3
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4answers
254 views

Self-referential hreflang attributes for single language website?

I've been told by an SEO company to add a hreflang attribute to every page on a single-language website (ie. 'self-referential' tags), but everything I've read about the hreflang tag, including ...
3
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3answers
397 views

Basic semantic rules of CSS (and HTML), right or wrong?

Here is the summary I've recently learnt from discussions on this site (and similar) of 4 basic rules, so please correct me if I'm wrong or misunderstood something: a) Don't use IDs in CSS (or use it ...
6
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4answers
814 views

Too many duplicate image alt attributes. What to do?

I've got a table. And as you can see below I've got a lot of duplicate alt attributes going on. What is the best way to prevent this but still have valid HTML5 code? <table id="benefits"> ...
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2answers
125 views

When should I use <tag>content</tag> tag style, when <tag attrs> and when <tag attrs />?

I'm using HTML5. I just a bit confused that some people said "html validator does not like <tag attrs /> tags style". It is obvious that if I need to place some content between opening and ...
10
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2answers
795 views

Proper usage of <title>, <header>, <h1> and <h2> in a HTML5 website?

I have been studying this subject for several days and have found many conflicting suggestions with regards to search indexing. I am working on a project which has a lot of different pages ranging ...
8
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3answers
1k views

Can I use <link> tags in the body of an HTML document?

Can I use <link> tags in the body of an HTML page? I tried to find the answer to this question, but found contradictory information. When adding Schema.org microdata markup to an HTML page, I ...
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2answers
482 views

HTML5 tags: how to use them correctly?

I want the best possible SEO for my WordPress site. To do this, I made enhancements and used HTML5. The problem is that I don't know how to use particular tags. For instance, I have an article tag in ...
2
votes
0answers
91 views

is w3schools a valid resource foir learning html/css/php etc… etc [closed]

I recently came across w3fools.com via html5 Google plus community, and read some things they were saying about w3schools.com. I have not the knowledge to say they are completely wrong, or completely ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Using Schema for Blogging Article VS BlogPosting

I have been remaking my website for some time now and I want to launch it as quickly as possible but I want to make it leading edge if possible. I am currently I'm using a modified template (I know! ...
2
votes
2answers
129 views

Do I need a brand new template for mobile web-app?

I've a web-application currently serving only desktop clients. I will be creating a mobile-friendly version of the application. I am wondering: Do I need to create the design from scratch and use ...
3
votes
2answers
254 views

As a beginner, I would like to know which should be the markup language to startup with [closed]

I am a beginner in Web Designing. For sure a CMS like Joomla (Joomla 3.1, now) is very useful for one who doesn't care about coding. But... I know for sure that the ability of coding really helps a ...
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votes
1answer
72 views

I want to be a freelance web designer. What other up to date technologies/skills would you add to this list? [closed]

Technologies I need to know: HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, jQuery, CSSLESS, ASP.NET, SQL, WordPress, PHP Skills needed: media querys/responsive design, browser compatability, graphic design, user interface ...
2
votes
1answer
225 views

HTML coding style: attribute starts on a new line

sublvl's front end developer seems to have a strange coding style that I've never seen before. Every time they begin a new element, immediately after the element name they insert a line break. The ...
5
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2answers
2k views

HTML5 `html` `xmlns` attribute

Is xmlns appropriate in HTML5? <!DOCTYPE html> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> ... </html> Also, which is preferred, <!DOCTYPE html> or <!doctype html>?
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Disabling frequent reloads of visitor

In my website i have some pages, that makes connections to 3-4 sites and checks the results with my database and gathers a full table. This table includes all the data that the visitor would need. ...
0
votes
2answers
135 views

Public search engine which index HTML tags

Do you know a public search engine which allows search on HTML tags? The usage will be to search websites with HTML5 tags such as <canvas> being able to search over the class names could also ...
3
votes
4answers
460 views

SEO optimization for AJAX site and dynamic HTML canvas

I have a site that uses AJAX to query the Last.fm database and then dynamically draws a graph of the results on an HTML canvas. In the search function, I have a command that sets window.location.hash ...
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votes
1answer
317 views

Why is there nobody talking about an alternative to HTML & CSS? [closed]

HTML is such an old and cumbersome language, which was intended just to markup text. Today it's very rare to see a static HTML website, or a site with only text or a very simple layout. As a web ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

How many H2, h3 h4 are the maximum recommended?

I know that only one H1 is recommended, but what about the other titles? I've read that you can put "as many as required H2 elements to denote sections on the page". Is it correct?
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Are there any good reasons to HTML5 for SEO at the moment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the SEO rules for HTML 5? Do crawlers ignore HTML5 tags (like <article>, <section>, <video>, <nav>, and so on...) when indexing the ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Best and easy way to add video to website

I want to add videos to my website. I want to click on images and then to show video in "window" and start playing (popups like lightbox). I just donĀ“t know what is best way to do it. I think one of ...
10
votes
3answers
8k views

http-equiv=content-language alternative - the way of specifying document language

Lots of web sites uses following meta tag to specify the default language of the document: <meta http-equiv="content-language" content="es-ES"> When I go to W3C site and read about HTML ...
8
votes
2answers
433 views

Should I be using WAI-ARIA in my HTML website builds?

