Web development is the development of sites on the World Wide Web or private intranets. It includes many topics including server side programming, client side scripting, web services and site design.

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Brackets and/or Transmit Web Dev Workflow [on hold]

I am primarily a web designer and web developer replacing Dreamweaver as a tool to edit client websites. I am have reviewed a number of code editors and FTP clients and am trying out both Adobe's ...
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Isn't responsive design a con? [closed]

Google are apparently going to be updating their algorithms tomorrow to prioritize responsive design. I have seen that most sites like bbc.co.uk are using responsive design which alters the width and ...
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Client Expectation re images used during website development [closed]

When you develop a website for a client, if you create it from scratch and present them with design options that include photo images, do you make it a point to inform the client on where the images ...
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How to wrap up and protect project under development

My company is working on a new web app and it's website is developed by outsourced company (let's say under beta.mydomain.com). Of course this site has some user-management mechanisms, but there are ...
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What is the use case for Fax links in a webpage?

I've used tel: and mailto: to link to a phone number or email but how and why would I use fax: linking in a webpage? We currently take orders via fax. What would be the flow for a customer who clicks ...
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Is it possible to compare http requests with download time?

I'm asking this because of the following situation: Fonts from my system were taking 2-6s to load. To improve this, I made the system load the same font from google repository, and I remove the css ...
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White labelling with frames and IE

I have a SaaS application that offers some basic white-labelling functionality related to CSS, company logos etc. However, one client now wants to white-label the application with their own URL so ...
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Translating the content of a web based off-line tutorial

I'm trying to translate a tutorial of a software. The tutorial is all in HTML, with CSS and some javascript. I'm noob in web development, so I'm a little lost. The problem is: I found the source-code ...
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Protecting the original artwork used on a website

We are spending a considerable amount of money on creating fantastic illustrations that will accompany a learning guide. These illustrations are very unique and take 20-40 each to complete. Once we ...
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Chrome ignores link to external protocol

When I click on a button, the href is for the external protocol mayApp://. Chrome ignores this. I want it to show it somehow (address bar is preferable). I use web automation to verify this link. I ...
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Redirect visitors when site is too busy

We're expecting a large spike in traffic to our website this week. If the site becomes overloaded (i.e. visitors are getting a 503 error), I want to redirect visitors to another web address. How would ...
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What is the recommended way to backup a Magento website?

What is the recommended way to backup a Magento website? Connect via FTP in terminal and run mysqldump command or use the backup function in the admin panel?
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Magento Backup using mysqldump

I have website using magento installed in ubuntu ec2 server. I would like to do a backup of the whole magento website. I stumbled on an article that tells me to run this command ...
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How to Safely Share Access with Freelance web developers

I have a running website developed in Magento CMS and hosted in AWS EC2. I just recently hired a freelance web developer located overseas to revamp my website (design, features,etc). I have no ...
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Is it wiser to have a static header, menu and footer and load center content dynamically or vice versa?

When designing pages for a project that uses dynamically loaded pages/content (the website will not be accessible to search engines, so that's never a concern. Only for desktop PC use. Not for mobile ...
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how to make a website without knowing much about CSS?

We're trying to build a website, but we don't have much HTML + CSS + JS experience. As far as the complexity goes, we can imagine a simple e-commerce website for now. So far we have considered: ...
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One domain name - two servers? Is It Possible? [duplicate]

I want to use one domain name on 2 servers at a time.If one server is not working then my visitors can see my website without any problem from other server.Can i use one domain name on two different ...
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Incorrect Referring URLs - What can be the cause?

I am running a website with affiliate links . When the visitors of mydomain.com/page.php click on such an affiliate link, they are being sent to a link on a domain owned by the affilate network ...
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How to properly specify font size and face in a classified Ads HTML template?

How to properly specify font size and face in a classified Ads HTML template without html, body and head tags (these tags will be cutted), when template will be put in iframe on page? The classifieds ...
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Website is being targeted by mail bots

have a small website. When I perform a netstat is shows a lot of traffic from .p.mail. I think this is some kind of mail bot, trying to harvest email addresses from my website. How can I prevent ...
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Website Speed Index for SPA applications

I have a large SPA website, when measuring performance is there a standard metric to measure the time to transition between virtual pages? I know about speed index, but that only seems to cover ...
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Avoiding duplicate content when users choose the number of items per page

I have a website hosting thousands of photos that we taken in real life. My problem comes down to advanced pagination. Currently, I have the site divided into photo albums then galleries in each ...
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What changes are coming that would reduce the problems assosciated with HTTPS compared to HTTP? [closed]

I have a web site under development. It is used for surveys but there's an advertising component. As it is very new I have used almost all the latest technologies. AngularJS, ASP.NET WebAPI 2 etc. ...
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How do I troubleshoot users having issues paying on my site with Paypal [closed]

We are using Express Checkout for taking payments on a site. It seems like the site was working fine in sandbox testing and in production for some time. We have, however, received word that a user ...
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Using fonts on websites: Webfonts vs downloaded fonts

I am currently going through a web development course on Udemy.com. One of the basic videos was about using fonts on your website. The lecturer explained that to use a 'non-standard font' such as one ...
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What is “blocking time” in Chrome browser?

