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Simple content managment

I need to setup a content management system for a school to manage news items and bulletins. These bulletins would have to be placed into a number of different categories (Sport, Academic, etc.). The ...
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CIA.gov “World FactBook” MySQL? [closed]

Is the CIA's 'World FactBook" of statistics and national data available in a MySQL format or some format conducive to parsing and incorporating into a website?
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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 gather data for a site like thefreedictionary.com [closed]

I was just wondering how the site like "thefreedictionary.com" has so much of content. I mean they have almost an entire dictionary on the web. Many other sites do have this feature. But I would like ...
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Good tools to measure a page’s usefulness?

I'd like to add a "Was this page useful?" part at the end of multiple pages for visitors to rate the page and leave feedback. I could program this myself, store the data and make the reports that my ...
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how to select categories for user generated content site?

On the site I'm building, users can create tutorials. I want the users to be able to create tutorials on as many subjects as possible, but still have some preset categories. What's the best way to ...
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Personalized content (authenticated with a cookie) and impact on SEO

We have a big website with a lot of content, that is doing pretty well in terms of SEO. Google likes the site, visitors like it as well. Our problem is that there is a lot of content that would only ...
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Prevent duplicate content - spin it?

I am building some mini-blogs with related content. These are designed to build good links to my main page. I don't have the time or energy to write 10's of unique articles a week. I understand my ...
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What are examples of services that track content-driven activity on social networks like Facebook and Twitter?

I'm trying to design the basics for a platform that enables users to access sets of statistics and information related to the way how their publications are handled and shared across social networks ...
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Building a SEO friendly ecommerce navigation

I'm building a tire ecommerce website, and i'm doing some SEO strategy before i move on. My plan is to let the user use a filter-based navigation where you can filter tires by type, size, speedlimit ...
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What's the best way to serve simple flowcharts

The websites in the government sector often provide Word files containing flowcharts. They are simple flowcharts with at most ten nodes in size, showing common workflows to people. There are several ...
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Duplicate content site skipped in Yahoo and Bing

I want to buy a 1 year old site which my friend had initially created with duplicate content. In the later months he removed all such material and placed original stuff. Now it is in top charts in ...
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Download as PDF - really worth implementing?

Many CMS systems (e.g. Joomla) offer the user an option to download the post content in PDF format. Is this really worth implementing? Are there any reliable stats showing how many users do use ...
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how to find that my written content is unique - in terms of google and user?

how to find that my written content is unique - in terms of google and user? I also want to know whether updating the content or user commenting on that article helps in seo?
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title, content copied and title, name used! trademark issue?

I have a video website, server and domain bought 3 months 1 week ago, website actually started 1 month 1 week ago. Domain name plain and simple, easy to remember, bought with a yearly fee, nothing ...
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Content appearing under multiple categories; anything I can do to prevent duplicate penalty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? I'm working with a CMS that allows me to post content in to multiple categories. So, I ...
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Why do websites have a contact form? isn't an email address enough?

What's reason behind having a contact form on a website, when a simple e-mail link is enough? Why do so many web sites have contact forms? Is it just a habit?
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Improving FAQ SEO with multiple pages?

I have a client who has over 200 Question/Answer style content blocks. Neither the questions or answers are very long and most of them have almost the same question but with a word or two ...
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SEO for Country & Language Specific content

Currently I am creating a website which has a common topic for an article, but it's going to be different content for each country, and also, each of that content will be provided in several ...
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Separating static/uploaded content from the site

I have a site where I anticipate to have a large amount of users. I've heard that it is a good idea to separate user content (uploaded images) and place them on a separate static server where lighttpd ...
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How can I ensure I'm protected by the “Safe Harbor” clause?

I run a site that allows users to provide their own content & have it publicly available. I've got a standard privacy policy but am wondering what measures I should take to ensure I'm covered by ...
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Google on toggled content

I have optimized a website and have included toggled content. By toggled content I mean content that becomes visible after clicking a link (Expand and Collaps). The code is as followings: <li ...
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Meta tags again. Good or bad to use them as page content?

From a SEO point of view, is it wise to use exactly the same page title value and keyword/description meta tag values not only as meta information, but also as page content? An example illustrates ...
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Is there a Content Management System that allows multiple & independent blogs to be running on one domain?

I am a Wordpress fan, and I'm now building a new site and I'm not sure which CMS can achieve what I'm trying to do. I am building a food blog network for a bunch of cities in the US, and I want to ...
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How to use IP address in the search content source?

I have configured the alternate access for my Sharepoint site using the server IP address. I need to use the server path as IP address in the search content source (http://10.104.55.333:100) instead ...
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Will my site containing duplicate content be accepted in Adsense

I've a new site just over 6 months with >50 unique visitors daily. It has good amount of duplicate pages which are not copyrighted. For example I've copied related companies product FAQ's "as is" in ...
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How to effectively use an overseas SEO team?

