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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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How can I set a different search engine in incognito mode without changing the default search engine of the normal mode?

In the past few months, I have seen constant reCAPTCHA whenever I use the address bar for a Google search in Chrome incognito mode. This is annoying and even more frustrating when your CAPTCHA isn't ...
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Can a website silently add an entry in “Other search engines” on chrome://settings/searchEngines?

I have over 100 of "Other search engines" on my chrome://settings/searchEngines and I have no idea how they got added there. Can a website silently add an entry in "Other search engines" on chrome://...
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Stop Firefox from suggesting site-specific search engines

I would like to disable Firefox's feature that suggests adding the search engine for the site I'm currently on to my available search engines. For example, if I click on the magnifying glass right now ...
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On any websites search bar, is there a way to make it recognize special symbols such as the # sign?

I'm looking up flashcards on a website and predictably it ignores the # sign in C#, so my results are all over the place. Is there any kind of escape character voodoo that works with search engines ...
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Set Ecosia as default Search (Engine) Provider in Chrome / Firefox

Our organisation is in the process of setting Ecosia as the default Search provider for all browsers and we will like achieve this by using the GPO template via your link here https://ecosia.zendesk....
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Auto image search Cropped image region?

This maybe a niche request . There are rare occasions where I'd like to run image searches on part of a image. Not the whole . Ideally auto run image search upon release of a drag crop selection ...
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Failed submission of url to search engine sites

How to submit free domain/url to search engine site if it's requiring you to add or upload html code but you cannot change or edit the page source?
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Define number of results returned by lucene through JCR oak configuration

I was wondering if there is a way to pass a N-results-returned parameter to lucene through a JCR OAK configuration. My search engine is not returning enough results, sometimes not returning results ...
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How to set a specific country google search engine as default in Google Chrome?

I am trying to set Google UK as default search engine in Google Chrome. In my experimentation, I removed Google entirely and had hell finding how to add it back again. Due to the complicated URL ...
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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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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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Use a different search engine in Firefox Private mode

I want to set different default search engines for private and 'normal' browsing modes in Firefox, e.g use Google in normal mode, and Bing in private mode. I'm using Firefox 66.0.2 on Ubuntu 16.04, if ...
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How to enable Google Chrome automatically adding websites to my list of search engines?

Today I cleaned chrome's cache and found it lost many other search engine , only left some. I don't know where this other search engine gone and how them generated at first. But it is need much ...
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Can't make DuckDuckGo default search engine in Chrome

I added it on the list of engines, but I don't have option "Make Default" in menu for it. Another engines have it, but not DuckDuckGo. (I changed http to https - misspelled on lower screenshot)
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How to add a custom search engine in chromium 68.0.3440.75 in contextual menu like Opera?

I try to add custom search engines like Opera does, by right clicking on a custom search box : 'add custom search box'. Is there any way with chromium 68.0.3440.75 ? And how to use it without any ...
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Custom DuckDuckGo search engine in Firefox >= 57 Quantum

I use DuckDuckGo search engine. I have customized it and saved my settings to the cloud. Now I would like to use the customized version as my default Firefox 57 search engine. Is it possible to edit ...
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Opera 49.0 Can't Edit and Remove Default Search Engines (/ncr)

I want to use "google.com/ncr" but I can't edit or remove default search engines in Opera Browser. There is no way to do that. Redirection is pointless for me. I just want to search and get results ...
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How to disable DNS hijacking by my ISP in Firefox?

When I search for certain terms in the address bar of firefox, I get redirected to an extremely annoying "custom google search" page which has been foisted upon me by my ISP. I do not use google. I ...
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How to modify Firefox default search engine url without getting hands dirty

I'd like to adjust default firefox search engine's URI by replacing www with enrypted. How can I achieve that without getting hands dirty with firefox extensions or addons? I want just open text ...
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Firefox old-style search engine selection menu in drop-down

Sometime ago (don't remember exact version number) Firefox changed the way it presents a Search Engine selection menu in the search box. It used to be a regular menu - a vertically-oriented list of ...
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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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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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How to get rid of Level3 Search engine from Chrome? [duplicate]

Each time when I type some non-existing domain name in Chrome bar address, I'm redirected to Level3 Search engine. For example when going to: http://javauto.org, I'm getting the immediate redirect to:...
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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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Advanced Tomato: 'Recent Web Searches' log always empty

The Recent Web Searches never worked. I tried with several different search engines (StartPage, DDG, Google, Yahoo) and never logs something. I would like to enable that. The Recently Visited Web ...
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Rambler under Google search engine

These days somehow it started that whenever I search something with Google or any of my search engines in Opera only, I get search result in Rambler (in Russian language). In Preferences I don't have ...
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Bing search: Exact sentence with quotation marks

I using Bing.com for searching some text in the internet. In most of cases, I using this search query: "This is my exact text" This working as expected. Additionally, sometimes, I need to search ...
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Change default Firefox Search URL

NO, I don't want to change my search engine provider (all answers I found were merely on that topic...) - I just want to adapt Google's URL both for the address bar search and the search widget right ...
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How to find all websites matching the pattern website.edu/~<some_string>?