According to the answer of http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15597936/blocking-time-in-google-chrome: "Blocking" is the time the request spent waiting for an already established connection to ...
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How to optimize a dynamic website [duplicate]

I know there is already an answer on Webmasters to a part of this question (SEO for Dynamic website) , which has been very helpful with How to build a controller that creates an xml sitemap? on SO ...
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Search Engine Optimize a photography website? [duplicate]

Because most photography websites are mostly photo galleries, I'm at a loss on how to code my new site. You can choose a friendly url, use alt tags for every image, include language set, meta tags, ...
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Monitor and alert when events have ended [closed]

So I work for a private school, and we have only three I.T. Techs that take care of the entire campus/buildings, as well as the security systems and website. After trying to search google, I haven't ...
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Switch to Drupal [closed]

Currently I manage a website written entirely in html5, php, javascript and css3 with a mysql database. The site resides on a dedicated server with CentOS and Plesk is used for management. I thought ...
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loading old web pages and not the updated ones

I have updated my design and uploaded it to my server, but it's showing old content for sometime, new content for sometime. I randomly checked lots of computer, same problem is happening everywhere.
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How to deal with users passwords on website re-design?

I have an old Drupal 6 website with about 1000 active users and I want to replace it with new OpenCart 1.5 installation. How to find out their passwords and copy them? If I'm not mistaken Drupal 6 ...
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What use could I have for an invalid GIF on my site? [closed]

I have found a 1x1 GIF embedded directly in Google homepage's HTML: How could I use such GIF on my site? To make it more interesting. I tried saving it through Chrome, then opening with GIMP, but ...
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Web user authentication methods

Is there any method besides using a DB with username and password for authenticating a user?
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Updating a website often [closed]

I always wondered something, when I make a website, normally small websites, I make the website locally and then Upload it to the server, I also keep a copy locally, when I have to make a change, I ...
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Where is the data for items added to a shopping cart stored if not logged into the site?

Sites like Amazon allow you to add items to your shopping cart without requiring you to first log in. My question is where do they store this data? This data still seems to be there even if you ...
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Would a backlink to a website template affect my SEO?

I am going to start a new website project. It's my personal project and I am using a template which I downloaded from a website that has a condition that its users have to provide backlink to their ...
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How to show Google Website is Beta Version

I am developing a new version of my old website. The new version is slightly to be released in the coming month. I would like to show Google , that my new version of my website is in beta mode for few ...
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How do I add a widget to the header area of the 'Twenty Fourteen' WP theme? [closed]

I would like to add a widget to the header area (above the main menu) of the WordPress Twenty Fourteen theme. Ideally this would cut down the size of the header image from the full width to half, with ...
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What is an acceptable level of FPS in browser workslow editor?

I'm developing a diagraming tool and need some metrics to test it against. Unfortunately I couldn't find information regarding an average acceptable FPS level for this kind of web apps. We all know ...
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Free or Low Cost Web Hosting for Small Website [duplicate]

I have a small website (between 2000 and 10000) page-views a day. I'm looking for a free or low cost web host. I tried 50webs.com but their server breaks down. So as not to cause debate, I am also ...
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Google indexable web static tree component

I'm building application with lots of data. I decided to present this data in tree view like control. Something like Process Explorer I'm wondering how to build this to maximize potential to index ...
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Wordpress easiest install? [closed]

What is the easiest way to download/install wordpress? I'm having problems getting it. Also does wordpress cost anything to use?
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Would using content from third-party websites while giving credit to them be considered “fair use”?

I want to create a international flight search engine website that links to multiple other flight searching websites and pulls the flight information into my site, by linking to the source website, ...
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What are the pros/cons of using a CMS for my website tutorials vs. static files inside folders? [closed]

I'm building a website that will have tutorials on products from one manufacturer. The tutorial will be a step-by-step guide with screenshots. The content won't be updated once the tutorial is posted. ...
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How can I use Git to maintain my site while keeping it online, using only one server? [closed]

I would like to use Git to maintain my site while keeping it online, using only one server (i.e., make development changes and hosting it online using the same server, but in different folders). ...
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Getting access to website files without access to the hosting account

I have been asked if I can rectify a 403 error on www.kirrawe.com.au. The site was developed and hosted by another web developer who can no longer be contacted. I have been in contact with the ...
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Need help with first website ever! [closed]

This is the first website i am making with HTML and CSS. Truly i am learning as I go but I need some questions answered before I write to much incorrect code. First a a little intro about the design ...
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I bought a WordPress theme from a person claiming to hold a developer license

I bought a WordPress theme from a person claiming to hold a developer license, but, later I found that he didn't have the developer license. He had purchased it as a basic license. Can this impact ...
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My first web development client - SEO pricing [closed]

I've gotten my first prospective client (lawyer) to build a custom website. I'm charging on a fixed-contract rate for development work. I've offered SEO as an option, but am not sure how to price ...