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SEO & Multilingual: would be this a good practise?

I am currently making a bilingual website and I'd like to get nice SEO results of course. Here's my idea: The internal links would be composed of the "www" subdomain so that people can share links ...
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Put files outside of directory, so none can access it (Apache, PHP, MySQL)

I have a file structure like this: public/admin public/some folder includes/ I set up a sub-domain page.mysite.com and I pointed the directory to be mysite.com/page/public/admin. I thought that ...
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Wordpress install directory, how to change it?

I have my wordpress installation on mywebsite.com/blog I now want to turn my entire mywebsite.com site into a CMS by use of the Wordpress CMS, whilst still maintaining /blog as the blog area. ...
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seo and php get variables

I'm building my own blogging system for my own website. If all I preload them using php get variables, will Google recognize and index them as different pages or do I need to do something in addition ...
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how to best enable gzip compression on shared hosting

I must assume that this is a duplicate question, but I could not find the answer myself. I want to enable gzip compression to everything my website sends (mostly php, css, a slight bit of js). this ...
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lfd on ns3.domain.com: Excessive resource usage: Account (26661)

We lease a dedicated server with the following specs: Dual Hyperthreaded Quad Core 12GB RAM 750gb RAID1 We recently upgraded from a Dual Core/2GB RAM due to server load issues. We are ...
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File upload on shared hosting

Is it possible to upload a file of size 300+ MB on shared hosting such as host gator ?
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How to remove 500 error?

I am getting 500 error "Internal Server Error" when I type in my domain. I called customer service and they said that my site has reached it maximum use of memory and therefore the cloud system ...
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Which Hosting Plan Should I use for this Web Application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am developing a Web Application [PHP & MySQL] which is basically a rating website ( a social bookmarking site ...
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What is the new location for Flash Builder 4.5 for PHP plugin update?

When I try to update the Flash Builder 4.5 for PHP I receive the following: "No repository found at http://downloads.zend.com/fbphp/updates/4_5" I understand that zend guys moved the location of the ...
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Forcing adverts via apache configuration file

I have a server I am trying to force adverts for free users. I can do it with a .htaccess file with this line "php_value auto_append_file '/var/www/vhosts/demoblog/demoblog.tk/httpdocs/test_ad.php'" ...
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Setting file permissions on linux to allow PHP to write to a directory

I have a website built with Codeigniter and hosted on a Linux box. I am trying to follow "best practices" when it comes to my file permission settings, but I'm not sure if I completely understand the ...
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How to fix page lag on load [closed]

I have a problem with my website, when you load the index page , the headers load fine but the main content appear with a delay between each photos. The error is only on the index because there is ...
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Alternative to Instant Form Pro

I was looking for a PHP form generator this morning and ran across "Instant Form Pro" by Joel Comm (http://www.instantformpro.com). It looks like it offers what I'm looking for (easy to use quick form ...
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Cannot send email to Google Apps alias from PHP

I'm using Wordpress and sending email via Gmail SMTP: server: smtp.gmail.com port: 465 I created Google Apps main domain called domain.com and email info@domain.com. Then I registered domain ...
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Transparent PHP script execution using mod_rewrite

I am looking for a solution for this a problem: I need that every HTTP request (method is irrelevant) in Apache http server would be served only after execution of specific PHP script. This is needed ...
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How to set up a 403 forbidden

I've recently set up my first commercial website for someone, with godaddy hosting. I want to set up a 403 forbidden on several directories (and their contents) that are referenced to through php ...
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Everything needed to run a high-traffic web site

I'm an experienced front-end web developer, while my back-end experience has occurred only within the context of Drupal. Basically, the deeper things go into the back end, the more inexperienced I am. ...
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Two websites (and domains) on one hosting

So I am a poor college student, thus I can't afford dedicated hosting, cloud or anything fancy of the like... However I managed to purchase myself two domain names say http://abc.com and ...
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Swift Mailer SMTP Mailer for PHP alternative [closed]

I'm trying to find a replacement for Swift Mailer as my website is on Dreamhost. They do not allow fsockopen() which apparently Swift Mailer uses. Does anyone know of a good alternative, or can point ...
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Domain problem: viewing one site OFF another site?

I have this scenario: I have a domain, let's call it "mydomain.com". Mydomain.com runs various "sub-sites", e.g.: mydomain.com/shop/view/shop1, mydomain.com/shop/view/shop2, ...
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How to correctly count pageviews?

I've been using a free 3rd party sitestats counter for years, and I would like to get rid of the external party. For this simple thing I'm only interested in pageviews (other stats I use google ...
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FFmpeg & Installation on phpmyadmin

I am attempting to have an interface in which people can upload music files and listen to them through the site. The biggest problem obviously is that someone who uploads an audio track in mp3 format ...
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Opensource package for securly allowing users to log in and provide information

I have a site written in mostly php and html. I also have a sql database of personal information like names and addresses. I would like my users to be able to log in to my website with a login I can ...
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Adding <description> metadata in php / html for google results page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google use the Meta Description Tag for Description of Page? I've got a simple website that uses a php script to geolocate a user's IP and redirect accordingly - UK ...
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chmod 700 and htaccess deny from all enough?