My company is currently in contract with a 20+ person team in the Philippines, previously used for comment linking and guest blogging spun content articles. This is a practice that we're stopping, but ...
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SEO: Moving articles from one domain to another

Currently I have articles up on a website (site A) that is not mine (but I can remove the articles.) The article's aren't faring well (not only due to the recent Google changes) but because they ...
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Better ways to have valuable data indexed, which is ignored currently

<a title="">.../a> Hi folks. It seems that my title tag which holds extremely valuable and describes contents on my simple design page is currently compeltely denied by search engines and ...
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Duplicate content, point to original? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? I am building a website for a client and would like to have some tabs on each product ...
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best web content books/websites/articles?

I was reading through "best web programming books" articles, and I saw the book Content Strategy for the Web by Kristina Halvorson. So, what is a similar (or better, please specify if it's better) ...
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jQuery Vertical Tabbed Content [closed]

I need some kind of vertical tabs for switching content. You can find such tabs at microsoft.com (under main large banner). The main problem that I saw such tutorial recently but I forgot to bookmark ...
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Is it good or bad to have dynamic content in page titles and/or description

In a local listing website, I append number of search results found in the description(not in title currntly) meta tag of the page as I think this is valuable for users for e.g. "Find address, phone ...
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The entire content of my Wordpress page has disappeared

I have a blog installed on my site using Wordpress. Last week I upgraded Wordpress from 2.6 to 3.0.4 (I had to do this manually). All went well, or so I thought, but I have just noticed that the ...
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Right “time” for publishing on multinational/global websites?

I have a website on which I publish a daily update. Its just german, so Germany/Austria/Switzerland which all share the same timezone. So the system always publishes the daily new content at ...
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SEO and reversed (key)words

I am frequently finding sites that use reversed words in domain names and content. Just an example: www.elgoog.com or something like "Sincerely yours elgoog". Does these word have value in SEO and ...
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Does tagging content affect SEO?

Tagging content (i.e. categorizing content using "tags") is a sensible way to group content on a web site, but does tagging actually affect SEO? From an SEO standpoint, how does tagging content ...
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Add valuable dynamic content to a mobile oriented (local) website, any suggestions?

HI to all, I'm developing a mobile website containing some valuable dynamic content for people living in my city. I did find some useful informations that aren't available in a quick, light mobile ...
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What is the best way to get a huge amount of content to your website?

I have been working on 2 websites for a long time and the most challenging work is to create good content to them. I use to write the articles mysellf or sometimes hire an external service to do it ...
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Can a web site charge for inbound links

On our company web site, we have a page which lists all the magazine articles and web articles that talk about our products. It makes sense that magazine articles are shown in PDF format because they ...
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Embedding a Disqus forum on my website: showing scrollable area instead of expanding the height

I hope I put this question as it should, I am not an expert in html/css/javascript, so forgive me if it's not very clear. The issue is as follows. I made my first website last week for the birth of ...
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How can I get my site's existing flash videos to work on the iPad?

My website has a number of instructional videos that would be very helpful to be viewable on an iPad. The video player is SWF, and the video itself is FLV. Questions: Can I replace the flash ...
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Why install a CMS for clients?

I am a beginner freelancer eagerly trying to get my first client but I am wondering is having a CMS for a website really that important? Before I thought about this question I thought that it goes ...
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Content theft - Where can I go from here?

I am the webmaster of a very successful blog in a fairly small niche. Recently our success has started to bite us with people copying posts on the site without consent and trying to pass them off as ...
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Website content copied - How can I prove that I wrote it?

One of our competitors constantly copies all our website content. Now, I assume the trouble is to proof that we wrote the content first and that it is not the other way round. I checked on ...
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Does duplicate content on another site affect my ranking?

A competitors set up a new site and copy and pasted some copy from our home page. When doing a comparison with a duplicate content tool the result was that the pages where 21% similiar. Does the ...
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Best Ways to Develop “Chicken and Egg Content” sites?

By 'chicken and egg content' I'm referring to user-contributed/crowdsourced content - sites like StackOverflow / StackExchange. When SO launched, Jeff and Joel were essentially able to 'cheat' the ...
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Should I encourage clients to update content for SEO reasons?

Assume a website has quality content, let's say it's about a topic that does not change: a company whose services and staff stay the same, and they have no news to speak of. The content is accurate, ...
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What steps should be taken to safeguard user-entered content on a CMS?

Assume you're building a bulletproof CMS for your company. Cost, time, and technology are no issue. You've got developers ready to go with the knowledge and experience to crank out outstanding code. ...
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How to handle hundred of external links in a site?

The site I am working on has few hundred distributors, each one has its own page, and a link to that distributors website. Some of the distributors have multiple locations and so they have multiple ...