Website design is the process of planning and creating websites that can be read/viewed by web browsers

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Would it be valid to use frames for an inhouse tool with a static list on the left that triggers content on the right?

I'm replacing the interface of an old Visual FoxPro system my company has been using for the past 15 years. If there's one thing that users have been complaining about is that it is tedious. So ease ...
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Proper way to handle an orientation rotation from a mobile device [closed]

I have separate desktop and mobile versions of my website, but now I see an issue. I tried using my site on a tablet and rotated the screen then the screen flipped and thus the width is smaller and ...
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How do I test my website on mobile devices [closed]

I would like to develop my websites with mobile devices in mind. However as I am new to web development, I'm not exactly sure how I would go about testing my websites on let's say an iPhone, when ...
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Running my site on an old-fashioned phone emulated [closed]

Back in the day before iPhones were invented, different technologies (like xhtml/wap) were used to present pages. Now it seems that all new devices are HTML5 compatible. I want to support the largest ...
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Is there a standard size for images with text and its thumbnails?

I have a main question and a secondary one. I'm creating images with text on them and I'm designing the website where the images will be shared on but I'm concerned about the size of the main image ...
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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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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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website occupying half the width on large monitors. is it bad?

I'm learning that my website looks like it has decent amount of content when viewed on small monitors but when viewed on large monitors, it looks like there is hardly any content at all. If I ...
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When making a silo structured website is it ok to have header and footer on all pages?

When building a silo website from scratch, is it ok to include all the links in the header on any page? About, FAQ, Contact etc. For those unknown: What is the SILO Website Structure?
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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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What is the difference between a Portal, Dashboard, and a Mashup in a corporate site with multiple applications?

If I am at a corporation that has ten different systems for various functions, HR, Finance, Technology, Sales, etc. Many of these systems have their own username and password, may or may not have an ...
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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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Would ordering multiple IP addresses increase my adsense income?

Currently I manage a server housing multiple domains on one IP address. Only one domain with relatively rich content has adsense. The remaining domains do not use adsense, and one domain consists of ...
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Steps on how to make a website? I learned HTML and CSS, what now? [closed]

So I just finished learning HTML, HTML5 and CSS... (From books I got online, online tutorials and online courses) I want to have test project on how to actually get my website up and running online. ...
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Marking mobile issues as fixed with google

According to Google Webmaster Tools, It claims I have one mobile usability issue that the tap targets are too close, yet I have fixed it however Google still claims its a problem. See the attached ...
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Intellectual property used without permission

1.Could somebody advise how to deal with intellectual property used in the website without the author's permission? The company assumed a right to a picture which has no right to. Country: UK. ...
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How to delete a parent folder that holds php and html files

In my hosting structure I have website1, website2 etc. I made a mistake and placed my files and folders inside a folder called source while uploading them to the website1 folder. So now I'm stuck with ...
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How does an adsense bot determine the “Above the fold” space on mobile and desktop sites?

I ran an experiment last night by replacing a small ad for a mobile site thats located near the top of the page with a larger box ad, but I moved that ad towards the bottom of the page. Ten hours ...
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What is the difference between Flat Style design and a Metro UI? [closed]

When I look at the two they look the same, only there's not that many named "Metro." Is three a difference other than the name that Microsoft came up with?
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Seeking advice about design of a low-maintenance long-lived conference web site [closed]

I would like to ask advice from expert web designers about design of a conference web site that will out-live the event with minimal future maintenance. What aspects of a design are likely to require ...
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Someone suggest the optimal spacing between content and the ad

Based on logs, I conclude based on $0 RPM that adsense has an issue with the picture pages on my mobile site, and I think it all comes down to optimal spacing which I think I have not yet nailed. The ...
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Client Expectation re images used during website development [closed]

When you develop a website for a client, if you create it from scratch and present them with design options that include photo images, do you make it a point to inform the client on where the images ...
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Content length VS document size for mobile

This strikes my curiosity. I have two versions of my website. A desktop version and a mobile version. The objective of both websites is to allow users to view whatever full size photos they like to ...
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How can I customize the Apache licence for my template design?

I have a template with the following license: /*! * name of original creator - name of theme (originalcreator.com) * Code licensed under the Apache License v2.0. * For details, see ...
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Single Page vs. Multi-page Websites [closed]

A colleague and I are tasked with creating a new website that will be used for configuring devices (hardware), displaying general as well as specific information. He's a recently new comer to the web ...
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How do I check the website design clones? [closed]

Let's say a I have a corporate web-site. I can imagine that it would be pretty easy to download my HTML, CSS and JS files, change texts and images to thieve's needs and voilà - there is a new clone! ...
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Are there any industry standards for referring to specific aspects of a web page?

