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 CSS line-height is measured? [migrated]

Is line-height in CSS goes from the bottom of the text to the bottom of the next line's text? or is text is vertically centered inside of the line? Please see the example image: ...
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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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Convert table to table with autofilter/order by function

How can I make any normal HTML table: <table border=1 style='border:2px solid ...
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How to markup non-human-language text in HTML?

Considering the needs of screen readers, browser spell-checking, search engines, etc. how should non-human-language text be marked up in HTML? Should it be wrapped in a particular tag? Is there a ...
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How to efficiently build a form in a website? [on hold]

Recently I have acquired a project in which I am asked to build a argubly big website, I am having some trouble in actually building it. A small background story: I myself have a lot of competence in ...
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Custom CSS to adjust padding in header area of premium tumblr theme [on hold]

I know very very little about html/css but I'm trying to make an adjustment to the premium tumblr theme that I'm using on my blog. I want to tighten up the padding above and below my logo image in the ...
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What language should I use? [on hold]

I have a project idea and I'm ready to get started with it. I know basic programming (loops, variables etc) - learned from Java. This website will essentially allow the user to sign up and then ...
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Div push other divs on hover [migrated]

I am running Masonry and all my posts and I want the title and tags to appear when I hover over the post. I am trying to display the title on top of the image and the tags to appear under the image ...
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Why should we prefer table over div when it comes to emailers?

When it comes to converting designed email templates to html format, how is a table layout better than a div? What are the exact reasons we tend to choose table over div for emailers?
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Why is this upload script from w3schools not uploading on my Apache2 Ubuntu Server? [migrated]

Apologies in advance if this question is too remedial. This board seemed the most website matter. Now then... I went to this site, "http://www.w3schools.com/php/php_file_upload.asp" and followed ...
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Should notification messages be embedded in html or separate using jQuery?

I was originally thinking I could make a notification bar using jQuery. The downside is if someone has javascript disabled, they would never see the message. The upside is that the messages wouldn't ...
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Too many duplicate image alt attributes. What to do?

I've got a table. And as you can see below I've got a lot of duplicate alt attributes going on. What is the best way to prevent this but still have valid HTML5 code? <table id="benefits"> ...
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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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Should I escape the Apostrophe ( ' ) character with its HTML entity (&#39;)?

What characters should be escaped with their HTML entities. For example, & is escaped with &amp;. Should ' be escaped with &#39;?
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Multiple index pages on website for multiple locations, SEO no-no?

We have a ecommerce website that can deliver products all over the country. We have seen at least one of our other competitors create an index page for every city in the country. So the pages ...
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Will HTML that is in fact text have an impact on SEO?

My website's dreadful search performance has always been a mystery. It could just be short, concise content but I believe it's something bigger. My site is a crowdsourced map - people contribute ...
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Right HTTP code for adult content block

I have a site with User Generated Content. Although only a small amount of it is Adult content, part of that has become popular in search engines in foreign languages. To avoid being classified ...
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Script to embed image and CSS data in HTML files

I have a HTML page which references external stylesheets and shows some images. I'm looking for an easy way to include all referenced external resources in the HTML file directly, so that it doesn't ...
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Is 91 http requests too much for a web page load?

We are running a asp.net web application, recently we received a lot of crash reports from user. It sometimes crashes Chrome browser, sometimes it loads infinitely. This is how our system is ...
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Using .htaccess, can you hide the true URL?

So I have a web hotel with 1 main website http://www.myrootsite.com/ and a few websites in subdirectories, in a folder called projects. I have domain names pointing to the subdirectories, but ...
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Use p tag inside a div tag for text?

What is better in terms of SEO ? <div class="box1" > <p> A bunch of text right here</p> </div> or <div class"box1" > A bunch of text right here </div> ...
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What is the appropriate HTML markup for LinkedIn status updates?

I am using WordPress to power my website. I use WordPress SEO by Yoast as an SEO plugin of choice. It's a nice plugin, adds appropriate markup for Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus. However, I ...
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Standards for long format dialogue when published to web

I'm posting some extremely long audio transcripts from 50 minute long radio recordings. I'm afraid that any search engine crawler will read these really long documents and treat it negatively because ...
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Star rating not showing in rich snippets

We've recently been doing a lot of work on our site's SEO (www.betterthanreviews.com). We recently did a push to update the rich snippets breadcrumb, meta description, and star rating. After giving ...
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SEO for landing page of three different language sites

I have three sites running under the main domain example.com/en/ example.com/ar/ example.com/ur/ And there is a main HTML landing page example.com which have some introduction in three languages and ...
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Which MIME type to compress? and what If I omit the `type` attribute from the HTML?

