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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is it possible to filter Google search results on response headers?

Is there any way to tell Google "give me all the results that contain some response header/value X? For example, I would like to search for content on a topic, but only include results that have the ...
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How can I make google give me only top-level page results?

I would like to do a keyword search but with only top-level pages as result. For example, I want https://superuser.com as a hit but not https://superuser.com/questions/230975/ on my search. Only ...
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Reset Google Search layout

I'm using Chrome on a Mac and all of a sudden my Google search layout switched back to its old interface with a black bar on top. I've tried logging out and logging in my account, cleared all ...
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How to know how many times i have visited a website?

I use google to make research online. I dont want to collect data from the same websiye twice so i want google to tell me if it is the first time i am visiting the website or not.
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Is there a way to use Google's advanced search parameters without triggering the CAPTCHA test?

When using Googles advanced search operators, I only ever get about three or four tries before I start getting harassed by these perpetual reCAPTCHA turing tests: Yes, I'm human. No, I'm not a robot. ...
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How to fix a broken Google search?

I think this is related to broken Google search at How do I tell Google my search terms are requirements and not mere suggestions?. I think this question is a particular case of the general problem. ...
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Google Search results - old style

Recently, I have noticed Google changed the search layout on mobiles. One example is that the links are now smaller than before. Is it possible to revert to the old style? Finding this a bit jarring.
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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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How does one search a picture online?

If one has a picture file, like .jpg, how does one search (maybe Google) if this picture is around online?
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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 sticky search bar in Google search portal?

Google recently introduced a sticky search bar that, as the name suggests, sticks to the page on top of it when the user scrolls. Here's how it looks on scrolling down: I find sticky top bars ...
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Search engine for everything illegal, weird, immoral, anti-social and/or anti-government

I have been a Google user since time immemorial. However, recently, Google seems to filtering results based on its version of acceptable behaviour. For example, I want to be able to search for these ...
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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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Is there a keyword to search for Google results within the last x days/weeks/months/years?

Is there a keyword (see this) to search for results within the last x days/weeks/months/years? I know that you can do this by adding code at the end of the search URL, e.g. for results dating no more ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 vs. full page of spam links

I've searched for ext:PDF (filetype version) of a probably popular = commercial successful book and got full page (maybe more) of spam links - it's more than 100! How to deal with a full page of spam ...
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How can I restrict my Google Search's results 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 more particular sites?

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