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User Friendly .NET CMS

I am looking for a recommendation for a somewhat powerful but more importantly user friendly CMS for .NET. The ones I have found seem decent at best. If you say DotNetNuke I will be tempted to ...
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Ways for a beginner to network out and find customers for web development

I am new to web development. I have done a lot of studying on my own and created some projects on my own. I have reached the point where I feel that my skill will not progress much without more ...
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Beginning a Personal Web Site

I want to build my own personal website. Nothing very fancy, about 5-6 pages with a blog, about page,a page for my pictures and a few more pages of content mostly about what I am interested in ( ...
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How should a site respond to automated login attempts with phony usernames?

For the last couple weeks I've been seeing a consistent stream of 15-30 invalid login attempts per hours on my site. Many of them are non-sensical usernames that nobody would ever register for real, ...
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ASP.NET, PHP, SQL Server, MySQL hosting provider for developer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking to find a web hosting provider that provides ASP.NET and PHP hosting. The purpose is pretty much just a ...
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What resources are available to get an experienced .net developer up and running quickly with Wordpress/PHP development?

Specifically, what are the preferred development tools (free?) Are there any good tutorial sites that are up-to-date with the latest version of Wordpress Has anyone ever done Wordpress/PHP ...
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Orchard CMS Internet shop

Does anyone know where to find tutorial how to make an Internet shop by using Orchard CMS? I'm new at web programming, but I have experience with .Net technologies.
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Frustrated trying to find a hosting company for my .Net site ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have spent weeks trying to find information on hosting sites for my site. I currently use 1&1 but I need to ...
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Is Cherokee, Mono, and Linux truly a viable alternative to Windows and IIS for production ASP.NET web sites?

I have played with Apache and Mono and .NET on Linux in the past, but I have yet to deploy any significant production sites to that stack. I recently found Cherokee and an article about enabling ...
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How do you remove invalid characters when creating a friendly url (ie how do you create a slug)?

Say I have this webpage: http://ww.xyz.com/Product.aspx?CategoryId=1 If the name of CategoryId=1 is "Dogs" I would like to convert the URL into something like this: http://ww.xyz.com/Products/Dogs ...
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Any tools for measuring the security of a site?

I'm wondering is there any tool for measuring or testing the security of a website ? I've written some ASP.NET web-app , So i would like measure the security of my own application and if there is ...
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Seo Fake backlinking from other sites

The title might be a little bit confusing. Well, I noticed that someone had used a page's URL for backlinking or indexing his keywords. This is what he did: The normal url: http:// ...
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using .htaccess to redirect .asp to .php?

Ahoy all! I've been racking my brain with this one. I basically just converted all of my pages from ASP code to PHP code. Kept the same filenames. So, here is the htaccess code I have so far, but ...
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Where to store users consent (EU cookie law)

We are legally obliged in a few months to obtain consent from users to allow us to store any cookies on the users PC. My query is, what would be the most effective way of storing this consent to ...
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how do I programmatically upload pictures to facebook?

Ok, so here was my first question: How do I allow visitors on my site to share my photos on their facebook news feed? After implementing it I realized what I really want is a link that uploads the ...
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Run your own podcast on asp.net?

Hope this is the right stackexchange for this question... also I tried to tag this with "podcasting" but of course I can't do that yet... I'm looking for a simple asp.net script for running a ...
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Combining a content management system with ASP.NET

I am going to be creating a site that seems like it requires a blend of a content management system (CMS) and some custom web development (which is done in ASP.NET MVC). I have plenty of web ...
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Is MochaHost as good as it sounds?

It's time for me to find a new web host, and I'm a bit overwhelmed by the selection. I need a Windows host. One provider that seems to stand out is MochaHost. Here are a few of the things that look ...
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Modernizing traditional Marriage Application Web Form

We have an issue in our company right now where gay people are complaining that our forms are not "gay friendly" we have a wedding registry page where it says groom and bride but they want a different ...
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Is there a Java-based web browser that doesn't follow hyperlinks properly?

Looking through my logs, I get this error a lot: A potentially dangerous Request.Path value was detected from the client (:). The error is usually due to someone navigating to a URL like this: ...
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Do web hosting companies allow server-side scripts to make external data requests?

I'm currently ready to deploy an asp.net website and looking at web hosting companies. The C# code behind periodically uses HttpWebRequest to pull data from an external website to insert into a SQL ...
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Ensuring secure downloads for IIS

One of my customers wants to make sure that when someone downloads a file from their website the file being downloaded is secure from third parties capturing the downloaded information. Their site is ...
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To change URL to user friendly URL

I'm refactoring my ASP.net application from ASP.net 3.5 to 4.0. Also I'm changing the URLs to user friendly URLs /product.aspx?id=100 to /product-name/100. All my pages are indexed by search engines ...
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How do you hide file extension in URL?

