Questions tagged [search-engine]

A web search engine is a software system that is designed to search for information on the World Wide Web.

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Omnikey for Safari 13?

Omnikey is a very useful Safari extension that allows searching user-selected webpages by entering user-selectable keys preceding the search term. For example, entering "w Los Angeles" in the Safari ...
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Creating a search engine within Numbers on a Mac

I want to know if it’s possible to create a search box directly within my Numbers document without the use of scripting, automator or terminal. The idea is that users could enter search terms in the ...
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Can a website change Safari’s default search engine?

My child’s MacBook had it’s default search engine changed to Yahoo. I did not do this, my child did not intentionally do this. So I see two possibilities. My kid downloaded and excecuted an app ...
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How do I set Google as Safari Homepage on my iPhone?

I wish to set Google as Homepage for Safari on my iPhone. I’ve tried to do it through Settings app, Safari settings and notifications but to no avail. How do I accomplish this?
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how to search files modified between a specific time in a date

In mac os, how can I search the files modified or used within a specified timespan on a date? For example i want to get the files used between 10am to 4pm on 10/30/2018. Can this be done either via ...
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Safari 11.1 Search Engine Preference Reverts to Google

Safari 11.1 running under macOS Sierra 10.12.6., on a mid-2013 MacBook Air. The software is all up to date. I'd like Safari to use DuckDuckGo as its default search engine. However, when I choose DDG ...
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Safari search suggestions do not appear when iOS restrictions are enabled

If I set Website Restrictions to Limit Adult Content, Safari stops showing search engine suggestions regardless of the engine being used (Bing, Yahoo, Google, or DuckDuckGo). If I change the setting ...
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Change Siri's default search engine on macOS

I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro to macOS Sierra and now have access to Siri. Whenever Siri searches the internet, it uses Bing, although I would prefer to use Google. I changed Safari's default ...
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How do I find out the origin of an image? [closed]

I found this image. It's familiar but I don't know who painted it. What's the best way to research this?
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Replace “search with google” with “search with bing” in context menu

Is there a way to replace this context menu item to search with Bing instead of Google? I looked under Keyboard shortcuts > Services but can't find how to change/add this option.
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Safari search bar searches with random search engines

Most of the time, when I search something using the Safari search bar, it gives me results from Google. Sometimes however, it uses the default search engine of my ISP. How can I fix this and what are ...
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How to navigate google search results in Safari 8 with keyboard?

A while ago I remember being able to navigate through search results using J and K. Is there anyway to do that in Safari 8? I've tried changing tab behaviour in Safari prefs to tab through every ...
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Remove Search.strtpoint.com Search Engine

I, perhaps unwisely, installed iFunBox based on an article in a respected Computer Magazine APC. This appears to have installed a Search Engine in my browsers. It was easy to remove from Firefox, but ...
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Trouble changing default search engine in Safari

I'm trying to change my default engine in Safari (running Yosemite) from Google to DuckDuckGo and I'm not successful. I changed the default engine in "Safari→Preferences→Search". When I type into the ...
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Installed Firefox Beta and now Bing is default search engine in location bar

I updated from Firefox 31 to Firefox Beta (32) and when I now do a search in the location bar (the big one to the left) I get results from Bing. How do I change this back to Google?
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Is there an equivalent to copernic pro desktop search engine available for mac?

Is there an equivalent to copernic pro desktop search engine available for mac? I mean something serious not spotlight or found! Something that is able to search terabytes of data and index millions ...
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Where has the SearchMe extension for Safari and Chrome come from?

Again, today, I found out that my default search engine has been changed to "Yahoo", which is weird as I didn't do that. This is the second time it happens, and I found out there is an extension ...
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How can I change the default search engine in Safari?

Safari for OS X only offers three search engines: Google, Yahoo, Bing I want to use https://startpage.com as a default search engine to search directly from the unified URL/search bar. Is this ...
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Can the Safari 6 omnibar search be changed from google.com to google.co.uk?

How can I change it so when I search using the omnibar it searches google.co.uk and not google.com. For example when I want to look at prices for a product, I use the omnibar to search google but it ...
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How can I add a new search engine to Safari without any 3rd party add-ons?

I know add-ons such as Glims can do this, but I would rather stay away from them. Any native (or more likely semi-native) way to do so? If it matters, the engine I would like to add is duckduckgo.
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Google on my iOS devices is stuck in a different region than I live in

For some reason, my browser always defaults to New Zealand. I've reset my location in the Store and in the settings, but it always pulls up google.co.nz when doing a search and the default map centers ...