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

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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 (Say, a complex one was originally made in only HTML and ...
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Is Paypal the best solution for payment gateway for a website?

I have a realty website that needs a payment gateway for their property reservation. The reservation fee range from $500-$600 and about 5-6 people per month. I was wondering if Paypal is the best ...
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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 ...
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Good free CSS Sprite for icons

I am working on a small project where I need some of the basic icons: edit, favorite, delete. You know them. Now i can download them all seperate, and put them together in a sprite, but I was ...
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The Best Title for my Skill Set [closed]

I'm about to branch off into the freelance world. I'm starting an LLC and I'd like some input on what I should title myself as the owner. For example "creative specialist" or "creative technician" or ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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The danger of changing the domain of your portfolio

So I have a online portfolio that is available at mervin-ux-portfolio.com but I am planning to change hosts since the current host I am hosting it with is hitting me with a very high yearly renewal ...
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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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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 ...
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What must be on my landing page?

What should I include on my landing page to invite users to "come on in"? I'm creating an website with these features: Regularly (several times/month) updated content, always available to everyone ...
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What are the logistics in converting PSD to HTML, from the project managers standpoint?

I know this question so elementary, and I apologize in advance. Feel free to close it if it doesn't meet this sites criteria. I am managing my first web project, and am currently getting the PSDs ...
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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: ...
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How to best understand website design for those with a background in graphic design?

What are the best resources (i.e. tutorials, video keynotes, blog posts, etc) that best assist graphic designers understand the paradigm of website design? As a web designer, I'm really interested in ...
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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 ...
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Why don't websites have contact emails? [duplicate]

I find websites having a contact form which you must put in your own email address. It is frustrating because I would rather send an email my self. What is the rationale for doing this and not ...
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Make your site anti-bot?

I remember a site closed due to misuse and i wonder if bots have a part of it. If the bot is POSTing something to my site what are ways i can combat it? I was thinking of setting some cookies and ...
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Is there a professional name for deciding which information should to be show in a website, it's not IA

It's not IA(information architecture). cos IA decide how to organize information, not to decide which information should be show in a website.
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What Tools Exist for Comparing Two Files?

what tools do you guys use to compare two scripts, basically i modded an template and need to compare this template with the new release of this template. Any help greatly appreciated.
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Do span elements in the middle of a word affect a crawler's ability to detect content?

I have a site with a heading tag like this: <h1><span class="initial">H</span>andyman <span class="initial">S</span>ervices</h1> I've done this so that I can ...
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Developing from scratch vs. Wordpress

I am facing a dilemma, over the past six months I have been building my website from scratch and I put plenty of hours into it using standard html/css/php/mysql/javascript and jquery... My website ...
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Image Appears Small on website but not in photoshop

Sorry for the lame title.. I bought a template off template montser and I am trying to change some text on the header. The text is stored as a png image. I opened the psd file in photoshop and ...
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Reviewing a website

I'm looking for a tool (free/paid) like a program that help me in reviewing my website style and interface such as explain the content of the home page (footer, header ..... ) taking snapshots and ...
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Tools for designing CSS layouts

Could you please advise me the tools that can draw images like this or this serving as a design for CSS layout?
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Where do you draw the line with the new html5 elements

I have read this article http://diveintohtml5.org/semantics.html#new-elements on the different new elements in html5. Now I want to create my new portfolio with the this new markup. It is quite ...
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Embarking on a website redevelopment and all developers pushing to move to ASP.NET 4.0

Our company is going through a website redevelopment / retooling exercise and we are not quite sure which direction to take. We are told that the website was built in ASP classic and that we should be ...
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What is the typical example of old school website design?

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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Responsive website VS mobile website

I am creating a new blog. Nowadays, especially for a blog, it's important that the websites are accessible for all devices. Now I have to make a choice on what to do. I have seen 2 options. Option 1 ...
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Redesigning foreign website for my portfolio and offer it?

I've had an interest in web design for a long time and am constantly trying to learn something new. I do not have any references in my portfolio, but would like to start freelancing. Is it bad ...
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Websites or tools similar to Ginwiz (mobile website creator)

I have a website which i want to make more mobile friendly(currently its not). While searching about this i found this awesome website Ginwiz; my website can be modified into an mobile friendly site ...
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Anti aliasing problem

I am auditioning fonts on google web fonts and one that I was discounting was Ubuntu because it looked a bit jagged ( screenshot below taken straight from google); however afterward I read an article ...
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Whatchamacallit: You know how there are breadcrumbs and sliders and whatnot

What do you call it when a web site (especially corporate/retail) has a series of rows with thumbnails, each with a little caption/description beneath explaining some benefit or feature of a product ...
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How to ensure a web designer is selling you an original design

If I get the web-design done by someone else, how can I ensure he is not simply passing me some recycled work or blatantly copying/pasting somebody's (or his own) work? There really is no way to ...
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Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? [closed]

Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? Both. 1. Practical knowledge & 2.theoretical knowledge.
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Best tools to build a ecommerce website [closed]

First I would like to apologize if this is not the forum to be asking this question. If you can point me to the right forum, I will post my question there. I am relatively new to web development. I ...
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What parts of JavaScript and jQuery are essential reading for Web Designers [closed]

As a web designer, how should I go about learning javascript and jquery? I would like to avoid duplicating my efforts and focus on whats important. I am very much confused and need a place to start.
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Visual aspects of JAVASCRIPT and logical aspects of JAVASCRIPT? What is good for a web designer, aspiring to be and UI designer?

Visual aspects of JAVASCRIPT and logical aspects of JAVASCRIPT? What is good for a web designer, aspiring to be and UI designer? I am learning Javascript, however, while learning I observed that ...
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Should I still support a screen resolution of 1024x786 or can I ignore it and support 1280x720 and higher?

Only for websites, not webapps. There are not many computers left with 1024x786, so why still support it?
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What's the best way to create your own website? [closed]

I'm currently making plans for creating my own website (.com) and was looking for the cheapest solution possible that gives you the production tools you need. I was wondering, are most websites these ...
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Product application - is it a product or product variation

I'm dealing with a lot of vehicle specific products, and I've been trying to determine whether to convert the variants/fit option into individual products. I currently put the vehicle specific items ...
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Keep header across sites [closed]

We have a site, which has a main site served by Google Sites and a custom made forum running on a dedicated server. Now we want to use the header from Google Sites also on the forum, so it feels like ...
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SEO optimization by related content search

My case is like this: In a product page there is related products section and we pick products from same category. Simple SQL query , no magic magic Is it any better to execute similar documents ...
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How do I create a changing content paragraph in an html, like news sections which change every day, or hour or mins?

How do I create a changing content paragraph in an html web page, like news section which get changed every day, or hour or mins?
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Infrastructure to effectively set up experiements and learn from them

My website is in the early stages of creating our first product, a place on the web, where one can ask lawyers questions at a fraction of their normal costs. I got inspired by this video, which is ...
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Any tool to sketch layout?

Is there any kind of tool to sketch the layout of website roughly? For example just to draw a basic sketch of the design to show others? Thanks