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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complex heading tags: should I avoid them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why should we use tags like p, span, hx tags when we can use CSS instead? Do you think that is actual difference between, as example <h1> <span ...
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Are there cases where max width of the design can be 960px for 960.gs grid?

I know the standard width of content should be 940px if you want to use all its columns properly. But are there cases where I should use 960px for content? I am just having a dispute with my colleague ...
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Backlinks within noscript tags

I know that search engines index the content between noscript tags, but I was wondering if it is an acceptable method (as far as Google etc are concerned) to include a backlink to your website inside ...
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How to allow user to enter text or upload file, but not both

We used to have a two-step process for answering questions. On the first page the user indicated how he would answer: either by typing a response or uploading a file. On the next page either a ...
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HTML default font sizes

Do the HTML font tags (like p and h3) have default font sizes universally in all browsers? For example, I'd imagine p is around 16px or so. Is there a standardized list someone could link me off to?
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Using ending .html for URL re-write?

For re-writing URLs to generate SEO friendly pretty URLs, it was usually recommended to use the ending extension (normally .html), as without the extension, the URL seems to be incomplete. Probably, ...
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why my website isn't recognised by google? [closed]

i have a big problem. My website is invisible by google. Why ? i have made my robots.txt and sitemap.xml and all looks pretty good. my website : (removed; potentially spam) thanks à lot Forthomme ...
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How do you customize a Facebook like box?

I've found a few articles that allow you to customize the Facebook like box, but it's mostly just background and border color. Is there a way to customize the text color on a facebook like box? and ...
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Getting indexed after removing meta noindex, Google

My question is, will my pages be indexed now in Google if they had <meta name="robots" content="noindex" /> in the past, since they were created? Of course, now they are <meta name="robots" ...
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Page Speed Optimization Questions: defer parsing and specifying a char set?

Continuing to optimized a web site, I'm using Chrome's Dev Tool add-on for Page Speed. I've been able to do a good bit of performance tuning thanks to its suggestions, but these two have me ...
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Robots.txt not working because my site is still searchable

I put a robots.txt in my server This is the code that I putted in User-agent: * Disallow: / I just want my entire site won't be searchable in google. I also put in the NO INDEX, NO FOLLOW on the ...
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Site Structure - practices

I just started working for a company and they're asking me for ways to improve the overall site design. One of the things that keeps standing out to me is their extremely odd internal file structure ...
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What are the pros and cons of using Dublin Core meta tags?

This is an open question on why, how, or when to use or not use Dublin Core meta tags. For example, <meta name="DC.title" content="Title of my Webpage" />. Should this be used in addition to or ...
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Is there a good tool for HTML content generation by less technical stakeholders?

I am the webmaster and everything else technical for a tiny startup company. Some static content is being written in MS-Word by stakeholders. What is the best process to get HTML content instead? ...
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What meta/link html tags important for seo? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New META TAGS with positive effects for seo ranking in 2011 and beyond What are meta tags important for seo? Especially for blogs. I often find something new, maybe you ...
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Image for sharing on Facebook/G+?

Is it possible to add an image to a html page that only shows up when sharing page on Facebook/G+? The image should not be visible in the html page since it contains a Flash game, but I would like it ...
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SEO purpose: Does Google prefer html sites than wordpress sites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SEO for pages that load from database Will html sites have any advantages over blog sites while getting analyzed by Google bot?
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What happened to HTML table tags?

I started to code HTML in 1998, and in that time I used a lot table tags, playing with tr and td, I learned many things analyzing the source code of many portals on the internet with notepad and ...
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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 don´t know what is best way to do it. I think one of ...
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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 ...
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How to change my website's appearance in a Facebook wall post?

When posting a website link in a Facebook wall post, Facebook fetches some content (title, text and image) from the website to show it to readers. Is there a way I can adjust / propose which content ...
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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, ...
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Duplicating someone's content legitimately & writing HTML to support that

I want to add content from other blogs to my own (with the authors permission) to help build additional relevant content and support articles I've found useful that others have written. I'm looking ...
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How to hide pages from Google crawler? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the most important things I need to do to encourage Google Sitelinks? I'm currently working on a website and need to keep certain pages hidden from Google ...
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Why should we use tags like p, span, hx tags when we can use CSS instead?

