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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Preventing robots from crawling specific part of a page

As a webmaster in charge of a tiny site that has a forum, I regularly receive complains from users that both the internal search engine and that external searches (like when using Google) are totally ...
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Should Site Title be Before or After Page Title?

Apologies if this is a dupe. I tried searching, but didn't find anything specifically addressing this concern. When creating a large(ish) site, page titles usually reference both the site name and ...
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Using & instead of &?

I'm noticing that browsers correctly parse "&" when they encounter them. So is there any reason i should be using & in HTML text on my site?
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What's the importance of the “title” tag?

Talking with some other people recently, it came up an interesting topic. The core question at hand is: What's the real importance and weight of the <title> tag in a web site? For ...
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How to show multiple websites under single webpage

I want create one homepage for all my intranet websites, the page will have links on top border & opens different web applications in the area below. Any idea on how this can be achieved with ...
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Book recommend: Start learning web design with css with basic HTML knowledge

I've already known some HTML, tables, link, image,...etc but just at a basic level. Now I want to learn how to build a layout for a website and design also. I want to start building a layout right a ...
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Automated Website Testing/Sanity/Quality

I am thinking about building a tool that starts from the root of a webpage and traverses the entire website gathering a list of resources such as CSS/HTML/Javascript files and then runs CSS/Javascript ...
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SEO regarding using multiple <h1> tag?

Is is true <h1> tag should not have more than 1 on every page for SEO? Every pages on the header, it includes and <h1> tag. Website Name which show an image from logo class, like this: ...
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Mac font on website on PC

I like how fonts look on a Mac. Is it possible to render something similar in a website and have it work on all operating systems and browsers? I'm aware of font-face but I can't seem to find a clean ...
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What are the essential HTML tags? [closed]

I want to know what HTML tags are "compulsory" a web-page should have, in order for it to be displayed by a web-browser. Also, what is the difference between different versions of HTML, in general?
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Strange characters appearing on websites - ASCII? - UNICODE?

I have created many very simple pure HTML websites over the years. Most of them appear to work fine most of the time. But there is one recurring problem which I have never quite sorted out involving ...
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Lining things up while using columns

I have a request that may not be possible. I'd like to line up the elements of a form so that the inputs all start at the same place: Name: [ ] ...
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Alter the appearance of form elements for Paypal buttons without having to edit the CSS from my theme

I have template from ThemeForest and I don't want to edit CSS from this template, because I don't have time for it. I want integrate Paypal buttons to my web page. The problem is Paypal buttons use ...
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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 ...
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Google Ads Blocking Other Site Elements From Loading

I'm using Google DFP to serve Adsense ads. In Google Chrome (this doesn't seem to happen in other browsers), the page will get stuck loading pagead2.googlesyndication.com. It will just load for hours ...
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wmode - What does it mean in browser's rendering behavior?

Whats the actual behaviour of wmode attribute in HTML. Any kind of technical details is accepted. Thank you.
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How can I make my website look better? [closed]

So I have a website currently under development.. let me just first say that the domain name is NOT the name of the website or going to have any relation to it.. http://pandafi.com/ This site is ...
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Problem with image from HTML table after slicing and exporting from Photoshop

I made an image in Photoshop, I used Photoshop slice tool: Original Image I used "Save for Web Devices" option to export each slice tools in PNG images and it creates a page, HTML page. As ...
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Domain masking emergency

I would never normally do this, but 1and1 have been experiencing a "glitch" with their system that means you can't add new external domains. It's pretty shocking, to be honest, and unfortunately my ...
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SEO script/link to another website

I am improving my centralized CMS system design. Till now, all the CSS, images, javascript were loading from the central domain name, i.e. domain a.com, c.com, d.com CSS/JS/images loads from b.com. I ...
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Which is better to use <b> or <strong> for SEO?

I've been coding for a while and it's just struck me, what's better to use in terms of SEO: <b>Hello</b> or <strong>Hello</strong>
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Serverless Web Application

In my company we work on a software that produce reports in html format. My bosses love the fact that static html pages can be moved across computer simply by moving/copying a folder and no web server ...
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Best way to use static HTML + AJAX with Django

I'm working on a web app and decided that for the max amount of speed I'm going to make it a single page. Then load all the content via AJAX pulling the data from a Django app. My options as I see ...
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How can I install a module in Plone 4.0.5?

I have an existing website that is old and html. I'd like to import it into Plone, and make it "Future Proof" thanks to Plone. I found on the Plone website which modules could help me with it: ...
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What documentation exists for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript?

