Automation is the process of having a computer do a repetitive task or a task that requires great precision or multiple steps, without requiring human intervention.

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JavaScript conditional “builds”

I'm working on a piece of JavaScript code that searches its host page for references from a certain source and when hovered, shows the definition/referenced text in a tooltip (something like Google ...
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Automatic registration on release, for new gTLD's

What ways are there of automatically purchasing gTLDs? Specifically - some domains under the new gTLDs set to be released will be extremely popular, and ideally I would like to order some as close to ...
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Paypal: Subscribe Buttons and Inventory

Paypal lets you create purchase buttons, and one option is to make the purchase actually trigger an autopay - they call it a Subscription/Subscribe button. They also let you enter inventory for a ...
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creating unlimited sub domains programmatically through api

Note Consider each subdomain as unique application instance For information about application architecture visit ...
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Optimizing large scale e-commerce sites

I have a few questions regarding optimizing large scale e-commerce sites with getting indexed. Over 1 million pages. Should you optimize images for e-stores with over 1 million product images? ...
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Will get good traffic from Google if I pull content via RSS feeds?

Now-a-days, There are many plugins available in Wordpress to perform Auto Post / blogging. I know it grabs content from RSS feeds and posts it to our blog. Some of the Premium plugin will grabs full ...
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How to automate website UI testing

I would be rolling out many incremental updates/features to my website and I want to make sure no existing functionality is affected. How can I automate this process? I know there are some tools ...
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Where can I find a good perl script for a cronjob that backs up all files in a specific folder on my webspace?

I want to automate backups on my webspace. My provider allows for cronjobs to be executed once a day. I have already implemented a cronjob that backs up my database with mySQLdumper, using a perl ...
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Copy website content from WebsiteA.com/file.html to WebsiteB/file.com every time interval

I want to copy a website from Website A to Website B every 10 minutes. Then with purple-include I want to do a transclusion and display it on mywebsite.com/page.html So the task is download ...
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How to get an RSS feed (or equivalent) of photos from defined Facebook Page and User Profiles?

I'm looking for code or advice on how to get an RSS feed (or equivalent stream of data) of photos from one or more Facebook Pages and User Profile pages. Background: This is for a friend who wants ...
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Bluehost Automatic Sub-domain Creation

I am working on a small project in which people create an account and they are given a sub-domain like username.mydomain.com However, while this address is shown in the address bar of the browser, ...
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Instant WordPress setups on Unix

Does anyone know of a way to instantly setup WordPress on a unix box? I know there is an 'Instant Wordpress' for a Windows environment but any for unix? I guess the idea would be to instantly setup a ...
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Form development optimization

Like many web developers I do forms all the time. I found myself doing the same all the time: placing input fields, assigning a name to each, ajax the form, then create the PHP which involves to ...
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Auto subscribe checkbox on registration

What are the laws on this? If I have a simple registration form, can I have underneath it: [x] Subscribe to the blog [x] Email me when a new release is issued Auto checked? Or do they need to be ...
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Is there anyway to re-submit all sitemaps in Google Webmaster Tools at once for a domain?

Something happened and I need to resubmit A LOT of sitemaps across a lot of domains. Is there any way I can submit all sitemaps/all errorful sitemaps per domain even? It would make things easier for ...
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Online dead link alert service

I'm looking for an online service that will periodically (daily) check for broken links on my site (~100 pages). I see lots of tools that you can download and run, and indeed have used such tools in ...
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Joomla Wrapper with auto height to display the content without frame's scrollbar

Is it possible to display the content of other website in my Joomla page (using the "Wrapper" menu item type) with autodetection of its height? I don't know the exact height of the embedded dynamic ...
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Please suggest Alternative to Microsoft HMC, an Automated Hosting Managment Solution for all Microsoft Products?

I am not really sure whether this is the right forum to put up this. But here it goes. I am a Hosting Controller and Automated Hosting Management solution provider for Microsoft Products and Services ...
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Drupal + LDAP + Automatic

I've got Drupal 6 setup within a XAMPP test area. I have LDAP authentication, groups and data working against Active Directory. What I want... is since I'm on an intranet where users are logged in ...
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How to allow custom domains from end-users?

This is one of the things that has interested me for awhile, and I know that the service I am developing would greatly benefit from this. Various sites (Ning, Tumblr, Wordpress, etc) allow users to ...
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What's the quickest/cheapest way to get URL rewriting implemented?

Related to another question - if you need to get URL rewriting implemented ASAP, what are some methods that you've used or know of that can speed this up?