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268 views

Gtmetrix shows high loading time for first domain waiting time. How to reduce it

I am wondering, why is my Domain taking long time to load? As per Gtmetrix timeline, first domain name propagation takes up to 953ms: Blocking - 53 ms Waiting - 843 ms Receiving - 57 ms Sometimes ...
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25 views

What is the feasibility of developing a phpBB-based barter bulletin board? [closed]

I've got a concept for a barter deal bulletin board and would like to know how feasible is it to implement the concept with phpBB. The main differences from a typical forum are the following: Users ...
2
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1answer
69 views

Inserting WordPress in a site with .htaccess Rewrite Rule

I want to insert a WordPress blog in a website which is programmed in PHP and that uses includes() to select what content to show, and that uses .htaccess Rewrite Rule to get friendly URLs. The ...
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0answers
12 views

I want to design E-Commerce websites. What programming language should I learn first? [duplicate]

I have no experience with any programming languages but I want to start. What language should I start with first if I want to create e-commerce websites. ex: HTML,CSS,JS
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1answer
34 views

Good practice for watermarking/trademarking a website [closed]

When developing a website for a client, is it considered normal/proper etiquette to include an inconspicuous link to the developer's own website at the bottom of the client's website? In case that ...
3
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3answers
217 views

How to make a website from .pdf / .ai / .svg files?

I have designed an infographic for a client using Illustrator and now they asked me to make a website for them based on the infographic. I use Adobe Dreamweaver occasionally, but I'm not good with ...
1
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0answers
19 views

Browser compatibility issues [duplicate]

I am fairly new to website design. I am currently coding a new site. I have a local server setup (localhost) using Apache and testing using Firefox Ver 21 and IE Ver 9. I am getting display ...
0
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1answer
72 views

Knowledge required to build a book rental website

My friend and I are considering building a book rental website like http://www.campusbookrentals.com/. My question is what are the required knowledges to build such a website? I've learned HTML and ...
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2answers
456 views

Measurable goals for a new web team/department?

I'm part of a new web team (the area is new) and we have to define goals. I need to define this goals so they can be measurable maybe monthly and yearly. So my questions is if these goals should be ...
7
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3answers
572 views

How to deal with a client who redesigned their own site badly?

I am a freelance designer/developer. I am starting a registered business and will be offering other services soon and I am in the process of expanding the portfolio section of my existing website but ...
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2answers
143 views

Website design using responsive approach or mobile site

I have been looking for mobile desktop website solution & I am confused with the information available on internet. In some case article talk about Responsive approach with the future but i am ...
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1answer
171 views

Can I sell a php website on a condition that the code is not resold by the client? [closed]

What if I write my client a website using LAMP. Suppose that clients starts selling my code to other people, can I perhaps do something about it because I have already asked them not to sell it more ...
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2answers
80 views

Proper name scrolling news/photo

I'm very new to webdesign and am wanting to install a scrolling news/picture banner in the site but don't even know the proper term to search for to find out how to do it. Here's an example of what ...
2
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1answer
48 views

Client asking for estimate to set up/ configure his server

I am building a web application for a client. I never set up a server using IIS. He needs me to configure the server to work with mySQL, php, and phpmyadmin. The server, is completely ...
1
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1answer
127 views

Client expects additional 'free' work outside of contract [closed]

I am currently working on a freelance project where my client expects me to set up his entire server from scratch. Right now the server has a clean / unconfigured version of IIS 6 installed. While ...
3
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2answers
527 views

Make HTML static site more SEO friendly

I am desinging a website as shown in below image, right now it's just a basic structure. This site is totally static, basically I've 6 main pages in website. navigation section, slider and footer will ...
2
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2answers
51 views

Uploading screenshots to Flickr

I have finally decided to create my own portfolio to show off my works for clients. I've seen on countless web design agency websites where they show screenshots of the websites they made for their ...
1
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1answer
87 views

Problem with user generated content

In general, what do you think is better in regards to adding content to a site, to allow users to add content to the site and put a flag button to report it if it doesn't fit with the site, or should ...
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1answer
77 views

Is it okay to showcase templates/layouts recreated in different codes in a portfolio?

I have several different templates/layouts, both simple and complex. I recreated these templates multiple times, just using different codes. (Say, a complex one was originally made in only HTML and ...
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0answers
78 views

The Best Title for my Skill Set [closed]

I'm about to branch off into the freelance world. I'm starting an LLC and I'd like some input on what I should title myself as the owner. For example "creative specialist" or "creative technician" or ...
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1answer
165 views

What every beginner should know about website development? [closed]

I am a novice at building websites and considering to make one. But I'm very confused right now. I guess every beginner faces issues getting started. Some questions that have come up are: I have an ...
3
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1answer
142 views

Is it illegal to use content in such a way?

I have a couple of questions about the legality of the content of some websites. I am currently working on two websites and I would like to make sure I am not breaking any laws, by using some content ...
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3answers
125 views

Creating an online community - use templates or self-develop?

PHPMotion, Joomla or develop my own? I'm thinking of developing a common interest online community. It will be have UGC, stats, etc.. functionality, and perhaps an online store. Though cost is an ...
25
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6answers
4k views

How important is responsive web design?

