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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Using DynDNS to dynamically update your IP address

In this link stark had suggested that I use IP address instead of a domain name. He had also suggested that, if your ip address changes dynamically then the dynamic update client will update the dns ...
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Is the hybrid solution the best one for developing a web app? [closed]

I need to build a web app that has to be "universal". By universal I mean that I need it to be available online and offline, and usable on mobile platform and pc's and mac. I need to store and ...
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What's the difference between an addon domain and redirecting any domain to any subdomain?

Most of the server space vendors have two type of product: They say this much space inside that you can park/add NUMBER OF domain Here also that much space inside that you can only park/add ONE ...
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What database engine should I use? [closed]

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question but I want to become a web programmer for my occupation very soon. I actually went to a store known a PC WORLD in the UK where my laptop ...
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Most efficient arc for developing cross-browser support?

I'm curious to hear what approach people take to planning for cross-browser support when developing a website. There are generally two approaches I've seen developers take in their workflow: ...
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zlib compression issues

I'm having some issues running zlib compression on my site .. Firstly if I enable zlib compression in .htaccess using: php_value output_handler ob_gzhandler then I receive thousands of lines of the ...
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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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Where can I find resources for best coding practices in web development?

You'd figure that this would be an easy topic to google, but unfortunately I've been looking for a couple weeks and have yet to find really anything that I'm looking for. The problems I'm running ...
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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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When does FireFox ask for confirmation on page redirect?

Every once in a while I click a link and see the following (I'm using FF 11.0): I was wondering why FF does this on some redirects/links and not on others. I was thinking maybe it does that when ...
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Web developer has become uncooperative, what should we do to rescue our site? [closed]

What can an individual or a company do if the web designer who has designed their website becomes completely uncooperative? In our case He refuses to meet with us for discussions. He refuses to ...
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PHP photo/album gallery script with an admin backend and easy to integrate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm looking for an open source photo and album gallery software that should be is easy to integrate in a webpage and ...
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URL length and content optimised for SEO [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best stucture of SEO friendly URL? I have done some reading on what URLS should look like for search engine optimisation, but I am curious to know how mine ...
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Which tags to use for good SEO on the page

I have a event page, where it has the following items. Event Name Venue Name(s) {some cases go upto 5 or more venues} Event Info {Genre(s),Language,type(s)} Date(s) on which the event is. Event ...
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How do i found developers groups to let they build my own startup? [closed]

As for the title, i would like to meet some developers groups to pay them to build startups, doesn't matter where they are located, just they should speak english. does anyone knows how can i found ...
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Should I still use the <b> tag?

A while ago I learned to use proper CSS stylesheets on my websites. However, on Wikipedia and eBay and other sites I see the deprecated <b><i> tags being used. I was going for <span ...
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getting started as a web developer [closed]

I have over 10 years of programming experience building (Windows-based) desktop applications and utilities (VC++, C#, Python). My goal over the next year is to start transitioning to web application ...
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Book / resource suggestions for learning web development? Where to start? [closed]

OK, so there's so much to know that I don't even know where to start. I'm hoping you can help me come up with a list of books to get started with. I'm interested in web applications (for example, ...
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what should i be doing for seo as a programmer? [closed]

I'm working on a niche classifieds/listings type site. What should i be doing to make each page on the site to be uniquely indexable by search engines. As per my understanding, basically i need to ...
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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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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 &#246; 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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Late payer after reaching milestone [closed]

I have a small problem with a customer... He seems a nice guy, but I'm doing for him a somewhat big project, and this is what happened: He made a requested initial payment of 20%. After a couple of ...
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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 ...
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IIS Dynamic IP Restrictions Module and Googlebot

I consider using IIS Dynamic IP Restrictions Module in order to make it hard for DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. But I am not sure how that would work out for search engine bots like Googlebot. Any ...
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What are the required skills to bulid a online book editor? [closed]

I want to build a website for a printing company. My plan for this website is to offer a online book editor system for users to upload photos, choose the layout, type some text, put some stamp or ...
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Can I charge customers at random through my online credit card processor?

