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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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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Does Google crawl and index AJAX on HTTPS sites?

We made transitioned out website to HTTPS. We also now use nearly AJAX to load almost all the content. Therefore all URLs of existing pages have changed. We used 301 redirects as recommended and we ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...
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Will AJAX-fetched material be invisible to search engines?

With the new method of doing things that I've put together, my page content is not actually on index.html or any of the other pages. Instead, it is in index.txt and merely fetched by AJAX. Is my ...
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Indexing dynamic loading page

Does Google index dynamic loading page? For example index.html <div id="dynamic_message"></div> index.html after few seconds <div id="dynamic_message">Hello Google, do you see ...
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Sidebar for Navigation in Website

I want to have a sidebar in my website with navigation in it. I will use script like phpBB etc. but I want sidebar to be displayed on every page. So I am thinking about making a Sidebar in HTML and ...
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How to Edit Simple Flat CSV Text Files Online?

For a new website a team of translators will be editing each their own comma separated text files, files like de.txt fr.txt cn.txt etc. All such files reside in one and the same directory. Each file ...
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How to identify the client is a search robot?

I have built my entire site using AJAX (indeed it's GWT). I have also implemented AJAX crawling proposed by Google. However, after the implementation, I found that neither Yahoo , Bing, nor Baidu ...
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When creating HTML for _escaped_fragment_ AJAX pages, how correct does it have to be?

I have a javascript heavy site (It really couldn't be coded in any sensible way with progressive enhancement) and I am using Google's advice for making AJAX websites crawlable. (i.e. use ...
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Overriding link action with ajax - SEO

If I override default link href with onclick and ajax, for example link <a href="/mypage">, so onclick I load mypage through ajax, if javascript is disabled, or its a text browser or bot, I let ...
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Search Engine Crawler call ajax to crawl ajax returned content?

wondering if search engine crawlers see pages with links to ajax calls (using jQuery + Asp.Net MVC) if they follow these links to index the content. I found this question, but I am wondering ...
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How to using ajax for voting script [closed]

I'm trying to set up some voting logic on my site, and have the vote result update without refreshing the site. I did some research and AJAX seems to be the way to go, but I can't find a good tutorial ...
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Status of Crawlable Ajax?

I saw that Google had a nice proposal/standard for making Ajax applications crawlable, via #! (hash bang). http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2009/10/proposal-for-making-ajax-crawlable.html ...
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Webpage Post Submits vs AJAX?

Which is better and why? I can see where a site that works 100% in AJAX might optimize a bit better, due to not having to reload the page on each click. But I am a huge fan of the big submit button ...
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How can I prevent a power user from calling my ajax functions?

I have a site that uses ajax calls to perform a number of functions. They have the webbrowser call back to a script - ajax.php. Though I use post data to transmit the data and limit the commands ...
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Does Internet Explorer 'timeout'?

Within my website I have a single page that dynamically updates via AJAX / JSON in a plain HTML page. Now this page may be left open for up to three or four days. When I left it running over the ...
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Where can I find the full list of Google/Microsoft CDN hosted AJAX files?

While Google hosts this list and Microsoft hosts this one there are several files missing such as jQuery UI CSS. Where can I find a complete listing of all the resources offered for major AJAX CDNs, ...