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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I am 16 and want to learn how to develop websites (complex sites with video and members).. what language do you suggest I learn? [closed]

I am trying to get into programming for web development and PHP seems like a good language to use for that. I want to make complex sites with videos and member logins like a YouTube. I didn't know ...
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WordPress sets the homepage to index.php instead of default.php

I'm using free hosting with 000webhost.com, for that the default page it loads is default.php. But I've installed WordPress and now WordPress generated index.php as its homepage file. As an easy ...
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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 ...
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How to handle browser-compatibility check for your website

Whenever I redesign a website, I spend a lot of time manually checking whether the new website is still supported on all major browsers by opening the website on the corresponding browser. What is a ...
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Sophos is blocking my site - how do I remove it from their list?

I've had a call from a client who says a visitor cannot access their site as a virus protection program called Sophos is blocking it, saying it will steal information. I've scanned the site with ...
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Copyright of pictures upload to a website?

I want to run a website like stock photos. How can I be sure that the uploader is real copyright holder of the picture? Is it possible to leave the responsibility of this copyright claim to the ...
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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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Getting started building a website: hosting, security, and tools [closed]

A couple of my friends run a business and they asked me to build them a public website. It will only be used for static information about the company with some pictures. No transactions will be ...
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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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Google Translate: tracking the foreign language in web page

How do I track where the language is coming from? If I'm building a website, and I end up putting together plugins, I'd like to know where the foreign language is coming from? When I'm testing my ...
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Parallax Websites & SEO

I am getting a parallax website made for my e-commerce website. I have the option of giving each section an individual link or anchor tagging each page. Which of the two options are better for SEO? I ...
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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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What is the best way to let Google know the difference between a Production, Development, and Staging environment?

We have three domain names with pretty close to duplicate content (they're Magento sites). We'll call them production.com, development.com, and staging.com. I have robots no-index on development.com ...
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SEO Tips and Tricks for web developers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I know most of the Users of Stackoverflow would have knowledge about Search Engine ...
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In WordPress, should I “Allow search engines to index this site” during development?

I am going to create a web page, and I will do it online. Should I choose the option: "Allow search engines to index this site." during development, or should this be opened after development ends?
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Load custom CSS through browser to site being viewed?

Is there a way I can load a CSS stylesheet to a site I'm viewing in a browser? I'm working on my company website. For obvious reasons I don't want to make changes to the live version of the site ...
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How does this website work? [closed]

By the looks of it this website is just a feed of articles from other sites. How does it import the whole articles like this? and how is the site ranking at all with the lack on original content? I ...
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Invalid Google markup rel=publisher

Why is Google publisher HTML tag invalid according to W3C specification? Is there any way to correct this example: <a href="http://plus.google.com/109469573972649651137?prsrc=3" rel="publisher" ...
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Development Pipeline / Phases

I have been developing websites for quite sometime now, and I have now come to the stage where I want to run things properly. I am trying to put together a proper workflow for my projects. I have ...
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Content vote system with IP verification and dynamic IP adresses

Description: I have two types of vote system on my site. First of them is for all users and store IP adress to prevent more than one vote. Second is for authenticated users only, which also store ...
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How auto load image work when an status is post to social website?

When posting a status update on social website like facebook.com and linkedin.com which contain an URL, it will automatically scan the images available on the particular website and put it at the ...
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Which way is better for SEO on “part-launched” site?

I have launched part of my site that it can work separately of main site (site.com/current). The main section of site (including root www.example.com address), likely to be launched on next months. ...
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How secure is the CodeIgniter framework?

I want to develop a website using the CodeIgniter framework. I'm just worried about the security of the framework. Is there an issue or event that a website is being hacked that uses CodeIgniter ...
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Openfire and Imagick alternative for a shared hosting [closed]

I've just finished a social network, and went for a shared hosting... (because that's what I can afford for now). I used Openfire(for XMPP private messages) and Imagick (for image resizing), but I ...
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Will it hurt my website's SEO friendliness if I host a french targetted website at, let's say, godaddy.com?

