HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the predominant markup language used for creating web pages. In modern web pages, HTML is used to markup the contents of the website, while CSS and Javascript are used to define the styles and behaviors respectively.

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How long it takes for google to refresh the page information? How can I achieve to make it faster? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long before Google will update search terms matching my website? I have a webpage, and I have updated it with meta descriptions and keywords. I would like this data ...
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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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Can I safely include “self-defined” HTML Tags in a HTML Website?

I have seen a website that has a doctype of <!DOCTYPE html> This website uses HTML Tags that I have never seen before like <section>. My Question: 1.) Is this kind of "generic ...
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Why don't people embed style and scripts in the HTML?

I know this sounds like a silly question, but hear me out. These days, there are a lot of 'media aggregator' tools that will take your globs of javascript (laden with coffee and underscores and ...
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I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? [closed]

I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? Should I start with Adobe CS3, Adobe CS4 or Adobe CS5
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Is it possible to have a link inside a textbox like Outlook (names of the recipients)

Would this work? <input type="text" value="<a href=jroq@gmail.com>JROQ</a>"></input> How could I make it happen?
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Which content or HTTP status should return unused domain?

We've recently bought couple of domains but the content of the domains is still under development. Which content should we upload to the domains to tell search engines "There is currently nothing, ...
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How to convert Corel Draw design into HTML design?

I have a Corel Draw .cdr file which has a full design of a web page. Is there any way to convert that design into HTML template?
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Show submitted form input without server-side scripts

Is there a way to accept form input and have the output dumped/printed back to the web page with HTML or JavaScript/AJAX and without PHP/Perl/server-side scripts?
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SEO in image's path?

Does including keywords in the image's folder path of any importance at all for SEO ? (Keywords for the image's filename are important.) /foobar/images/keyword.jpg vs /keyword/images/keyword.jpg
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How to best format your HTML to help Google display your websites navigation with the search result for your site in Google Search? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the most important things I need to do to encourage Google Sitelinks? Look at the first result for "smashing magazine" in the image below. See how Google ...
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SEO - Better empty title tag or skip title tag?

What is better, if somebody skip <title> tag or <meta name="description" /> or leave empty value: <title></title> <meta name="description" content="" /> ? Or maybe ...
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HTML special character (glyph) looking not the same in different browsers

I am using an html crown in my website, character code is &#9819;, but this looks different in the browsers. Firefox 6.0 -> different Chrome 13.0 -> different IE 9.0, Safari 5.1, Opera ...
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How to Mark-Up a Multi-Page Tutorial?

I'm writing a very long tutorial that just can't fit in one page--it would make the page heavier than 1MB, so I have to split it up. But I really wish I could put it all on one page in order to show ...
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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' ...
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Can search engines see HTML elements hidden by CSS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How bad is it to use display: none in CSS? I was wondering if search engines can read <a> elements with display:none. Is it true? Can search engines see elements ...
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Putting Together HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Hopefully this question isn't too broad… I am a competent iOS programmer and have some experience with Java (command-line tools). Over the last year or two I've dabbled into HTML, CSS, and ...
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When opening a local HTML file, how do I ensure I get the content not a cached version?

I have an issue where the newest content of a local HTML file is sometimes not displayed. Instead, the browser shows a cached version. The workaround is to press <Ctrl>+<F5> but I'd like ...
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rel=“nofollow” in img tags?

Does it make sense to have a rel="nofollow" attribute in img tag? Do search engines' crawlers use this attribute in some way for calculating PageRank score? What is the practical sense for using it ...
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Buttons in pure CSS3 or use image sprite

I want to know if it would be better to make an image for the buttons that I use, or can I get away with pure CSS. Ill give you the code. html: <ul id="buttons-dev"> <li ...
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About the <link rel=“index” /> tag

I'm trying to figure out how to use it. I understand that this tag tell Google which page is the root parent / parent of the current page. So, for example, on a page that's listing a product from a ...
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What is this image type on Youtube.com?

Go to this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrO4YZeyl0I on Firefox6.0 Now, right click on the black image (View Background Image), you will see this in the address bar: ...
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html: Should <code> be placed within a paragraph?

Markdown creates output like this: <p>see this example:</p> <pre><code>code</code></pre> Is this correct or should it be: <p>see this example ...
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To use multiple word keyword, or multiple keywords?

