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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Old website showing instead of new one

We just migrated our website to a new host (godaddy). I totally changed the design and layout. I changed the website from a .NET to a wordpress website. The website works fine on: Linux iPhone ...
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Multiple image upload script for the computer challenged [closed]

Most of my users are 57 or older, the oldest being 94. A large majority of them have very limited computer knowledge. Part of the site requires them to upload multiple images, though very few can ...
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what's the purpose of hidden div's? [closed]

I'm trying to learn about web applications and when I inspect the code of some websites I can see some divs that has no content and sometimes no size. I would like to know what problem do they fix and ...
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Definitive way to describe Responsive Web Design to a layperson?

Normally when I describe RWD to a non-web person (and bear in mind this might be a non-technical manager or a client), I'll say something like: The site will be designed in such a way that it will ...
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WYSIWYG editor that allows seeing/editing embedded PHP includes? [closed]

Is there a WYSIWYG editor that allows seeing/editing embedded PHP includes? In my dreamweaver CC 13.0 for example, I will only see the include in a separate tab. I want to be able to see the code ...
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Generic Web handler ashx parameters

I recently found a link from a stock market website which allows me to download my raw stock data from it: http://www.example.com/StocksHandler.ashx?{%22Type%22:%22ALL2%22,%20%22Lan%22:%22En%22} ...
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Can HTML5 allow us to combine 25 pages that describe our product and still maintain SEO?

We currently have a web site that advertises a single product (a piece of software that deals with personnel information). That software has many features. Potential customers usually arrive at ...
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Granting a developer cPanel access but disabling downloads

I need to hire a dev to do some work on my site, however as it is a very large one and valueable at the same time, i don't want to risk a dev stealing the work and mechanisms behind it. I will need ...
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Can I make my site available world wide without renting a hosting server?

I know this question is basic but I am from iOS background and a beginner also. I need a clear conclusion on some of my confusion. I have gotten many answers to this question having contradiction. I ...
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Generate urls for same product with different designs

How do you handle a product url when a brand has the same product type in different shapes? Let me provide you with an example. I have Brand A that has sling bags. There is a sling bag, and there is ...
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Deleted glyph from svg and icon is still appearing on the website

I am trying to delete an unwanted glyph from a website by opening the SVG file in BirdFont and just deleting the font from the board. I had deleted the graphic and it's still appearing on the website. ...
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Why does Chrome resolve websitename.localhost as localhost?

I've been using .localhost as a TLD for locally hosted sites that I am working on. Usually when I start a new site I create an entry in the apache virutal host configuration file and then add an entry ...
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Employee has left but and been removed from website but searching for their name still returns website

An Employee of ours left November last year, and any mention of them has been removed from our website, but when searching their name in Google our site still returns as one of the top results. We ...
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Is duplicating content from other websites onto your own website good or bad for SEO? [duplicate]

I built a website by copying content from other sites. Is that OK from an SEO perspective?
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False Duplicate Content On Moz Report

We are using Salesforce's Visualforce to run one of our websites. We use Moz to monitor SEO issues. Moz has identified more issues pages than we have - see the attached image. We have only a few ...
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Client wants to review test results/documentation

I am a web developer at a full service marketing firm. We have a relatively small development operation but we build websites for global clients. We just completed development on a new website for one ...
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How do I professionally manage a website?

My wife has started a business, and the website is an important way to reach potential customers. I'm a software developer, so 'of course' I'm taking care of the technical stuff. I arranged a webhost ...
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Is it possible to serve ads without javascript (via <iframe sandbox>)?

I hate it when useless javascript slows down my machine. Is there a way to do ad placement without JavaScript? I've learned that, for example, iframe element has a sandbox attribute, which lets you ...
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Creating sub-directories in public_html without effecting higher scope files ( index.php )

I have in my Navigation bar: "example.co/index.php (home), example.co/action.php, example.co/car.php /etc". Now I have my games in the "/games/" directory But once I click on a game in /games/ ...
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Free website without builder [duplicate]

I know how to code websites and i'm good but i need a free hosting service that lets me use my own code for the entire website
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Images and styles won't load when HTML is opened through the file system rather than through localhost webserver

I'm trying to translate a tutorial of a software. The tutorial is all in HTML, with CSS and some javascript. I'm noob in web development, so I'm a little lost. The problem is: I found the source-code ...
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Just Received Email From WhatsApp Inc. Regarding To My Site [Need Help Or Advice Pls]

I got an email before 7 days seems to be from whatsapp . Here is that email below :- To Whom It May Concern: It has come to our attention that you have registered xyz.com (the "Domain ...
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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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How important is the domain name for SEO

Most people advice to buy a domain name that exactly matches your main business field. For example if you sell computers the best one will probably be computers.com but with millions(maybe billions) ...
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How do I make sure the web developer I hire will not steal my idea?

So I have a great idea for a new website. However, not the time to develop it. I would like to hire a person or company to design it for me. What steps do I need to take, to protect my idea? ...
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How to update theme using the latest html5blank

I inherited a site built with an earlier iteration of html5blank for the theme. 1.5 years later it's experiencing some fatal errors. When I briefly switched the theme from the customized html5blank ...
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Is there SEO value or danger when creating product comparison functionality?

