Architecture encompasses the process, artifacts and high-level structure of a solution.

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Multiple or single web site for company and subsidiaries

I work for a company that is specialized in servers & networking Equipment. The company holds 3 subsidiaries that have different IT activities (software Engineering & application performance ...
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A static page vs a category page. Which is better in terms of SEO and ranking possibilities?

From an SEO perspective, consider the following website presenting mobile phones. The website will have a section for "Best phones" where you can find a list of phones with short descriptions and a ...
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Introduce security for web-service

This questions is with respect to including security in our architecture.Let me give a brief over-view. We have REST based web-service (Let's call it A) which is used by our web application and the ...
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High cost of making a website? [closed]

There was a rumor about the US's HealthCare website costing around $600 million to create. I looked online, and found that to be a myth, and the real number to be in the range of $93-175 million ...
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Does seperate marketing website and main web application make sense? [closed]

I am working on a website that offers a service to customers. As part of this, there is obviously lots of informational, marketing and news information, as well as a regular "backend" where actual ...
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SEO and HTML semantics of putting H2 above H1 elements?

Here's a hypothetical from both an SEO and semantic HTML/content architecture perspective: Consistent code When building a multi-page site, adopting the following architecture on all pages is ...
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Best links architecture for items under sections and categories? [duplicate]

Let's imagine a website with items organized by sections and categories, with those examples values: Sections (articles, threads, events, directory) http://www.domain.com/section-name/ Display all ...
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Separate site for website and web application - implications for SEO?

I have a web application - primarily reserved for members but with some open access for trialling, and I have a website that is the main public face for the web application. The two are on two ...
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Convenient practice for where to place images?

A lot of developers place all image files inside a central directory, for example: /i/img/ /images/ /img/ Isn't it better (e.g. content architecture, on-page SEO, code maintainability, filename ...
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How is this website's architecture structured? [closed]

refer to this URL: http://imagemechanics.com.au/ Every page seems to have its own unique URL, but the "/#!/" leads me to believe it's all one giant page with anchor tags defining the sections. Is ...
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Scaling a cloud-based ecommerce site

I'm researching cloud services to host an e-commerce site. And I'm trying to understand some basics on how they are able to scale things. From what I can gather from AWS, Rackspace, etc ...
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Is the hybrid solution the best one for developing a web app? [closed]

I need to build a web app that has to be "universal". By universal I mean that I need it to be available online and offline, and usable on mobile platform and pc's and mac. I need to store and ...
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What is the “client-side architecture model”?

I am reading the recently released "Field Guide to Web Applications" (from the Google Chrome team). The book encourages the use of the "client-side architecture model", but never really defines it, as ...
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Digital “Post It” notes for organizing content of sites/pages

We're restructuring our old intranet into a new one and are going through each site to find content and use our new standard structure/look-and-feel. Do you recommend a tool where you can do "digital ...
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How to incorporate WordPress blog into a static website?

I'm a designer and front-end web designer and I have a client that wants me to put her wordpress into a static site. Is there a way that I can embed the blog into a new site? Or is there a way that I ...
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Avoiding Duplicate Content Penalties on a Corporate/Franchise website [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? My question is really an extension of a previous question that was ported from ...
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SEO/Architecture for multiple related websites

My question is two-fold, but first, a short background. I have a client that is a regional franchise for a service company and each physical site has its own domain and the main "corporate" physical ...
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Rolling Updates in a Webserver Farm?

Big websites (Amazon, Facebook, Yahoo etc.) don't schedule downtime for upgrades. Usually they are done "live" and rolled progressively through the server farm. They also have big infrastructure and ...
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What is good URI design?

How should a good URI be designed? What are the factors to consider? What are the pros and cons of the variants? Factors that makes up a good URI Stability over time Short Give the user an idea ...
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Advantages/disadvantages of “separated” web applications

I'm in the process of designing a (soon-to-be) rather large PHP/MySQL web application. I've come to a fork in the road as far as internal architecture; I can build the website as a "traditional" web ...