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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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why Google Spreadsheet is not Displaying Name and Picture? Even When logged in? [closed]

I have tried in many ways, My Id and picture is not displayed in sheet where others can. how can i modify or edit that? is this a bug? or is there any possible ways to resolve this?
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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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URL is not on Google [migrated]

I'm trying to get google to index a site. But when I use the inspection tool, I get this generic advice. All links lead to more generic advice. Since the (exact same) process works for some other ...
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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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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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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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(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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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 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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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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How do I Google a range of numbers in a link?

How do I Google - which books on Toronto Public Library's website fitting my selected criteria, have 50-100 copies? Inputting 50..100 copies site:torontopubliclibrary.ca/search.jsp?Ntt=introduction+...
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How do I make Google search with multiple sets of filter conditions?

I'm trying to combine two search queries consisted of multiple search operators into one search query, but it's not working. 1st query: trade war site:bbc.com AND inurl:world-43512098 2nd query: ...
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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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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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How to opt-out of a specific experimental feature by Google

Recently, I apparently got entered into an experimental new layout of Google Images. The layout I now get for images can be seen below: As you can see, the entire image preview is not much bigger ...
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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 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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Can't get search results on Google anymore

Since this morning, it appears that I can't get any search results anymore when I am logged in my account. If search anything, all I will get is "did not match any results". The only thing I ...
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Suggest/Recommend/Search Google Doodle featuring topics

How and where do we suggest or recommend Google Doodle featuring topics? For example, today is June 13, which is the birthday of one of the greatest physicists, James Clerk Maxwell. As far as I ...
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How to search a YouTube channel's videos by duration

I'm trying really hard to find a specific video on a YouTube channel that has nearly 1000 videos. The channel has a lot of short videos (<10 minutes), but the video I'm looking for was at least 20 ...
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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 to search Google Groups for keywords

I went to https://groups.google.com and searched for boot ring seat, looking for a specific Usenet message that I know has those three words in it. No results. All right, I thought, maybe I'm ...
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Google gives incomplete results on self search [duplicate]

I recently did a search on my own name, and three email addresses I've used over the last 30 years. I have done this before, and I typically get something like 100,000 hits, with a lot of them dating ...
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Google search results no longer containing forwarding url

Since earlier this year, Google search results no longer contain the forwarding url but instead directly link to the domain in the search query. In the past a result in the search query would look ...
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What is with the Google timer durations?

Etc..... I'm unable to see the pattern here. What's more weird, is that it works if you specify any interval (including some or all) of "second", "min" or "hour" less than 24 hours. Fractions and ...
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I want search engine to find sites containing the most the rare proper nouns I search for

I want to list all sites that do a certain thing and I think people all over the internet make small lists containing some of these sites together. For example I want to make a list of all Quantified ...
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How do I make something the first option when searching?

So, say I am going to try searching up Twitter for example, but when I type in the letter t a Google search for tilt appears as the first option. How can I make it so that when I type in the letter t, ...
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Whenever I search for the meaning of a word, the suggestion “in hindi” and others appears on Google

What the title says. For instance, searching on google.com/ncr (no country redirect): I speak none of these languages. I'm searching for the meaning of an English word, using English terms, I expect ...
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Weird _sp variable in Google Search Console

When Google indexes my site it keeps finding the home page with ?_sp=[some random characters] at the end. I never use this variable, so I don't know how Google keeps finding it. It's automatically ...
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Output Google search results to a file

Is it possible to output Google search results to a file. Just the site names and links written to a file line by line. Once could get the source file using curl and parse the HTML code but is there a ...
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How to search multiple sites with Google and get random results?

I'm trying to find examples of English collocations in a set of sites. I know how to search in multiple sites as it's been solved here before. search term site:A OR site:B OR site:C The problem is ...
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How do I disable Google AMP in search results on iOS?

When I search Google on an iPhone, website links are often replaced with slimmed-down AMP versions. Getting to the original webpage with full-functionality requires opening an extra page. How do I ...
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Searching for a sentence that I only know part of it using Google's operators

I am looking for a particular combination of google hacking commands to find a sentence. For example, I am looking for ”where eagles dare” In this case, I don’t have part of a sentence like the ...
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Are the search engine's calculators reliable?

As many of you, I use Google to manage my web searching and this brings me to use it for other activities too. Like I use it for a calculator and I find it way easier than using an actual calculator - ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Why does google use 1000 char long image links?

When I copy an image address from the gallery on google.fr/images it copies this to my clipboard, why? data:image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/...
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Is a shared Google Photos album publicly searchable?

I'd like to share a Google Photos album only with one person and allow them to view and edit the album, but I do NOT want the album or any photos to come up in search results. I saw that the only way ...
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Whenever I log into my Instagram it says unusual login attempt

I have already tried logging in and logging out I of other people’s accounts and it still won’t work I have tried going to my g-mail account to see my emails because they said they would send me a ...
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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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How to prevent Google Search Calculator from converting all Units?

Does the Google Search Calculator Have any settings, URL arguments, or anything of that nature to control how it functions? I really like how it works in most areas, but it continually converts all of ...
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What is the best way to search a video with specific song in it on youtube?

Under any Youtube video there is a description of music/songs under it. What is the best way to search a Youtube video based on that song? I can search it by the name of that song in Google search but ...
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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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Why is clicking on a Google search result sending me to a different page than just typing in the same URL?

I was trying to track down the website of a local nonprofit, so I typed its name into Google. The first result showed the organization's actual domain name, but the description was spam, and clicking ...