PHP users have the PHP.net docs Ruby users have Ruby-Doc.org Python users have docs.python.org jQuery users have docs.jquery.com All are considered go-to references when working within those ...
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Validate DOM tree / find unclosed tags offline

Are there any simple tool to use for finding unclosed tags? Like a missing , wrong spelled , /div> and so on? W3C distributing some offline installations but I'm not using Apache and any kind of GNU ...
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How to implement a software trial request form?

On my company's website I want to have a form where a visitor can provide an email address and pass an anti-bot challenge. The server would then email a trial key to the visitor. Background: I am ...
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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 ...
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Does using onclick on div's effect SEO?

I have a few elements on my page that uses onclick as the link, e.g: <div class="service" onclick="location.href='<?php echo $fields->service_1_link; ?>'" style="cursor:pointer;"> ...
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Free search tool for static website

I am looking for a free search tool for a website hosting html documentation files. the tool should display the results as listings of page title and few lines of text from that page. It should also ...
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Updating a News pages written in html

I was wondering how to update a page with new stuff like a new news article or something. (The Website is html based). The only thing I could think of is by uploading and replacing the whole .html ...
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Website with sign up and sign in system

I'm going to start a website where I need a Signup and Sign in system. And when the user is signed in the user will get access to stuff that only members can see an access. Would HTML be the best way ...
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Google Webmaster Tools says my XML sitemap “appears to be an HTML page”

We're running a lot of sites and we've started to get a lot of these errors in Webmaster Tools: Sitemap is HTML Your Sitemap appears to be an HTML page. Please use a supported sitemap format ...
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Are HTML sitemaps important from a SEO perspective?

Are HTML sitemaps (like this one http://www.google.com/sitemap.html) important from a SEO perspective, or is uploading an XML to Google enough? Beside from visualizing a data structure for the user, ...
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Are there any other tags that have the href attribute except <a>?

I hope this is a suitable question for pro webmasters. Are there any othertags that have the href attribute except <a>? If yes, please tell me which. Thanks!
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Why don't large popular sites such as SO use keyword and description meta headers?

Why don't Stack Overflow, Wikipedia or MSDN etc. include keyword and description meta tags in their page headers? For example Google indexes the first paragraph as a brief description. Is this a ...
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Using dash in folder names and linking for image

I have image folders where I use dashes in the name for example: "images/01-12-2011/example.jpg" When I insert this image into my html. Internet explorer(9) shows the image but Firefox and chrome ...
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When designing a website, how do you usually start?

In the past I've done some HTML, CSS and PHP coding, but I've only ever worked on things that were already "finished" and I've never started a website from scratch. However, I recently purchased a ...
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Easy user management on html site?

I hope I'm not asking a question for which the answer is obvious...If I am, apologies. Within my html site (i.e. not Wordpress, Joomla, etc.) I want to be able to have a level of user management. ...
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Can I get IIS to treat some .shtml files as .php files?

I want to be able to get IIS to interpret SHTML files (only in a specific directory) as PHP, and interpret the rest as SHTML. If so, then how?
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301 Redirect HTML Pages

In a web debugger, the html of a 301 redirect page shows up as: <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN"> <html><head> <title>301 Moved Permanently</title> ...
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Moving Website From CMS

I have recently had a website created for me by an IT company. The problem is that i am being charged extortant amounts of money to change minor things. They have charged me to a create a small CMS ...
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ie8 weirdness: Link jumps to top of the page on mouse over: What's going on?

So the fourth link in the right column (Board of Trustees Meeting Link) of the website I'm working is exhibiting some REALLY weird behavior. But only in IE8. When you mouse over it the page scrolls to ...
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web widget and SEO [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How good is it for SEO if you have a widget that lives on other sites? I'm designing a voting widget that other people can put on their websites, and the widget will ...
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Link absolute URIs correctly when loading pages locally

When developing pages, I like to load them in my browser locally to see how they look rather than have to deploy them to the server every time. I'm using Lift and server deployment takes a few ...
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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 ...
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Is there a simple way to protect my webpage by password?

I am writing some simple HTML pages. I need to protect some pages and some files (to be downloaded) by requiring username and password. Do anyone has a simple solution? Thank you very much!
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Big stylish quotes using only HTML/CSS?

Is there a simple way to pull off this style of quotes in HTML/CSS without having to resort to images or things like absolute positioning? It seems every time I look away something new and awesome is ...
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Rounded corners in IE7 and IE8

Now every major browser supports border-radius, I was wondering what the best way to get rounded corners in IE7 and IE8 is until IE9+ becomes most dominant version of IE. I've seen several javascript ...
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Images randomly not showing up

I just uploaded a website for a client which looked good while previewing locally. When I visit it on the server though some images aren't loading properly. It seems to be quite random, and sometimes ...