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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
41 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
260 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
982 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
7
votes
3answers
606 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
188 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
168 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
247 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
82 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
61 views

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 ...
16
votes
6answers
8k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
145 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
61 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
4k views

How to arrange items in a tile like format in a web page?

I've created a simple video & photo sharing website. I want to arrange the preview (thumbnail view) of photos and videos in a tile-like format (like windows 8 start screen) in the home page. I'm ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
999 views

Make HTML static site more SEO friendly

I am desinging a website as shown in below image, right now it's just a basic structure. This site is totally static, basically I've 6 main pages in website. navigation section, slider and footer will ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Website Duplication issue

We just launched our New site with lots of changes in design and content. After getting into my Cpanle i came to know that my website developing company have done this to my site. The old site is ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Creating pages or using single page design? [closed]

I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask this... Please redirect me to correct location if needed. I'm creating a support page for my website, and I was wondering how most websites such as ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

navigation menu which stays on top [closed]

In some websites like facebook, the blue bar which shows notifications, messages, friend requests etc. stays static when we scroll down through the page. How to achieve this in a website? Did facebook ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
859 views

Would it be possible to build a client portal on Squarespace6?

I'm helping a family member set up a site which will need to include a secure client portal, providing access to documents and a simple database. I have been encouraging them to go with a more ...
4
votes
3answers
992 views

Website using different fonts across different browsers

The navigation board items on my website at www.amsa.mn uses the wrong font when displayed with Firefox. The correct font is loaded when I access the website with Safari or Chrome. Is there any way to ...
4
votes
1answer
324 views

Redesigning my website has destroyed my SEO

Unfortunately i read an article on how to avoid destroying your websites SEO from a redesign article AFTER its was too late! Here is the article On 20 November 12 completely redesigned our site. We ...
1
vote
1answer
87 views

Client-side background noise generation script

my question is quite similar to this one: background noise generator but without having to store and transmit an image, in png, jpg, gif or even css/base64 (i.e. not server-side but client-side): Is ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Using Local Network Users in MacOS X to customise access to webpages

Is it possible to use Mac OS local network users in a web application to be able to show/hide some pages according to users privileges?
2
votes
2answers
55 views

Uploading screenshots to Flickr

I have finally decided to create my own portfolio to show off my works for clients. I've seen on countless web design agency websites where they show screenshots of the websites they made for their ...
2
votes
3answers
150 views

Is my project a web site or a mobile app?

I am a web developer. I have been developing web sites professionally for 15+ years using ColdFusion, SQL Server, and jQuery. I am doing a project for a client that uses the above technologies. The ...
1
vote
2answers
533 views

Why aren't monospace fonts almost never used for base font? [closed]

I haven't come across any website that use monospace fonts as the base font for their websites. Why is that? Does the website necessarily look bad when you use monospace?
1
vote
1answer
95 views

Problem with user generated content

In general, what do you think is better in regards to adding content to a site, to allow users to add content to the site and put a flag button to report it if it doesn't fit with the site, or should ...
1
vote
1answer
81 views

Is it okay to showcase templates/layouts recreated in different codes in a portfolio?

I have several different templates/layouts, both simple and complex. I recreated these templates multiple times, just using different codes. (Say, a complex one was originally made in only HTML and ...
0
votes
1answer
540 views

Templates for forms, tabs etc? - Patterntap alternatives

I used to find http://www.patterntap.com quite useful to get inspiration to design forms, tabs, and other web elements etc. Unfortunately after the ZURB acquisition of Patterntap now they enforce you ...
0
votes
1answer
187 views

What every beginner should know about website development? [closed]

I am a novice at building websites and considering to make one. But I'm very confused right now. I guess every beginner faces issues getting started. Some questions that have come up are: I have an ...
3
votes
1answer
174 views

Is it illegal to use content in such a way?

I have a couple of questions about the legality of the content of some websites. I am currently working on two websites and I would like to make sure I am not breaking any laws, by using some content ...
2
votes
1answer
667 views

What Are Site-Wide Cookies?

Please help me by telling what is site-wide cookies in PHP. This question while reading an article. Please help. I will grateful to you. Thanks
2
votes
1answer
70 views

How to handle new domain names?

I have a new product which I'll call a pen ink reloader. I have a website using my products name, for example, www.inkywink.com which I want to have accessed by searches for keywords such as "pen ...
1
vote
3answers
147 views

Creating an online community - use templates or self-develop?

PHPMotion, Joomla or develop my own? I'm thinking of developing a common interest online community. It will be have UGC, stats, etc.. functionality, and perhaps an online store. Though cost is an ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

Summary of usage policies for website integration of various social media networks? [closed]

To cut to the chase... I look at Twitter's usage policy and see limitations on what can and can't be done with their logo. I also see examples of websites that use icons that have been integrated ...
27
votes
6answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
381 views

Webpage for both tablet and PC

Can we develop webpages that will work on both tablet, say Android, and Desktops/PCs (here I'm looking at non flash based web pages). Since I was looking at Sencha, do we need to use both Sencha ...
4
votes
2answers
221 views

What is best way to manage all images in a big project, inline images, background images, css sprite images?

How do you manage all images in a big project, inline images, background images, css sprite images? Do you follow any naming convention? Do you create sub-folders to manage images? In a big project ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Using iframes is still considered bad?

Back in the early 2000's using (i)frames was a big no no for developers. Although they made development easier, it was shunned in every circle and various reasons. My question is, is it still advised ...
11
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
180 views

Are there specific legal issues for web developers working on sex dating sites?

Say I have created many ordinary websites which are not related to any dating/sexual content. Are the rules and regulations for a developer the same when making a sex-related dating site? I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

What is a good solution for web based course management portal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am looking to host a web based course portal in my college. The portal would be used for the following tasks: ...
3
votes
6answers
636 views

Is it a good idea to design website with HTML 5 and css3?

New HTML5 and CSS3 introduced lot of new features,although it is not completely supported by most of the browsers.Is it a good idea to design a website using HTML5 and css3? and for browsers which ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

How to send messages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add SMS text messaging functionality to my website? I am building a online SMS service that can send messages to mobile phones. I want to send messages like ...