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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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 ...
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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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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? [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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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 ...