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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How do developers access my site during construction?

So I just finished my psd's and I am going to send them to a front end developer, but I'm at a loss at to the logistics of it. Do I just send them to the front end developer and have them upload them ...
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order of actions from psd to html/css to backend development

I've read all related posts, but still have one question. Once my PSD is done and I send it for html/css, do I then send it straight to development, get that down, and then go back and add in the ...
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Should you add version information to images on your website?

If you have images on your website that are likely to change (e.g. have a different watermark), but the same image name, should you add version information to the end of the image name, or would this ...
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How Google reacts on display:none for CSS media query?

According to Google Webmaster guideline "Hidden text" is not acceptable. Which means I do have a dov containing some good amount of title or paragraph with link or images if I make it display:none in ...
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Putting Together HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Hopefully this question isn't too broad… I am a competent iOS programmer and have some experience with Java (command-line tools). Over the last year or two I've dabbled into HTML, CSS, and ...
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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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Soft links over the Web?

Take this scenario. There is a server(say, A) at www.mysite.com .Now, there's a dynamic number of servers A knows about (knows the IP-adresses to). The problem is, if a user arrives at ...
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Adding description for words on your website

I am creating a website with a lot of programming language, and words that are related to programming and application development. Now I like the idea to have a tooltip on certain words, let's say a ...
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Optimizing for load time VS staying organized

I am working on several projects where I often have to make small changes. Now I know it is important to have a fast loading page, but as a developer it is also handy to keep organized by splitting ...
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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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Developing hotel website [closed]

I know HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and some of PHP/MySQL. I've decided to create simple hotel website, just to exercise my skills, and to see what i can really do. I wrote concrete technical details of my ...
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Working environment for web designer - editing files, version control, auto backups (Mac)

I've tried several times to get my head around this but failed everytime!! I want to setup a working environment for creating websites that is efficient and straight forward to use. It needs to ...
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How to debug this site in IE9?

Just finished this site: http://brodr-haukaas.no And to my horror it doesn't work properly in IE. Something is breaking my slider script, and I don't have much experience in debugging JS code using ...
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Folder naming convention in a web development

I'm just wondering whether it would be appropriate/acceptable to use the following folder naming convention within a website development? For folders which the end users will see as part of the URL: ...
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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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django websites and google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I have recently finished one of my side projects. Now many sites have things like robot.txts ...
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what css styles are analyzed by search engines?

I know that Google used to do things like look at font-size and font-weight (or the equivalents from when Google first started) from their initial paper. But that was in the 90's. Does anybody know ...
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Loading one webpage from another webpage

I am thinking of ways of adding a "chat bar" onto websites. One idea that I had works like this: random site(e.g.): youtube.com/video1 w/ "chat bar" attached: chatbar.com/youtube-video1 So ...
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Step by step website developent [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When designing a website, how do you usually start? What sequence shall one follow when he is developing a website. For e.g. shall i first finish all the basic structure ...
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What emails should I create for a web services company? [closed]

I am building a software and web services company and want to create different email account to use them in contacting my team, customers "which i do for them websites for example", users of the ...
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What font technique is being used here?

While I was attending this event (http://worldtour.fogcreek.com/) I noticed this page had custom fonts for the Address part in the top left corner (i.e "Fog Creek Software 55 Broadway Fl 55....") When ...
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Is it a good idea to recommend browser on a e-commerce web site

I have built an e-commerce app but I didn't have a lot of time so I decided to build the app compatible with cutting-edge browsers. so of the features are not working and some them are working less ...
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How to inform website owner if someone downloads something from the website?

Right, beginner here so bare with me.. What i've got: A simple html/css website with a page where clients can find informative documents in the form of PDF's and rich text documents, they can just ...
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Stylesheet switches increase loadtime?

I am using stylesheet switcher which uses a number of alternate stylesheets for the media="screen" and switches to those styles when instructed by the user. But in the web page I have to use several ...
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How do I display content from another website that requires the user being logged in?

Say I have a website that requires a login, hosted somewhere remote. I would like to make a portal that shows this remote site but should always be logged in with the same user name and password on ...
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How to show multiple websites under single webpage

I want create one homepage for all my intranet websites, the page will have links on top border & opens different web applications in the area below. Any idea on how this can be achieved with ...
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Why would someone want to take over control of my domain name?

