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How do I allow visitors on my site to share my photos on their facebook news feed?

How do I allow visitors on my site to share my photos, on their Facebook wall/news feed? I see that there is a "share" or "like" option from Facebook but that seems to share the whole page. I would ...
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what are good UI ways for editing xml files in web pages? [closed]

I have an xml file which contain a lot fields and sub fields, I am not sure yet, but around 100 or 200 of fields. Fields value types may need true/false , others need drop down to select from, and ...
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How to check if someone is using my website resources?

How can I check whether someone is using the resources hosted on my website? I have a website (coded in PHP) and I have uploaded a few images there. I want to know who is using those images on other ...
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How to Migrate wordpress blogs from shared hosting to dedicated server?

I have some clients wordpress blogs on my shared hosting and now i want to migrate all to a new dedicated server. the shared server is on linux and the new dedicated is windows 2008. I know how to ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Adding a Forum to my site: build one from scratch or use existing open-source platform?

Note: I posted this originally to stackoverflow.com, had it closed, and was told to post it on programmers.stackexchange.com. So I posted it on programmers.stackexhange.com, had it cloased, and was ...
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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 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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Website not loading completely

I have a client on Fiverr and had ordered me a job to design a website and upload it. I completed the site using wordpress and uploaded to his godaddy server. The problem is that, He says the website ...
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Best practice for SEO “special characters” in products pages

Whats a best practice for creating websites due to the fact that i need to enter ö within the content/title/meta. Should I spell it without, and just use a "normal" character or do i put in ...
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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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DNS - domain conflict? [closed]

I was given two domains: domain.com & domain.info (they are on GoDaddy). And I was also given two servers, 107.105.38.99 - Rails app and 107.107.90.17 - Wordpress platform, on Digital Ocean. ...
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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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Help with a CMS for content only not display [duplicate]

Hello I'm trying to make some kind of tool for an school website, what I need to do is to make students take a test and according to what are the results (27 posibilities) they get a set of activities ...
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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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Send and Receive SMS from my Website [closed]

The way I plan to use it is: Have people send SMS to a number to vote. On the backend (assuming that the data comes back to my Web server), I will display the voting results on my Web site. After ...
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Feedback/bug tracking system for an alpha/beta phase website? [closed]

I'm developing a website and it's closing onto a private alpha/beta phase. It will be exposed to a small selected group of individuals who will provide a fair amount of feedback. What options do I ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Increase Servers folder depth limit for running scripts?

I have a CMS on my site that utilises TinyMCE (the WYSIWYG text editor). The issue is that TinyMCE cannot browse for files (example: images) on the web server. I get the error: Error 324 ...
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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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Could too many HTTP requests using AJAX result in browser crashes?

We are running an ASP.NET web application, and recently we received a lot of crash reports from users. It sometimes crashes the Chrome browser, and sometimes it loads indefinitely. This is how our ...
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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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Multiple index pages on website for multiple locations, SEO no-no?

We have a ecommerce website that can deliver products all over the country. We have seen at least one of our other competitors create an index page for every city in the country. So the pages ...
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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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What is this popular website template called? [closed]

I see that many popular website now implement a similar template. Do you know its name? https://www.braintreepayments.com/ http://www.techsoft3d.com/ http://www.techsmith.com/snagit.html
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Redirect to http://mydomain.com rather than http://www.mydomain.com

I created a website and I would like when I put any link pointing to my website, the "www" to be removed. For example when someone enters http://www.mydomain.com/users into the browser address, this ...
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Test building a new version of a web site

I am working to build a new version of my website. During the time I'm building it I would like to view it live on the internet without having to delete the old one. What is the best way to do this? ...
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How does Google+ embed link works?

I am trying to understand how does embed link works in Google+ Stream. I manage a site and usually every post contains some text and at least an image. But when I try to embed the link to a ...
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The layout page “~/Views/Shared/_Layout.cshtml” could not be found

I got this error and I can't figure out what is going on. I am positive the _layout.cshtml resides in the shared folder and for the sake of trying things out, I moved to the Home folder and it then ...
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Which CMS can I use to build a website without programming knowledge?

I'm in the process of planning a content-driven website in the entertainment sector. I am looking for some guidance on the best CMS to use based on the following requirements and competencies: I have ...
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GZipped Images - Is It Worth?

Most image formats are already compressed. But in fact, if I take an image and compress it [gzipping it], and then I compare the compressed one to the uncompressed one, there is a difference in size, ...
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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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How can I measure website page load times from different countries?

Recently, I migrated one of my personal projects into cloud and hosted the app on UK based servers. I reside in Turkey and I would like to see how long it takes for my pages to load for UK based ...