Fandom wiki: However, when I link web-address from the second ...
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Find web page(s) that links to a specific page in Google Search

I got an article from some page, I don't know which. Is there some Google search way of finding the parent page? Say for example from page A I navigated to page B. Page B is a PDF document. How to ...
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Is it possible to set different languages for different Google apps?

If I change my Google account's default language, it sets it for Search and Google Maps, and Gmail and so on... Now I want my Search to default to one language and my Google Maps default language to ...
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Google reverse image search in a specific country

I want to use Google to search for a specific image inside a specific country (IP)! Using http://images.google.com/ gives me results for all sites, but I can't sort results by country. It would also ...
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Why are there no Google results for this query?

If I google [curl man page] there don't seem to be any results which is obviously not correct.
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Getting back the old Google search results without the favicons of 2019?

Google did some redesign so that domain icons appear with the results: Any ideas if there is a way to get the old formatting back (where there is an actual URL, without the favicon, below the title ...
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How do I prevent my custom Slack emojis from shrinking when uploaded?

I am trying to upload this image to Slack's custom emoji feature for my work: When I go to upload this image as a custom slack emoji, the image becomes shrunk and surrounded with a dark background, ...
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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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Only include search results that must exclude multiple words

Consider this search: rick's haven -bbq -barbeque -menu I am trying to find all results related to Rick's Haven as it relates to the movie Bird Box. However, there is a really famous BBQ restaurant ...
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How to filter out a long list of sites from Google search?

I have a list of sites I would like to permanently exclude from Google search results. These are the large family of sites plagiarizing (and some of them garbling with machine translation) Q&A ...
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Google search by time frame anomaly

I'm trying to understand the logic Google search uses when I use the time frame filter. In the first search, I restrict results to "Past 24 hours": In the second search, I restrict to "Past week" : ...
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Advanced Search in only URLs matching a certain string

I want to search in all GitHub sub-pages containing the word "ja.po", like this page: https://github.com/xfce-mirror/thunar/blob/master/po/ja.po?fbclid=...
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How do I reconstruct an image URL from the Google search page for that image?

Here is a URL for the search page for an image: https://www.google.com/search?tbs=sbi:AMhZZiutLIpSO5PllWmpF0TT2dpEOcZVNgIaaYQVSD7CotSN6-PVIOuI2peLENn-UycrDt0NuRbs-IA2EjgfS3nhYbxN3Li9k-...
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Is there a way I can search some info in Google from Google Sheets?

I have a Google Sheet that contains information of companies and names, and I would like to have their job position. Is there a way I can look for it in Google without doing it manually?
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How do I filter news articles out of my google search?

I'm trying to google a topic which has a lot of heavy media coverage. I'm looking for technical details though, not any media coverage. The problem is the most combinations of search queries end up ...
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Strange Google Search UI

When I open this URL: https://www.google.com/search?q=google or any Google search results URL This is on my computer (Windows 10). It is the same on both Chrome and Edge. This is on my friend ...
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How to search google doc filetype from google?

Is it possible to search for google docs documents/filetype from google search engine? I know it's possible to search for .doc file types like so trucks filetype:doc But is it possible to search ...
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Google search - translate links over actual links

I'm using Firefox on Arch Linux, and the Google results are looking weird, with some text over the title to the pages' links: The offending text is a link to Google's translated version of the page. ...
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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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Show full URL on Google Search results?

I would like to see the full URL disclosed. Is there any way to achieve this? Maybe using a custom script or browser extension?
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How to stop google.com from showing recent search drop-down list?

In google.com page, it makes me annoying that showing my recent searches in drop-down list since they are irrelevant to what i'm going to search. I know that it won't appear after I clear my history ...
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How do I exclude sports-related results from Google Search?

There is nothing I hate more than searching the name of a city I’m visiting on Google and having all the relevant results that come up be related to football. Is there a way to tell Google that I’m ...
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Syntax to for phrase match whilst excluding domains for search results

I'm trying to search Google for: "Alpha Beta" + "Charlie Delta" -excluding(pinterest.com), -excluding(facebook.com) What I'm trying to achieve here is to find results that contain the phrase "Alpha ...
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How to disable Google's doodle

I am at work, and wanted to Google something, but then I saw the Halloween Doodle (and I played with it). Now I have no idea what I was searching for. How can I disable Google's doodle, to stop it ...
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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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Search for an exact phrase with a comma in Google: “hello, john”

I know that Google lets you search for an (almost) exact phrase by putting the phrase in quotes: "hello, john" This will find both instances of hello john and hello, john. I want to find only ...
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Does search engines like Google or Bing search through all web pages for a single query every time?

Here is what I imagine would happen when I type in a search query in Google or Bing: The search query is converted into a vector through some pre-trained machine learning models. The vector captures ...
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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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How can I do a truly verbatim search on Google

In order to find a solution to a certain problem I'm having, I'm trying to do a Google search with the terms: copy "msgstore.db" to new phone A bit of context must be provided before I can continue: ...
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(How) can I ask Google Search to crawl a specific URL on a website I don't maintain?

This question on Meta Stack Exchange asks whether crawler visits count towards the 'number of views' of a Stack Exchange question (that determines the 'people reached' statistic on your profile). ...
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How to submit somebody else's URL to Google Search

Before we used to be able to search for submit "url to Google" and a box will show up where we can submit any random page. But now it has been replaced by this: https://www.google.com/webmasters/...
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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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How to delete Google search history

I forgot I was logged in with my school account which is hosted by Google. How do I delete my search history?
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Show search results from my Google Bookmarks while doing a Google search

When I do a Google search, is there way (or setting) to show results from links stored in my Google Bookmarks (if any) at the top and then after that results from web? As of now, I have to search in ...
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Highlight Google search results that are existing Firefox bookmarks?

I use Firefox for several hours daily. As a semi-prpofessional programmer, simultaneously learning several languages/platforms (yet cursed with a "handicappingly-poor" memory"), I find myself ...
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How should I write the URL for a specific Google Search query?

Whenever I type a search query in Google Search, I am presented with long and complicated URLs like this one: https://www.google.com/#hl=en&tbo=d&output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=get+...
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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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Where did the “internet speed test” go?

If I Google Internet speed test Google should offer me a quick internet speed test box as the first result. I could test my internet speed without leaving the Google search page. Now, this box is ...
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Removing one or more than one specific languages from Google results

I'm wondering if it's possible to remove one or more than one specific languages from Google results. For example, here I want to exclude Spanish, I prefer only English and Italian: https://www....
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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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Does advertising a website with GoogleAds improve the search-ranking in general?

So I have published a website a week ago and now I use GoogleAds to advertise my site in the Google-Search. And I asked myself now if clicks on the ad improve the search-ranking of my site in general ...
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Remove Google Search suggestions

Every time I type a word and then meaning (i.e. backpack meaning in...) Google suggests in Hindu, in Urdu etc. I have no interest in these languages and never googled for them. I would like to see ...