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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Will repositioning my code get my site penalised by google?

We have a website that has nice rankings in the Google SERPs for keywords which aren't in the meta description. As a result, Google assembles a text to display on the SERPs from the website ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to get an image 100% in the middle of every single screen in the world

I have a website with some images, and I want them to be in the middle, now on my screen they are in the middle. Because I've put them there by moving them to one side, when I get my friends to look ...
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Google Webmaster Tools reporting crawl error 404 (Not found) for a page which has never existed

Google Webmaster Tools is reporting a crawl error "404 (Not Found)" for an .html page which has never existed on a web site I developed. The page being reported is "tyuiabmog.html", which doesn't ...
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Do print and bookmark links really work?

It seems to be common on the web to provide users with some visual element on the page to either print or bookmark a page. This is all well and good (and probably doesn't hurt for the most part), but ...
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Which web design site discussed embedding single characters like & using base64?

I'm looking for a well known article site on site design which made an article about embedding just a single character (in this case, '&') from a font to save load times. I believe the site used ...
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Can I make a website template based on a PC game?

I was thinking to create a WordPress theme related to Starcraft 2. The theme would be free (under GPL). Am I allowed to do this or is it a copyright violation?
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I need articles to use in a commercial project, what open content licenses will work?

I'm designing some web templates, and I need to add some sample content in them, like articles and stuff. I was wondering where can I find such sample articles to include in the template demo? I don't ...
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Guidelines for Opera Mobile

Opera Mobile fails to render two sites I help out with correctly and I cannot find the guidelines for Opera Mobile. All other browsers tested (even Opera for the Wii) show these sites correctly. ...
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The characters except English are not readable on DirectAdmin editor

When I try to edit my idex.html I see strange characters in my atributs and tags ...
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Link to the website creator in the head tag

Probably this is an obvious thing, but I am not sure about it. I created websites for my clients, and I am allowed to place back-links to my portfolio site. I placed a link in the footer, but I am ...
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Is it bad SEO to embed an img tag in the middle of a sentence?

I recently received a web mockup that included a sidebar with a short paragraph of narrow text; a quote from a person. At the end of the quote, the mockup had a circular portrait of the person floated ...
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HTML mail signature influences blacklisted SPAM?

I had a several Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender with my domain. This started happening at least 2 months, after I made an HTML signature. It is possible, I don't know very well the sense of this. ...
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Should I create a sitemap file and, if so, what should I add to it?

I submitted my website/app to Bing and Google recently. I subsequently received this email from bing: Dear Webmaster, This is a weekly report on the open issues categories we have detected on ...
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Automatic HTML clean up

What are some of the most popular tools for automatically cleaning up HTML code to its cleanest and most best practices rendition? The only one I know is the venerable HTMLtidy. Please see this for ...
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A JS-based WYSIWYG HTML editor with flexible image upload? [closed]

Is there a good JS-based WYSIWYG HTML editor with flexible image upload out there? Ideally, I'd like an editor that allows me to handle image upload in a custom callback.
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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 ...
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Search Rankings and new website [duplicate]

I want to switch from HTML to Wordpress. How will completely new pages and site structure affect my Google ranking? [I'm not sure what other clarifications or details to give - please tell me if ...
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Removing file extensions off the url

I am looking for a way to remove the extensions off the end of the Url. So say for example www.example.com/about.html. This would change to www.example.com/about I've looked around and searched for ...
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How to get search engines to properly index an ajax driven search page

I have an ajax-driven search page that will allow users to search through a large collection of records. Each search result points to index.php?id=xyz (where xyz is the id of the record). The initial ...
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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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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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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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Does Google's browser size statistic include mobile devices?

I'm trying to figure out a perfect size for my HTML5 game area, with the help of Google's browser size statistics, but it seems as I need to restrict myself to such small dimensions because, ...
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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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Products and shopping Rich snippets (microdata, microformats, RDFa) for Travel Services

Think a bout a travel site who provide their customers to book hotels, airport transfers, flights and excursions. As you know, we can use Rich snippets (microdata, microformats, and RDFa) to get ...
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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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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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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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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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A JavaScript Rich Editor That Doesn't Convert Non-ASCII Text to Character Entities?

I am working on a site for Spanish speakers, and I am looking for a UTF-8 enabled JavaScript Rich Text Editor that preserves non-ascii characters as text, instead of entity encoding. That is, when I ...
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How can I tell if someone is logged into a google account?

At this point I don't want to interface w/ google account, I just would like to know if they are logged in to a google account or not, and then serve slightly different links if they are|aren't. I'm ...
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Should I work on CSS or apps first?

I am working on my own website for my business, and I need to contract out some assistance. For example, I have the site looking pretty good on Firefox, but it needs help on other browsers. I also ...
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What is the disadvantages of removing HTML tags before indexing?

This is a silly question but i am bit confused. Can any explain What is the disadvantages of removing HTML tags before indexing the pages? Thanks in advance.
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Writing mathematical notes in WordPress

I have asked this question in http://tex.stackexchange.com/ but then i got a reply that it is off topic there and webmasters stack exchange site would be useful. This is a continuation from my ...
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Microdata with nested product and reviews

I have some HTML listing reviews with HTML like: <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Product"> <img class="product-thumbnail" itemprop="image" src=...> <div itemscope ...
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Does using HTML header tags as links have any SEO downside?

My homepage has several internal links which I would like to use as header tags. For example: <h2> <a href="http://www.example.com/about/"> About example.com </a> </h2> Does ...
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How to make browsers offer to remember passwords

What properties login form needs to have to trigger "remember password" for all (or most) browsers? Background: For years I have been using Opera, and the rule has been that almost anything that ...
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Is <span> inside <h1> the same as just <h1> for search engines?

Are search engines still able to recognize the below as <h1> text, even with the other tags inside? <h1><span>App</span>Strap<span>.</span></h1>
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Reading .mht webpages from server

We have some .mht files which load fine from local files but when loaded from the remote webserver display as junk text. What can I do to make them work correctly from our webserver?
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How to determine which files are used by website

I recently became responsible for a PHP / HTML / MySQL website. The document structure is full of duplicate files and folders making the site appear more complex than it is. Is there any tool I can ...
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Should I use both Robots.txt and META NAME=“ROBOTS”?

I am currently using the Robots.txt file (the standard one of joomla, to say). Now I have found that there are also specific HTML meta tags that specify desired robot behavior. Is there a reason to ...
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Test different timezones

What is a simple way to temporarily change the timezone in Chrome so as to test how a site renders for different locations? On OSX Mountain Lion, I've tried as bash script with: export ...
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Weather Widget/API

I am developing a website and am looking for an easy piece of code that I can add to a webpage that will display the weather for today and also for the next 5 days for a given location (Wellington, ...
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Which should I use for mouse over tooltip for image (alt, longdesc, title)

Currently, my webpage images use the alt attribute only. Users complain that their IE8 cannot show the "tooltip" bubble when they mouse over the image. On Microsoft's What's New in Internet Explorer 8 ...
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Why are perfectly legitimate pages on my website registering in Google Webmasters as 404?

I have seen this question asked several times here, but never clearly answered. I suspect it has something to do with my .htaccess file: # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...