It's common among university lecturers to have their own web pages on the university domain and share resources there. If the name of a professor is John Smith then he his website may be harvard.edu/~...
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Did eBay remove itself from the list of Firefox search engines?

Firefox 49.0.1 Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1 I no longer see eBay as a search engine in Firefox and can't seem to add it in or restore it back. It's also missing from another Firefox based browser bundle....
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IP has my listed in wrong state… how do I change this? [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the appropriate place to ask this question, but my IP has me listed in Nebraska, and I'm in Atlanta, GA. It's becoming a nuisance because every search engine shows me Nebraska ...
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MyAllSearch.com Threat Hijack? [duplicate]

It seems like Iv'e been infected with some kind of chrome hijacker which changes my homepages to myallsearch.com. I removed the file from the system with SpyHunter, but after logging in again into ...
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How can i add a custom search to chrome when the URL doesn't change?

how can i add a custom search to chrome when the address doesn't change? I want to have a custom search of a site, https://www.mixcloud.com/, what do I put as the URL?
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Opera 37+ : Remove default search engines

Has anyone found a new way to get rid of the default search engines? Things have changed again since: Opera 31: Remove default Search Engines? and so far as I can tell, none of those answers apply ...
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Search a keyword exactly only on a specific list of web-pages?

I have a list of 307 web-page URLs. Is it possible to tell Google (or another search engine) to search a specific keyword EXACTLY only on those 307 websites? I have read some advices which tell to ...
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Using search prediction with custom Search Engine in Chrome

I am using a custom Search Engine in Google Chrome. Since I've changed it, URL predictions have completely stopped. How can I enable them again like they were earlier without changing the default ...
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Toggle between search engines in Google Chrome

How can I easily toggle between DuckDuckGo and Google in the omnibox? Is there a way to achieve it? Any plugins, shortcuts or so? The problem narrows down to changing the default search engine of ...
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Google: reverse search image by date?

Each time I try to combine the two I fail, yet this would be great to find the original version of an image. For time range: http://google.com/#q=search+string&tbm=isch&tbs=cdr%3A1%2Ccd_min%...
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No Country Redirect + Predictive search ( search suggestions) in Chrome omnibox

As I can see predictive search works well with default google search engine. As described here, I change search engine to NCR mode: http://www.google.com/search?{google:RLZ}{google:...
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Is there a way to automatically hide some search results? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to hide some search results based on their address for example. I'm interested about a "permanent" way, not a query-based one (like "-stuffIdontWant"). I'm thinking about a ...
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smartsputnik.ru became my default search engine, replacing Google search [duplicate]

I had a major problem trying to get smartsputnik.ru from being my default browser. I'm pretty sure that it came from some weird Japanese game my neighbor's kid downloaded recklessly from some site. ...
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Opera 31: Remove default Search Engines?

Up to and including Opera 30 you could follow this link here which simply directs you to delete some .json file containing the default search engines. Starting today, with the latest Opera update 31....
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Is there an extension or setting to quickly change the default search engine for chrome?

I've found that I now use the ombibar for searching anything and everything. I've got a plugin for rally for work, a plugin for steam for play, 'kipedia for research, and a handful of plugins for SE ...
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Why is my website is getting redirected from search engine results?

I have a website hosted on GoDaddy. The issue is, when I search for it on Google or Yahoo the result corresponding to the website has the right URL and description displayed, but when I click on that ...
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How to identify a song from an audio file? [closed]

I heard part of a song in a video on Youtube. I can get that portion of the song in an audio file. I want to identify the song. I did some research, there are some mobile applications that supposedly ...
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Scroll down with Pentadactyl on DuckDuckGo

I would like to use the DuckDuckGo search engine. But there's an annoying problem that makes it unusable for me: I use Pentadactyl (the Vimperator fork) with my Firefox. On a fresh DuckDuckGo result ...
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Opera Browser (28.0): How can I switch the country-specific default search engine set?

I've recently switched from Firefox to Opera. Unfortunately, I downloaded and installed it while in Turkey, and now have a set of default search engines suitable for Turkish users. I've tried ...
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Directly open top three Google results from address bar in Chrome

Recently a friend of mine noticed that I often open the first few Google results in tabs without looking at them first. Now I'd like to directly open the best Google results from the address bar. I ...
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How to prevent additions to Chrome search engines (not just default)

This question is not about how to protect the default search engine in Chrome (which is, unfortunately, the only advice I can find when I try to search for the answer to this). I use and edit the ...