Questions tagged [google-search]

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"Did you mean to go to" banner been presented to my clients [closed]

I have launched website with domainname speeddate[.tld] 1 year ago. Chrome still treats it as a spam site because it shows the "Did you mean to go to speeddating[.tld]?" banner. Speeddating[....
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Search websites whose urls contain a specific word [migrated]

I'm wondering if it's possible to search all the websites whose url contains a specific word. Example: I'd like to search all the websites with the word ".uni??" in their url ("?" ...
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Is it possible to assign search priorities in Google for specific websites? [migrated]

Is it possible to prioritize Google search to show my favorite sites first? Basically I would like some sites, for example superuser.com, to display first in the search results instead of sixth, ...
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Searching the internet for things forgotten by Google [closed]

I am trying to dig out information from the internet published in online forums long ago (2000ish). Over the years I have seen that most of this information has disappeared from google. Is there any ...
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Why cant chrome also delete my search bar?

So when I press control + H and clear all my history, it shows everything is clear! BUT!, when I type something like re on the search bar, it shows my previous searches. This shouldn't happen because ...
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Google Drive: How to copy shared folder content to another folder?

I have access to a folder shared with me (let's say SharedWithMe folder) and I want to backup this folder as the sharing will be end in the future. So, is it possible to sync / copy the SharedWithMe ...
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How can I get Google Search results sorted by date in Python using Google Custom Search?

How can I get Google Search results sorted by date in Python using Google Custom Search? https://gist.github.com/bitcoinmeetups/52e5ff95aee10327a84491a3ec5979b9 I'm using this code and it works nicely ...
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Open webpage using online python editor

Repetitive task issue. Hi i want to open a google website on a online python editor website . And then input a text, for example flower, and then it should automatically open images of flower. How can ...
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Is it possible to Google/web search based on SITE TITLE alone?

Say someone knows the title a site uses on one of its possibly indexed pages. Given so, is it possible to search ONLY FOR TITLES OF WEBPAGES PRIMARILY, as opposed to overall results? Title as in the ...
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Google safesearch is on for every browser

I have uninstalled chrome multiple times and used other browsers and all of them have google safesearch on. I noticed safesearch was on when my brother signed into his school email on chrome. Though I ...
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Google search console error - content is wider than viewport

I have a web https://tatrytec.eu/nette-a-phinx-migracie-databazy and today I get an error from Google search console check, that my web site contains some problem with mobile usability. One of them is ...
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Google services fails intermittenly with FireFox

About 2 weeks ago, my Firefox running on Windows 10 PC is behaving strangely. GMail got disconnected from time to time. Reload does not fix it. It just stucks in this page forever. The strange thing ...
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How to search Google Image's "search by image" using a copied image?

Once I copied an edited image from paint.NET and I wanted to search the image on Google. However, I only found a "Paste image URL" and "Upload an image". However, I didn't have an ...
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Typing doesn't work, shortcut keys work

I get into this problem often, almost once a week. All on a sudden my keyboard isn't typing anything. Not on any software. I try to open notepad, press every letter, nothing gets typed on notepad, ...
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Remove website from google search results on chrome

For optimization purposes, I want to remove certain blogs / websites from showing up in my google search results, I have done a little research and looked through chrome but could not come across ...
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How to create a default Google query string

I'm not very technically-minded, but looking for a way to simplify some work processes. Is there a way to create a specific Google query string that I can operate by default? As a (very) crude example ...
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How to turn off google's dark mode?

I hate google's dark theme. Google turn on dark theme for me without any notification, but I can't find how to turn it off now (btw I use firefox)...
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Why do Google pages switch to Arabic language when my IP is from Switzerland?

I use a VPN allowing me to choose a country of egress. Strangely enough, when I connect to Switzerland (and my public IP is correctly shown as Swiss by geo ip services), all the Google services and ...
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Why am I getting two different IP addresses?

I have a dynamic PPPoE connection from my ISP. After logging in, the router says it's connected through 172.80.xx.xx (this is not the DHCP range for connected users), but in Google, when I search for &...
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How can I disable trending searches in Desktop Chrome (Win 10)?

When I click on the Google address bar in a new tab, it automatically and immediately displays trending searches, like this: picture of google trending searches on Chrome Desktop on Windows 10 How can ...
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Recovering data from Raw SD Card

So I took a micro sd card out of my phone and when I try to reformat it it says windows was unable to reformat the sd card. Is there a way to refromat the sd card and saving the data afterwards.
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Using IPv6 leads to "suspicious traffic" page when using Google Search

I have configured IPv6 tunnel provided by https://tunnelbroker.net/ on my router. IPv6 is working perfectly, but now I have another problem: when I try using http://google.com/ it says that suspicious ...
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Does google grant the ability to reach a result's preview snippet on a webpage?

When searching on Google, results will usually have a snippet of text under them that contain a part of the information I'm looking for. However, visiting the result's webpage, that text may be ...
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How did Google search enter as top item in my Firefox address bar?

Since recently, Firefox (now on 78.4.1esr on Debian stable) is showing me a top-option to enter Google when typing things in the address bar. Needless to say, Google is not my default search engine, ...
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Prevent playing games on Google homepage with Screen Time

We use Apple Screen Time for parental controls. Our kids have access to google.com for searches. Access to other websites has to be granted by us (parents). If they search for "play tic tac toe&...
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Google search error: “Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network”

From the last 10 days or so I'm getting this error when google searching. Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the ...
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Open link in a new tab

I am using Google Chrome and when I search Google, I see "Open results in new tab" switched on. I want it to be switched off all the time. If I hover my mouse over it, I see "You can ...
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Chrome "Did you mean to go to" banner

Whenever I search for a single-word term in Google via the Chrome omnibox, Chrome presents a suggestion to instead visit that term as an http://-prefixed "URL": Did you mean to go to http://...
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Google sites are not accessible under VPN when using a particular ISP

after connecting to a VPN using a particular ISP, I cannot access www.google.com. ping www.google.com is not working. This is the output: $ ping www.google.com PING www.google.com (216.58.200.196): 56 ...
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Google search results too wide in Edge and Chrome at recommended scaling in Windows 10

I have a 7th gen ThinkPad X1 Carbon with a FHD screen. The recommended scaling is at 150%, which for me works well for almost everything... except this little rendering issue that keeps bugging me. In ...
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Firefox Private Browsing: how to set search bar to use google.com/ncr by default?

Is there a place to change the Firefox installation so it uses google.com/ncr by default instead of the local google.com ? Other than having to set cookies each time the browser is opened, or install ...
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Excluding previously visited URL from new search

I am trying to find something on craigslist via google chrome. The search string looks like this "ItemDescription site:craigslist.org" However every time I search this results in quite a ...
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Chrome not opening google.com, address bar search?

I have never experienced anything like this. Here is what is happening: I cannot open google.com, not even in incognito mode. I can open google.co.in I cannot search via the address bar in chrome ...
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Search result is shown on Google search but not when searching on the site

I was searching the site https://www.hausarztberlin.de/hausarzt/ for "Knorpelschützende Substanzen" which led to following google search result page: https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Ahttps%3A%2F%...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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