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Friendly URLs with .htaccess

I'm have the following .htaccess: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{request_filename} -f RewriteRule ^(.*) $1 [L] RewriteRule ^(([^/]*)+)(/([^/]{0,32})(/.+)?)?$ index.php?a=$1&q=$3 [L] My ...
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Trying to improve code-text ratio without a catch-22

My website has several subdomains with it that represent each major section of the website and I have that to allow search engines to understand what each section is about. My problem lies with the ...
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What implication could i have redirecting a lot of pages to a particular directory? [closed]

My website contains 4 parts Main Website (Not Working) All made by myself and my friend. certain page settings are controlled by an instantiated class before the <html> tag Forum [/forum] ...
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Detecting Browser Features, displaying upgrade advice and not bothering google

I have a website that is pretty demanding in regards to required browser features. Currently, the site does not indicate this in any way to visitors when they access it with an old browser. I want to ...
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What is the proper response header when an address is not available but its parent is available and is displayed?

My website addresses has a hierarchy structure. When one page is requested, and it is not a valid address, it tries to find its parent, and if the later exists, it will show it. Now, my question is ...
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Where is the best place for page's ID in a user friendly URL?

I searched within the site but none where addressing exactly my question, So I ask it here: Which one of these structures for a user-friendly url is the best with regards to search engines and user ...
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How to get users to sign up for a ugc site?

How do you get users to register for a user generated content site? The problem is that if the whole site relies on user generated content then it will take longer for people to participate if the ...
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youtube has changed the appearance after dec 2012 and how to revert to the old look [closed]

Youtube has changed the appearance. Now it looks like a junk blog created by a dummy designer. Every thing is looking like black ink blotted on a white paper. How do we revert it back to its classy ...
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for a blog with posts and categories what are all the best ways to create user friendly and seo friendly urls [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best stucture of SEO friendly URL? I am creating a module in my website which displays ringtones. It is like creating blog posts and categories, and it will ...
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Creating country specific twitter/facebook accounts

I see many companies that have an international presence trying to localize their social media presence by creating country or language specific accounts. However some seemed to have done so without ...
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Redesigning a live site

First question here so apologies if it's not the right place to ask... I run a very popular website, frequently attracting tens, if not hundreds of thousands of users daily. It's a game, and uptime ...
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jQuery/AJAX on old Computers/Browsers

I am working on a plattform that will have a lot of users in the so called "developing countries". So many of them will be using old computers and old browsers in tiny internet cafes. We want to make ...
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Archiving web content annually. One site or sites by year?

I run scientific conferences and over the past 15 years have amassed tens of thousands of abstracts, videos, and digital posters from presentations. Over the last couple of years we've started ...
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Navigation: Sub-menu item for section page

I'm considering some small navigation changes to one of my sites. Consider the following (simplified) site structure: About Some Technology About Some Technology Our Products Products Overview ...
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How to allow user to enter text or upload file, but not both

We used to have a two-step process for answering questions. On the first page the user indicated how he would answer: either by typing a response or uploading a file. On the next page either a ...
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Best Modifier Key Combination for Web Shortcuts

Many users of my website asked for keyboard shortcuts to access commonly viewed pages. I know that links may have accesskey but to access them is inconsistent across browsers. I'm going to use ...
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What are the different ways of making a Joomla! website mobile friendly?

I am involved in the development of a number of Joomla! websites and we would like to make these websites mobile friendly. I have done a bit of searching online and I can't seem to find any standard ...
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black background & white letters or white background & black letters?

What is better for user? The site has a lot of text to read and I would like to make it as user friendly as possible.
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Need help getting user friendly URL

I trying to get a user friendly URL. My current link is this: http://www.norwegianfashion.no/designers/?designer=Batlak-og-Selvig&bid=9 What I want is this ...
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Checkout Process: 1 page or 3 pages?

What's better for a checkout process? One relatively long checkout page? Multiple short pages/steps ?
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Is it ill-advised to create custom text for a login link (e.g. “Become a ninja” as opposed to just “log in”)

I'm trying to figure out whether it's best to: stick with the tried and true link text for login ("log in" -> linking to the login page) Make the login button custom to the site and somewhat of a ...
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Best way to let users choose country/language when submiting an URL to a directory

I want to offer the user the possibility to add the country/language for websites they would submit to a fairly simple website directory. I have a folder with flags from ...
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Clean URL: with or without “?”

Simple question What is better: http://www.example.com/product/123/subpage/456.html or http://www.example.com/product?123/subpage/456 As far as I know they would rank the same SEO wise, but my ...