I have read that the server location is important for a website to be SEO friendly. I am planning to build a website from scratch which is targetted mainly to french audience (in france), but I am ...
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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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Video for an ad-driven website

I have a website, which i will fill with a bunch of useful videos. I've implemented an ads rotation engine for articles and will do so for videos. The next milestone is to decide how video will be ...
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Is there an alternative to LiveStream? [closed]

I´m looking for an alternative to LiveStream, I mean, a free live streaming solution for video broadcasting and then embedding the player in my website. Bandwidth limitations is OK. Concurrent ...
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Tracking state of a one time event on a big website

Assume a website with 250 million active users. I add a new feature to the website. Once a user visits I want to use a short tutorial to teach them how to use said feature. I only want them to ...
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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 ...
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URL is generating a /#!/splash-page

My site for some reason is generating a shebang - /#!/splash-page on the URL. For example when I type www.modernvintage1005.com, the browser returns www.modernvintage1005.com/#!/splash-page and every ...
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Ad networks that will serve via HTTPS?

I've built a website with 160K page views per month that serves every page over HTTPS. The recent FireSheep news will probably increase the adoption of "HTTPS everywhere" but it's been very hard to ...
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is it possible testing a site on a smartphone using a local server and wifi?

Is there any way to access a local server via a smartphone during developement, or must I test it online?
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How to know my free disk space on web hosting server?

I have got some work from my friend for updating his website. Earlier his website was made by some other person and he used to maintain all the stuff. Now that developer has given only the ftp ...
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Java based portal framework [closed]

We have an application that needs to be built and are looking for some Java based portal framework. In last few days we have gone through over 10 different open source option Liferay, JetSpeed2, ...
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Abandoment to blame for the last JavaScript file not always being loaded?

I have a code snippet for an app that users are loading as a 3rd party script on their site. The general sequence is as follows: Site loads http://www.example.com/foo.js foo.js does stuff 1 to 2 ...
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I want to be a developer (website and web application) and want to choose asp.net as a programming lang [closed]

I want to be a developer (website and web application) and want to choose asp.net as a programming lang. I am currently an intermediate web designer. My friend told me that there are many things in ...
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Adding tags for SEO in clothing website [duplicate]

I am building a site for a women's accessories brand. The site has a Homepage, a Store page (where all accessories are displayed), a page for each of the accessories description, an about page and a ...
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Check for duplicate 'id' values in a HTML page

I am developing a web application and I would like to check for duplicate id values in a HTML page. I am running the application on my local machine. There is a way to do that? P.S.: I am using ...
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Adding query string to url already indexed, will cause problem with SEO?

I have to change the urls of my site, from something like: www.site.com/page.html to www.site.com/page.html?value=randomvalue This will cause problems with SEO?
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Deciding on a revenue model for a web application

When building a commercial web application, what are the factors that go into the decision of a revenue model? How many users are necessary for an advertising-supported application? What demographic ...
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Share Web Hosting software packages management

I have a very basic question about web hosting. How will I be able to manage software packages on shared hosting services? For example, some of my python scripts might require the MySQL-Python ...
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Google Maps links: deprecated attributes

When I validate this page, I'm getting kind of these errors: Error Line 161, Column 438: The scrolling attribute on the iframe element is obsolete. Use CSS instead. ...
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Ajax results page for outbound links - Should I make it SEO?

I run a movie review site. I have two main directories: /movies - AJAX only This page links to movie reviews, where 99% are to original content on external sites and 1% is to my own reviews in the ...
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What does it mean to infect people with silent java drive?

I've got a weird contact message through my website, claiming they have found a security vulnerability and wonder if I have a bug bounty program. The details they shared: Only what I can say is ...
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Using Public Key Authentication for websites

I know GitHub uses it for code development (not user authentication for the website though). I saw this article on the idea: ...
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Should I be using WAI-ARIA in my HTML website builds?

Should I be using WAI-ARIA in my website builds? Will it have any benefit? Is anyone adding 'role' to their code at the moment? Some info about WAI-ARIA - www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria. The tab, link, ...
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Creating a backdoor in (your own) PHP website [closed]

I've just built a website for a client and I'm a bit worried he won't pay me once it actually goes live. I've heard there are ways to create a back-door so I could access the website whenever I want. ...
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Setting up a LAMP VM server for Development and Testing?

Info: I would like to set up a VM server on my local computer which will serve pages in the exact same way as my current hosting (but only to me on my local computer). I currently pay a big web ...
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Managing Xampp on USB for Mac and Windows machines

I am working on some PHP projects (Wordpress mostly) with MySQL databases and primarily use my Windows Desktop to do the work on whilst running Xampp. This all works great until I need to take my ...