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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Methods to provide user data to web application in URL?

I am aware that one method to provide user data to web application is to use query strings. For example http://www.example.com/get-page.php?home=aaa.html would set variable home value to aaa.html and ...
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Need help to understand the URL for dynamic content

As I understand, web servers are able to map the path component of an URL either into local file system resource or web-application name. Example for former would be http://www.example.com/index.html. ...
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Where can I learn the basics of web development including things like serializers, controllers, the architecture and how everything works, etc.? [closed]

I have a background in programming, but I have zero experience in web programming. I have joined a project that is working on creating an online platform, so basically all the coding work is in web ...
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Changes to server not reflected on website

The disclaimer: I've looked around for this for a while and didn't find anything - I'm guessing it's a common question and I just don't know how to ask it so sorry about this (almost certainly) being ...
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Deleted glyph from svg and icon is still appearing on the website

I am trying to delete an unwanted glyph from a website by opening the SVG file in BirdFont and just deleting the font from the board. I had deleted the graphic and it's still appearing on the website. ...
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How does SSL certificate effect Google Indexing Ranking? [duplicate]

I have Bought 2 SSL certificate one Basic and One Premium The basic one will just give me https://example.com The Premium will also giving me https and a Greebar in URL displaying the Company Name ...
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Genesis Backcountry theme leave comment box after post issue

I run x3 Genesis sites and 2 use Backcountry Genesis child theme. On the most recent site I setup with Backcountry I want the "Leave comment" form to display at the end of each post and it is not ...
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Is there a term for a combined web designer / developer

Simple question: Some of us are "Web Designers" who focus primarily on front end and client-side Some of us are "Web Developers" who focus primarily on back end and server-side Is there a ...
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Do I really need to support older browsers?

When an automatic update hits Windows, it updates all software to the latest, stable version. When you update Linux, it does the same. Why should I worry about writing code for older browsers when ...
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Steps on how to make a website? I learned HTML and CSS, what now? [closed]

So I just finished learning HTML, HTML5 and CSS... (From books I got online, online tutorials and online courses) I want to have test project on how to actually get my website up and running online. ...
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Granting a developer cPanel access but disabling downloads

I need to hire a dev to do some work on my site, however as it is a very large one and valueable at the same time, i don't want to risk a dev stealing the work and mechanisms behind it. I will need ...
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.com/ vs .com when hosting a website

I used a free domain hosting service with their extension suffixed to my website. When I tried to look at the site on a browser, I get a 404 error unless I add a / at the end of .com suffix (or) ...
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How to delete a parent folder that holds php and html files

In my hosting structure I have website1, website2 etc. I made a mistake and placed my files and folders inside a folder called source while uploading them to the website1 folder. So now I'm stuck with ...
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How to keep friendly URLs consistent?

I downloaded a site with a crawler script (HTTrack) and now have a few hundred HTML files that need to be edited and re-deployed. The original site ran on a combination of Drupal and a lesser known, ...
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Managing Web Templates using CMS such as Orchard [closed]

I want to build a new web site for a construction company. And i found many online web templates that can satisfy my Interface requirements such as these web templates:- ...
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Google speed Insights displays CSS modifications but not when accessing the page

I made some CSS changes to my website but they aren't displayed when I access the website. What's weird is that when I run a google speed insights test, the screenshot displayed of the website has the ...
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does dev normally get access to hosting server of client?

Someone wants me to make them a website and she says she already has a host. She doesn't care how I make the website, but seems uncomfortable giving me the host information. Is this usual? I had ...
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How should I handle a client with a partial site already built who wants me to take over? [closed]

I'm new to this site and making webpages that aren't only run locally on a single computer. I'm about to start building a website for someone. She already had another person make a basic website but ...
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Reducing waiting delay to webpage rendering time?

I ran a few tests on my website at webpagetest.org and while the Time to First Byte is under 200ms, it seems that in all tests I have run in different browsers at different locations, the page is ...
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Persona for Web Designer Portfolio Website [closed]

I'm working on my first real portfolio website and I learned in one of my Web Design classes at ASU that we web designers should write up a Persona for our "target market" (who we think will be the ...
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Just Received Email From WhatsApp Inc. Regarding To My Site [Need Help Or Advice Pls]

I got an email before 7 days seems to be from whatsapp . Here is that email below :- To Whom It May Concern: It has come to our attention that you have registered xyz.com (the "Domain ...
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Seeking advice about design of a low-maintenance long-lived conference web site [closed]

I would like to ask advice from expert web designers about design of a conference web site that will out-live the event with minimal future maintenance. What aspects of a design are likely to require ...
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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 ...