German search results first?

[Old Forum guest] anonymous
Created: 6 years and 3 days ago
Is there anything I can do to get German results first? Mostly the first hits are American like e.g. the English version of Wikipedia etc. What can I do?

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Set your region in the settings, or add "r:de" to your query.
posted by crazedpsyc 6 years and 3 days ago Link
You can also specify that the results returned are from a specific country-level domain, by adding site:de 


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posted by zac Staff6 years and 2 days ago Link
That neither region, nor site:de helps in getting German *language* results. You'll get "Germany" results.

It would be useful to have a region setting similar to Latin America (xl-es) for German speaking countries, (e.g. xl-de := de-de OR at-de OR ch-de).
posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 1 month ago Link
kl=de-de should work for you, example:
posted by x.15a2 Community Leader2 years and 1 month ago Link