AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript And XML) is a popular technique for creating interactive websites, though other technologies (e.g. JSON) are often used instead of XML.

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Would using AJAX only “Add to Cart” buttons be wise?

I want to AJAX enable all of my "Add To Cart" buttons because search engine bots are indexing these and not paying attention to my robots file or site map. I just don't want to lose potential ...
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Why is honest cloaking for Ajax considered bad practice? [closed]

Ajax-only websites are laden with many problems. Search engine invisibility is merely a small problem. They are also unbookmarkable and unlinkable and they break the functionality of back- and ...
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Is there a third party JavaScript that adds Facebook Chat style messaging to a site?

I'm looking for a service (happy to pay) that will provide Facebook style chat to users of my website. I'd expect it to work somewhat like Disqus but probably require a bit more work to implement user ...
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Why my website subpage displays “www.domainname.com/#!home/” why “/#!”

i am taking over a webpage from a previous webpage designer, and i am wondering why does the website display "#!"? eg. www.domainname.com/*#!*home/mainPage. How do I change this so that it doesn't ...
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Commenting System For A Website

I hope this is the right place for such a question. I am developing a website that has no users system. I am looking for a commenting system for the website. Requirements: Ajax commenting ...
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Framework for interaction between web-page and server-side script

I want to make a web-page that will have several controls elements, among which there are elements like check-boxes, radio-buttons, "range selectors" (one can specify the min and max value, like it is ...
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If my URL's are static, but then parsed by Javascript, does that make it crawlable?

Lets say I have a link: <a href="/about/">About Us</a> But in Javascript [or jQuery] catches it and then adds the hash based off of the href attribute: $('a').click(function(e) { ...
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How to let Google know about dynamic content?

I'm looking for the best practice to let Google know about a vast number of dynamically created content. Let's say (I mean - dream) that I'm Facebook, and I want to let Google to index all the users' ...
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what is standard approach to create a responsive website using javascript,php ajax and perhaps zend framework [closed]

I am working on a web system currently and plans to heavily use javascript with ajax to make the user interface more friendlier, not fancy as such. The javascript will be used for client side form ...
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Website forwarding - actions do not seem to work

I have the following website up and running: www.posti.sh The website is actually on www.myskoob.com/postish/, but I use domain forwarding so that when the user types in www.posti.sh it stays that way ...
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Can I use a 302 redirect to serve up static content from an URL with escaped_fragment?

We would like to serve up SEO-friendly Ajax-driven content. We are following this documentation. Has anyone ever tried to write a 302 redirect into the .htaccess file, that takes the ...
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Advice for using Google AdSense

The banners on my website are generated by $.ajax() call to the server after the page load is complete ($(window).load() event). I want to to integrate ads from google to fill in empty banners when ...
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SEO optimization for AJAX site and dynamic HTML canvas

I have a site that uses AJAX to query the Last.fm database and then dynamically draws a graph of the results on an HTML canvas. In the search function, I have a command that sets window.location.hash ...
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Understanding Ajax crawling of search site

I have a couple of questions about Ajax crawling of a website, which is kind of search engine itself. The base article explains the mechanism of making AJAX applications crawlable. All this stuff ...
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Google analytics how will ajax calls affect time on site, time on page, etc

I am in the middle of redesigning a site and am concerned about how my new page design will compromise my google rankings. Essentially I am going to a single page site, using AJAX calls to reload ...
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Using AJAX on homepage to handle feeds, bad for SEO?

I'm running multiple feeds of loops on my homepage much like youtube.com and I want to use AJAX to load them instead of tabbed content with jQuery. Since most of my traffic comes from posts I'd like ...
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Town Of Pixels - Getting Traffic [closed]

I need some inputs and feedback on one of my application which i released a week back. Its name is Town of Pixels (http://www.townofpixels.com). Its majorly for designers, photographers and artists ...
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Is there a penalty for opposite of cloaking?

Let's assume I have 100 different web pages with original and good content. But I want to publish on these pages same advert content (text video flash pictures) If I decided to use ajax and jquery ...
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AJAX website doesn't get indexed properly

Why http://anuary.com doesn't get indexed properly? I've submitted the sitemap ( http://anuary.com/?sitemap=true ) almost a month ago. However, 0 pages appear in Google index. I've also prepared the ...
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Could AJAX + caching be seen as cloaking?

I have a website where we use a technique to speed up loading times based on a combination of AJAX + caching. Basically, when we have a section in a page with content which is slow to retrieve, we ...
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Database Management System do exist? [closed]

I want to build a database for my no-profit association, and i was planning to do it by myself. But then i realize that really i don't have the time to buid a solid, secure system. So i was ...
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Best approach to creating self-updating content - i.e. chat rooms, shoutboxes and so on [closed]

The only way I can think of to have a shoutbox or similar element update itself when somebody posts a new 'shout' and it needs to be loaded in everyone else's browsers is to have Javascript check ...
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Why not AJAX'ify entire websites?

