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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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Can I instruct the browser not to look for a favicon?

I have a website that doesn't have/need a favicon. Is there a way to instruct the browser not to waste a request looking for /favicon.ico ? I don't mean filtering logs, but something client-side, ...
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Would using AJAX only “Add to Cart” buttons be wise?

I want to AJAX enable all of my "Add To Cart" buttons because search engine bots are indexing these and not paying attention to my robots file or site map. I just don't want to lose potential ...
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SEO pagination link title

I have pagination links like so: <a href="?page=2" rel="next">2</a> Now when searching google google link to this page is 2, as you see here (google link). Does adding a title to ...
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Rebuilt website from static html to CMS need to redirect indexed links

I have rebuilt a website which was all created with static html pages, it has now been rebuilt using a CMS system. I need to find a way of redirecting all the existing links to there new ...
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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 ...
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meaning of HTML “<a rel=douche” rel Attribute?

I have met the following HTML code: <a rel="douche" href="...">blah</a> And I am wondering what is the effect of the "douche" attribute.
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Convert Microsoft Word documents (.doc/x) into HTML files

Does anybody knows of a good application to get it done quickly and efficiently ? I bought Word Cleaner but the results are merely sufficient and I need to go over all the generated html files to ...
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CSS rounded corners around image [closed]

I have tried several ways to get rounded corners around images without success. The best I got was using the image as background and applying the round corners style to the div as in this picture. ...
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Google Analytics change stats of my page if I do some changes on it?

the question is : Google Analytics change stats of my page if I do some changes on it ? I don't know how G.A works when we update manually a page (html) For example, if I add a new picture to my ...
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SVG images grow and create scrollbars when on the server

Okay so I embedded some SVG images into my page and opened it locally on Chrome and it looked fine. I upload the same file to the server and look at the page online and the SVG images have grown by ...
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What's the deal with URLs for Yandex.Metrica not prepended with “http”?

The description of Yandex.Metrica explicitly says that URLs like //mc.yandex.ru/metrika/watch.js (no http: in front) that the web site owner has to insert into his pages are not erroneous. So for ...
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If I override <STRONG> in CSS, does it retain any style elements?

If I override the HTML tag <STRONG> in CSS by specifying a different font weight and size, does it retain any other style settings or properties? strong { font-weight:700; font-size: ...
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Fixing validator error “cannot generate system identifier for general entity”

The W3C validator shows a "cannot generate system identifier for general entity" error when attempting to validate a page that contains the following code: <script type="text/javascript" ...
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Why do local HTML files take longer to load in IE compared to Firefox? [closed]

I am creating a local HTML file that links to 2 external CSS files and 3 external JS files. When I refresh this in Internet Explorer 9, the page takes over a minute to load compared to instantly in ...
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What tool to use to modify HTML file structure

I have HTML files with all sharing the same structure. Something like this: Body Table tr1 ... (more nested tables) tr2 ... (more nested tables) ...
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Prevent file table from showing navigation links [closed]

I am trying to display the files in my folder, "Amir", but my table keeps displaying all of the files, "." and "..". How can I prevent my table from displaying ".." or "."? I have placed the code and ...
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How to inform search engines that my site support multilanguages?

The website i am working on is translated to 8 languages (English, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Hindi, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese). Each time the user select a language, the URL stays the same as ...
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Sharepoint 2010 as framework for website?

So I'm looking at several solutions for our new website. And we've looked at ExpressionEngine first and foremost. Now, during brainstorming today, one person said "why don't we use Sharepoint 2010 ...
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How to convert an HTML tree to PDF?

How to convert an HTML tree (actually this one) to PDF?
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.XML Sitemaps and HTML Sitemaps Clarification

I've got a website with about 170 pages and I want to create an effective Sitemap for it as it is long due. The website is internally linked very well but I still want to take advantage of creating a ...
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wordpress sites are slow on shared hosting but plain html/css sites are fast

I've got a shared hosting account, unlimited sites, unlimited GB, unlimited bandwidth etc etc. Of course because it's shared and a cheap one at that - there's too many sites on each server and it ...
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SEO and suboptimal source code

I have a wordpress website for my business and its success will be largely dependent on google ranking. The structure of the theme I'm using is designed for a blog, not for a business website. That ...
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In Robots.txt, how do I disallow all pages except for the index page?

