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what is /?ref=tn_tnmn in facebook search url?

I recently opened a gmail and opened a facebook account and when I searched for a page and viewing comment section I ended up looking at this profile that claims that he's a scammer making money by ...
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how to insert url parameter into a google docs document like a template doc?

i have a google docs (like a basic letter). in this document i place strings like %parameter1% %parameter2% and %parameter3%. is there a way to share this document and replace the strings %% by the ...
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How to extract multiple paths from a single string of URLs in Google Sheets?

How can I get a subrange of second to last element in a formula under Google Sheets? I'm trying to extract all occurrences of https://example.com/* in a cell which may contain multiple URLs scattered ...
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All Google Docs URL parameters/functions/commands?

Where is the official documentation for the URL parameters/arguments? There are things like /preview, /copy, /export, #headings, ?something question mark, that I stumbled on tips and tricks articles ...
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Setting the YouTube playback speed from within the URL

I'd like to adjust the YouTube playback speed from within the video's URL. I haven't tried anything so far, because I'm unclear about the permitted options. Is this possible? If so, how is this done?
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How can I create a shared URL pointing to an achor in a Google Docs document's TOC?

I have a Google Docs document which I share with other users through the Share through hyperlink feature. On that document, on every heading level 1, 2... I use Format > Paragraph style > ...
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How do I change or remove my old YouTube custom URL?

Attempted Steps: I created a new YouTube "brand" channel. I moved my library of YouTube content to this new "brand" channel. I created a new YouTube/Google account, using a new, non-Gmail email, ...
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Google Meet permanent room

When we start a meeting we get a meeting URL like meet.google.com/xxx-yyyy-zzz. Is there a way to get a customized and/or permanent meeting URL? Even "customized" is an optional one, the requirement ...
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Remove a content from the yimg

My CV is uploaded on a website called Yimg without prior permission and I have no idea how this happened. The URL is like this: https://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/3434348397/1898894793/name/fileName.pdf ...
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How to set start end time for every video on Playlist in YouTube?

How to set start end time for every video on Playlist in YouTube? There is alike question asked but for a single video YouTube video start end times I can set start and time times in url but ...
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Google Sheets URL length limit? [duplicate]

Is there a length limit for a URL (especially for an embedded image) in Google Sheets? I'm trying to create a cell with an image by a specific URL, in the following way: =IMAGE(URL) It works at the ...
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Preview custom text in fonts.google.com by URL

Occasionally found this type of link (Google Fonts Previewer undocumented feature?) - search with query: https://fonts.google.com/selection?query=some+search+text&selection.family=Archivo+Black|...
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Twitter URL shortening not deterministic?

These two Twitter shortened URLs https://t.co/A8taVSsehm https://t.co/eA7EpUqmgJ both refer to the same target URL: http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/audi-chef-rupert-stadler-...
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How to set up delays in Google Apps Script?

I'm using the following method to encode URLs in Google Sheets: How do I convert a cell to RFC 3986 standard (URLEncoded) in Google Spreadsheets? It works. The only problem is – when I apply it to a ...
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Can't email a link copied from Facebook

When I paste a very long URL to a Facebook group, it is no longer displayed in full. For example, https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/abskal271_N782HsnaksLK (link is made up) becomes https://drive....
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Can I make in-site search results on “New Google Sites” honor the web address mapping?

I am hosting a site using the New Google Sites, which has recently added a search functionality. I use web address mapping, so instead of https://sites.google.com/domain/site/page, I can direct my ...
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Can Search Engines index standalone URLs with long long alphanumeric characters in it? [closed]

There's a web application designed by Freshdesk to track customer support requests. Ironically the application seems to have a feature to create an Internet Public URL for the support request whereby ...
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Is there an URL that will let me create a Google Doc for a specific Google account I'm signed into?

I have a Personal and Work account with Google. I use Google Docs to take notes, but every time I want to create a new document for work, it requires me to switch accounts. Gmail lets you access ...
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How to quote formula result?

I have a function which returns a URL from hyperlink as a first parameter to IMPORTXML function. For the function to work I need to put the output of that function in quotes, how do I do it?
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What URL escaping does GitHub markdown expect?

I have a markdown file checked into GitHub, and in this file I want to link to the following URL: https://query.wikidata.org/#%23 Diplomatic missions with no operator.%0ASELECT DISTINCT%0A%09%...
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Get back my old Google+ URL

How do I get my old Google+ URL to my new Google+ account after I deleted my old Google+ profile (not old Google account, only Google+)?
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Using Video with QR code

I want to set up a digital nature trail with a video of information at each post. The QR code on the post will reference the video. The QR code (URL) must be permanent but the video will change with ...
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Facebook search by url parameters documentation

Facebook can be queried by the web gui (GraphSearchQuery) but also by url Example: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=stackexchange%20facebook& filters_rp_creation_time={"start_year"%3A"2011"...
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How do you format a Gmail's body via URL parameters?

I have written a small web application that allows a user to email the details of a work order via Gmail. I use a floating action button that opens a new tab with the Gmail compose url below: https://...
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How to make hundreds of URLs clickable in Google Docs

I am migrating documents to Google Docs that contain many URLs. If I hit Enter after each one, the link becomes clickable. But I'm looking for a way to convert all URLs (text starting with http:// or ...
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Why is “Amazon” written with strange characters in this URL?