I was approached by a person wanting to help me set up a website. In order to do this he has requested that I allow him to transfer my domain name to his account, for easier management. I would ...
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is 'bookman old style' web safe

Is 'Bookman Old Style' web safe? If not, is there something that looks similar which is web safer?
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Is it good idea to put a captcha on credit card payment form

Is it good idea to put a captcha on credit card payment form? I am thinking to put one on my asp.net mvc application's payment section to make it more secure but I have never seen anybody doing ...
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Is it necessary for a web developer to know how to hack website?

I'm a web developer. I'm just wondering that is it necessary for a web developer to know how to hack website than developing a website?
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Why don't I have a loop error with these redirects?

I know this may seem a bit of a question in reverse, but I actually don't seem to have a problem I just want to make sure before I proceed. I have 2 domains domain1.com and domain2.com and a ...
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How can I prevent people from looking at a listing of files in parent directory if I haven't uploaded index.html? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restrict the download of all files in a folder? I haven't uploaded index.html or index.php to my root directory. How can I prevent people from looking at a ...
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Strategy for managing lots of pictures for a website

I'm starting a new website that will (hopefully) have a lot of user generated pictures. I'm trying to figure out the best way to store and serve these pictures. The CMS I'm using (umbraco) has a ...
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How can I superscript a single character throughout my site?

Finishing up development work for a client and they have a late request to superscript every occurrence of the &reg character throughout the site. I merely get by with CSS, but not even sure CSS ...
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Should I rely on externally-hosted services?

I am wondering over the dangers / difficulties in using external services like Google Chart in my production state website. With external services I mean them that you can't download and host on your ...
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How do you define a project for a web developer?

Say I have a comprehensive web app I want developed through a freelancer on Odesk.com What is the best way to effectively describe the entire project, goals and requirements? Any examples on this ...
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How could a web developer go about offering free hosting to clients that buy a website?

Lots of web design companies offer a year free hosting service when purchasing a website. How do they offer this service? Do these companies use their own server to host sites or do they buy a years ...
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How do get my css style sheet to work the same in IE9 as it does in IE8 and other browsers?

I am developing the following website and just discovered that the styling of the navigation does not work well in IE9 but is great in IE8 and other browsers - how do sort this out?
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Domain registrar changed DNS without warning

We have had a very long an damaging outage which lasted around 24hrs due to a change in our DNS servers by our registrar. What happened (according to our registrar) was that for some reason their ...
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How can I exclude a specific computer from web stats?

I'm using AWStats to track visits to my site. I know how to exclude specific ip addresses from the stats (using AWStat's .conf file). But how would I just exclude one specific visitor (me)? I want to ...
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What do I lose if I use OpenID instead of the custom login system I built

I'm trying to make the decision whether to use OpenID or stay with a well-built custom login system. I think the appeal of OpenID is clear, in that the user doesn't have to create yet another account ...
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What version control options are available for PHP web development?

I have done some basic web programming in the past and wish to develop my skills further and begin doing large scale projects as a contractor. I have no experience with version control to this point ...
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How can we find the develpoment language of a specific website? [duplicate]

first of all i m sorry if i post this thread on wrong website. Now my question is: is there any method/trick to find the programming (scripting) language of a website on which that website is ...
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Trying to add a private zone to a website

I'm trying to add a "login page" as soon as someone clicks on the Galerie, in order to keep the pictures only between the members of the school. I tried several options, even designed a page named ...
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Validate DOM tree / find unclosed tags offline

Are there any simple tool to use for finding unclosed tags? Like a missing , wrong spelled , /div> and so on? W3C distributing some offline installations but I'm not using Apache and any kind of GNU ...
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How to synchronize local files with those on the remote server whenever they change?

I need to synchronize the project folder on my local machine with the same folder on the server so that when I change the local or the remote file they are immediately synchronized. How can I do this? ...
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Who's viewing website source code?

Is there a way (either client side or server side) to see who is viewing your website's source code that is generated in the their browser?
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When designing a website, how do you usually start?

In the past I've done some HTML, CSS and PHP coding, but I've only ever worked on things that were already "finished" and I've never started a website from scratch. However, I recently purchased a ...
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Dealing with broken links and dead pages on search engines

I recently had to reconstruct the way my website runs. Along with that I have to change the way my urls are formatted. My website is not terribly popular (hoping changes will fix that) but I do have ...