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Questions tagged [google-search]

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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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Google Cloud Search API - G suite Admin Console [migrated]

I am trying to create my own custom Google Cloud Search and following this documentation 1 I need to add a data source through the G Suite Admin console. I login to my Admin console I go through the ...
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Search engine for everything illegal, weird, immoral, anti-social and/or anti-government [migrated]

I have been a Google user since time immemorial. However, recently, Google seems to filtering results based on its version of acceptable behaviour. For example, I want to be able to search for these ...
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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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More search suggestions in Chrome address bar, as on google.com

Google Chrome’s omnibox often offers even fewer than its maximum of 6 (or up to 12) auto-completions, when there aren’t enough matching entries in the history or bookmarks. How can you lower the ...
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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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Can you explain what the 'index of ___' sites are?

I recently discovered that if you search on Google 'index of _' (where _ is a name of a TV serie, for instance the mythical Lost) you find a list of episodes that are available for download. These ...
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Search for web pages having a certain file extension [closed]

I am doing some research and need to have an idea how many web pages in Google Search are static pages (or have .html extension). I cannot find any information on how to achieve this. Any help is ...
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How to get rid of Google search ads on top?

When I seach on google.de with Firefox I see the results as I was used to it. But in Chrome suddenly some larger ad area on top appears. I can close it, but it sucks. How can I get rid of that ad ...
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Redirected to searchfeedtech.com in Google search?

I have experienced some weird issues using Google search recently. Sometimes when I search in Google, the search results are being redirected with the searchfeedtech.com URL. I have only experienced ...
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Google search does not show images with advanced searches in Firefox

Every time I do an advanced search like, glossier "lidstar" review or use any other advanced command such as AND or OR I only get a few or sometimes zero image results. In the "all" section of the ...
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Set Chrome's Google search baseURL to google.com [duplicate]

Google Chrome's default search engine has been set to Google, with the following URL {google:baseURL}search?q=%s&{google:RLZ}{google:originalQueryForSuggestion}{google:assistedQueryStats}{google:...
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All Google services aren't working in Firefox 60.0.1

I'm using Firefox 60.0.1 64bit without plugins. But not a single Google service is working. As for mail, all the buttons are empty, without icons. Google image search doesn't load full pictures, ...
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How to automate process of visiting some URLs/ perform search on a specific site? [closed]

I have to make around 9992 email address searches on various breached/compromised email reporting site such as http://haveibeenpwned.com. I would very much like to automate this process. My solution ...
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Can Googlebot Crawl or Pull URLs / URIs From Apache index / fancy index Sites? [closed]

That's it,- that's all I am wanting to know with this. - I did a search on Google and it does not even mention such situations (crawling websites with Apache index / fancy index layout); but I know ...
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Highlight Google search queries in Google Chrome

Is there a way to have searched queries in Google Search Engine in bold in Google Chrome, inside the results' content (automatically, without having to ctrl+f for them every time)? I've tried to do ...
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Google search language

I have a problem with google (search) results language. I was in Holland couple of weeks ago, and while I was there google forced on me to go through new ad rules. And they offered those rules in ...
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Use country-specific google in searchbar?

In firefox you can enter your search terms in the URL bar, and it will start a search in the engine you defined. If you choose google in the preferences, it will use google.com. This has the backdraw ...
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Home google searches showing up on my WORK computer?

I search for something on my home computer. Then I go to work (where I have never used my home computer), and those previous home searches show up on my WORK computer. 2 Devices that have never been ...
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stop chrome from redirecting gmail.com to g suite admin page

This is pretty maddening, whenever I go to gmail.com I get immediately redirected to the g suite admin page. But i just want to view person email not my work g suit admin page. So I go to gmail.com ...
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HowTo: Logged in only in Chrome, not Google Website?

I want to use Chrome's built in feature to backup/sync my passwords and bookmarks to my Google account. Therefor I need to login with my GMail account in Chrome, but I don't want to be logged into the ...
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Google image search image previews suddenly too small

Using Google chrome, magnification 100%. I do image searches and lately the resulting images are displayed very tinily near the center of a dark field instead of filling up the allotted space. Here's ...
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lynx blocked by google asking to fill captcha

I was using lynx to dump search pages. But after about 20 requests, google blocked me asking to fill a captcha. But as I cant see image in lynx, I couldn't fill the captcha. Is there a way in which i ...
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Batch script to fetch each line from a .txt file as a string (more than one word in a line) and google search each string in a separate tab in chrome

I've a controlfile.txt file in which I have some softwares names in each line, e.g. "Microsoft Office" in first line, then "Autodesk AutoCAD" in second line, "Adobe Acrobat Reader" in third line and ...
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How can I set firefox to use google.com/ncr when searching in the address or search bar? [duplicate]

I remember firefox used to store search engines in a XML file. Google is annoying because it automatically uses my home language and it often messes with my search results, since I most often search ...
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In Chrome, Google search reverted to the old format. How do I change this back to the new format?