I've heard a variety of opinions regarding the pros and cons of using responsive web design recently and was wondering whether it was necessary for small businesses that target small geographical ...
4
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2answers
182 views

What is best way to manage all images in a big project, inline images, background images, css sprite images?

How do you manage all images in a big project, inline images, background images, css sprite images? Do you follow any naming convention? Do you create sub-folders to manage images? In a big project ...
11
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2answers
639 views

How to evaluate a web developer? [closed]

I want to hire someone to set up a website. What do I ask to determine competence and integrity of the individual? Is there a chart of reasonable charges/costs? How do I know if I am being ...
0
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1answer
52 views

How to send messages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add SMS text messaging functionality to my website? I am building a online SMS service that can send messages to mobile phones. I want to send messages like ...
2
votes
3answers
224 views

Developing from scratch vs. Wordpress

I am facing a dilemma, over the past six months I have been building my website from scratch and I put plenty of hours into it using standard html/css/php/mysql/javascript and jquery... My website ...
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1answer
114 views

What Tools Exist for Comparing Two Files?

what tools do you guys use to compare two scripts, basically i modded an template and need to compare this template with the new release of this template. Any help greatly appreciated.
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3answers
147 views

is there a checklist that a small website should

I am not a web developer - this would be my first foray. I can do HTML/CSS/Javascript, but never created a website for a company. If anybody is creating a site for small company (expecting some ...
0
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1answer
128 views

Too many web design aid framework - Is it wise to use frameworks? advantage or disavantage? [closed]

Too many web design aid framework - IS it wise to use frameworks? advantage or disavantage? I have seen many framework like... impress.js 960grid framework
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1answer
64 views

Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? [closed]

Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? Both. 1. Practical knowledge & 2.theoretical knowledge.
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1answer
470 views

Best tools to build a ecommerce website [closed]

First I would like to apologize if this is not the forum to be asking this question. If you can point me to the right forum, I will post my question there. I am relatively new to web development. I ...
2
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1answer
288 views

Should I still support a screen resolution of 1024x786 or can I ignore it and support 1280x720 and higher?

Only for websites, not webapps. There are not many computers left with 1024x786, so why still support it?
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2answers
352 views

How to find similar webdesign to specific sites? (Zendesk / Mailchimp) [closed]

For a new project we are looking for good webdesign examples. Some of our favorite sites include Zendesk.com or Mailchimp.com. How would you approach to find similar sites? PS: We also appreciate ...
1
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1answer
747 views

How to integrate Paypal Direct Payment (i.e. Paypal Pro) with custom shopping cart application?

I've written a basic shopping cart application that is fully functional except for the payment process. I have decided to use PayPal Direct Payment, or "PayPal Pro," but am unsure of how to integrate ...
1
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1answer
72 views

What's the best way of going about creating a website that serves the purpose of being a programming language reference guide?

Hi I'm a newb here who is trying to create a website (with its own domain name) that will basically be a C++ reference guide set up in a way that is similar to Wikipedia. I would like to have the ...
0
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3answers
193 views

What's the best way to create your own website? [closed]

I'm currently making plans for creating my own website (.com) and was looking for the cheapest solution possible that gives you the production tools you need. I was wondering, are most websites these ...
2
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3answers
149 views

Web design portfolio

I'm pretty much a newb when it comes to freelancing, I'm looking to start a portfolio for my individual projects only I haven't done any and I'm kind of stuck on where to start. I have assisted in ...
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1answer
121 views

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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0answers
229 views

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, ...
0
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2answers
625 views

Which screen resolution should I target for modern mobile phones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Building for different screen sizes I am developing a site which needs to work on mobiles as well. I avoid specifying width and height by pixel. Mostly I am using ...
3
votes
1answer
74 views

Let tester directly click on web site to report bugs, similar to bugherd?

I'm doing website User Testing and want them to report issues by clicking on web site and type text into a comment box. Similar to diigo.com or bugherd.com Bugherd is designed for this but it is ...
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1answer
146 views

I am done with html and css, NOW, what tools should I start with? [closed]

I am done with html and css, NOW, what tools should I start with? Shall I start with Adobe CS3 OR Adobe CS4 OR Adobe CS5 Please let know. I am just confused. Thanks :)
0
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1answer
49 views

Adobe certifications: where can I do one, and will it help get me a job? [closed]

Where and which is the best way to do Adobe certifications? (Dreamweaver CS5 in India.) Also, does it have weightage in getting a job?
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1answer
42 views

Please recommend a good web designer/web developer web dictionary? [closed]

Please recommend a good web designer/web developer dictionary?
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3answers
127 views

Please recommend an one stop popular website for inspirational web design interfaces/ design snippet

Please recommend an one stop popular website for inspirational web design interfaces/ design snippet.
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1answer
248 views

Can I get JSP/ JSF hosting in shared hosting plans?

I want to use JSF with Facelets/JSP in my website. Can I get Java hosting in shared hosting plans ? I want to re-develop a company website for my client. Currently the website uses PHP & is ...
0
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3answers
65 views

recommend strategy to implement this design

I'm trying to build a website (html only) for a design studio and I am trying to figure out what is the best way to go about it. Layour of a webpage is like this: A page is divided into two spaces ...
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5answers
108 views

dynamic website development help

I am wondering is there such thing as a WYSIWYG / graphical editor for PHP based website such as Drupal and Joomla? I am from the print world, working with code and database just driving me nuts! ...