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What is the difference between duckduckgo.com and start.duckduckgo.com?

The redirect from the regular start page states: Clear your cookies often? Try our homepage that never shows these messages: start.duckduckgo.com ...this implies that the regular homepage sets a ...
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How to search escape words in Google or other engines?

The search engine http://symbolhound.com/ was developed specifically for this use case. As of early 2019, you seem to be able to use common names for punctuation in Google, and get the results you (...
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Search Google by year

OK, it's off-topic here, but it can be migrated with an answer intact... Type search term & hit Enter Click Tools Click Custom... Enter date range [click the calendar or type the dates]
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What query parameters does Bing have?

Here are few more Bing query parameters: freshness mkt offset responseFilter safeSearch textFormat textDecorations Please refer the following link to know more about these query parameters for Bing: ...
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Where to find a list of Google search operators?

Google Search Operators: The Complete List (42 Advanced Operators) gives descriptions of the following 42 operators: Operator Example “search term” “steve jobs” OR jobs OR gates / jobs AND jobs ...
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Make Startpage search results page bold or highlight keywords used

That feature was removed. Per Startpage support: As of November 2018, the highlighting feature is no longer supported, as it is available in all major browsers. Just because the browser can do it,...
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Is there a name to the search query syntax that Google uses?

If Google has a special name for their search syntax, they've never shared it publicly.
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Search prices for a list of items

not possible on https://geizhals.de/ but you can make a custom spreadsheet which will track down prices for you. something like: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ unfortunately, not all items ...
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Where to find a list of Google search operators?

Google Search Help has been used to list the search operators at https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2466433. As of October 12, 2023, the page title is "Refine Google searches"; ...
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Search Google by year

or you can append this to your URL: &tbs=cdr%3A1%2Ccd_min%3A 2018 %2Ccd_max%3A 2018
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Are Chrome 'Other search engines' synced when logged into Google?

Chrome 'Other search engines' appear to be synced across devices when a user is logged into their Google account. This may be tested by creating a new user on the computer, and logging into the ...
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How do I make something the first option when searching?

paste this into your address bar: chrome://settings/searchEngines add your search engine: https://twitter.com/search?q=%s usage: type t press spacebar key type the term you search for press enter ...
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Google search: Define what to search in website title vs. body?

Based on Google Search Operators: The Complete List (42 Advanced Operators), to find a word in the title, you use the operator intitle. intitle: Find pages with a certain word (or words) in the title....
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how do i search for a specific path amongst all websites?

Try inurl. i.e. inurl:something It's not clear that this be accurate regarding returning paths having / (hierarchical structure, folder / subfolder). Related Google's inurl option isn't ...
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Is there a way to look for specific websites based on the author?

I would start with a backlink check for whatever site you are looking up. That will probably be the easiest way. You could use search operators to try and turn up some more sites. Check the source ...
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How to search multiple names if present in a website?

A query like John Jack site:abc.com will search the site abc.com and return the pages that contain the words "John" and "Jack". If you want to be more specific, use "John ...
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Add Google Scholar as a Firefox search engine?

I have found this FireFox add-on to be just what I need, and is what I think what you're looking for. It adds Google Scholar as a search engine to Firefox, allowing you to type @scholar <your query&...
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Are contents in the Google Drive indexed for searching?

Your document will be indexed if the link is put on a web page, or if you tell the Google Search Console about a website where it's placed. The Google crawlers move amongst websites on the surface web,...
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Is there a way to search the web by using regex?

https://www.english-corpora.org/coca/ search: I 'd be *ing Please notice, there should be a space between I and 'd.
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Search for an exact phrase with a comma in Google: "hello, john"

You can't. At least with Google. There are more accurate search engines. I'd recomend http://symbolhound.com/ Not a great company, not a great design but fits better for your needs.
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How to manually specify the search language in Startpage.com?

the easiest way is to change it directly in URL before the search startpage.com/en startpage.com/fi startpage.com/es then you can bookmark it (both) and click on one which you want to summon
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Make Startpage search results page bold or highlight keywords used

You can try to use this userscript. It basically does exactly what you want. You'll need an extension to run custom userscripts though, like violentmonkey Here is the content of that userscript (...
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How to search for links on one web site to another

"wikipedia.org" site:webapps.stackexchange.com link: is dead since 2017 Find pages linking to a specific domain or URL. Google killed this operator in 2017, but it does still show some ...
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How to find videos on Facebook

You can search for videos using various search parameters in the URL string. For example, this search query will return videos posted by friends of your friends: https://www.facebook.com/search/me/...
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