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What is the ideal code to text ratio? [duplicate]

is there a formula you have to keep in mind and how much does it affect SERPs? Also is there an efficient way calculating that ratio?
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Create MediaWiki template to format source code

I want to create a MediaWiki template like <syntaxhighlight lang="Java" style="background-color:lightgray; border:1px dashed gray;"> {{{code}}} </syntaxhighlight> and use it in normal ...
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website for software distribution: standard hosting or vps hosting? [duplicate]

I want to create a website on which users can download software, but each time one of the user downloads the software, I want it to be modified: compiled again with some new information, obfuscated, ...
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HTML Character Entities/Special characters with crossbrowser/crossplatform support?

I used some good looking ones from http://dev.w3.org/html5/html-author/charref on my site but I just noticed that they don't show on mobile browsers of Android. For example: ⪦ &ltcc; ...
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SEO guidelines to allow users to embed the page in their websites like youtube..etc [duplicate]

In my web app, I want to allow user to embed the content in their websites (as in youtube, twitter, facebook...etc). I see two approaches for generating code: using IFrame load the content into a ...
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HTTP code 403, access denied & Options -Indexes

at "webmasters.stackexchange.com" I already found a similar topic: Stop directory listing using .htaccess and redirect to good error page Options -Indexes ErrorDocument 403 /path/to/403.html ...
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Google Sites: code block - how to disable wrapping [closed]

I'm using Google Sites to host the wiki-like website. I noticed that code blocks have text wrapped in them. Instead, I would like to have the code non-wrapped and with horizontal scrollbar when ...
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What's the best HTTP code for dynamically deleted pages?

I've built my own CMS and I'm looking for the best way to handle pages / items deletion. Actually, pages and items were deleted and cannot be restored. But since I have implemented a bin, I don't ...
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Blank lines between sourcecode [closed]

I'm so confused with a strange behaviour. Actually I have edited some php files remotely with my PhpDesigner8 (a php editor). Everything goes right, but when my teammates reopen the files that I have ...
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Where to find my website's source code?

My company ordered a website and we were given all usernames and passwords but I can't find the PHP source files and this is my first website assignment. I have no prior exposure to web technologies ...
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How do I use the include directive under IIS

I just took over a local web site and it uses IIS 6. There is a lot of code repeated across all files, and I would like to use some directive to include the same generic code over and over in each ...
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Are there some good Javascript templates out there? [closed]

I am trying to create a simple .js file that will let me have some submit buttons here and there, with the text paragraph in the middle changing based on which submit button is pressed. Does the ...
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how are they doing this for their CMS?? And how can I do something similar

They've linked the CMS, mail (which is http://www.campaignmonitor.com), social sites management, some kind of online payment solutions, and word press all under one log-in. I'm mostly a graphic ...
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Internet Explorer blocking

How do I add a custom page that is displayed only to Internet Explorer users so that they are not able to access my blog. I'm using Wordpress 3.3 and thought there would be a plugin for that or ...
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Which tool can tidy/indent HTML5? [closed]

I've already spent about 2 hours searching google and trying various tools but either they don't do indent tags per say or they aren't HTML5 compatible such as the famous HTML tidy which was last ...
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How can I automatically clean, beautify, and autoindent dynamic HTML code?

Using content management systems to build dynamic sites invariably results in ugly HTML. Indent levels are often wrong, white space litters the page, and a host of other tiny annoyances plague anyone ...
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Best technical blog site for existing domain

I would like to have a blog site, tough I have created my own by writing the code.. Huhhh... hosting cost is killing me. I have my domain name with me and I just wanted to get the blog where I can ...
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Some browsers zoom in on website, removing whitespace on sides?

On some browsers, they show the website more expanded, removing the white space on the sides of the page. This has the effect of making everything seem more cluttered and bigger. Is there something ...
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Common web app code base

There are a bunch of very similar RE search sites out there. I would not be surprised if a lot of them started out from the same code base. Does anyone know if these are all custom built, or if some ...
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How do you backup your websites?

I was just wondering how the community backs up their websites? I take a nightly dump the database and shift it across onto another server which then gets backed up onto removable media. It is ...
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How to ignore certain coding standard errors in PHP CodeSniffer

We have a PHP 5 web application and we're currently evaluating PHP CodeSniffer in order to decide whether forcing code standards improves code quality without causing too much of a headache. If it ...
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Maintaining legacy code

I have an old codebase that still "works" but is difficult/nearly impossible to maintain. It may be expensive (time and money wise) to update it. Do I just go for it, or should I continue to hate my ...