Questions tagged [google-search]

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Why can't I see “shopping” in a Google search result?

I used to use this functionality, then it disappeared. I just though that Google had dropped it, as they do so many things. Then, just a few minutes ago, my partner mentioned that she had used it to ...
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Why Google showing featured snippets in german language? [migrated]

There is an issue while using google search engine. My language preference is set to english and google is giving me the first result in the German language. May I ask please what is the issue of such ...
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How to remove yahoo redirect from google?

Although Chrome works fine, in safari, whenever I make a Google search, the results are returned in yahoo search, which suggests a malware in my Mac. How can I detect and remove this malware?
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Is it possible to view more pages on Google Search [migrated]

Well, I am doing research on URLs returned as a product of Google Search. I wrote a bit of Selenium code doing the parsing through pages, but the page limit is a problem. I've set 100 results per ...
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How to Google Search - limit results on specific domain extension?

Is it possible to make a search which limits the search results to specific domains only i.e. .org (or any specific) extension? Years ago, I remembered it was possible...
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Are Chrome 'Other search engines' synced when logged into Google?

Are Chrome 'Other search engines' synced across devices when a user is logged into their Google account? See: chrome://settings/searchEngines > Other search engines Exploring the data that is ...
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Google Chrome User History

I opened chrome web browser on my home desktop PC. I have two "persons", my personal user and also my work user when occasionally I work from my home desktop. After opening my personal user chrome, I ...
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Redirecting URLs without Trailing Slash to Ones with Trailing Slash

I've noticed a significant level of duplicate content on my site with two versions existing of many posts, with URLs like: https://example.com/post-name and https://example.com/post-name/ In the eyes ...
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How to automatically append a certain phrase to all google search queries? Purpose: block certain domains

Basically Google doesn't have a "site exclusion" list AFAIK. Therefore the same crap sites keep polluting the search results again and again. What I would like is a way to automatically add "-site:x....
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How to remove the “News” tab from the Google search results?

A screen capture of the Google tab bar in December 2019, on Chrome: How can I remove "News" from there? I have zero interest in seeing such information.
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What are Google's gen_204 requests doing?

When doing a Google search on Firefox, I've noticed Google sends a lot of requests to https://www.google.com/gen_204 with a lot of URL queries in it. There doesn't seem to be any particular pattern ...
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Google “Feeling Lucky” url causing redirect notice

I've noticed the feeling lucky url (with btnI query parameter) is now resulting in a redirect notice page. What's the deal?
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Cannot use Google Search Tools from one account in Chrome

I'm using 3 accounts in Chrome*, everything works fine for 2 of them. For the 3rd (default) one, the Google Search Tools components are not clickable. For instance, hovering the cursor over "Any time" ...
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Firefox: add Google search engine - why no such option in search/address bar?

I wanted to find a way to add Google search engine to Firefox on currently used Linux Mint. I've read e.g. that post How to add search engine using Firefox's address bar?. But when on google.com ...
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Different ip address shown on google search

I'm trying to find out my ip address and I get different answers, can someone explain me why ? ip a 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1000 ...
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Google 404 Page appears on my domain after using Google Search Console

I have an Apache server with htaccess settings that redirects all traffic from www.example.com towards example.com. Then, I started using Google Search Console. However, after setting up the TXT DNS, ...
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How do I remove the favicons from Google search results?

See the favicons with the red box around them. This is a recent addition and is not caused by anything else as it's a fresh install of chrome. I would like to disable these. Is there a setting in ...
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Why Google doesn't search in wikipedia history section?

I'm just registered and have some stupid question. Why google doesn't show information from "view history" pages on wikipedia? For example, on this history page if I google any text I won't get result....
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How do I prove a picture of a store screenshot is not me? [duplicate]

I am probably asking my question in the wrong group, but would appreciate some insight into my situation a store has produced a screenshot saying I acknowledge their loading policy prior to receiving ...
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Download or move to another folder results of a Google Drive image search

I want to use Google Drive to help me select images for an image classification task. I noticed that image search works inside the drive folder. For example a search of "human" gives out the ...
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Change default zoom of one google site only in Chrome

Recently Google pushed an update for at least some of its users, such that the font size of the search results are much larger [1,2]. This is annoying because it makes it harder to quickly skim the ...
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Google services slow in Google Chrome

Since at least 2019/07/10, on 3 different Windows 10 PCs (mix of v1809 and v1903) used by 2 different users, we're experiencing a problem whereby seemingly all Google services (Google Maps, YouTube, ...
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Google Chrome Blank Screen

Any google search results page gives me a blank screen. The search results are there; I can click on them blindly. I cannot see the page at all. I've tried multiple browsers, so the problem is not ...
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JavaScript bookmark with keyword no longer working in Firefox 68

I have a Firefox bookmark set up for searching the current site, with location javascript:{location.href="http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=site:"+window.location.hostname+"%20%s"}; and keyword cs. ...
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How to get GitHub account to show up on Google search [duplicate]

My question is the same as in the link provided below but when I go to Google Search Console it asks me to verify my Github profile https://github.com/[xyz] by inserting an HTML file. I am unsure ...
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Unable to access Google sites from Windows 10

I have a dual booted laptop with Windows 10 and Manjaro. On Windows 10, I cannot access Google or other Google sites such as YouTube, Gmail, etc. from Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer. ...
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Is there a way to customise google search so it excludes certain websites from search list?

