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Firefox accusing me of distributing malware on my site

I noticed that Firefox has decided to block some EXE installers from my site, showing a label Blocked: May contain virus or spyware. I right-click the file, select Unblock, and this message is shown ...
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What is the Google Chrome equivalent to Firebug?

I'm looking for a tool that can: inspect HTML elements manage/debug JavaScript profile performance modify elements in real-time
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Why does my IP address become Google's IP address when using Chrome on the mobile?

I am tracking every member's geolocation (using db-ip) and everything is fine except mobile phones with the Chrome browser. They always give me the result US Mountain View California ip:66.249.xxx....
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5answers
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Chrome refused to execute this JavaScript file

In the head of my HTML page, I have: <script src="https://raw.github.com/cloudhead/less.js/master/dist/less-1.3.3.js"></script> When I load the page in my browser (Google Chrome v 27.0....
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Font displays differently in Firefox vs. Chrome

It seems that my menu bar is displayed with a different font stretch in Firefox than it is in Chrome. See the following: Here is the CSS applied to this element: font-variant: small-caps; font-...
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Why is this response being cached?

I have a client whose site's index.html currently comes back with these headers: Accept-Ranges: bytes Connection: Keep-Alive Content-Encoding: gzip Content-Length: 3658 Content-Type: ...
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Can anyone tell me why does Chrome tell it is Mozilla and Safari also?

http://www.w3schools.com/js/tryit.asp?filename=try_nav_all I get Browser CodeName: Mozilla Browser Name: Netscape Browser Version: 5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) AppleWebKit/535.1 (KHTML, like ...
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Is there anything wrong with targeting the alt attribute in css?

I tried targeting the the alt attribute in css. My solution worked in Firefox/Mozilla, but fails in Safari-Chrome/Webkit. Is there anything wrong with styling an alt tag? If not, how do you suppose I ...
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Is there an easy way to see amount of gzip compression in Chrome

I am busy checking how my webserver is doing gzip. I'm confident now that gzip is on as chrome shows the content-encoding: gzip header. Is there a easy way to see how much a file was compressed in ...
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5k views

Google Chrome for Mac, CSS colors and display profiles

So, I'm aware that some browsers correct the colors in images in accordance with system settings, and that browsers differ in how they do this. But I'm very surprised when a color specified in a ...
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making a site searchable via Chrome search bar

I use Google Chrome. When I want to search Wikipedia, I type www.wikipedia.org into the search bar and then press tab. The screen looks like this: If I type some search words, it uses the actual ...
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Double vs Single Quotes in Chrome

So when you want to embed google docs on a site you are given this chunk of code: <iframe width='500' height='300' frameborder='0' src='https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?hl=en_US&hl=...
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Why does the internet think Microsoft Edge is Google Chrome?

I am currently using Microsoft Edge. Edge is the new Internet Browser from Microsoft. I tried running a Unity3D Program in Edge, and it gave me the error that it was not available in Chrome: Then ...
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What are the differences between Firefox's Javascript engine and Chrome's V8?

I've noticed that Chrome and Firefox take different amounts of time to render certain things. In general, Chrome has been faster. What should I know about both of them (and IE8/9, too, I guess) when ...
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Chrome causing 404's ending with “/cache/[hex-string]/”?

Since the last weeks we see many 404's on our sites caused by Chrome adding /cache/[hex-string]/ to the current page URL. The hex strings we have seen are: e9c5ecc3f9d7fa1291240700c8da0728 ...
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Chrome blocks new downloads from my site even after site verification

Google Chrome blocks downloads of my .exe application from my site. App.exe may harm your computer, so Chrome has blocked it. I temporarily fixed this issue by conducting website verification as ...
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548 views

Broken URL requests with “?rand=0.nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn” querystrings from Chrome users

I've recently noticed a number of errors in our sites' error logs which are a result of what appears to be a cache-buster being incorrectly added to URLs. The requests in question all seem to have "?...
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How do you set the width of the browser using Google Chrome

In IE you can set the browser width to be 1024x768, for example, to test your site. How can you do this in Chrome? I can't find an equivalent setting anywhere? I'm using 'Tools -> Developer tools'. I ...
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Chrome's built-in PDF viewer won't display our PDF forms

On our web site, we have numerous Acrobat PDF forms. When users click on those forms, if they are using Google Chrome, they get this message: Please wait... If this message is not eventually ...
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# id - urls with id first display full page, then move to #id

I've noticed this in the new version of chrome, and ie9 and 10. Some urls in a photo gallery have a #id tag as they are supposed to display a full view of a picture. Basically, a div in a lower ...
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Can the double downloads in pages with <link rel=“subresource” …> tags be avoided for user refresh requests?

When a user refreshes/reloads a web page, this results in HTTP requests with max-age=0. Pages utilizing the prefetch or subresource feature (e.g. tags like <link rel="subresource" href="/code.js"&...
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298 views

Google Chrome blocking downloads from my site

Google Chrome has started to block downloads from my website. I get MyApplication.application may harm your browsing experience, so Chrome has blocked it. The files on the website are ...
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What is “blocking time” in Chrome browser?

According to the answer of http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15597936/blocking-time-in-google-chrome: "Blocking" is the time the request spent waiting for an already established connection to ...
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1answer
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Google Chrome developer tools metric units

I would like to know if there is a way to change default "px" unit after you hover an element in dev tools, into em, percent, in, pt, pc. Most important for me would be possibility to see em values of ...
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What does the Chrome error code (6) in “appcache fetch failed” indicate?