Some specific examples I can think of : Should you say "carousel" or "slider"? "main navigation" or "top navigation"? "background image" or "background skin"? "Header" and "Footer" are the only ...
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Purpose of hidden text in website

While observing the source of the Swiss airlines website, I noticed the use of hidden text. I first looked it up on Google and found many SEO-related benefits but also the risk of negative scoring in ...
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How to copy or replicate a complex website to local file and modify then [closed]

I am not good at designing the visual side of a website. I found a website which I gave 10 over 10 because its functionality suits my aims and also it seems very esthetical. I know HTML, PHP, mySQL ...
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Multiple or single web site for company and subsidiaries

I work for a company that is specialized in servers & networking Equipment. The company holds 3 subsidiaries that have different IT activities (software Engineering & application performance ...
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How does stackexchange websites manage to have google see multiple questions as multiple webpages?

I'm not a web developer and I had some basic experiences of web developing (I made my own website some time ago, played around with php, css, some asp.net and other pretty straightforward stuff) but ...
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Which fonts are the most common ones across different devices?

What is the most common font on different desktop and mobile devices. I need my website texts to have the same look and size on different devices.
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Traits of successful sites [closed]

I learned hard way creating websites. Once it dawned on me that we should have social networking on our sites, then another day that a mobile version is required. That we should register with Google ...
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URLs appended with a fullstop (period)

When I log into to my hosting provider to view my website stats I have noticed that there are a few repeated page URLs with a full stop on the end. I have hunted for this additional page on my FTP but ...
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Old and new sites running at the same time

I have a possible SEO issue at hand and I would really appreciate your advise. My client has an online store (www.example.co.uk), which has been around for 15 years - it's never seen any design ...
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How to create a dynamic grid that makes the current selection larger?

You see website http://stackexchange.com/sites containing lots of images. By clicking each image it expands and clicking another images it expands and collapse previous clicked image. I have attached ...
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Modern design for developers: getting started [closed]

I've been working with web development since 2009 when I've learned HTML, CSS and PHP. By the time, I've also learned about the web standards and started working with them. Then some years ago I've ...
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Gtmetrix shows high loading time for first domain waiting time. How to reduce it

I am wondering, why is my Domain taking long time to load? As per Gtmetrix timeline, first domain name propagation takes up to 953ms: Blocking - 53 ms Waiting - 843 ms Receiving - 57 ms Sometimes ...
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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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Is fixed width website of 768px, the best option for supporting all tablets an desktops?

I'm building a website, not interested in fluid design as I want to keep the line breaks of the paragraphs in the same certain way, for all resolution. If the Ipad width is 768px on portrait, does it ...
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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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Image as a background for a website - good or bad?

Blogger has some quite awful templates to offer, but one way to make it look less terrible to the eye of a layman (me) is with this background picture: Yet, I haven't seen many popular blogs that ...
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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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How to give credit about an image I display in my website?

I looked for an image for decorating the main page of my website. I found a great image in Wikipedia. The license allows me to use the image, but, I must give credit to the creators (which includes ...
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Putting altered social media logo icons on my website, can I get sued?

I would say most websites with a somewhat thought-through graphical design use social media icons (i.e Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc) which are altered to fit the theme and design of the site. Now, ...
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Name of web design technique with vertically contiguous but separate screen-sized blocks?

I don't know the proper name for this, which makes it hard to Google it or describe this. On a site like http://p2theme.com/ as you scroll down you see that content is arranged into screen-sized ...
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What's the name of this website component that shows images with right and left arrows?

I can't figure out what name is this supposed to have: I am talking about those "featured articles" sections. I just don't know how to google them so I can find some tutorial or guide on how to do ...
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Footer not showing in website depending on which item is loaded [closed]

I designed a website which is having an issue, but I checked the html tagging very well and cannot fix it. If you go to this item: http://www.tahara.es/store/headbands/11/Ivory-Turquoise-headband You ...
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UI library for website layout designing [closed]

Is there any UI library for website layout designing like form elements, banners place holders, scroll bars etc...
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Responsive web design on the “frontend” vs “backend”?

Apparently there are two ways you can do responsive web design. I'm not sure how to call the two methods but let's just say they are frontend and backend: By frontend I mean, the usual way where the ...