Data is any form of information that can be used by a process, service, or application.

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In a MediaWiki wiki, how to keep a navbar and list in sync?

On a page like Wikipedia's Animal Farm there is a list of characters. Some items in this list could link to their own articles. In the navbox which is another list, at the bottom of this and other ...
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Is it possible to get the Google Alerts as structured data?

With the Google Alerts one can subscribe notifications about the newest search results to a given search terms. The alerts are sent to the email. Now, I'd like to analyse this data. Is there an API ...
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How to tackle archived who-is personal data with opt-out?

As far as I understand it, it is possible to opt-out (in the UK at least) of having your address details displayed on who-is information of a domain for non-trading individuals. What I want to know ...
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How to collect data to start a business directory website [closed]

I am working on creating a business directory (like yelp.com). The problem I faced is how to collect data about businesses to start. The information we need are (business name, categories, phone ...
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Money exchange field [duplicate]

It was on hold for over 1.5 hour even after I made changes, so here again. I am making a money exchange website. On my homepage there will be 2 fields, The first field is a Bitcoin field and the ...
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Effective upload to backend?

Let's say I have a website with frontend and backend. The website allows users to upload some data ranging from hundreds of MB to GB. How do you effectively upload this data? The easiest way would ...
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Classic vs universal Google analytics and loss of historical data

I'm keen to use some of the new features in Google Universal Analytics. I have an old site though that I don't want to lose the historical data for. The comparisons with historical data are ...
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How to Recover Lost Website/ blog data with no backup? [duplicate]

Unfortunately, our hosting provider experienced 100% data loss, so I've lost all content for my hosted blog website: www.financewalk.com Yes, I know I should have done complete offsite backups. ...
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Is it possible to block access to a DB based on IP?

We're looking to beef up the security on a site, among other things we thought of trying to block access to the DB based on IP (in a similar way you can do a FTP lock dependent on IP), so that only ...
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Traffic vs. click-through rate?

In theory, shouldn't CTR and organic traffic be closely (if not almost exactly) correlated?
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Data warehousing for new website with no budget

I'm building a web app to be launched later this year. I wish implement a warehousing solution (or similar) to capture data representing user behavior and see which parts of the site are engaging ...
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How many Google Analytics custom variables & advanced segments for each account, property & profile?

Google changes this often and I'm having a hard time finding it in the GA documentation. What are the limits for custom variables and advanced segments? Are they specified at the account, property, ...
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Help with a CMS for content only not display [duplicate]

Hello I'm trying to make some kind of tool for an school website, what I need to do is to make students take a test and according to what are the results (27 posibilities) they get a set of activities ...
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How to safely saving users' data and NOT get responsibility of users' data?

I am programming a website which will save up users' inputs for their next visits. For example, I might save their phone numbers. The user will know that I save their phone numbers. However, do I need ...
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Get aggregated view of data for entire website with Google Analytics

I have a website (www.ayrshireminis.com), which has three main sections under different directories, these are: /forum /galleries /contact I would like to have an aggregated view of the data for ...
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Semantic web and structured data - Will search engines increase the limit of the first number of indexed bytes on a page?

A web page's payload will increase with the added code that is necessary to create structured data. This means that you won't be be able to fit as much actual content in the first 120k or so of the ...
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Does using structure data semantic LocalBusiness schema markup work for local EMD URL's?

Based on what I have read about Google's recent Panda and Penguin updates, I'm getting the impression that using semantic markup may help improve SEO results. On a EMD (exact match domain) site, that ...
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Internet data citation rules

I have a site and on some pages I want to add data that is available on other sites, also I will put proper reference to my data that is where I copied it from. I just need proper rule for it. Like ...
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Google structured data dashboard not seeing any data

When I plug my web page into Google's Rich Snippet Testing Tool it grabs all of the schema.org info I've plugged in correctly, but it says it doesn't detect any structured data when I click on the ...
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Google Analytics show nothing for all reports under Search Engine Optimizations for the last 2 days

Noted that my GA results under Search Engine Optimization (i.e. queries, geo summary and landing pages) for a client accounts have started showing zero results since June 21st. Can anyone provide a ...
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google analytics statistics

I am compiling a report for a client using google analytics. I have observed that the client has unusually good page view times (>5 mins) and excellent bounce rates (<25%). I need to reference ...
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Service that will help me visualize SQL db

I have a website that I've built and it uses a SQL DB. I want to be able to view that data, nicely graphed but with the relations made, so that I can keep track of trends over time. For example I ...
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Long pages or accordion for content?

I'm looking at how best to display content for my website. I plan to have a large number of pages of products, which will contain a large amount of information (ideally, the amount of information on ...
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How can I obtain click data to sort a list of URLs?

If you had a list of URLs and you wanted to show which of them was more important than the others (by click-through), how would you gain the number of clicks for a given link so that you could sort ...
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Intellectual Property theft from our webserver. What should we do?

So we caught some computers trying to download a ton of files from our webserver, and we stopped them before they got much (used iptables to drop their IPs). These were not web crawlers, but scripts ...
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Best way to implement user-powered data validation

I run a product recommendation engine and I'm hitting a few snags. I'm looking to see if anyone has any recommendations on what I should do to minimize these issues. Here's how the site works: ...
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Considerations & Vendors for hosting healthcare related data & sites in Europe

I am currently researching hosting vendors & services in Europe that I can use to build up websites & related web based applications for healthcare. Eventually we would like the users to be ...
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How can I make my website compliant with various data protection and spamming laws?

On our website we collect an awful lot of personal information. People upload their CVs, and when they use their social networks to log in, we collect information from there too. We use this ...
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How To Get Data From Another Website? [closed]

How would I be able to get data from another website and put it on my own website? Website A has profiles of users along with other stuff. I want to be able to get the data of the user and incorporate ...
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Royalty free, Open Source Data

Does anyone know of a site that lists various open source data feeds or data stores? By this I do not mean OS database applications like MySQL or Postgre, but royalty free sources of DATA. For ...
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Moving large amounts of data between shared hosts

I recently acquired a client who is a photographer and was interested in moving web hosts since his current host had threatened to throw him off due to CPU spiking. The migration went fairly easily, ...
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Which ISPs has the cheapest transfer?

There are a lot websites where you upload file and many people download it. I guess these servers are located in ISP where the transfer is very cheap, I guess Europe, because US has expensive transfer ...
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Are there sources of email marketing data available?

Are sources of email marketing data available to the public? I would like to see email marketing data to see what kind of content a business sends out, the frequency of sending, the number of people ...
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Know a good place to purchase seed data of storenames, addresses, and phone numbers?

I just build a new web app, and I am looking for data to seed it with. Anyone know any good seed data retailers? Or am I missing something and there is a way to do this for free. I am entirely open to ...
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How I quantify the success of a folksonomy?

CONCEPTS: completeness, accuracy, consistency, stability, relevancy SEMI-RELATE-SUBJECTS: taxonomy, data quality, indexes, keywords, SEO, SEM FORMULAS: ? ? ?
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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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What are the best user data collection and gathering tracking tools?

I know of a few tool that help markets gather data about visitors, Google Analytic, CrazzyEgg, and KISS Insights. What are other notable tools to help track information? What do you use?