So the title is a little confusing and I don’t think it’s going to get much better without specific example, so I’ve got two images to show exactly what changed. This is all happening in Windows. ...
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I cannot turn Google Safesearch off

I am using a "BT Wifi with Fon" hotspot that I paid for. BT says my internet traffic goes through a unique channel from everyone else who is using that hotspot or wifi, so whoever owns the router or ...
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Why Google's results in Firefox is cpu consuming?

In Firefox versions v50 to v57 on Windows or Linux, add-ons free, the results displayed of a search on Google is CPU consuming. Easy to see with the task manager showing the CPU. Why do the results of ...
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Strange Apache log entries coming from a Google IP address

I have this kind of error messages in my apache error log file: [Wed Sep 27 18:45:34.289807 2017] [:error] [pid 17543] [client 66.249.79.21:47149] PHP Notice: Undefined variable: catNameUrl in /var/...
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What is keyboard shurtcut for choosing from google search results directly?

Problem: In previous versions of Chrome it was possible to go directly to search result with pressing once Tab, then use up/down arrows to choose from the results and press Enter to choose it. Right ...
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Google search autocomplete now displays only a few results (Desktop)

Before: In order to get more search autocomplete suggestions (10 instead of 4), one had to disable "Instant search" in the Settings. Now: "Instant search" has been removed by Google a few days ago, ...
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How to use keyboard to navigate google search results (now that instant search is dead) [duplicate]

As of today, Google Instant Search is dead. This is what it used to look like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANVT56wlmTo I never cared much for the instant display of results while I typed. ...
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How to set google.com in Edge as default search (and not local version of search)?

I want to use google.com (global) as default search engine in Edge on Windows 10. Once I choose www.google.com from the list of discovered search engines (settings / advanced settings / choose search ...
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What is going on in the IE cache at runtime

I am writing a script in Excel VBA to get the thumbnails off a google images search. When trying to figure out how to clean up the temporary files made in this automated search, I stumbled upon the ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to toggle between Google search type tabs [Images, Maps, etc.] on SERP?

Is there a way to navigate or toggle between Google Search types via Keyboard Shortcut? For example, on the Google Search Engine Results Page I'd like to press: i to select the Images tab n to ...
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Google search history still showing up

Up until very recently, my search history for Google hasn't been cached, and that's just how I like it. But not long ago, it started to keep my history and I don't know how to turn it off. I have ...
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Google instant doesn't work only when I'm signed in

(I'm using the latest version of Chrome on Windows 10) Google instant does not work only when I'm signed in to my google account. That is, if I sign out in any way (or use an incognito window, or ...
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How to reliably block “Come here often ? Make Google your home page.” popup?

When I do google search I see this popup from time to time on search results page in upper right corner: From this question on SO I knew that it's appearance depends on cookies set by google and ...
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How to automatically append/prepend specific keywords when searching with Google Chrome

While researching/learning/troubleshooting I often perform dozens of searches in a row containing several of the same keywords. How can I get Google Chrome to remember the 'root words' of my search ...
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howto view with curl meta data (search engine rich snippet)?

When I search for "slashdot", Google present me this rich snippet: How to view the meta data definition with curl? For example: curl https://slashdot.org/metadata.rdf. Is there some standard location ...
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How do paywalled sites get their pages into Google? [closed]

I notice that paywalled sites like the New York Times come up in Google searches, but if you try to click the link you run into a paywall. Also, I notice that Google does NOT have a cache of the ...
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Telnet to google.com - Your client has issued a malformed or illegal request

I learn about HTTP protocol. I wanted to get the result of google query using telnet. I did it like this: telnet google.com 80 Trying 172.217.20.206... Connected to google.com. Escape character is '...
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Create an image or print a webpage larger than the screen from a web browser

Q: How can I create an image or print a webpage larger than the screen from a web browser? Since I can't enlarge my window beyond my screen, I am limited by the screen I use: I would like to make a ...
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Why is the “Top Stories” Blurry in internet explorer? (From google)

This is a strange question, but why is the news top stories blurry on internet explorer? I took two screenshots to compare Internet explorer and Firefox (same search, news) Click on the images to see ...
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Google - Are you sure you want to leave this webpage? null

I have recently been getting this message a lot on Google. It happens when I leave the page, click on a link or perform a search. It seems to go away after I click it and wont popup for a while but it ...
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What are the differences between google.com, encrypted.google.com, and duckduckgo.com? [closed]

I've used Google for a long time. However, it collects too much information and abuses your privacy. So I've started to use DuckDuckGo, which seems to be pretty anonymous, private, and reliable. ...
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How does Google know about the content available in other tabs?

I was going through a survey in playbuzz on Firefox. I reached a page where there were several difficult words (These words were not related to each other). I opened a new tab and was about to type ...