When I look for some topics, mostly programming stuff, I would like to google to give me official sources, not tutorials or other copy/past websites and I would like to do something like Java ...
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Google Ads now hijacking Cmd-Click? How to prevent?

I just had an online experience that aggravated me a bit from a usability standpoint. I Cmd-clicked a Google Ad because I was interested in the ad, but then the ad did an override on my Cmd-click. My ...
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Waterfox automatically Google searching while still typing in address bar

I have the strangest problem I can't seem to find anyone else online having. While typing (as in without pressing 'enter') anything in the address bar, not 3 characters into my string, the page ...
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How to Google advance search in the main domain but not in any sub-domains

I know that I can search in a specific website like this: "comment" site:airbnb.com/help?locale=en However, this will give results in sub-domains such as fr.airbnb.com, es.airbnb.com, etc. I can ...
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Google image search only returns first 20 images; the rest are left blank and don’t load

We have a remote site with four computers. When any of these computers search google images only about 20 images load then the rest of the results just have a solid color instead of the image - Same ...
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Google Search Prediction/ Autofill option is Not Getting Removed by Shift+Del

I have an Obsolete link to a File-sharing Mega service. When clicked it goes to a Error Page. But shows up first in all search predictions. I Have tried clearing all search history and of course ...
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Prevent Google results page from displaying in mobile mode

Over the last few years Google results display in mobile mode more and more frequently. Previously reloading the results page worked, but not anymore since about 1-2 months ago. There is no difference ...
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Canonical tag - how to add to Kentico v8.2?

We have Kentico v8.2. I'm wary that when we use the URL 'Alias' feature we are creating multiple versions of the same page, and therefore creating duplicate content. There doesn't seem to be an ...
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Hot to get google search to show a non-javascript page with a User-Agent it doesn't know about

I'm using most of the time a text-mode browser (something like lynx, but not actually lynx or lynx-based). Until a week or so ago, the google search page was showing a nice list with direct links to ...
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Google Chrome Address Bar Prediction Prioritize Search Instead of Frequency of Success Guess

I Just update my google chrome to Version 74.0.3729.169 (Official Build) (64-bit) I noticed something wasn't right, or maybe settings have been changed. Previous prediction in the address bar ...
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How can I stop Google Chrome from prioritizing search results over previously visited websites?

The latest version of Google Chrome (74?) seems to have changed the search bar's behavior. It now lists search suggestions before previously visited websites. I find this annoying and want it to work ...
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How to conveniently view all browsing history?

I want to be able to view my browsing history like a calendar. I pick a date and see what I did during that day. How do I do this instead of scrolling on and on until I find that date which would take ...
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How do I get reasonable estimates of the search results from Bing?

I found that the estimates of search results must be off by orders of magnitude by simple "and" operations: Google: "bruce" -> 580.000.000 hits "lee" -> 2.410.000....
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i use google search on safari when it finds the page it then reloads with yahoo

I'm set to use Google with my Safari browser each time. Now, trying to search for anything it will load a Google search, then it will reload and it is a Yahoo search with their outcome of the search ...
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Need to verify a firebaseapp.com subdomain

In order to use Firebase Authentication properly with my project, I have to verify the ownership of a firebaseapp.com subdomain (linked to my project by default) in the Google Search Console. ...
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change visited link color chrome Version 72

I've already installed and tried stylus chrome extension so far, it works fine. The major problem arises, it actually converts all the visited links of all sites(even web apps, websites and article ...
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Error uninstalling Google chromium

I downloaded Google chromium in /tmp directory in Linux. I want to uninstall it and by mistake I deleted /tmp directory. Chromium is not uninstalling now. What can I do now?
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Searching for *exact* string on Google or other search engines [closed]

Google advanced search says that to search for an exact word or phrase, put the word or phrase in quotations, e.g. "rat terrier" However this doesn't work the way I want/expected for certain kinds of ...
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Google custom search - result page doesn't display any results when I am using AMP

I am working on a wordpress website and I am using AMP plugin to make the website AMP compatible. The mode template that I am using is native. I have an issue related to google custom search and AMP. ...
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Thunderbird does not like Google? [closed]

The Mozilla's mail client Thunderbird, that was one day a great mail client, that is suffering from functional (exchange integration missing) and design problems (especially the search is awful) does ...
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Origin Policy violation on google.by pages

Starting from today I'm constantly getting this error when trying to search something at google.by: Well, well, well. What do we have here? An Origin Policy violation. And what do we not have? ...
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Delay with loading Google.com only in specific environment

I have a work computer, and I occasionally work remotely. Computer is fast enough - latest i5 processor; 512 ssd; 8 gb mem. Should be fine, and is fine in almost all contexts. What happens happens ...
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Hyperlink that self closes?

I ran a Google search in FF 60 (PortableApps, under Win 10) https://www.google.com/search?q=word+delimiters+conemu. One of the results is The text of the result corresponds to this and this ...
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Can't pause google web activity and applications

I try to to pause google web activity and applications by turning off the relevant switch. But when I press 'Pause' at the message which pops up after I turned off the switch then it does not move ...

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