Why should we use tags like p, span, hx tags when we can use CSS instead? Is it important from an SEO point of view?
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What is the ideal file size for a web page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a maximum size that web pages should be kept under? What is the ideal file size for a web page? Specifically when it comes to image sizes, what's the total ...
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Please advice a free video player for my site

Waht non-commercial (free) good video player can yous suggest in order to put on my webpage? I am doing it first time and have no idea what is now being widely used. Thanks! EDIT: Is ...
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What is a good default font family for any IE8/9, Chrome & Firefox? [closed]

I have users complaining that fonts are not clear on some browseres (especially displaying data in grids...I'm using Trebuchet MS per default of asp.netmvc3 css site styles) Q: What is a good overall ...
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HTML encoding in the alt attribute

Why is it that &#187; valid for an alt atribute but &raquo; is not?
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Twitter Product Preview on Tweets

I just saw that twitter can also preview the products as it is on below Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/gillcleeren/status/131640082397528065 In this case, it is an Amazon product. I was wondering ...
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Change content of page depending on Google search

A client has asked me to tailor the content of their homepage based on how the user got there from Google. His example is something like: If a user searches Google for Cars in Barcelona, then the ...
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Can the webpage title be changed after site has been loaded.

Can the web page title be set to be dynamic? I want to let some part to be updated in title, if any changes occur, an automatic update resulting in a bit of word addition to the title. Example : the ...
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HTML Editor for Windows Mobile Smartphone

Are there any HTML editors for windows mobile smartphones with which I can create HTML on my smartphone?
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How to make my page load faster? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ideas to improve website loading speed? My page gets performance score 79 in yslow which is not bad. Yslow says the parts I can work on are 1) Grade F on Make ...
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What are the most common “normal” HTML errors? [closed]

I'm trying to find real-world HTML pages that are actually valid (in the sense that they are displayed by modern browsers), but are not compliant with HTML specification and are considered invalid. ...
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Robots.txt syntax -> Can this be done?

When creating a robots.txt, are the following the same? # Slurp User-agent: Slurp Disallow: / and # Slurp User-agent: Slurp Disallow: / It seems like for someone disallowing a large number of ...
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W3C Compliance v SEO [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Anchor tag inside H1 or H1 inside achor tag : Which is better? I am being advised to place a H2 tag within a A href tag. To me this does not meet with standards and may ...
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Do mobile devices support file uploads via HTML forms?

I'm making a job application form for a website where one of the fields lets you attach a CV. I'm also mobile optimising the site with media queries. Can any mobile devices upload files in this way ...
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Question on (size) relation between diferrent images on a website

I have a website that uses 2 image sizes: thumbnail profile They have different sizes (obviously), but their aspect (i.e. width/height) ratios are different. My question9s) is this: I would like ...
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How do you force search engines to show main categories of your site in snippet?

If you search "reddit" or "youtube" or many other sites in a major search engine, you will obtain the title of the site, the meta description, and links to its major categories right below such as ...
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CMS Made Simple: Why does home page return a 404 under www subdomain?

Anyone know why my homepage won't load with the www prefix. Links such as www.example.com/about-us will load fine but www.example.com returns a 404. Every page works including the home page ...
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Sitename alternate suggestion SEO

I had a question about SEO. Say, I've made a restaurant website, which is running for a while now. I added some titles, meta tags, keywords,description,etc,etc on it's pages. Now, let's say for ...
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HTML canvas editor

I'd like to implement a very simplistic image editor (similar to http://mugtug.com/sketchpad/ ) on my website, so that users can have a trivial playground... Say I have a black and white sketch (png) ...
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Are there any admin control panel html design which can be used freely for commercial websites?

Are there any admin control panel html design which can be used freely for commercial websites? Or is there any tutorials on how to create nice looking admin control panel designs using static html / ...
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Does valid HTML, CSS and/or XML affect SEO?

Can a page's HTML validity affect search engine optimization (SEO)? Assuming all other factors are exactly equal, will an HTML document with 0 errors and 0 warnings (W3C provides a tool to validate ...
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How long it takes to get the breadcrumbs to show up in Google SERP?

I have a site that runs since 4 months now with category and products. I put breadcrumbs on my page but I still don't see them in the SERP. I use the Google breadcrumbs help page to create them. ...
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Anchor tag inside <h1> or <h1> inside achor tag: which is better?

I am trying to use <h1> tags on my blog for the post title and came across one problem. Title is hyperlinked. Case 1: <h1> <a href=""> xyz </a> </h1> case 2: <a ...
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Multimedia web applications that perform well [closed]

There are a few multimedia web applications like PHPMotion, ClipBucket that allow playback of multimedia files. Beside the mentioned multimedia web applications, are there other similar multimedia ...
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If CSS is getting better why do big-brands websites still use tables for layout?

Everybody is referring to how content should be separated from layout and I am one strong advocate of that architecture, I find it easy too to use CSS to layout, much much easier than tables, But ...
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Do search engines understand multiple rel values?

I need to have hyperlinks on my page that will look something like: <a href="/someurl" rel="prettyPhoto[main] nofollow">Link</a> So basically the rel attribute has two values. I know ...