Per my request, my webhost had turned mod_deflate ON. In my Cpanel I now have an "Optimize Website" button. Inside that menu I could either choose: "Compress all content" or "Compress the specified ...
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Social icons appear on top left of screen when loading [migrated]

I have a block of social icons on my website at the top right of the header, when the website is loading you can see the icons appear in the top left, but they move over to their correct position once ...
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How to transform RDF to Microdata in a WordPress site?

I have a breadcrumb with RDF data and I want to adapt it to Microdata. First of all, I'm not sure about the structure, because it will work on a WordPress template. But I found this code: ...
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How to redirect keeping the referral without server-side redirects?

I have an HTML page hosted in Dropbox that some external websites link to. I want to redirect to a different page using only HTML or Javascript, since I can't use any server-side redirects. My goal ...
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HTML files downloading rather than executing

Trying to get a client's site up. The HTML files keep downloading rather than executing. I've done a MIME check and the files appear to be text/html. I recreated the database admin, password and ...
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HTML Sitemap URL format

When adding a html sitemap to a site, for SEO purposes should the links it contains be locally referenced or is it better to use the full URL? Eg: <ul> <li><a ...
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Image disappears when setting float to left [migrated]

I just got into HTML/CSS development and I'm trying to build my first WordPress Theme, but I'm having some issue's with the HTML and CSS. What I'm trying to accomplish is to have a header which ...
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Good HTML email template? [migrated]

Based on several different sources, I have compiles the following as my basic HTML email template. Please let me know if I have missed anything important. I am not sure if I am using the \n and \r\n ...
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Is there an advantage to using HTML versus PDF for printable product information?

I want to create a printable informational sheet for the products on my website. I have over 1000 different products. Each product has a product page and each product page needs a link which will ...
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How should I format my HTML emails

I am just starting to send HTML emails. I read that I need to include <head> and <body> tags in my HTML emails. Are there other tags, meta tags, or other things that need to be included ...
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Parts number and Google Site Search

I am using Google Site Search on our site and am looking for a way to get our parts number to show on the results page when searched. For example, if a user searches E23-457-123 or E45-65-322 or ...
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When should I use <tag>content</tag> tag style, when <tag attrs> and when <tag attrs />?

I'm using HTML5. I just a bit confused that some people said "html validator does not like <tag attrs /> tags style". It is obvious that if I need to place some content between opening and ...
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Several <a href=“#”>link</a> on one page - Effect on SEO and User Experience?

I've been researching the question if several <a href=“#”>link</a> links on one page have a bad impact on SEO and User Experience, for quite a while now but didn't really come to a ...
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Schema SiteNavigationElement markup

Should the Schema.org SiteNavigationElement be structured like this.. <div itemscope itemtype="http://www.schema.org/SiteNavigationElement"> <ul> <li ...
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Is there a standard way to mark web content obsolete?

I was just listening to someone talk about how the older content is the more relevant it is seen by search engines even if it is obsolete info. But it seems in many cases it is good to leave content ...
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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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Arrange parent and child order in schema.org Microdata

According to 'http://schema.org/docs/full.html' Article, WebPage, WebPageElement are in the same level. WPSideBar is child of WebPageElement. Now, should I add child under parent or is this code ...
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For an internal page, which title and h1 I must use for SEO?

I have a basic question about SEO and HTML design. Most homepage of websites use the code below: <html> <head> <title>Website name</title> </head> ...
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Can I use same 'itemtype' in Microdata twice?

I have an Element in My website that it shows last update of my website: My curect structure of website is this: <body itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/webpage" <div itemscope ...
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what type of Microdata should be used for latest news?

My website publish news and articles. But in homepage I have just 2 sidebar. In one of them I publish 10 lastest news. Now I want to know what type of Microdata (schema.org) should be used this ...
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Is there a way to save MS Word document as HTML w/o the ms proprietary stuff?

So normally I wouldn't use this feature ("Save as Web Page") but I have large documents from clients they just want put on their site as HTML, and formatting it all by hand seems like a waste of time. ...
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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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Configuring A Subdomain (cPanel) - www works, subdomain on it's own doesn't

I've created a sub domain on my website using cPanel at test.mydomain.com, and this created a folder in my main 'www' directory called test. In this folder is a folder called cgi-bin, and it seems to ...
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Is minifying id and class names a bad SEO practice?

I am a big fan of minifying everything whenever possible. It is a sin for me to don't do this. However, I recently read that one of the thousands tips to boost your website rank on search engines was ...
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Chrome fails to view a html file [closed]

I have set up a website which is visible from FF but not from Safari nor Chrome. I thought it is because of faulty WordPress install but obviously it is not because I have added a test.html in the ...