A web browser or Internet browser is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.

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Defense against rude web crawlers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How To Track Down and Stop Rogue Bots? I had an incident yesterday where my web site was taken down by a web crawler that was ignoring my robots.txt. I'm pretty sure ...
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Amazon Silk…How will it effect web development [closed]

Today Amazon announced a new browser for their upcoming Kindle Fire. (Like we need another browser...) In developing websites we add code like -webkit- or -moz- for browser specific styles. Any ideas ...
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Clear the cache of the last visited page

I have an HTML page that has shows if a server is online of offline via an IFRAME transcluding a php file. If someone clicks on a link, like to turn the server on or off and presses the Back button ...
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What is the best way to show your users that they use an incompatible browser?

As developer, i stopped making hacks for IE to let the page look like in other browsers (especially for IE7 and IE8). The javascript engine of IE8 is slower than IE7, IE8 shows the page better. I ...
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Is it (still) advisable to use the PHP extension html tidy?

Currently i'm using latest stable version of PHP, webmastering a online shop with Doctype XHTML. Most of our customers use "old" browsers, 25% use IE8, 10% use IE7, 3% IE6 (however, IE6 never ...
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Universal same-origin policy

Here is something I have been wondering about for the longest time. It seems very simple, but to this day I do not know any practically usable technology. Is there a way that I can browse the ...
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Is there any browser add-on or extension or anything, by which we can see their current page views?

Is there any browser add-on or extension or anything, by which we can see their current page views of websites displayed in google search results? or give us the page views of websites opened in ...
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How does this stackexchange form saved the work, I mean keep an auto save function, to retrieve loss of work

How does this stackexchange form saved the work, I mean keep an auto save function, to retrieve loss of work, in case the user's browser crashes.
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What is the best browser usage statistics source?

I wonder about what source of browser usage statistics is most reliable and updated. I've been using Google Analytics (with use of my analytics enabled pages) W3 Counter Stat Counter but they ...
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Is it a good idea to recommend browser on a e-commerce web site

I have built an e-commerce app but I didn't have a lot of time so I decided to build the app compatible with cutting-edge browsers. so of the features are not working and some them are working less ...
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Is it possible for a web-server to send more files than requested for, and have the browser accept them?

I've created a basic web server for a school project, and it serves static content without a problem. I thought of having the server parse all htm/html files for links to .js/.css/image files, and ...
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Liquid Layout out of Proportion

I am using a liquid layout on my website, but when I view in in my browser I find that when I change the browser window size, the images are stretched out of proportion. Can anybody help?
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Why is Internet Explorer seemingly work different then other browsers?

For the past two weeks I have been painfully revising and changing my webpage to run in IE. I was happy to see my page working properly on Safari 4 & 5, Chrome 10-13, and FF 3.6-4.0 BUT I ...
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Changing default browser font-size affecting 3 divs floated inside a header div

Changing a web browsers default font size from 16px adversely affects the layout of the 3 divs that I have floated within my header div. Considering that the 3 header divs are fixed elements and not ...
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Problem with browser caching images

I'm sure many site admins must deal with this sort of problem all the time, but I don't have a really good and simple solution myself. It is what happens when you overwrite an existing image on the ...
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Website to send clients browser settings via email

A while ago I stumbled across a website that allowed you to enter an email address and have things like your browser type, version, build, javascript settings, flash version etc emailed through. I ...
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Max height to avoid vertical scrollbar on notebook resolutions

So, the most popular notebook resolution is 1366x768. The viewport height (the height that is available for the web-site in the browser) depends on the operating system and the browser. For ...
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a css or js of same name from multiple sites or multiple pages of same site

When a css/js refers on a webpage it is first downloaded to client machine. From the next time it is referred from browser cache (if it presents). Please tell me What happens when multiple sites ...
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Which current stock mobile browsers support linked phone numbers by default?

The better question is, are there any that currently DO NOT support auto linking of phone numbers by default? Main support for iPhone, Android, BB, Windows Phone, Palm. I'm trying to determine if I ...
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What browser or bot has the user agent of “SD-1.30.1”?

I have tried checking on Google but to no avail. Does anyone recognize this user agent?
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Are there huge differences between Safari versions on Windows and Mac OS?

I have recently engaged in a conversation where were people defending that you should test your websites on Safari for Windows and on Safari for Mac, because they're very different. As a webmaster, ...
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A tool for test webpages in older Browsers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I see what my web site looks like in various browsers? Hi, at the moment I develop a ASP.Net Page Community board. I have installed FF4, IE9 and Opera 10. A ...
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Annoying IE6. Black screen with “loading” when youtube is added

I have had this problem for quite some time. It wasn't actually a big issue until lately when one of our conference site has a lot of IE6 users. The black loading screen appears right after I include ...
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Browsers with pop-up blocker enabled by default

I'm trying to convince a client that adding pop-up or pop-unders isn't worthwhile. The argument "pop-ups are annoying and your users won't return" doesn't work because it's not the kind of site that ...
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Detecting Browser Types?

My client has asked me to implement a browser detection system for the admin login with the following criteria, allow these: Internet Explorer 8 or newer Firefox 3.6 or newer Safari 5 or newer for ...
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Print high resolution images from browser?

I have a packing slip that is generated with each order that I want to print and place in each shipped package. The images on the packing slip will not change and need to be high resolution for crisp ...
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Browser plugin for measuring PDF

Is there a browser plugin that can allow a user to measure objects on a PDF in the browser window? It needs to be cross-browser.
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Should sites be tested in both Chrome and Safari?

While recently doing testing for a new web project, it occurred to me that Safari and Chrome both use the Webkit engine, yet are produced by two different companies (Apple and Google). Since it is ...
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With the following settings shown here, will there be any caching in Firefox?

browser.cache.disk.enable = false browser.cache.memory.enable = false network.http.use-cache = true With the following settings above, will there be any caching in FF? Does the disk.enable and ...
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Why does IE still save and update files in the temp folder when caching is off?

In IE I changed the cache setting to "Every time I visit the web page" However, I noticed in the directory \Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files that the files are still being stored in here ...
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Google Analytics shows 0 Visits?

I checked Analytics yesterday for pageviews, and had several hundred of them (for yesterday). Not today when I check "Yesterdays" stats (which yesterday showed several hundreds), it shows 0...? How ...
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Can I expect browsers to cache static content served over SSL encryption?

With all the talk about FireSheep I am thinking of switching my web applications to use full https accross the entire site. However, I am concerned about caching. I use a lot of JavaScript, CSS files, ...
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Screen resolutions and browser canvas sizes

I've yet to find the ultimate resource that lists 'all' browsers and the actual visible canvas size (excludes browser chrome) for content. The closest was a table in the O'reilly book Web Design in a ...
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Updating browser window title with Javascript [closed]

Can I target the window title with Javascript and have it update based on certain events?
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Firefox remembering telephone number as username

I have a registration page which includes all the standard fields e.g. phone no, email etc. The telephone and password are tab adjacent i.e. not physically adjacent but if you are tabbing it goes ...
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What is the best browser market share data source?

Browser market share is important to a webmaster, or at least it will be until IE6, 7 and 8 disappear (my guess is the year 2532, more or less). What is the most trustable, versatile and ultimately ...
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Should I tell visitors that their browser is out-of-date?

I have seen many sites like browser-update.org that provide small bits of JavaScript & CSS to implement in a page that inform a user through a yellow bar at the top of the page that their browser ...