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Format for ID of YouTube video

Summary YouTube videoId and channelId identifiers are single integer values represented in a slightly mod­ified version of Base64 encoding. One difference versus the IETF RFC4648 recommendations is ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Sheets via URL?

Cells And Ranges Please try: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13PuCx8zKUjXvofFYBGzoOYog7UHpvLzCgxMLF9INnr8/edit#gid=0&range=D10 Shorten version for the internal use in Spreadsheet: #gid=0&...
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Google image search URL that can be shared?

A basic search on Google is /search?q=<query> https://google.com/search?q=space to make it an image search, simply add &tbm=isch https://google.com/search?q=space&tbm=isch to add ...
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Why is "Amazon" written with strange characters in this URL?

Using special characters is a method to tell the browser to use UTF8 encoding, and this probably is Amazon engineers putting in a bit of an easteregg instead of a dull utf8=✓ thing. For the record, ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Sheets via URL?

As another user answered, Google finally added a feature to Google Sheets (GS) spreadsheets to allow linking directly to cells. The feature is intended for linking to ranges of cells, but specifying ...
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Craft URL to create Google Doc in specific folder?

I know this thread has been quiet for a while, but it helped me. I was able to accomplish this by: getting the URL of the destination folder https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/[Folder ID] taking ...
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Craft URL to create Google Doc in specific folder?

To follow on to the questions in comments on the answer from @jaycer : How do you create a file from a template inside a specific folder The URL would look like this https://docs.google.com/...
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Google Meet permanent room

Update From https://apps.google.com/meet/ A meeting link remains active until the meeting has ended. Meeting links for recurring meetings will stay active for as long as the event repeats. Options ...
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How to share Entire Google Drive—right click menu with “share” option on “My Drive” not available

Unfortunately you can't share your entire Google Drive like you can share a folder. Google doesn't treat Drive that way. Think of your Google Drive storage as a post office. You can give anyone you ...
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Google image search URL that can be shared?

The secret sauce is tbm=isch. tbm stands for "to be matched", and isch is short for "image search." Example: https://www.google.com/search?q=greyhound+puppies&tbm=isch
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How to set up delays in Google Apps Script?

To set up a delay on the execution of a Google Apps Script use the method sleep(milliseconds) of Class Utilities. I'm intentionaly not including an example of using this method here because this ...
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Is there a quick way of getting a beautiful URL to a Google search query?

Well, this must be done manually, but it is so simple that maybe that is OK? Start by doing a new search, copy the URL and chop off everything from the '&' on. Now you've got something like the ...
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How do I convert a cell to RFC 3986 standard (URLEncoded) in Google Spreadsheets?

You can do this without a custom function using ENCODEURL. eg: =hyperlink( ENCODEURL(A1) )
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How do I convert a cell to RFC 3986 standard (URLEncoded) in Google Spreadsheets?

For others who are still searching for this, Google Sheets has a function called ENCODEURL now (Aug 2018), so you don't need to make your own any more.
Donald Love's user avatar
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How to set start end time for every video on Playlist in YouTube?

This is not possible. It was working like this before Youtube has officially removed the feature. Was also discussed here.
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Google Meet permanent room

go to https://bitly.com/ create a free account click on that orange button CREATE select BITLINK paste your meeting URL customize it as you wish (example: bit.ly/lets-meet-now) click on SAVE button
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How do I add YouTube Handle (link) to Facebook?

I found a way to crack this. Add a "+" sign before the handle you enter in the Username field when editing the Youtube social link of your Facebook business page, e.g.: +@utifulapp :)
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Facebook search by url parameters documentation

There is no public documentation on these parameters. The filters_rp_location seems to just take a Facebook ID. In your case 155428381137989 which is https://www.facebook.com/pages/110-William-St-...
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How do you format a Gmail's body via URL parameters?

This is not possible as per RFC 6068 The special "body" indicates that the associated is the body of the message. The "body" field value is intended to contain the content for ...
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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

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=gif+baby+koala&tbm=isch The parameter you need is tbm=isch (which I imagine stands for "image search").
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Can't email a link copied from Facebook

They shorten long URLs, you have nothing to do about that. To copy the link, just right click it and choose Copy link address - you can right click the textual link, or the preview.
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Remove a content from the yimg

yimg.com is Yahoo's CDN service – it hosts any kind of static files that are part of their website, such as images, stylesheets, webfonts, or user uploads. Different subdomains have different purposes,...
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Setting the YouTube playback speed from within the URL

There's no way to change the playback speed by URL arguments. The best you can do is to use extensions which adds extra buttons or ability to bind keyboard shortcuts to speed acceleration/deceleration....
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How to extract multiple paths from a single string of URLs in Google Sheets?

You have the basic concept right just piece it together step by step. This does the job: =REGEXREPLACE(JOIN(" ",ARRAYFORMULA(IFERROR( REGEXEXTRACT(SPLIT(A1," ",TRUE,TRUE), "https://example.com/(\...
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How to find a permalink/share-link to an Instagram post?

Answering my own question, because Instagram hid it underneath the "dot-dot-dot" menu, making it non-obvious to users of normal web apps that put the share (a link) button up front and ...
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How should I write the URL for a specific Google Search query?

TL;DR If you need a simple search, use www.google.com/search?q=query, replacing query with your search query. When doing this in the address bar, you do not need to worry about replacing spaces with ...
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URL manipulation in IFTTT

You could try using a different url to pdf service. One that I just found that doesn't seem to require setting of cookies is PDFmyURL. http://pdfmyurl.com/?url={{EntryUrl}} They also have other url ...
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Set recipient email address with wetransfer.com

And if you want to preset a message as well: https://wetransfer.com/[email protected]&msg=my%20message
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Way to save URL + comment into Evernote?

Update: 4/26/16 I use Chrome. I don't want the thumbnail or the sentences. I just want something like "amazon.com/link - this is what I wrote to remind myself why I saved it" Just a one line, no ...
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