This question is about keywords in HTML. Which of the following cases is more favorable from an SEO point of view? Arizona State University, Education vs. Arizona, State, University, Education ...
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Is liquid layout good or creating multiple css file for universal accessibility of web pages?

Is liquid layout (everything in % and font-size in 'em') good or creating multiple css file for different resolutions or browsers with help of Javascript good? I am a aspiring web designer, and want ...
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Multilanguage site meta content-language tag

I have a website which is in 3 languages: English (primary), German and French. When a language is selected all of page's content is translated to the selected language (the page content is always in ...
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Using js and cookies to show different content on homepage? Good or Bad Practice?

I just wanted to get everyone's opinion on this, so I've been thinking about using a cookie I set on our ecommerce site to show customers different content when they return to the website. It is ...
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recommend strategy to implement this design

I'm trying to build a website (html only) for a design studio and I am trying to figure out what is the best way to go about it. Layour of a webpage is like this: A page is divided into two spaces ...
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Is this inline-block trick involving 'font-size: 0' dangerous for SEO?

A while back, I answered this question on Stack Overflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5078239/how-to-remove-the-space-between-inline-block-elements The problem is that elements with display: ...
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Layout Columns - Equal Height

I remember first starting out using tables for layouts and learned that I should not be doing that. I am working on a new site and can not seem to do equal height columns without using tables. Here is ...
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Google image index

we have a few images currently being indexed by google and we want to remove them from the index. We have removed the .aspx page which linked to the image (but the image still physically exists on ...
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Why can't Internet Explorer render this page correctly?

I've been pulling my hair out but can't figure out why my page looks like a huge mess in IE9, but Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari works great. My website is here: http://173.244.195.179/test-o.html ...
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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 ...
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Recording audio from webpage?

I'm looking for a way to record audio from somebody on a page on my site - any recommendations? Sorry if I haven't expressed that very clearly - please edit if not! Ideally looking for a new startup ...
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easier way to include Google Analytics script code on every page?

I have a website made up of only HTML pages. Instead of copy pasting the Google Analytics code on every .html file, is there a better way to include the Google code on every page?
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Link to different locations depending on location of visitor

I have very simple HTML website with a button which takes you a specific book link on amazon.com. But I would now like to make the link a bit more sophisticated - if the visitor is from the UK, I ...
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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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if… or conditional comments?

So I'm working on this website for my dad (http://tendonaid.com/) and it works nice in modern browsers, but apparently he's getting comments on how the top navigation doesn't work on Internet Explorer ...
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Are the space and the / required in the <br /> tag?

Back in the day, I remember writing many a webpage without using / in the tag. What changed? Also, is the space "required?"
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<br /> tag and spaces

Just a quick question that's nagged at me for a while. When using the <br /> tag, is the tag considered to be a space between text as well? In other words, if the html was: <p>Publication ...
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How to have html display a link, but open a javascipt function instead?

I have an html page, and I need a link to show that the user would be going to 'example.html', when really, the link goes to 'javascipt:ajaxLoad(example.html);'. EDIT: I went over to stackexchange, ...
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Can i export a wordpress site to html?

I want to export a wordpress site with themes and images to html format like we can do in blogspot. Is there a plugin or a tool for the same.
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Seo Calculation Formula?

I am using SeoWebPart which has its own page score. I find many of the things which are useful in SEO calculation like Count Word in h1 tag Count Word in h2 tag Count Word in Title tag Count Word in ...
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Tool or plugin required to show out in which html files a given css selectors is used [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to identlfy unused css selectors and rules for css pages which cover multiple pages and are installed locally? I'm looking for a tool which is capable of indicating ...
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Check for duplicate 'id' values in a HTML page

I am developing a web application and I would like to check for duplicate id values in a HTML page. I am running the application on my local machine. There is a way to do that? P.S.: I am using ...
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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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Ruby on Rails and HTML created websites

My question is simply this: If I use Dreamweaver to create the website layout, but I need to use Ruby on Rails software to create a webservice (SSH included) will the HTML and Ruby conflict with each ...
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Zen Cart - different banners for each page

I have a zen cart shop with a costumized template and for now there is a slideshow gallery under the header. I need to keep this gallery for the first page only, but on all the other pages there ...
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[pic] Possible to style a text with CSS?

Preparing for a meeting with our designer later today, I was looking through his Photoshop sketches and wonder whether the following one could be expressed in HTML/CSS, without the need to render the ...
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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 ...