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How can I filter out stackoverrun.com using Google (Or Firefox if not)?

I usually search on Google for Stack Overflow answers and there are a lot of "fake" pages that I want to filter, like stackoverrun.com and so on.... I really hate them. There is any way to ...
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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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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 there a quick way of getting a beautiful URL to a Google search query?

When searching Google I often want to share a link to my search. (not to a search result, to the current page with the results) Many years ago Google used to have excellent URLs. For example: ...
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Google sports widget: displaying women schedule by default

When searching for a sporting event on Google, say Wimbledon, Google displays the schedule of the upcoming games. I've noticed that, by default, Google displays the women's singles schedule (second ...
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Is there a way to remove sites permanently from (my personal) Google search results?

I regularly find sites that copy content from elsewhere (mailing lists, etc) while not providing any added value. Quite to the contrary, they are pretty heaped with ads. I'd like to remove those ...
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How to remove sticky search bar in Google Images?

Google recently replaced the jsrp.mdm.minidiv element common to Search and Images sticky headers with a unique one just for Images. I followed the instructions on how to find Google's sticky headers ...
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My college manages my G-suite account, can they view my browsing history if I use a personal device on a home network while logged in?

I have found multiple sources telling me otherwise, but most are outdated by a year or two. If I am logged into my G-suite managed account on Google, and search something up on a home network and ...
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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 ...
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How Do I Combine Gmail Search Operators?

I was attempting to create a filter which would delete all emails alerting me that a website updated its terms or privacy policy. This is the search filter I'm trying to use to accomplish that +...
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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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How to run web search by date and time?

Is it possible to perform Google search by date and time? Of course, I can restrict my search to some date interval. But how do I restrict the search to some intraday period? For example, I want to ...
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Can I block particular google searches on my machine?

I'd like to block particular google searches from working on my machine. I can't block the searches with the hosts file, DNS or little snitch because I still want to use google search in general. It ...
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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 disable Google Chrome search results highlighting?

In the last couple days I noticed text being highlighted from search results I click on from Google. For example, when I click on StackOverflow link from Google search: (The yellow was added by ...
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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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Exclude “.NET” from a Google search for “Microsoft Net Server”

I'm trying to do some research on a product that I believe may have existed quite some time ago called Microsoft Net Server (cf. this article from 2000) which was apparently some sort of file server ...
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Can I have Google search results always filtered?

Is there a way to have Google search results always filtered? I am constantly clicking on "only show results from the past year" and I would like to make this default.
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Can I filter Google results to two specific domains rather than just one at a time? [duplicate]

I often search Google for programming-related questions I have, and rely heavily on the site:stackoverflow.com filter to restrict results to Stack Overflow posts, for example. In some cases, like ...
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Hide reviews from google search

Some times i am looking for a game to play and the google search result give me the reviews, but I would like to play without being biased by the reviews.
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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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Exact search with punctuation

I want to search an exact occurrence on Google with punctuation, specifically ", is". I want the phrase to be very exact, no exceptions. This is not possible in Google, is it? My aim is a ...
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Google search date from or date after?

I would like to return results only before or after a certain date. I read here that it's simply to use before:YYYY-MM-DD But when I try, e.g. corona before:2020-02-30, I see most results are from ...
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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 to reduce a google search URL to an anonymized version

If I enter a search term in DuckDuckGo I get a pretty simple url and query string https://duckduckgo.com/?q=python+tips&atb=v1-1&ia=videos&iax=web If I do the same in google I get a ...
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How to force Google search to only return English results?

I'm in France and trying to use Google in English only. My Google settings are set to English everywhere: I've also clicked on the link "use google.com" but when I do a search, it still shows some ...
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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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Why is Google asking “Did you mean…” when it's the same word?

So Google comes up with this when there is no difference in the spelling at all What am I missing here?
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How to search old versions of web pages, e.g., YouTube videos?

3 days ago, Google changed the HTML of YouTube to not include the words "like 132" "dislike 10" etc. Now the ratings values of videos are encrypted in unsearchable buttons: <img src="https://s....
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Google page: fancy letters

I used to see a fancy google page with various modifications of image-like letters but now I see an ordinary google page WHY? On what this depends? :
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Google search for my full name showing irrelevant results - how to remove?

When I search my full name (very unique), and scroll down all the way to the bottom of the 1st page, it shows links to 2 prisoner's information in the county that I live in, but I'm not affiliated ...
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How can I get Google.com in the language of my computer by default?

Every time I go to pass through a Google page for something (e.g. to authenticate through my Gmail account), if I'm not logged in the page appears in the language of the country where I am (Dutch, in ...
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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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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 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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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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Are Chrome 'Other search engines' synced when logged into Google?

Are Chrome 'Other search engines' synced across devices when a user is logged into their Google account? See: chrome://settings/searchEngines > Other search engines Exploring the data that is ...
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How can I have a public searchable GitHub account?

My GitHub account is public: https://github.com/USER. I can see my name even if not connected (active Sign up, Sign in buttons). However, I cannot find my projects when searching after it (Google, ...
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Metho remove “Twitter Feed”, “Top Stories”, “People Also Asked”, and “Video” sections from google search result page?

Is there is any way to remove "Twitter Feed", "Top Stories", "People Also Asked", and "Video" sections from google search result (search on www.google.com ) on ...
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How can I search 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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How to get back Google's search tools

Google is seemingly opting out "search tools" features in its search results: A bunch of useful tools was in this menu before. For example, the "visited pages" and "reading level" filters. Now they'...
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How do I return results in Google search that MUST contain a specific word?

In Google web search, when I search for: +ortho4xp +image +compression I receive one relevant site result containing the 3 words, followed by 6 results ridiculously telling me "Missing: +...
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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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Why is Google Dutch when I requested non-dutch Google?

I've reconfigured all my settings to English (US) on the settings of: MacOS Google Chrome My Google Account So any idea where I should look next?
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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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Navigate Google search results with keyboard

It takes way too many tab presses to reach to the search results. Long back, Google had a nice keyboard navigation for search results (Google Instant). Why did Google turn the keyboard navigation off ...
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Google for the exact phrase (and no, quotation marks don't help)

Simple question. How can I google for the exact phrase match? Making a simple google of this, it says "use quotation marks". Well I did that just now. I searched for this: "accuracy map&...
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Searching key words by topic

I'm wondering if it's possible to search some key words in a specific context. For example, I'd like to search the key words 'programmi portabili' in the computer science context. How can I do it?
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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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