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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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Are there best practices for preparing users for the launch of a revised web site?

We were contracted to revise and modernize a static web site that is very active in terms of adding content but had not been significantly reorganized since the mid-2000's. We are migrating them to a ...
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How frequent is user feedback on an onsite poll?

I have a feedback poll on my website, and need to find some sourced data or article which states how frequently users generally give feedback when using online polls that look like this: For ...
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Best ways to collect location-based user input

I'm working on a website where users will be able to register and provide information about their location. In order to prevent users from inputting incorrect data, we don't want users to provide ...
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How do you get a user base like Yelp did?

I am working on a website that will be community driven by user generated content. I need people to write reviews and their experiences in similar way as Yelp. What's the best way to offer them value ...
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How to verify new accounts against a known persons database? [closed]

I need to (try to) solve the problem of new account creation for a patient portal for a medical records system (electronic health record). That is, a way to activate a patient online and match her ...
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Best way to implement user-powered data validation

I run a product recommendation engine and I'm hitting a few snags. I'm looking to see if anyone has any recommendations on what I should do to minimize these issues. Here's how the site works: ...
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How to create tabbed, text-bubble, effect

You know what I am talking about: Where some websites have a text area (for tagging, or for mass emailing), you type something and when you press enter a bubble appears to wrap your text into a single ...
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WWW.yoursite.com or HTTP://yoursite.com which one is futureproof?

http://yoursite.com www.yoursite.com http://www.yoursite.com yoursite.com Which of these would you choose as your favourite to work with, if you were to make a site for 2011 and beyond, which ...
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Any good research studies on effectiveness of web rating systems?

I'm going to be creating a website that allows users to upload and vote on each others' content (specific kinds of images), and I want a simple rating system in place. I do not care about the users ...
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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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input content in FF & Opera

i got a "register user to website" form on my site. It looks fine in all browsers except Opera and FF.. i tryed to show pics through html so you can see what I mean, but i cant without 10 posts, and i ...
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Form label position for best usability

I'm creating a form that will ask a visitor for their firstname, middle initial, and lastname. I want the those text fields to be all inline, but where should I place the labels? On the left, top, or ...
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WYSIWYG vs. BBC Code vs. Plain Text

When Putting in a place for users to put it content, (for example, posting a question,answer or comment on this site) What are some things to consider when deciding to use some form of WYSIWYG editor, ...