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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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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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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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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How should I layout my page if I only have a toolbar, but Menu? (as it typically is)

I'm building a web application that revolves mostly around a grid, a treeview, and a toolbar. There is also an autocomplete section at the top of the site. Since I have never been trained in website ...
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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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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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How can I figure out what technologies a site is built on?

I'm researching building a site by looking at what other people have done but I don't know how to determine what technologies or platforms are being used. How can I tell what any given site is ...
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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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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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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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Do first impressions really count?

So, i am currently writing something up for a college class. Problem is everything is hypothetical. I need some proof. I believe a first impression on a website is imperative so that people actually ...
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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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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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Blogger/blogspot template with static home page without displayed posts

I am looking for a blogger template to create a website, that promote our services. I created a blogspot.com domain and I would like to use that because it is free and reliable. My problem is that I ...
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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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What are the minimum content and traffic requirements for Google AdSense?

I have a blog called i-World-Tech (http://i-world-tech.blogspot.in/). My blog's age is only 35 days. What are the requirements for Google AdSense? How many page views are required and how old does ...
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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 deal with a 'Contact Us' Form?

Often you'll see websites with a "For any questions, please contact us..." followed by a box for your name, email, subject, maybe some invoice data... When should these be implemented on a website? ...
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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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Why aren't we supposed to use <table> in a design?

What are some clear and logical reasons for why we shouldn't be designing websites with tables? Where are the benefits, what has been driving this idea in the industry? When is it okay to use a table? ...
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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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What is the typical example of old school website design? [closed]

I want to build a website for a retro thing that was popular in the mid 90s (beginning of the commercial internet). So I want use old designs that was very popular at that time. The first thing that ...
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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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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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Designing for the IPad

I'd like for my website to be accessible (e.g., fully usable) through the IPad. What do I need to do?
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I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? [closed]

I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? Should I start with Adobe CS3, Adobe CS4 or Adobe CS5
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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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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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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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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 important is responsive web design?

I've heard a variety of opinions regarding the pros and cons of using responsive web design recently and was wondering whether it was necessary for small businesses that target small geographical ...
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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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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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Using list vs div for gallery like items display

I'm making a webpage for the company i'm working in, and I've been tasked with creating two display for items in content (it's a search result display page): Gallery and List. The thing is that I've ...
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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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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 ...