I am building a Product comparison web/application into my website. It will compare products by specs, price etc. I am wondering if there any dangers of not making a user log in before using the web ...
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Is warning users on the homepage enough to limit access to 18+ for a website with adult content on it?

I want to build a website that has 18+ content on it. Doesn't matter if it's alcohol, tobacco or some adult content on it. Point is that it needs to be done to be available only for 18+. The most ...
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Shall I use both .com and a localised domain or Shall I use .com only?

I have a classified website and Now its running on the internet fine. It has a .com domain. In there users can put advertisments to any location by selecting the country and city. So I also bought a ...
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Genesis Backcountry theme leave comment box after post issue [closed]

I run x3 Genesis sites and 2 use Backcountry Genesis child theme. On the most recent site I setup with Backcountry I want the "Leave comment" form to display at the end of each post and it is not ...
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Why Google Cant able to Index all my webpages? [closed]

I created a website using Bootstrap and JS. and using JSON data for website content. But google cant able to index all of my web pages. What i have to include in my code so that Google Index my page. ...
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AJAX spreadsheet editor interfaced to own website [closed]

My website has records that are tables. I would like for my users to be able to edit these records in an easy way. Currently they download a .csv-file, edit it in their favourite spreadsheet, and ...
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What are the most popular web frameworks in use? [closed]

I saw a Youtube ad the other day saying Ruby on Rails is a widely deployed framework for large sites and that made me curious, what are the frameworks being used to really power the web in big places? ...
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Getting Pagespeed 100/100 can get you penalized in Google?

I am a developer on a website, and I am trying every possible way to get highest score 100/100 on Google pagespeed. But it comes out that this sanbox checker tools show as penalized from time to time ...
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How to manage web developers working simultaneously on the site? [closed]

Currently I am the only tech guy/web developer for my e-commerce startup handling everything from front-end (HTML, CSS, JS) to the backend (PHP, MySql)-coded from scratch, no template/cms or anything. ...
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Can the subdirectories on a server have their own default pages?

I'm trying to structure my site to serve different areas of content, sort of like this one. I'm wondering how they make it so subdirectories have their own default pages, for example: ...
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How should I handle a client with a partial site already built who wants me to take over? [closed]

I'm new to this site and making webpages that aren't only run locally on a single computer. I'm about to start building a website for someone. She already had another person make a basic website but ...
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Should Portfolio pages about web development use noindex?

My site includes a Portfolio, and one category is Web Development. There, I have pages for some sites that I developed. The question is, should I allow those pages to be indexed by search engines? ...
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Tradeoffs around using a query string vs embedding version number in the CSS/JS files [duplicate]

I was reading articles and forum posts about using version numbers in CSS/JS files. http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2008/08/23/revving-filenames-dont-use-querystring/ ...
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How to add one website to another website?

everyone. I am working on a website based on Yii2 through localhost. I want to add changes i made to the actual server. But i want to keep the old version and new version of the website working ...
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How to check if I have bad links in my Wordpress site?

I have Wordpress site and recently receive bad from AdSense for invalid activity. Honestly I don't know why, but one of the things that may be is hidden link in my theme. The theme is not ...
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My Images and Text is not recognized by SEO Tools [closed]

I have a new website called http://appovete.com/ When I check with SEO Tools like http://www.seoptimer.com/ or WooRank I see this strange things: Images: 83 images found, 57 without ALT attribute - ...
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Best web hosting for photo blog sites with several photos and month visitors [duplicate]

What hosting provider would you recommend for photo blog sites with large / several photos upload as well as large traffic? The hosting must be able to: accommodate 10,000 - 50,000 monthly visitors ...
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Cross-reference to a MediaWiki website's URL partially not working

In words: I developed a website with MediaWiki 1.22.5 (PHP 5.3.3 (apache2handler), SQLite 3.6.20 with full-text search support) and now it's public through, say, ...
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Why am I being asked to download “Push” on any adsense based website?

I regularly use Opera web browser to browse websites and today, I just tested my website after installing ads at with the size 300x250 pixels, and sometimes a download box appears asking me to ...
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Removing .html & .php from URL [duplicate]

I have searched religiously through the web to find an answer to this quest. I don't know thing about .htaccess or web.config. I'm currently hosting my website through GoDaddy.com. From what ive ...
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Nginx aliases and proxy_pass

I'm using nginx as web front-end and apache2 as web back-end. Apache runs several websites locally and nginx access them. So far different domains were used, but I want to migrate them into a single ...
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Where to get ads for my website?

My website is getting around 100 visitors per day so I was thinking that I should put some ads on my website but it is really very hard to find the best advertising plan which can benefit me the most. ...
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Tools for a HTML-CSS simple website with full control [closed]

I want to code an HTML website with simple text editor and tools (I'm not a professional). Why: I want to have full control, light and portable product and readable code and I don't want to learn how ...
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How can I edit (in MS Expression Web ) FrontPage Site Parameters (Substitutions)?

Or, asked another way: Where are the values for MS Front Page Substitions (Site Parameters) stored? (so that I can edit in Web Expressions) Background I'm ashamed to admit that I've been ...