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

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In HTML, how can I create a box with a curved banner scroll on the left hand side? [closed]

I was in a website and it had some boxes with content in them and an image on top of the boxes with some text in them. Like a title for what the box is for. The problem is that I don't know how to ...
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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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Approaching re-development

Part of any new business is looking for new clients. I'm wondering if any of you guys approach old outdated websites for re-design? If so, how do you approach them without insulting them, or do you ...
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Will it hurt my website's SEO friendliness if I host a french targetted website at, let's say, godaddy.com?

I have read that the server location is important for a website to be SEO friendly. I am planning to build a website from scratch which is targetted mainly to french audience (in france), but I am ...
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How long should I wait before redesigning a website? [closed]

I am the webmaster of a local news website which is online for 6 months now and I considered redesigning it. The website is running on a Wordpress CMS, so all I had to do is to apply a new theme. But ...
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Website design using responsive approach or mobile site

I have been looking for mobile desktop website solution & I am confused with the information available on internet. In some case article talk about Responsive approach with the future but i am ...
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Full width web design (with Twitter bootstrap)

I have not done much web design previously and wanted to get an understanding of full-width layouts and responsive design. Specifically, my question is this - is it considered bad practice to use ...
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Website restyle, SEO migration plan?

I am currently in a project for one of my biggest clients. We have built a website that will -replace- the old website. When it comes to actual content its is largely the same. However, the ...
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Fixed width vs dynamic width

I've noticed more and more sites have gone to a fixed-width layout, where resizing the browser window just causes scrollbars to appear, as opposed to a flexible layout, where resizing the browser ...
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Is it needed to have your blog title and description in H1 and H2

I have read an article that states that it is not necessary to have your blog title and description on your website at all. Just have the titles of the posts in h1, on the index and the post page. ...
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How to evaluate a web developer? [closed]

I want to hire someone to set up a website. What do I ask to determine competence and integrity of the individual? Is there a chart of reasonable charges/costs? How do I know if I am being ...
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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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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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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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Can you recommend a CSS Framework (or UI Framework) for enterprise web apps? [closed]

Is there a CSS Framework that tries to provide for business applications, specifically? I've looked at the Mocha UI which is based on MooTools. Honestly, though, I'd like to avoid dealing with ...
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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 ...
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What would be a good web based open source or low cost learing collaboration tool for high school students? [closed]

Have about 60 kids that are working on a science projects in two groups. Each group would like a web portal where they can discuss topics relating to what they are building, post questions, pictures, ...
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Responsive design websites: one or two sitemaps?

Assuming one develops a website where the layout of pages depends on the device (PC, smartphone, etc...) - in other words it follows the responsive web design principles - should one create one or two ...
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design website using header and footer template approach

I am trying to re-do my portfolio website since its a pain to maintain it. Everytime I have to add a new item to it, it just takes forever and kills me. I'd like to redesign in a way that makes the ...
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How to make a website from .pdf / .ai / .svg files?

I have designed an infographic for a client using Illustrator and now they asked me to make a website for them based on the infographic. I use Adobe Dreamweaver occasionally, but I'm not good with ...
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Where can I get high quality vector graphics for web design?

I am looking for a place where I can buy web 2.0 (cartooney mac-like) vector graphics for use on my sites. Where's the best place to go?
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Good practice for watermarking/trademarking a website [closed]

When developing a website for a client, is it considered normal/proper etiquette to include an inconspicuous link to the developer's own website at the bottom of the client's website? In case that ...
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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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Why are image sprites usually only created for “.png” files and not “.jpg”?

I was wondering why when people talk about sprites they only mention .png files. Is there any problem in creating sprites for .jpg files?
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How to properly URL/domain forward

No clue on a title for this, someone feel free to suggest an edit. I have a client that has a website. He owns around 200 domains, and wants each domain to contain content from the main website. ...
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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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Browser compatibility issues [duplicate]

I am fairly new to website design. I am currently coding a new site. I have a local server setup (localhost) using Apache and testing using Firefox Ver 21 and IE Ver 9. I am getting display ...
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Knowledge required to build a book rental website

My friend and I are considering building a book rental website like http://www.campusbookrentals.com/. My question is what are the required knowledges to build such a website? I've learned HTML and ...
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How to deal with a client who redesigned their own site badly?