I would like to protect a public directory from public view. None of the files will ever be viewed online. I chmoded the directory to 700 and created an htaccess file that has "deny from all" inside ...
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Understanding data transfer/file requests - what constitutes my bandwidth usage?

I'm trying to understand how bandwidth works in relation to file requests, so that I can get a good feel of what, say, 100GB of monthly bandwidth would allow. Let's say I have a php file with the ...
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best way of updating website files quickly

I was wondering if there is a better way of updating my website's content. Right now, I make it in a text editor, and then test it on the localhost. When I am happy with the code, I save the files and ...
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File permission problem with codeignitor project using xampp

I am currently using Codeignitor as my PHP framework with XAMPP. I always keep all my files in c:/xampp/htdocs/. The settings are working fine in my own localhost machine. But when I load the same ...
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Retrieving Monthly Hits From Google Analytics

What I want to do is grab the last 5 months including the current months hits for that month. I have only just copied the tracking code and plugged it into my site but after that I'm not sure what to ...
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How to block certain pages/files of a web domain?

How do I make certain pages only viewable by me? For example, let's say I own mydomain.com, and I want to be the only one that can see mydomain.com/mypage.php. I tried changing the permissions of ...
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What is deleteme.xxxxxxxx.php

I was going through page hit logs on awstats and I noticed the following two entries: /deleteme.lcivykmt.php /deleteme.nctqicjg.php I was wondering if anyone recognised them and whether I should ...
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How to promote the quality/security of your a website to your its customers?

Our organization is building a Drupal web platform that we aim at reselling as a cloud service. In order to provide our customers with maximum confidence in our solution, we're looking at ways of ...
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Recommendations for Setup of Test Environment

We host several sites on a Cloud server. It constantly seems to be getting picked up by Google, but our clients need to be able to access there in progress builds to add content. This brings with it ...
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Google Analytic's and Universal PHP Footers

If I have a universal Footer, include('footer.php'); on my page - will the google analytic's script I just put there be able to track my page views?
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How does Facebook saves images to my HDD

How Facebook downloads images, when you click "Download" near the picture? I see, that they are passing some argument: _n.jpg?dl=1 ,but how it is managed 'behind the scenes'?
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Use JPEG for transparency instead of PNGs

JPEGs are smaller in size then PNGs. So. I thought that if I can make the "background" in a jpegfile transparent with some code maybe I save some kilobytes. So does anyone now for example how to make ...
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How to enhance Google Talk to show a message when we are unavailable or add more than one user? [closed]

I'm using Google Talk on my site to chat online with users. Is there any method to customize it such as showing a message form when we are unavailable or adding more than one user on it or any other ...
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Free HTTPS hosting with PHP support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for free hosting with HTTPS and PHP support. Of course a subdomain is enough. Something like Google's ...
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Is it (still) advisable to use the PHP extension html tidy?

Currently i'm using latest stable version of PHP, webmastering a online shop with Doctype XHTML. Most of our customers use "old" browsers, 25% use IE8, 10% use IE7, 3% IE6 (however, IE6 never ...
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Magento - Unable to access remote site but able to access a simple index.html file

I'm building a store (magento 1.6.0.0-rc2) and have a home server to host the site. It is behind a modem/router with redirection of port 80 and 3000 active to server box. 1. I can access the ...
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PHP Mailing List Software

I have tried all the usual mailing list apps (phplist, dada, mailman) but none do exactly what I want. The requirements seem fairly straight-forward but I can't find an app or service that meets all ...
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Error 504 with Apache and php [closed]

My web application works fine in development environment, but on production server gives off: 504 Gateway Time-out The server didn't respond in time. Edit: I have traced the problem to a ...
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How would I make something like jQuery plugins subsite?

I'm currently creating a website. Part of the website I want people to be able to have their own sub site that they can add content (text files with descriptions) to (think jQuery plugins page). Is ...
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Is there a high-load chat software / script out there?

We're in development of a website and we're looking into other options than just developing a chat engine ourselves. We've looked at CometChat and ArrowChat. Which look and seem to be great except ...
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“Cannot modify header information” error in my PHP/WordPress site

I edited the header.php and functions.php files in my WordPress site to add Google Analytics tracking code. Now, when I try to login to my admin area, the following warning appears and I am unable to ...
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Retrieve static webpage on client cache from dynamic content

I was developing a website on a certain web host and they lost everything. They told me their disks crashed and even the backup are unretrievable. I am mad. As I was often accessing my website ...
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Enable gzip compression on Bluehost?

My website is loading large (~3mb) SVG file with jQuery. It takes quite a while therefore I decided to enable gzip compression. I have a hosting account with Bluehost which supports custom .htaccess ...
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How to verify that someone owns a website?

I'm trying to think of ways to, as securely as possible, verify that a user owns a website that they claim to own. Here are some ways I've seen: Upload an obscurely-named HTML file to the root ...
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Dynamic content in Joomla - Embedding PHP in Joomla articles

Preface: I recently inherited a website project that my employer had summer interns create. Being non-technical types, they opted for Joomla CMS to create the content. They also opted to make all of ...