Tools are a virtual or physical items that is used to obtain a goal. The term tools is very broad and can be used on Webmasters when referring to an application that is aiding to achieve a certain task or goal.

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What service could be adding NewRelic?

At the bottom of my web pages is: <script type="text/javascript"> if (!NREUMQ.f) {NREUMQ.f=function() {NREUMQ.push(["load",new Date().getTime()]);var e=document.createElement("script"); ...
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JavaScript conditional “builds”

I'm working on a piece of JavaScript code that searches its host page for references from a certain source and when hovered, shows the definition/referenced text in a tooltip (something like Google ...
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How to tell how old a page is?

I thought Google was more or less accurate at determining who posted a text first and who copied. However, when I use the "search tool: customized interval" the results are quite odd. I've found pages ...
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How to know the request handling capacity of my website?

I want to find out how much traffic my website can handle. Like for example, 1000 simultaneous requests per second, or 1 lakh visitors online. My website is newly started, and it is on shared ...
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Track the modification time of files with a regeneratable website

I have a website that is automatically regenerated every day based on a fresh copy of an externally-supplied database, which has no concept of the modification time of the individual records (e.g., ...
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Create speed baseline for local web file

Is there any tool or method that will load a localhost page a number of times, and return the averaged data for load times, onload events, Dom ready events, etc? I'd like to work on page speed ...
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Fix 403 errors in Google Webmaster Tools

I have a domain that has "fallen off a cliff" for searches in Google. Searches that used to be in position 1-4 are now gone from page 1. The same search in Bing shows the typical position expected ...
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More or less accurate online tool to estimate other's website traffic

I am looking for a free online traffic estimation tool. I have seen statshow, WebDetail and Yandaloo, but they are giving quite different results for a given URL. Can anyone recommend a tool ...
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Adobe Edge Reflow - how to get the code? [closed]

I am building a project using Reflow. It allows to play with the layout, set the breakpoints and so on. How can I get the code (HTML and CSS) for the finished page? There is an option Preview in ...
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How can I validate HTML offline?

When I'm developing a website locally sometimes I want to check if the html is valid but I haven't been able to find a good tool. I want it partial as a sanity check when I'm troubleshooting layout ...
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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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Traffic value of a keyword

Does anyone know what kind of tools or tests I can run to find the traffic value of a keyword? I have done a search here before and someone's asked a similar question which was helpful but what I ...
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Detect other blog posts on the Internet similar to my posts

Others can modify or copy and paste my articles and put it in their blogs without any link to me. Is there any way to recognize or track my copied content? Are there any tools on the Internet that ...
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Tool for running a diff against production and test servers?

We're about to have a major site infrastructure migration (new OS, upgraded PHP, etc). We currently have a live test mirror of the new environment running, using the production file system. We're ...
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how can I find out which websites are linking to mine?

How can I have a RSS of new sites that link to mine? I would like to know which sites are linking to us. Is there any way to do that?
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How can I simulate mobile device browsers to test websites on a desktop?

Are there any good tools that can be run on desktop machines (Windows or Linux) that can simulate a mobile device, preferably with some options as to screen size and mobile browser (user agent if not ...
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Are there tools to measure displayed dimensions in percentages?

I use MesureIt! to measure pixels on websites, generally to check if things add up right when developing. I'm making a fluid layout right now, and would really like to do the same, but I couldn't find ...
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How to run/test JavaScript? [closed]

I'm reading David Flanagan's "JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, 6th ed". It only actually tells users how to run JS code on page 311, where users are told of the following solutions: "Client-side ...
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Benchmark for website speed optimization

I working on website speed optimization. I mostly used 3 tools for analyzing speed of optimization. Speed analyzing Tools: Google pagespeed tool Yslow Firefox extenstion Web Page Performance Test ...
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Keyword ranking tracker that works on a per-domain basis [closed]

I'm looking for a keyword racking tracker tool for google. I have found a lot of them over the internet. However I need one that can track the ranks of a site on domain basis (not exact full URL). ...
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CSS Intelligent Merger

I am looking for a tool very similar to http://www.tothepc.com/archives/combine-merge-multiple-css-files/ However, given this example: test1.css: #admin { background: #c9d2dc; border-color: ...
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Using cracked software and tools [closed]

I am seeing people complaining about expensive tools such as Dreamweaver or Photoshop. I am just wondering about that, because everyone knows that they can get this software running for free (if it is ...
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Unrestricted free tool for finding 404's?

Google WebMaster Tools limit to the first 1000 (I won't get into that), Xenu doesn't seem to list the page the offending link is on, and W3C limits to the first 150 pages. Can someone suggest a tool ...
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How can I simulate a website loading slowly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I simulate a slow connection for page load? I found some old treaths about this topic but is there a new/working way to slow down the loading of a website (local ...
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Which tool to create a sitemap to plan a future site?