I would like to drop the .aspx extension from my webpages. One reason is that I'm not sure I will stick to ASP.NET WebForms technology. How do you do it?
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URL rewrite procedure

I have site name like http://www.abcd.com and in the site i have propertydetails page. So now i want to display in url http://www.abcd.com/hy2345 instead of ...
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Which hoster for asp.net application using BlackfishSQL?

I am working on a asp.net application based on a desktop app I wrote which will use BlackfishSQL as its backend. Now I need a hoster. I think I can deploy this on Linux using Mono (and I will in fact ...
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webmaster tools 500 crawl error for asp faceted navigation that does not exist

I am getting around 2,500 type 500 URL errors in Google webmaster tools. These pages are faceted navigation results that can not be reached by a site visitor. These pages do not exist. We are using ...
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Comment system which can integrate with existing website

I need third party commenting system for ASP.Net website, preferably free or pay one time fee for the code. I need the commenting system to be integrate with website login, so that users no need to ...
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SEO for image handler

I have handler, which have URL like this /imgrs.axd?w=300&file=2ce5a421-d71a-4dba-9d54-3103058e15b2.jpg, where w is width for image file is filename Server's answer: Cache-Control public ...
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How to 301 redirect an ASP website on Windows GoDaddy server to new domain page by page

Firstly, I have only ever worked on Apache servers, never used a GoDaddy server or used ASP. Wow, I'm really in the dark. When a friend's webmaster died, he asked me to build a new site for him ...
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Web form losing POST values in a proxy environment

I have an ASP.NET form (a login page), when I POST the values to the server (windows, IIS 6), the request passes through a proxy and the POST pareameters end up getting lost and ultimately the page ...
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What I need to know if I want credit card payments in an ecommerce website

I live in Costa Rica (in Central America). I want to build an eCommerce website with credit card payments, I know Asp.NET and SQL Server 2008. I know Paypal and the express checkout solution, but ...
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How to avoid DotNetNuke with another ASP.NET application conflicts

Web have the following scenario: A generic web developed using DotNetNuke A b2b web application developed using ASP.NET + Silverlight What we want to do is the following: When a client goes to ...
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How can you diagnose the cause of slowness for some users but not all?

We are getting reports from a handful of users that our web application is loading very slowly for them. So slowly that many of their page requests are timing out. The majority of our users are ...
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Is it good idea to put a captcha on credit card payment form

Is it good idea to put a captcha on credit card payment form? I am thinking to put one on my asp.net mvc application's payment section to make it more secure but I have never seen anybody doing ...
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What is the best CMS for .net? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I need advice on the best CMS for an online shopping website in ASP.NET 4.0. Any advice?
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How does URL Rewriting affect SEO?

The following paragraph is from SEO Google Guide Google is good at crawling all types of URL structures, even if they're quite complex, but spending the time to make your URLs as simple as ...
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what is the simplest online payment gateway? other than paypal

Or maybe paypal is the most useful of them all.?? to be integrated in asp.net c#
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DOwnload file from IIS7 server with # in file name

I'm running IIS 7 web server and getting an error 404 when trying to download a file with a # symbol anywhere in the file name. http://www.server.com/files/my#filename.doc <-- does not download ...
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IIS executes “malicious.asp;.txt” as ASP file. What the?

I investigated a situation where 300+ websites hosted on an IIS server were pwned by a hacker. Investigation led me to a text file that contained malicious ASP-classic code. The file was named ...
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Active Directory auto login to website for domain users

I am putting together an Intranet for a company - I have set up authentication to get into the Intranet from a login box linked to AD via LDAP/ However the client wants (if possible) to have users ...
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Make money off a website developed in Visual Web Developer 2010 Express

Is it legal to make money of a website developed in Visual Web Developer 2010 Express (which is free)? Or do I have to buy a license or something?
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anyone know a good cheap asp.net mvc3 webhost? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for an asp.net webhost to use, not looking for anything particularly fancy, just something to test some ...
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Does someone knows of a free asmx webhosting?

I wrote a webservice (*.asmx) and I want to host it for free. Couldn't find a website that alows web service hosting. Does someone know of such ?
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Publishing an asp.net mvc3 website database and all to a website?

Just wondering is this possible : I have some local databases which run fine. If I could move them all up to a server online it would be great (with their data and all that). Currently, what I'm ...
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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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Number of visitor widget

I am developing my own blog site in ASP.NET and I would have several blogs in future. I want to have a widget on page which will show the number of user visited to my page based on the URL {Because ...
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Hosting solutions for 10,000 daily users, asp .net 4, sql server 2008 R2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I've run a custom built social network on top of asp .net mvc & sql server 2005 for the last 2 years on ...
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Does Google Analytics have any problem tracking app_offline.htm?

I use app_offline.htm for ASP.net v4.0 to temporarily shuts the site down with a check back soon message on that page. I still want to track this page for the number of visitors. Just curious, does ...
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IIS - HTTP Redirect all requests for one virtual directory to another

How do I set up an HTTP Redirect rule to redirect all requests for a virtual directory to another virtual directory, when I don't know the hostname or complete URL, and cannot use the URL Rewrite ...