I am a freelance designer/developer. I am starting a registered business and will be offering other services soon and I am in the process of expanding the portfolio section of my existing website but ...
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Why is the bounce rate high and how do I improve it? [closed]

I recently launched a site for reviews on mobile application games and after a couple weeks of running it I have a really high bounce rate 92%. I was just wondering if anyone could have a look at my ...
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Measurable goals for a new web team/department?

I'm part of a new web team (the area is new) and we have to define goals. I need to define this goals so they can be measurable maybe monthly and yearly. So my questions is if these goals should be ...
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Want to Minimise Browser Dependence [closed]

I am a web administrator to the site Nrityakalamandiram In the long run, I want the site's appearance not to conspicuously vary from browser to browser. I would like my site to appear and function ...
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Do user names used for login need to be unique?

Assuming a non-commercial site where users login with a user name and pw, do I need to enforce unicity of usernames? Note: The db will use a separate unique index to identify the users. The site is ...
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How do I set up a cookie-less domain?

I've read that it's best to serve static content (css, javascript, etc.) from a cookie-less domain or subdomain for better performance. I assume a domain is not cookie-less by default. How do I ...
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Multilingual website avoiding duplicate content and right referral in SERP

I have a site with UGC in many languages. The translation I'm doing is for the titles so for each page I have multiple copies, one per language. I want to make sure Search engines don't see this as ...
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Can I sell a php website on a condition that the code is not resold by the client? [closed]

What if I write my client a website using LAMP. Suppose that clients starts selling my code to other people, can I perhaps do something about it because I have already asked them not to sell it more ...
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How do we avoid becoming “That Client” [closed]

I am heading up a working group that has been charged with getting or 10 year old, volunteer website remade by a professional. Knowing that I have to get a result that is at least acceptable to ...
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Royalty free templates for website [closed]

Which is the best source to get the free website template, royalty free?
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Help with simple website development

I'm trying to set up a website according to this model: http://s7.postimage.org/vxv4w5rih/site.jpg (sorry I can't post the image directly). It's very small (about 10 pages) and static (texts updated ...
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Proper name scrolling news/photo

I'm very new to webdesign and am wanting to install a scrolling news/picture banner in the site but don't even know the proper term to search for to find out how to do it. Here's an example of what ...
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Where can I get my website critiqued [closed]

As a fairly new web designer to the industry, I am looking to improve my designs and usability of my websites. Where can I submit my website to get peer-reviewed or professionally critiqued, ...
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Right canonical pages for encylopedia-style site

I have a website that contains a lot of short (150 word) descriptions of key concepts. The concepts are organised hierarchically so a description of Cheese will be a subsection under the heading "Milk ...
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Client asking for estimate to set up/ configure his server

I am building a web application for a client. I never set up a server using IIS. He needs me to configure the server to work with mySQL, php, and phpmyadmin. The server, is completely ...
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Client expects additional 'free' work outside of contract [closed]

I am currently working on a freelance project where my client expects me to set up his entire server from scratch. Right now the server has a clean / unconfigured version of IIS 6 installed. While ...
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Poor Man's Clean URLs vs. Mod_Rewrite

At the company where I work, we're getting ready to design a new web site, and there's some disagreement about how to do clean URLs. Over the past year we've been making small improvements to our ...
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Updating/Redesign website…how to retain/transfer ranking?

What steps do I have to take in order to make sure that I keep my search engine rankings after I redesign or update my site?
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Why there is an image that says this page is not available on all my blogger posts?

I have my blog for the last couple of years, but it is the first time that I see something like this: When I am in the main page, each of the posts have a message on top of them that says that the ...