When I do a search on Amazon France, one of the URL parameters is "ÅMÅŽÕÑ", as in the URL below: https://www.amazon.fr/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/256-9830746-1362835?__mk_fr_FR=ÅMÅŽÕÑ&url=search-alias%...
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Easy to read Google search URL agurment _Image Tab Results_: q=how+to+create+google+search+url+argument+open+images+view+only

I like to be able to create easy to read URLs and I want to know how to modify the google search URL so that the results return showing the _image_I cannot see how to open Google results on images tab ...
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Use I'm-Feeling-Lucky type URL on 3rd party website

An answer to this post explains that it is possible to use a URL to link somebody to the first web page in a Google Search result, like "I'm feeling lucky" does. For example https://www.google.com/...
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Fill in the “To:” field from the URL in Gmail

I know that I can quickly launch New message dialog by going to https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox?compose=new. I often send a file to a list of my colleagues so it would be nice to have the To: ...
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Using Google URL Shortener API in Google Sheets for bulk URL shortening

Recently come across similar issue to this question, where I want to add use the Google URL shortener API in Google Sheets for bulk URL shortening. However, I keep running into this error: Rate ...
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Is there a way to visit Quora in mobile URL when I'm on desktop?

I'm on desktop and would like to visit Quora as I visit it in mobile. Is there a way to do so? What URL should I use?
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How to make Gmail automatically convert typed-in or pasted URLs into links

It used to be the case a long time ago that when you type in a URL into a Gmail compose window, and after typing in the last character (or immediately after pasting it in from the clipboard), and ...
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How can I get a custom Google Plus profile URL using the new Google Plus?

I have a Google Plus personal profile, and I want to get a custom URL for it. I meet all of the requirements for getting a custom URL: You have ten or more followers (people who have added you to ...
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Way to save URL + comment into Evernote?

The Webclipper is too much. I don't want the whole webpage, just the URL and a comment. Any ideas?
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How to specify a target at WikiMiniAtlas

I want to link to a particular location with the map of Wikimedia pictures at https://wma.wmflabs.org/ This map has a Center on target button, so I guess there is a way to specify a target latitude/...
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How to fix a GitHub hosted blog post URL and Project Page URL collision?

I have hosted my blog via GitHub pages along with a custom CNAME - praveenpuglia.com. A few days ago I created a project named show-me-my-colors and the project page for it had the URL - http://...
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Craft URL to create Google Doc in specific folder?

After searching, the closest information I've found is this question. However, that answer covers just creating a Google Drive file, period. I would like to find out how to make that file get created ...
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How to set public Google Calendar embed URL to use client's local time zone?

I've embedded a public google calendar https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?mode=WEEK&src=alecjacobson%40gmail.com This shows the calendar using New York's timezone (my calendar's default), ...
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How to change Quora profile URL

I have created an account with 'Example Name' (just for example) and I saw the url of my profile is showing something like this: https://www.quora.com/Example-Name-8 (This is just for example and not ...
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Hangouts alternative video call URL

When I start a video call in hangouts, I'm directed to an URL like this: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/?authuser=(etc,etc,etc) The problem is that, in my company, the plus.google.com domains ...
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How to link to a specific time in a YouTube video [duplicate]

What is the format for a YouTube URL, to link to a specific time in the video? Something like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze68s47-xO4<time code goes here>
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Specifying refresh interval in webcal URL

Anyone know if there's a way to specify a refresh interval within a webcal:// URL? Seems that when using them it's defaulting to a week. Since I cannot rely on the users reliably changing the ...
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Google Sites URL termination?

I made a Google Site on the wrong Google Account, so I deleted the site and permanently deleted it the deleted sites folder. I switched to another account and tried to create the site al over, but it ...
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How do I convert a cell to RFC 3986 standard (URLEncoded) in Google Spreadsheets?

Is it possible to convert text from a certain cell to RFC 3986 (http://url-encoder.org/) in a Google Spreadsheet? Lets say C4 has the value John Doe, then D4 must be John%20Doe.
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How can we get a vacant, custom URL for Google+

We need a Google+ custom URL for our company. However, Google suggests one different from what we wanted. How can we acquire our particular, vacant, custom URL?
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URL manipulation in IFTTT

I have an IFTTT recipe that picks up {{EntryUrl}} from a trigger Feed | New feed item1 and then prints it to PDF through the action Dropbox | Add file from URL: http://do.convertapi.com/Web2Pdf?...
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Format for ID of YouTube video

Every YouTube video has a unique ID which can be used to get at it. For example, the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN46pEO_jX8 has the id aN46pEO_jX8. After some observation, it looks to me ...
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How does the Buffer app append UTM parameters?

Buffer seems like a great way to link multiple social accounts and conveniently crosspost. There's plenty of praise on the web for the service, it seems super user friendly, and it looks like it might ...
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Does Twitter's URL parser break URLs that contain certain strings?

I've been told that Twitter sometimes breaks URLs that have specific strings in them. This is the reason that Stack Exchange's tweet bots automatically shorten URLs before they're Tweeted. But after ...
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Is there a way to search for pages that display an image if you have the image URL?

Is there a way to search for pages that display an image if you have the image URL? Reverse image search is not useful for this as the image is far from unique. It is not the image contents that are ...