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What's the point of cross-origin resource sharing if there's a bunch of CORS proxies running?

I never really liked the direction CORS (cross-origin resource sharing) is taking. I think there's a misconception how client-server communication should work. The general concept is: User: Hello ...
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When webservers send a page, why don't they send all required CSS, JS, and images without being asked?

When a web page contains a single CSS file and an image, why do browsers and servers waste time with this traditional time-consuming route: browser sends an initial GET request for the webpage and ...
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How to allocate cPanel resources to customers

We are wanting to start offering hosting services to our customers with dedicated email and all those bells and whistles. We have the servers - both Windows and Linux. (Cloud Instances) The ...
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How many websites (such as in example) can I run on a Virtual server with 1CPU-core (2.0ghz) / 1Gb Ram? [duplicate]

I'm at the end of my web hosting contract and I'm thinking of changing my plan. Instead of a 'simple' web hosting plan, I'm thinking of 'buying' (renting) a virtual server at theirs, to host multiple ...
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Best to load external resources from third parties or from your own server? [closed]

What is the best way to load external resources in order to speed up performance for your users? Should one load for example jQuery from Google CDN through: ...
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How to find what is maxing out my entry processes?

My site has been going down due to the max number of Entry Processes being hit. Here's a screenshot from cPanel: Looking into the Resource Usage Details, I'm seeing I/O and Entry Processes max out ...
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Good tools to get all resources for a particular URL?

I'm looking for clues on which tool to use to see all the resources that a browser would load when going to a particular URL. This would be similar to the list seen in Chrome's Developer Tools -> ...
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Piwik Server Overhead

I am developing an intranet site on a Raspberry Pi and am interested in incorporating Piwik into my code. My question, however, is how much overhead impact there will be with the pi's CPU/RAM? Does ...
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Google Chrome audit: resources are explicitly non-cacheable?

If I run a Google Chrome audit on a site, it lists all CSS, PNG, JPG, JS files and even the main domain (i.e. www.example.com) under the heading: Leverage browser caching The following resources ...
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CSS just for most basic HTML [closed]

I've read that my note system Wikidpad, which exports to very simple HTML, can use CSS (http://wikidpad.sourceforge.net/help/HtmlCss.html) The elements in the output are not more than basic headings, ...
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How do you track client sites' software?

I've got a bunch of clients, each using various applications, scripts, etc. and not all of those clients are necessarily "active" at any given moment. Some may be in current development, some may only ...
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How to best understand website design for those with a background in graphic design?

What are the best resources (i.e. tutorials, video keynotes, blog posts, etc) that best assist graphic designers understand the paradigm of website design? As a web designer, I'm really interested in ...
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What are the best resources for a graphic designer looking to get into web design?

A friend of mine is a very competent graphic designer who wants to expand their skills and get into web design (just the visual design, no coding). While some skills certainly transfer over, web ...
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Ideas for making money off a website

I'm considering acquiring a website that traffics close to 20k a month. It's currently unprofitable, but obviously I would need to change that to justify the cost. It's a support site for a framework ...
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What are sources of free/cheap stock photos? [closed]

Need photos for a website and the client has zero cash, What are sources of free stock photos? And how do I understand what the terms and conditions mean? UPDATE: Changed the title from "free" to ...
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URI design for many-to-many relationship: advice needed

I'm stuck designing URIs for a many-to-many relationship between users and other resources. Specifically I'm having difficulty predicting the consequences of different approaches. Given a resources ...
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What are some good feeds/blogs/twitter accounts to follow if I want to learn more about web development?

Who are some of the big names out there (besides Jeff Atwood/@codinghorror, of course) that I should be following as a resource if I want to stay on top of what's new as well commentary on what ...