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

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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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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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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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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
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looking for a free site like vectormagic

I am looking for a FREE site like Vectormagic that takes pixellated images and makes them vector antialiased. any ideas? I need something I don't need to download. just upload an image and they ...
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Which font is this? (image attached inside) [closed]

Someone please help me in finding the name of the following font: Note: Only letters, ABHM are displayed.
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Managing accounts on a private website for a real-life community

I'm looking at setting-up a walled-in (i.e. mostly private, with a small public-facing login page) website for a real-life community of people, and I was wondering if anyone has any experience with ...
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Fetching templates via API. Who provides this service?

I'm mainly a server side developer. I'm not a designer, even if I understand web layouts, grids, CSS, typography, valid markup, etc. and I'm able to do some graphic work too (almost). It just takes a ...
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dynamic website development help

I am wondering is there such thing as a WYSIWYG / graphical editor for PHP based website such as Drupal and Joomla? I am from the print world, working with code and database just driving me nuts! ...
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Standard way to mention website's developer

I want to know what is the best standard way to mention a website developer's name. I mean is there specific meta tags? In case that customer does not want the designer ads its name in the footer or ...
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What is the name of this kind of layout?

Please visit this site: http://www.visitheritage.com/ Can someone tell me in which category does that kind of website layout belong? Or in other words, how you simply call it? I notice that this ...
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Why can't I download an image from this website?

I tried downloading the blue image in myheritage.com by right clicking. But somehow I always get the picture with parachute no matter where I right click in the blue area. I downloaded the complete ...
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How to find similar webdesign to specific sites? (Zendesk / Mailchimp) [closed]

For a new project we are looking for good webdesign examples. Some of our favorite sites include Zendesk.com or Mailchimp.com. How would you approach to find similar sites? PS: We also appreciate ...
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How do I design a website without relying on images and photographs, but still be eyecatching? [closed]

I've recently been charged with my first professional gig as a web designer. I've made a few pages before, very basic pages, that were for student groups or nonprofit organizations. Those were free ...
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.pro domain as a web designer/professional

I am looking at getting a .pro domain for my portfolio page as a web designer. I realize that .pro domains are for licensed professionals such as lawyers, engineers, etc. What kind of certifications ...
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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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Website looks OK in IE9, but not in Firefox, IE8 and IE7 [closed]

i have a problem with my site http://www.cyprusproperty-4sale.com/123456789.asp it looks OK in IE9 but not in Firefox, IE8 & IE7. Could you please help me with that?
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What's the best workflow for creating websites fast & cheap, but that work as needed?

Have some ideas, but for now I'm going to leave it description as the question. If you have any questions, just ask -- thanks!! UPDATES: Guidelines: Workflow makes the most frequent tasks ...
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Suggestions for cross platform graphics technologies which support older browsers

I need to present a lot of information to my users pulled from a MySql. I am looking for various options to display the data with cool graphics. Are there any ways to make use of SVG, for ...
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Building a restaurant site… How should I implement online ordering?

I have been looking into different 3rd party solutions for this for some time now, and have been disappointed in that I cannot find a decent comparison of features, or really any recommendations at ...
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How should I utilize the empty space around a static layout? [closed]

I have ran in to an issue with my design. It looks fine when viewing it on a monitor that isn't widescreen but once I go to a widescreen monitor the extra space is truly irritating. What should I do ...
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Three-Column Gallery Layout [closed]

I've been trying to do the following 2 things, but have been unsuccessful. I know they're really simple, but I just can't seem to get them to work. Here's the website I started coding today. 1) I'm ...
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Two column layout: table or CSS?

I'm making a site with two columns. Either of the columns can be larger than the other and they have different backgrounds. My problem in trying to do it with CSS with the clearfix trick, is that ...
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How can I make fonts render the same way across different web browsers?

I am building a website for a client, and we had hoped to use plain text, not images in the navigation bar. The font we are using is Century Gothic (I believe that this font is available on the ...
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Music on a web page?

When is it suitable to use background music on a web site? Do users like this?
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an Open Source graphic software like fireworks [closed]

Hi All and happy new year i'm wondering if there's any open source and free software to create designs, the way fireworks does, by allowing creation of slices (decoupes, HTML and images) thank you ...
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Got PHP; Need Designer; How Good is this approach

So I was free for a couple of weeks and hence I wrote the php script for a website that I had in mind. To be honest; I am not the best; I am just an amateur; I have read a couple of books (o'reilly) ...
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How can I screen clients that try to register multiple times?

My company offers a bonus to every client that registers. We would like to prevent people from abusing this by registering several times. We thought about filtering clients by IP (there is a ...
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How to convert Corel Draw design into HTML design?

I have a Corel Draw .cdr file which has a full design of a web page. Is there any way to convert that design into HTML template?
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What's the best way of going about creating a website that serves the purpose of being a programming language reference guide?

Hi I'm a newb here who is trying to create a website (with its own domain name) that will basically be a C++ reference guide set up in a way that is similar to Wikipedia. I would like to have the ...
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Web design portfolio

I'm pretty much a newb when it comes to freelancing, I'm looking to start a portfolio for my individual projects only I haven't done any and I'm kind of stuck on where to start. I have assisted in ...
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Reponsive Web Design : Does it download the same amount of data on every device?

I want to redesign my blog and website on wordpress to accommodate ever increasing mobile users and tablet users. I am also hearing about responsive design. I want to know does a responsive web ...
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Site Structure - practices

I just started working for a company and they're asking me for ways to improve the overall site design. One of the things that keeps standing out to me is their extremely odd internal file structure ...
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How to edit the pages on your domain on Godaddy?

I bought a domain from godaddy.com and I was wondering how to I edit the information on the webpage? Like html FTP and such. And sorry if this isn't on the correct stack website, but this seems like ...
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What should you do differently when designing websites for an embedded web server

When designing a website to be accessed from an embedded webserver such as KLone, what do you need to do differently compared to a 'standard' web server. I'm talking about considerations at the front ...
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Footer not stretching 100% when horizontally scrolled

I have a footer which is set to 100% width, but if i size the window smaller so a horizontal scrollbar appears, using the scrollbar shows whitespace to the right of the footer ... its not spanned 100% ...