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Are there any limits to the number of domains one can add when doing an advanced Google Search?

I am trying to find out if there is a limit to the number of domains I can add on advanced Google Search. For example, if I want my search results limited to particular websites, I can add some ...
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Misleading information [closed]

https://saco-evaluator.org.za/docs/fpc/rtl/graph/index.html It says providing information about the graph library but states about the system library.
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Why does google search completely ignore my blogger blog, and how to fix this?

In my blog settings, I did say to list in search engines, yet it seems that my blog is being completely ignored by google. Here is my blog a link to my blog: Link Though to be warned this blog ...
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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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Prevent Google from repositioning search categories

It is a well-known source of annoyance: a link you assume is at a certain location suddenly changes after you click on it (I realize the rendering updates after the input has been registered - ...
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Google search takes too long when logged in to Google account

Recently I've been experiencing very long loading times when searching in Google. On average around 4-5 seconds, however it has always been under 1 second. This happens only when I'm logged in to my ...
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Where exactly is “Search settings” under “Settings”?

I want to turn off Google suggestions that came on apparently by itself after I used YouTube. So I'm instructed to go to "Settings", and choose "Search Settings"; however, I can't locate it anywhere.
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How to fight against Google Captchas appearing on searches from a school network?

When I do a Google Search from our school network, every time we have to solve a Captcha, because Google identifies it as unusual traffic. We analyzed the traffic for a while and there is definitely ...
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How to make my github.io site Google searchable

As with previous questions about this topic, I am a broke boy who cannot afford domain names so I use free online services. I am trying to publish quotes in a way that they can be googled. How can I ...
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Google show results in a different language

I use English as my default language for Google everywhere. Sometime I want to enter my query in English but see results only in Hindi or a different preferred language. How do I choose the language ...
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How do I make Google search with multiple sets of date filter conditions?

I'm trying to search for Avengers news on three dates, 1-1-2019, 3-1-2019, and 4-1-2019 How would I do so with the multiple filters and the OR statement? Is it not possible?
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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 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 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 - ...