Is there any solid reasoning as to why sites shouldn't be developed with ajax functionality that loads major parts of each part (assuming there are elements like the header, navigation etc that remain ...
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How to manually list set of urls for search engines to index

So I have created a video website which has thousands of videos and thousands of videos get added to it on a daily basis. Here is my problem :- I have created a website which basically loads the ...
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Can AJAX in a CMS slow down your server

I am currently developing some plugins for WordPress, and I was wondering which route to take. Let's take an example, you want to display the last 3 tweets on your page. Option 1 You do things the ...
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AdSense block not displaying anything

I have copied and pasted the following code into my page, but it seems to be having no effect. It should have a fall back block colour, but nothing is showing. Code copied/pasted straight from ...
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Site.xml with #!, still ok to have bare URL as home page?

I'm trying to get some ajax content on my main page indexed by google. I've implemented the #! url structure for that content and the corresponding piece on the server which renders what users see ...
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What is the best SEO method for a single page website on which all content is loaded with initial page load

I'm developing a single page website that will have all it's content available by scrolling down and showing/hiding various DOM elements. Most of the discussion I've seen on SO on this topic is ...
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quick wiki solution with inline editing [and AJAX]?

I am trying to set up a site which will implement a fast, lightweight wiki engine: double click anywhere to append or change text press a green button to add a resource drag a link to reorder/add ...
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alternatives to google adsense for ajax reloads

What alternatives to google adsense are availalbe that support the reloading of ads through and AJAX application? I can't locate one.
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https & ajax crawling

We made on our webpage https://www.1point618.com a transition to ssl and now we using nearly entirely ajax to load the content. Therefore all urls of existing pages have changed. We used the 301 ...
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Decoding an encrypted HTML file using Javascript

I am trying to decrypt the encrypted page source of an HTML file. I am searching for a decoding trick to decrypt a page containing Facebook interface UI. It is in the following post decrypted facebook ...
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PPC advertising publishing options on on an Ajax/Dynamic site?

Does anyone know of an advertising programme which will allow a highly ajax-ified site to be monetized? Google seems to have ramped down its Ajax-Adsense experiment (no longer accepting ...
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How to get Google to crawl AJAX pages without using #! URLs?

In Google's advice on "Making AJAX Applications Crawlable", they advise making AJAX URLs that aren't using hash-bang fragments (#!) crawlable by adding <meta name="fragment" content="!"> to the ...
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Choose from client best server to download from

My web site has a download of a file of about 10Mb. I can have it stored in more than one server and was thinking of a way to offer the download to the best performing server (performance measured ...
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Google+ Style “Send Feedback”

Does anyone know a service that offers a google+ style feedback system? It seems that it would be a great way to get feedback from users. If you have not seen it before. I've attached a screen shot. ...
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Free ASP.NET Ajax Image gallery

I am searching for a free script in ASP.NET(C# o VB.NET) and Ajax form image gallery, can you help me?
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Should I be looking for an alternative to Zen Cart as my business grows?

I created a business website for a family business which is growing. It's my family, and I'm a software developer, but I don't want to rebuild the wheels or be a shopping cart programmer. For this ...
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Ajax Gantt Chart possibly jQuery based

I'm looking for a free or commercial Ajax Gantt Chart that should possibly be jQuery based.
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Is there a way to test if a browser supports flash/silverlight?

I'm trying to determine if a browser that my content is being pushed to supports flash/silverlight. That way, if there is no support on the browser, I can interchange the flash/silverlight components ...
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Best way to use static HTML + AJAX with Django

I'm working on a web app and decided that for the max amount of speed I'm going to make it a single page. Then load all the content via AJAX pulling the data from a Django app. My options as I see ...
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Monitoring JSON requests sent/received from the browser?

Having a website that generates and receives JSON requests via AJAX, I failed to find a tool that shows me live the communication including the content of the JSON calls. I thought that the Google ...
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pros/cons of hash navigation from SEO perspective

I'm working on an application that implements navigation based on hashchange events. Content is mostly loaded through ajax calls after hash changes (and displayed by DOM injections). From a SEO ...
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Simple Frameset Website vs Complex AJAX Website?

I should preface this with the statement that I do understand that HTML Framesets are on their way out, and that they have all sorts of SEO/accessibility concerns. That being said, I've been ...
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Can we Use Google's Ajax Proposal?

In October 2009 on Google's blog (see this link) there was a proposal presented to make ajax websites crawlable. Does anyone know if this got past the proposal stage and is it safe to use the methods ...
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Hijax == sneaky Javascript redirects? Will I get banned from Google?

Question Will I get penalised as "sneaky Javascript redirects" by Google if I have the following Hijax setup (which requires a JavaScript redirect on the page indexed by google). Goal I want to ...
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Hijax == sneaky Javascript redirects? Will I get banned from Google?

Question Will I get penalised as "sneaky Javascript redirects" by Google if I have the following Hijax setup (which requires a JavaScript redirect on the page index by google). Goal I want to ...
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Question about AJAX saftey please help inquire

I have a social network that I am creating and have a security question. I have the ability to have friends on the website and when you request a friend it would be a button that would run a script ...
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Is there a good [and modern] reason to not have static HTML pages with AJAX content , rather than generate pages?

Assumptions: We don't care about IE6, and Noscript users. Lets pretend we have the following design concept: All your pages are HTML/CSS that create the ascetics, layout, colours, general design ...
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Here we go again - quest for web hosted forum via javascript

disclaimer If this is the wrong location for this question, then please advise me accordingly. backgound I've been using Disqus and intense debate as a 'comments' service for a variety of my ...