I'd like to create a sitemap to plan a future site, and I'm looking for a tool to do it. I'd like to create a list of all articles first. Then a hierachy. Then I'd like to put the articles on ...
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Is there a comparison of Frameworks, Grid Systems and Boilerplates? [closed]

There are so much of them, how can I know what to use for a project?
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Web crawler tool that generate a list of all the anchors used on a site

I'm looking for a web crawler tool that'll go through all the anchor text on a whole web site and generate a list for me to check. I want to make sure all the anchors are really descriptive outside ...
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What tools to use for automated link and spellchecking

I'm looking at two automated tools to scan our site and alert us of spellcheck and link error problems. Check Dog - http://checkdog.com/ Site Check - ...
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testing random pages for uptime (part of an SLA)

We have outsourced hosting of a large website. We have an SLA for response times of random pages. I.e. every minute a random page will be chosen from a pool of 30,000 pages and its response time ...
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Is there any tool or add on or anything by which i can know how many times I have opened a website in a browser? [closed]

Is there any tool or add on or anything by which i can know how many times I have opened a website in a browser? I use google chrome. I want to know "whether I have visited a particular website ...
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Tools to monitor/analyse your website after launch

I often launch a new website. Most of the time these are brand new websites with new domain names and new content. When I am done and go online I do the following things: Register the website with ...
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Webmaster tools with Google, Yahoo and Bing

I am currently using Google webmaster tools. I submitted my sitemap using their tool, etc. I am aware of the fact that Yahoo and Bing offer theit own webmaster tools section. Can I use all three ...
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AutoMatically Creating New Sites When New Users Sign Up [closed]

I would like to know how hosted eCommerce sites like www.shopify.com, www.3dCart.com etc.. automatically creates new sites when new users sign up. What kind of tools do they use to create those sites ...
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fault tolerant uploading tool

I'm setting up a wordpress site for a friend who has some large audio files (around 150M). He's on a bad connection and it'll take him a while to upload those files using the normal wordpress upload ...
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Tools for designing CSS layouts

Could you please advise me the tools that can draw images like this or this serving as a design for CSS layout?
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What is your toolset?

What tools, free or otherwise do you use to help you with your "webmastering" I'm thinking along the lines of, Link checking, analytics, web stats, page validation, plus anything else you can think ...
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How do I create a changing content paragraph in an html, like news sections which change every day, or hour or mins?

How do I create a changing content paragraph in an html web page, like news section which get changed every day, or hour or mins?
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Confirm that a dns zone is served by a nameserver

We currently have a domain which has custom nameservers. Our host has their own nameservers. I'd like to switch our domain to use our host's nameservers for a while. Our host tells me that their ...
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getting started as a web developer [closed]

I have over 10 years of programming experience building (Windows-based) desktop applications and utilities (VC++, C#, Python). My goal over the next year is to start transitioning to web application ...
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Tool or plugin required to show out in which html files a given css selectors is used [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to identlfy unused css selectors and rules for css pages which cover multiple pages and are installed locally? I'm looking for a tool which is capable of indicating ...
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Releasing a CSS minification tool - should it be downloadable or accessable through the cloud?

I am thinking of releasing a CSS minifaction library, which has dependencies on other libraries. Since CSS Minification is not something that occurs a lot (compared to optimising PDFs for example), I ...
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Element Css color changing that allows robust cycling through colors for comparison

I frequently find myself testing out new colors for elements (finding that one doesn't work with the rest of the color scheme). Unfortunately, the process when using even firebug or google chrome is ...
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Are there any image manipulation tools for a website that don't require installation?

Are there any tools for to manipulate images that don't require installation. Or better put, imagemagik and GD both require installing, whereas something like jwplayer or ckeditor (not image related ...
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web designer question - How to create a dynamic paragraph or any text in an html file? [closed]

web designer question - How to create a dynamic paragraph or any text in an html file? I mean the < p>If I want to change this text portion< /p> I am a web designer who just know, html, css, ...
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Good tools to measure a page’s usefulness?

I'd like to add a "Was this page useful?" part at the end of multiple pages for visitors to rate the page and leave feedback. I could program this myself, store the data and make the reports that my ...
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How to recover a website from google cache?

My host provider told me last night their server crashed and they had restored the website from from an image they had from months ago, They told me this is the only backup they have. I also have no ...
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Fixed Mini Feedback Form Widget on the Bottom Corner of a Web Page

On some websites, there are fixed mini contact forms on the bottom corner of a web page. An example website is Olark. I couldn't find out the name of this kind of form apps. Does anybody know what ...
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Secure enterprise wiki technology? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm looking for a secure wiki technology that will allow shared note taking and documentation. Security, ...
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Any tool for image to CSS?

I have an image (not gradient) color, I tried to identify the color code but not possible. Is there any tool to convert image to css or css color code?
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404 monitoring tool for websites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Online dead link alert service Is there a tool to monitor or discover 404's or broken links online? Google Webmaster 404 tool is a bit slow. I'd like to discover the ...