I want google to index my index page, but do not index any other pages. User-agent: * Disallow: / So far I have this. However...when I do this, Google does not index my index page. When I search ...
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Limit magento title length in admin

I would really like to limit the title length on products in Magento. What I've tried is adding 'maxlength' => 65 somewhere in \app\code\core\Mage\Adminhtml\Block\, without success. Does someone ...
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Joomla 1.5.26 won't let me insert html

I am using the following code to try to embed chat in to an article in Joomla 1.5.26: <iframe src="http://xxxxxxx.com/welcome/visichat/" width="100%" height="550px" frameborder="0" ...
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Tracking Outgoing Links With Google Analytics Events

I've been trying to track clicks on external links on my website using the events tracking method. So I've got my Google Analytics code setup before body ends as shown below (note: quotes have been ...
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What tags should be used for SEO in simple blog posts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? Order of HTML meta tags I'm new to websites in general (which is why I'm starting on blogger) ...
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How can a product search engine determine what html element contains data about which variable?

HTML5 allows people to tag their elements like <div data-productname=BMW>BMW</div> but how do search engines do it with older websites?
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Does a large (hidden) submenu count towards site content in tems of determining page similarities?

Basically, I have this site that recently lost a lot of traffic after I optimized the html, the exact reasons to which are uncertain. The graph of impressions (times a page appears on search listings) ...
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Does sitewide html refactoring affect Google traffic?

I have recently made a big structural change on my site and the very next day the number of Google impressions went from 75.000 to 3.000, with a proportional drop of traffic from searches. No URLs ...
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Placing h2 and h3 tags around words in paragraphs

If I have a page with an <h1> heading and a long paragraph, is it ok to write the paragraph (see below - with the h tags mixed with broken p tags to make up the whole block of text) and just ...
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How can I make a web browser view my .h file as text?

I want to post a .h file from a project I'm working on. I set a simple href link to it, like: <p>Click here to download the <a href=project_strings.h>strings file</a>. When I ...
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Drop down menu for blogger with automatic link update

My mom has a recipe blog in blogger which has many categories "Cakes", "Celebration Day" etc which are filled with numerous recipe posts. Now I want to organize my blog in a better way and make a drop ...
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Best way to slice up a non rectangular image?

I have the image below and need to create a rollover for each "piece" or arrow in the circle. Because the image isn't rectangular, it boggles how me how I'm going to do this without having badly ...
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Does Google penalize changed H1 tags?

A friend of mine is worried that changing the font of the <h1> tag will cause Google to penalize it (or not assign as much weight to it). He described a situation where small <h1> text ...
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The right way of using index.html

I have quite a lot of issues I'd like to hear your opinion on, so I hope I'll manage to explain it well enough. I should also note that I'm beginner equipped only with the knowledge of HTML and CSS so ...
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Safari HTML for Planck Constant/Reduced Planck Constant

I want to display the symbols commonly known as h and h-bar. This is for Safari and iOS. What do I enter into my html? If there is a table of such things somewhere, a reference to it would be ...
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Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? [closed]

Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? Both. 1. Practical knowledge & 2.theoretical knowledge.
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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>?
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HTML compressor/minifier

Currently I am using a system where HTML gets cached server-side before it's sent to the browser. I'm looking to compress the HTML source of my website before it is cached. Basically I'm looking for ...
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How to link messenger-usernames on a website?

I want to link usernames of instant-messengers (for example ICQ, AIM, YIM, MSN, Skype,...) on my website. For Skype i might use <a href="callto:username">Skype: username</a> But what ...
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How do I add the copyright symbol to my webpage?

How do I add the copyright symbol to my webpage?
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User Accounts on a website

A website that I'm making on my mac has been giving me issues. I'm trying to create user accounts for the site using php but chrome/firefox keeps downloading it instead. So I use my iPad and it keeps ...
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When I'm delivering a page with the XHTML mime type, should I use XML DOM or HTML DOM?

I prefer using the XHTML mime type for pages, instead of HTML, and serve a different mime type to IE, but when I do this, should I use XML DOM or HTML DOM?
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Redirecting a subdomain to an HTTPS website

I need to redirect a subdomain on my website to a third party HTTPS website. We have our website hosted on GoDaddy and I tried their subdomain forwarding mechanism but that didn't work. That's when I ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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Is HTML meta element effective to increase a site's search ranking? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do meta keywords have any impact on ranking algorithms? Some sites and web developers say that meta keywords and meta description is not important and necessary to ...
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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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Where can I find resources for best coding practices in web development?

You'd figure that this would be an easy topic to google, but unfortunately I've been looking for a couple weeks and have yet to find really anything that I'm looking for. The problems I'm running ...