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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:
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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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Changing vanity URL on Facebook?

As you may know, Facebook allows users to choose a "vanity URL," allowing easy linking to one's profile. However, once set, this URL cannot be changed and this was done for security reasons, ...
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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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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: Is ...
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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 ( 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? [duplicate]

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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Google image search URL that can be shared? [duplicate]

I performed a Google Image search, it shows results, but when I send the search URL to someone, they can not see any result:
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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 share Entire Google Drive—right click menu with “share” option on “My Drive” not available

I can right click a folder But not the entire drive Background For my employer, I want to share my entire Google Drive space provided by them. I want to be able to have a direct URL to my whole ...
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Google Meet permanent room

When we start a meeting we get a meeting URL like 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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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: <[email protected]> <[email protected]> <[email protected]>...
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Is there a way to find a site by an image they link to? [closed]

I have the URL for an image that I downloaded, and I'm trying to locate the site that linked to it. E.g. The image hosting site is Is ...
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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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