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Uniform Resource Locator or Universal Resource Locator - a specific character string that constitutes a reference to an Internet resource.

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How can I log directly into Gmail when I am also signed into Google Apps?

Background: I have one Gmail account and two Google Apps e-mail accounts that I use on a regular basis: <my.name@gmail.com> <myaddress@teaching-job.edu> <my.name@consulting-job.com>...
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Help me Grab this Website!

Hello Everyone, I have enrolled in a language course on www.koreanclass101.com and they gave me a 7 day free trial. There are 15 lessons (each one has 10-25 audios). Now i want to download/grab all ...
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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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How to block specific YouTube videos

I want to block specify videos on YouTube. To be clear, I do not want to block: The whole channel Some keywords Video recommendations I just want to block a specific video given its URL and I want ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Sheets via URL?

One can link to a Google Sheets via key, and via key and worksheet id: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=SOME_KEY https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=SOME_KEY#gid=WORKSHEET_ID Is ...
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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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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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Is there a YouTube URL parameter for continuously playing without timing out?

When trying to run a live video for display purposes using YouTube it times out overnight. Is there a code I can input into the URL that will allow the video to play continuously without stopping? ...
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Facebook “URL signature expired”

I posted links to Facebook images elsewhere and now I can not see the image. Example: https://scontent.flis5-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/48374097_10156822229099932_7902434783177736192_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&...
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Concatenating URL with a value to create link, but links only partially work

I have a column of cells in Google spreadsheet with values such as: b2397 b9504 b3333 b8655 bxxxx I would like to combine each value with a URL, for example: http://websitex.com?id= ...
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How can I get a URL for a document on the web that remains stable in the long term? [closed]

... and by long term, I mean really long term, like at least for a decade, preferably much longer. What I want to do is to store some text online that I can edit whenever I like. Also, I want to have ...
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How to make Facebook automatically redirect from a page to another?

If you access www.facebook.com/dell you'll be redirected to the Dell page of your country. Can I make the same thing with my page? Like, when you access www.facebook.com/RedPurpleSecondPage to be ...
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On Google Books, how do I get to the main page of a book without modifying the URL manually?

Say I search for a book on Google Books and then click through to it. If I copy that URL and send it to someone, they will be taken to the same page for the book, but the URL also contains a bunch of ...
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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 should I write the URL for a specific Google Search query?

Whenever I type a search query in Google Search, I am presented with long and complicated URLs like this one: https://www.google.com/#hl=en&tbo=d&output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=get+...
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URL to open new Microsoft Word 365

Is there a URL to open a new Microsoft Word 365 document? Currently I have to open Microsoft Word 365 https://www.office.com/launch/word?ui=en-US&rs=GB&auth=2 and then click on "New Blank ...
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Convert Non google URL image links in a Google Document with actual images

I am trying to do something very similar to another thread (Convert all links to images in a Google Document with actual images) but with non google stored URL links. DriveApp only works for google, ...
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Plain text and a hyperlink can be combined in a cell - but I don't know how

This is possible--but I don't know how I did it. When I typed formatted text followed by a URL into cell E2 in the spreadsheet shown below, it magically formatted in a way I didn't know Sheets was ...
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What does the query parameter “sub_confirmation=1” do on a YouTube link?

I recently came across a link to a YouTube video with ?sub_confirmation=1 appended to the link. What does this do?
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Set recipient email address with wetransfer.com

Is it possible to autofill the recipient’s address via a URL link in wetransfer.com? I would like to be able to give a link to send us files, where the email address we want it sent to is filled in ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I embed an image from the web into a Trello card comment or description?

So far I have been successful embedding Youtube videos into Trello card comments; simply by including the URL in the comment Trello picks it up and renders an embedded Youtube thumbnail. What I ...
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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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Redirect notice when clicking any Google Calendar's URL

To steal my privacy even more efficiently, when I add some URL to Notes section of my Google Calendar's events, calendar only adds my URL as a text, but as an actual URL (href) it uses some weird own ...
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Old links for sites that are being mapped into a subdomain

I am going have a subdomain in the url of my google sites so it is info.example.com instead of sites.google.com/example.com/example. My question is will the old links to this site that I have sent ...
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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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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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Is there a way to create a link to a particular position inside a Google Doc?

If I have shared a Google Doc with someone so we both can edit it, is there a way I can send that purpose a URL that, when clicked, takes that person to the Google Doc and scrolls down to a particular ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Google image search URL that can be shared?

I performed a Google Image search, it shows results, but when I send the search URL to someone, they can not see any result: https://www.google.com/search?as_q=berlin&tbs=sur:fmc&biw=1855&...
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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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YouTube feed for a show?

Rather than subscribe (in my feed reader) to my YouTube feed of subscribed things (which bunches everything into one big stream), I'd like to subscribe (again, in my feed reader) to each of the things ...
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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 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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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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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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Get direct link from a soundcloud for use in download managers

There's a sound clip on soundcloud that has a "download" button.. It's a large mp3 (150 MB+), when I click it, download starts on the crappy chrome and due to some reason, it got stuck at 60%. Now I ...
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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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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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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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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/...