I am developing a website that uses the html cache manifest (AppCache). I often see the following line in Chrome's console: Application Cache Error event: Manifest fetch failed (6) https://192.168.0....
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4answers
8k views

Disabling HTML5 rendering in Chrome

I want to test fallback if a browser isn't HTML5 ready. Is there an easy way to disable HTML rendering in Chrome?
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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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1answer
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How can mixed content compromise an entire HTTPS session?

Google Chrome is probably one of the stricter browsers out there in terms of highlighting SSL errors. Most browsers will point out when you are viewing an HTTPS page which loads insecure images/...
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1answer
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Rendering of Raleway (Google Web Fonts) in Google Chrome browser

I am using Windows 7 and I have a problem with one of Google Fonts: Raleway. I checked and this font looks very good in Firefox (ver. 34) but in Google Chrome (ver. 39) it looks terrible on my ...
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What is Manifest for Web Application, and do we need it?

Web Application Manifests: Starting in Chrome 39, Manifests let developers wrap metadata about a Web application into a single file, reducing duplication and saving a bit of bandwidth. Adding apps to ...
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Chrome says my website is Serbian…how do I “force” chrome to use english? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent Google mistakenly offering to translate a page? Our website is based in the U.S. and all of our users are in the U.S. and the site is written in english. ...
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Publishing Application on Website

I'm a software developer, and I'm trying to publish some open source software on my site. My software is designed for Windows users, so I want to use a single file "setup.exe" or something likewise. ...
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Google Open Sans font does not display correct weight in Google Chrome

I use the Google Font 'Open Sans' on my website. I noticed the incorrect font weight was being displayed for certain links. My regular text has a font-weight of 300, while my links have a font-weight ...
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3answers
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Do I need a wildcard SSL certificate for inclusion in the HSTS preload list?

I'd like to submit my personal site into the Chrome HSTS preload list. The site there says: In order to be included on the HSTS preload list, your site must: Have a valid certificate. ...
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1answer
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Google Chrome audit: resources are explicitly non-cacheable?

If I run a Google Chrome audit on a site, it lists all CSS, PNG, JPG, JS files and even the main domain (i.e. www.example.com) under the heading: Leverage browser caching The following resources ...
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Visitors have old website cached in their browsers

My client's new website is example.com, the old website is example.co.uk. I've re-pointed the A Records to the new website (so as to leave the emails alone) and put in 301 redirects from old pages to ...
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What is the cause of page speed performing extremely poorly on Chrome on Windows and Safari on Linux?

I am more interested in the cause of poor page loading speed on Chrome/Windows, since this combo covers the vast majority of our users. The average page speed in the last month is 55 seconds for ...
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Chrome 'Safe Browsing' blocks my setup exe as malware [closed]

Recently our software download has been marked as malicious malware by Chrome's Safe Browsing feature. We currently have no warnings in Webmaster Tools. All anti virus software marks the download as ...
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Force users to use Google Chrome

I have a very selected group of users on my web application. Not everyone can just visit the website, and if they do they will need login information to see anything but the login box. The users have ...
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3answers
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What could keep Chrome from downloading files?

I run a subscription-based site for poker training videos. In the recent past, some portion of our subscribers have developed problems downloading our videos. The affected users are exclusively seeing ...
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Chrome recent change to password field handling breaks my page

Our site has a profile update page which allows the user to change their password and other basic information. This page has been in production since 2006. Recent changes to Chrome have broken the way ...
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2answers
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How can I fix the #c3284d# malvertising hack on my website?

For the past couple of weeks at semi regular intervals, this website has had the #c3284d# malware code inserted into some of its .php files. Also the .htaccess file had its equivelant code inserted. I ...
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Chrome Frame's notranslate does not work

I have <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge,chrome=1"> and <meta name="google" value="notranslate"> but tries to translate the page.
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Firefox stalls on rendering when chrome doesn't

I have a webpage that loads quickly 100% of the time in chrome, but only 10% or so of the time in Firefox. Looking at the fiddler capture, Firefox only loads 2 of the 100ish files being pulled before ...
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Why does Chrome resolve websitename.localhost as localhost?

I've been using .localhost as a TLD for locally hosted sites that I am working on. Usually when I start a new site I create an entry in the apache virutal host configuration file and then add an entry ...
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1answer
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Understanding the SHA1 sunset on SSL

According to this article: http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/gradually-sunsetting-sha-1.html SHA1 in SSL certificates will start reporting SSL errors to chrome browsers fairly soon. ...
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Google Search iFrame works in Chrome and firefox but not IE8

I use Google site search in a IFrame for my sites search engine. When I search for something in Chrome/FireFox "Flight" I get the results page. When I do the same search in IE8 I get 404 error. Site:...
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Broken jQuery/CSS in Firefox - ColorBox and reCAPTCHA

I am working on what would appear to be a basic contact form. I am using the ColorBox plugin for jQuery to build a form with an image link, which then opens a ColorBox containing the reCAPTCHA form ...
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Chrome ignores link to external protocol

When I click on a button, the href is for the external protocol mayApp://. Chrome ignores this. I want it to show it somehow (address bar is preferable). I use web automation to verify this link. I ...
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Why does jkmwpkl.gov.my only look like it should on Chrome for Windows?

Go to jkmwpkl.gov.my on Chrome for Ubuntu 13.10 Note that the page does not display correctly Go to jkmwpkl.gov.my on Chrome for Windows 7 Note that it DOES display correctly. So why the discrepancy?...