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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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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How to insert in a blog sharing links to visitors Tweet, Facebook and so on social networks?

I am developing a web blog using ASP.NET, but I guess that the tech details like this, here, is not important. My aim is to insert in every post I create those nice buttons to the social networks ...
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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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Requirements Gathering Form?

Do you use a standard form to gather requirements from a customer prior to making a website? If so what are the questions you ask? For example Purpose of Website: (sell products, reduce number of ...
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Why not AJAX'ify entire websites?

Is there any solid reasoning as to why sites shouldn't be developed with ajax functionality that loads major parts of each part (assuming there are elements like the header, navigation etc that remain ...
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Importance of WAP version of web system

What is the importance of WAP version of web systems? to cater those mobile phones that does not support standard HTML pages?
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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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In Linux, which tools are free to use to make Web site mockups?

I am using Ubuntu/Fedora. Which available mock-up builders i can use before making a website? Follow up: Adobe AIR for Linux is no longer supported. To access older, unsupported versions, ...
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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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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, ...
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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 ...
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Can AJAX in a CMS slow down your server

I am currently developing some plugins for WordPress, and I was wondering which route to take. Let's take an example, you want to display the last 3 tweets on your page. Option 1 You do things the ...
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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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How do I get a production website to load assets from local web server?

I usually set up a local environment with the website running on my machine when I'm going to develop new functionality with JavaScript. The same goes for updating stylesheets. When there's no easy ...
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Need advices for development methodology and team members [closed]

I need to improve the performance of the development process and the quality of the websites our real estate project. There is a main national website and other secondary websites for local areas. ...
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What Versioning Systems for Website Development are available for free?

I want to improve my development environment and now I'm thinking about using a versioning system in the future. The problem is that I haven't much experience with versioning systems (a bit with ...
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CMS or web-framework? - When to use which?

When should I use a Content Management System, and when should I use a web-framework?
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Twitter Product Preview on Tweets

I just saw that twitter can also preview the products as it is on below Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/gillcleeren/status/131640082397528065 In this case, it is an Amazon product. I was wondering ...
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Worldwide zip/postal search on site

I need people to be able to search from a worldwide database of businesses on my site. Consumers will enter their zip/postal code, and then a list of businesses within 250 miles/km must show in search ...
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SEO- IP-based Language Change

I have a site,The site have lot of visitors from international.The site content currently in English.I want to change language dynamically by using PHP code,this done based on the requesting IP ...
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Most CSS Grid frameworks use pixel as css units, why?

I started to develop my own webdesign using an grid framework 960 CSS Framework and also noticed that most of other famous css grid frameworks use 940/960px as maximum page width? Some of them have an ...
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what are good UI ways for editing xml files in web pages?

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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Best way to take down site for a long period while I develop it

Rather foolishly, I have been developing my site on a live server (with VCS don't worry), kind of using it as a portfolio / show off piece. It is far from finished. Recently, I noticed that Google ...
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How to force a web browser to interpret other file extension (but contains plain text) as a text file?

I'm currently engaged with a web based application that needs to show text files via directory listing in the web server (Tomcat). The text file has an extension of .inp and .trg, it seems that IE8 is ...
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Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request

I have a joomla website installed and working good. i installed Qlue404 component which redirects 404 page to a custom page., sometimes when i try the symbols ' and some others the 404 page appears ...
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Which Hosting Plan Should I use for this Web Application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am developing a Web Application [PHP & MySQL] which is basically a rating website ( a social bookmarking site ...
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What are the types of verification which can be used for a social networking website?

I'm developing a social networking website for a small network. I would like to keep more security on registration process. I would like to keep some verification methods like SMS, Visa and Paypal (if ...
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Documented Web Site Design Process

Is there any well documented process to be used in web site design projects?
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Advice on software infrastructure for a FLOSS bounty site

I am planning to set up a simple web site where people can offer bounties for work on FLOSS projects. Unfortunately I have no experience at web development (I am a C/C++ developer), so I was hoping ...
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Is 2.5% (12.5k page views per day) good as compared to my total index pages which is 5,00,000 pages? [closed]

Is 2.5% (12.5k page views per day) good as compared to my total index pages which is 5,00,000 pages? If not, how much % should be a good one?
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Moving a Domain Away from Google Sites but Not Apps

First, I looked for a question like this but couldn't find one. There's a lot of people who want to move a domain to point at google sites - I actually want to move it away from google sites and ...
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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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One Main Offsite Blog vs. Multiple Onsite Blogs

I work as the in-house SEO for an office refurbishment company. We are developing two sites: Site 1: office refurbishment Site 2: office furniture. Here in lies my dilemma. For SEO purposes, ...
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How to know if a domain belongs to a person or not?

We're almost done on creating a hosted CMS solution (something like Weebly). We offer people to create a website with 3 different options: If they don't have a domain yet, they can create a ...
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Different folder and web structure

Is it possible to keep a different folder structure than the web structure that users see when browsing the website? I.e. I want all my main pages to be accessed the following way: ...
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how to control google's search engine result page of a website

lately google search seem to have interesting new result snippets and I wonder how they generate them. More specifically one got my attention, see the links "15 minutes - 5 minutes - Timer - ...
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SEO for single-page content-less Web App

as written in the title the website on which I try to do Search Engine Optimization has following two properties: doesn't have any content in the SEO sense: it doesn't hold any information and only ...
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Where can I get list of websites features, which have made websites a great experience? Example : sliders to perform a search in a range

Where can I get list of websites features? Example : sliders to perform a search in a range. more... Examples: a feature like tagging a feature like add to shopping cart a feature like voting up a ...
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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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Does someone knows of a free asmx webhosting?

I wrote a webservice (*.asmx) and I want to host it for free. Couldn't find a website that alows web service hosting. Does someone know of such ?
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Is there a way to add Google Docs-like comments to any web page?

You know the comments on Google Docs word processing documents? And how it creates a little discussion over in the right-hand margin? I love it. Great for collaboration. I want to free it from ...
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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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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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Set up development site on another server/host

I'm developing a site for a client. They've got a site now that's hosted at hosting.com. I'm going to move them to my VM hosting solution at edge web but I want to run some tests and have the client ...
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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 :)
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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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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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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 ...