Should I be using WAI-ARIA in my website builds? Will it have any benefit? Is anyone adding 'role' to their code at the moment? Some info about WAI-ARIA - www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria. The tab, link, ...
2
votes
2answers
352 views

Google Showing Item Count and sub Headlines in Result, how does it work?

I recently noticed a Result View on google, I haven't seen before (as seen in the first result in the picture below, query is here). The result shows the count of Items (headings, he identifies as ...
1
vote
1answer
505 views

HTML 5 - Backward Compatibility with new Tags and CSS?

In case I will use any of the new HTML5 Tags like: <article> or <section> ... with a doctype of <!DOCTYPE html> 1.) Can I directly assign a style to this element like: ...
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votes
1answer
147 views

I am done with html and css, NOW, what tools should I start with? [closed]

I am done with html and css, NOW, what tools should I start with? Shall I start with Adobe CS3 OR Adobe CS4 OR Adobe CS5 Please let know. I am just confused. Thanks :)
6
votes
1answer
212 views

If all content is on a single page and hidden/shown with JS would it make sense to use hashbangs?

I have a page where the general structure is <a href="#section1">section 1</a> <a href="#section2">section 2</a> <a href="#section3">section 3</a> <a ...
0
votes
1answer
813 views

how/when to use meta reply-to tag?

I was exploring meta tag and came across reply-to attribute. Can someone please give me an example of how to use it ? Also, is it recommended to use that attribute ?
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4answers
85 views

Correct element for rendered page title?

For SEO reasons, I've understood that it is important that the pages top most h1 is descriptive of the page's actual content. If one also wishes to have the site title at the top most part of the ...
3
votes
1answer
127 views

JS and CSS caching issue: possibly .htaccess related

I've been using the HTML5 Boilerplate for some web projects for a while now and have noticed the following issue cropping up on some sites. My CSS and JS files, when loaded by the browser, are being ...
2
votes
4answers
504 views

Should I jump straight into HTML 5 and CSS 3 from minimum knowledge of HTML?

I first learned HTML a long time ago, from the Visual Quickstart guide in 1999, HTML 4 for the World Wide Web. Though I have a grasp of fundamental concepts of HTML, my knowledge of CSS is woefully ...
2
votes
2answers
61 views

Is there any downside to using <embed> with Flash content?

I've recently learned that HTML5 now officially supports the <embed> tag. With that in mind, is there any reason not to just use it to embed Flash content into HTML5? Would there be any browser ...
2
votes
2answers
199 views

What would be causing so much bandwidth usage if there are no large files?

I'm pretty new to web design/coding so I'm sorry if this question has an obvious answer I've overlooked. I'm currently working on a website for a small company (from scratch/no CMS) and am basing it ...
1
vote
1answer
220 views

Critique of SEO of this HTML [closed]

I'm designing a new site which I want to be as SEO friendly as possible, fast and responsive, semantic and very accessible. A lot of these things, embarrassingly are quite new to me. Have I miss ...
1
vote
3answers
226 views

Is my Document Type Definition Still Up to Date?

currently all my php generated rich html webpages start with this line, which I have been adding to my tempaltes YEARS ago... <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" ...
8
votes
7answers
1k views

Can anyone list some real examples of 'HTML5' being used in the wild?

I am using HTML5 in the same way everyone seems to be using it these days, meaning: HTML5 tags, Canvas / 3D / javascript and CSS3. I am struggling to find examples of sites that are using these ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

Explanation of ARTICLE tag

In explanation of tag W3SCHOOL : The tag defines external content. What's the meaning of external content exactly ? It's mean quoted (from somewhere) text ?
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2answers
1k views

Section/Aside (HTML5)

I read about <section> and <aside> on the WC3 site a whole ago, but I can't remember if an <aside> should be placed inside a <section> or directly beneath it. Does anybody ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Should menu titles (h1, h2, h3…) be inside or outside the <nav> tag?

Let's say I want to write a simple menu in HTML5. Should I write like this: <h1>My Menu</h1> <h2>Submenu 1</h2> <nav> <ul> <li><a ...
3
votes
2answers
93 views

Do you have stats/trends for use of different HyperText Markup Languages?

For example: html-XYZ, xhtml, html5
5
votes
3answers
8k views

Possible to only load specifiv div of a website?

I have this project i'm working on and id like to add a really small list of nearby places using facebooks places in an iframe feature from touch.facebook.com I can easily just use ...
10
votes
8answers
2k views

Can anyone recommend a good HTML 5 book?

Specifically about canvas. I have been looking around for a few good one.
21
votes
10answers
1k views

What is new in HTML5/CSS3?

I've seen this site and this site, but that's a lot to digest. What are the main things about HTML5 that make it different/better than regular old (X)HTML/CSS?