I'm developing a site and have never used CC processing before. On my site customers are submitting products to companies for review. I charge them different amounts depending on how many products ...
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The $1000-Dollar Bill [closed]

So I know that this question will vary heavily for the type of website, but here it is. Imagine you have a $1000 to spend on your new website. You can handle development and hosting yourself. In ...
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Forcing browser to load new image

I have recently been doing some image replacement work for a client, he sends me the new image png files and I upload them replacing the old ones with the new ones ( keeping the same name ). I tell ...
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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 ...
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Run server-side script as authenticated user in apache--is it possible?

I'm developing a web app that takes a bunch of parameters (dropdown boxes, etc) from an authenticated user, creates a file, then delivers that file via stdin to a program on my web server. Due to ...
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Do different TLDs affect your search engine ranking? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google penalize .me or .tv sites? I have two identical domain names with different suffixes org and com. I just installed POSTFIX which has auto configured itself ...
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Managing Client's Hosting and Domain Services [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hosting and domain registrations for multiple clients When creating a website for a client, how do you go about handling the domain registration and hosting? For ...
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Sending forms in MIME format via email

I am trying to send a form via email in MIME format. However, the input tag is displayed as text in square brackets and the button tag is displayed as plain text. ie. <input type="submit" ...
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Notification for user/visitor/customer for incomplete webbased app? [closed]

I have been developing an in-house small web-based application for my customer and I. The front-end has been only 60% completed, only the main functions without any testing, and the back-end (my ...
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Android and low end phones not receiving sms [closed]

I have developed a web application for an organisation.I have to send sms to mobile phones from application and I completed this,but there is a problem.Android and low end devices of other models are ...
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About cdn architecture to route way

Our web system, use the third-party cdn service. Assume that the user set the local dns with the googledns or opendns to visit our web sites, so cdn service will select the closest cdn proxy node. ...
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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 ...
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Source highlight as CGI script

I would like to put syntax-highlighted source code (C) on a website using CGI. I have the GNU source-highlight package on the web-server. Can anyone tell me how to link the source-highlight-cgi script ...
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What major SEO steps have I forgotten? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I'm a Java developer-turned-impromptu-web-developer trying to help my father get his woodworking ...
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What is an easy way for disabling a file temporary?

Say I have a file called debug.php and I want to use it only when I am testing scripts. How can I disable the file securely? I'm used to change it to a txt file. But I wonder what other users ...
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state of art paradigm? 1 website for browser and mobile or 2 different websites

I would like to know what the standard aproach for mediumsized websites is, if you want to have users with browser and mobile. Make 1 Website with a lot of if-else because of browser/mobile or make 2 ...
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Marketplace site development: what skillset am I looking to hire? [closed]

I'd like to have a site built by a freelancer, but I don't know how to find the right person because I don't know which expertise/skill set would be best to look for given the functionality I'd like ...
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Impact of search engine optimization with hosting plan

I want to know is there a direct impact on the hosting plan. Why i am saying is, most linux hosting plan gives us modules for search engine optimization but not in windows plans. I have couple of ...
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How to analyse a Website and make optimizations on it?

I am invited to a workshop to review and giving advice for website upgrades and enhancement. I am invited for being a person who works in IT. I am a programmer and I work in windows application ...
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Problem with calling the reporting service from web app in IIS 7.5 - HTTP Error 401.1 – Unauthorized [closed]

I have the web application that runs under the account that has delegation rights. The app calls the reporting service on the another server and passes the user credentials by ReportingService rs = ...
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Firefox plugin to learn about technologies used by other web sites

Is there a FireFox plugin that tells you what web server (httpd, Tomcat, IIS), platforms (Drupal, WordPress, Rails, PHP, .NET, Java) and client-side (JavaScript, HTML5, Flex) technologies a particular ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What's the best way to create your own website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best way to create your own website? I'm currently making plans for creating my own website (.com) and was looking for the cheapest solution possible that ...
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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 ...