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What causes a website's alexa page-rank and traffic data to display highly regular sine wave patterns over a period of 30 days?

At first I wondered if it was due to the traffic difference between day and night, but that turned out not to be the case, since the period of rise and drop in traffic was about a week, not overnight. ...
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Automatically convert CSV file to MySQL

I was finding automatic .csv file converter to web based to put the .csv file report as web based. but i can't find one. instead, i found one system which is taken MySQL database and show the report. ...
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Googlebot fetching lots of URLs with a “workaround” parameter

A certain page on our website keeps generating entries like the following on our IIS6 logs: 2011-08-16 00:53:34 W3SVC943830190 10.20.101.146 GET /abc workaround=407707368055555 80 - 66.249.85.65 - ...
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Hostings support SSH with price lower than 5 USD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking for some hostings support SSH with price lower than 5 USD. Thanks
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Which CMS system for a community based site?

I am a grey-haired professional programmer, quiet conversant in PHP, MySql, HTL, CSS which means I can tweak things or code plugins if need be, but I’d like something off the shelf as far as possible. ...
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How do you 'do' SEO past on-page optimization?

This may seem like a fairly trivial question, but in it's most basic form - How do you do SEO? To go into a little more depth, presume the website in question that we want to optimize is 100% ...
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What are the challenges for a non-technical person running a web based business?

A friend of mine is starting a business. The business model is that his website is the medium through which businesses compete with each other and bid to provide a service to members of the public. He ...
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896 views

Facebook: When a page clicks my 'like' buton, the count does not increase

I have a small Facebook problem. I have created a page for my business and placed a 'like' button at the top. When an individual clicks like the count increases but if another business page clicks ...
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295 views

Facebook applications - how to get to know page ID?

With Facebook API, within a custom app added to a fanpage, how do I recognize the fanpage ID? Here's what I'm trying to achieve: user goes to the full-width canvas app, he authorizes himself there ...
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501 views

Buttons in pure CSS3 or use image sprite

I want to know if it would be better to make an image for the buttons that I use, or can I get away with pure CSS. Ill give you the code. html: <ul id="buttons-dev"> <li ...
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Why the number of indexed pages decreased for a “site:” search

Recently I created a website with hundreds of thousands of unique pages. A week ago, Google had indexed about 250,000 pages. It has now decreased to 90k URLs (using a site:domain.com query). What ...
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275 views

How to point two domains to one ip address with a sub-domain

I am a little stuck here I currently have a domain: www.my-site.org & m.my-site.org I want to point m.mainsite.org to m.my-site.org I already have an A record created for m.mainsite.org I need ...
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Customize Facebook Like Box - Policy Infringement

I'm just about to finish up a web project, and so far I've got good social media integration into the site's theme (Youtube and Twitter)...except Facebook Like Box for a not-for-profit's Facebook ...
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391 views

Why chmod 777 is not secure?

chmod 777 file change the permissions of the file file to read, write, and execute for all. Ok, so the file can be manipulated in any way by any script on the server. But why is this not ...
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568 views

Moving from Subdirectory to Subdomain structure

I have a website (powered by Rails/Postgres and nginx) where I had setup a blog and a coupons section as: http://myrailsapp.com/blog/ http://myrailsapp.com/coupons/ Blog is powered by wordpress and ...
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130 views

How can I make sure I don't get scammed when buying web hosting?

Whenever I have put research into 'affordable' web hosting (for me, something like $100/yr), it seems like everything out there feels or smells scammy. Too flashy, poor English, popups, 'last chance' ...
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88 views

Universal same-origin policy

Here is something I have been wondering about for the longest time. It seems very simple, but to this day I do not know any practically usable technology. Is there a way that I can browse the ...
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1answer
137 views

Photography website: How much quality to sacrifice for file size?

I am designing a website for a Photographer. Obviously I compressed the images so that they would load faster and not use all the visitors cap. (There is quite a few gbs of pictures so that would just ...
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56 views

Association badges improve conversion rates?

Has anyone experienced a conversion rate improvement based on association badges/images ? I.E. Badges like BBB association logos, that they're a trusted vendor of x, etc?
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145 views

Is there anyway I can check the load time of a webpage in cpanel?

I found that sometimes my website is slow, and I suspect that this is the web host's problem. But the web host insists on that the website is fast. The problem, I suspect, is that the website is fast ...
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592 views

How do I view ALL blog posts in an RSS feed?

I have a blog and its posts date back all the way to March of 2009. However, when I visit my feed url (it's feedburner), the oldest post that shows up on that page is one written in February of 2011. ...
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982 views

About the <link rel=“index” /> tag

I'm trying to figure out how to use it. I understand that this tag tell Google which page is the root parent / parent of the current page. So, for example, on a page that's listing a product from a ...
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56 views

Do you think e-shop is better than eshop? [closed]

this question was into my mind since a long time, and now I found this Q/A place to ask about it. What do you think? Thank you.
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Can a sitemap index contain other sitemap indexes?

I have a bi-lingual website with a sitemap index for each language that links to several different sitemaps (one for videos, one for static content, and one for articles). I would like to introduce ...
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1answer
1k views

Smush.It or similar lossless image shrinking with API

Is there a free service, with an API, that performs lossless image file size reduction? Currently we use Smush.it which isn't perfect (have to resort to command line tools), although its FAQ does ...
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Which CMS can I use to build a website without programming knowledge?

I'm in the process of planning a content-driven website in the entertainment sector. I am looking for some guidance on the best CMS to use based on the following requirements and competencies: I have ...
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262 views

how can I set my site root from: localhost/mysite/ to: localhost/mysite/view/ via htaccess

hi just wondering if this is possible, when you access my default site directory localhost/mysite I want to set the path to render localhost/mysite/view/ all my html pages will be rendered here just ...
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155 views

Free web “caching” services for a web service

I have a web service on Google App engine whose data is updated on a daily basis. To minimize bandwidth utilization from mobile clients connecting to it, I'd like to instead have an intermediary site ...
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Why does Google crawl my site very slowly [recently]

recently it takes 5 to 8 days for my site (www.StudyHorror.com) to be indexed. I'm updating the website everyday. What are the possible causes for this problem?
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367 views

What is the cheapest .se domain registrar? [closed]

I'm looking to register a .se domain but I can only find registrars that charge ~$50 and I was wondering if there's anything cheaper.
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168 views

SEO - which URL's are the best?

In my application I have users who can post offers. An offer belongs to a category and a subcategory. The title of the offer can be long (~80 characters) My options to have url's uniqueness, are: i) ...
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Visitors download files in the same order every time - am I being hacked?

I'm running a website for a while and I'm still learning how to manage it. One thing I've noticed is that some visitors download all zip files in the same order ( there is a pattern of downloads). ...
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1answer
1k views

Is there a way to use @media queries with pages embedded into Facebook?

Would a @media query recognize the 520px Facebook iframe limitation?
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publish asp.net website in subfolder

I need to publish my website into a subfolder of an existing one. Notice that there's no way to create a subdomain (e.g.: http://mynewwebsite.example.com), no way to access to IIS. At the moment I ...
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Custom Domain for Tumblr

I am trying to set up a custom domain for my tumblr account. http://blog.scribeair.com/ to http://scribeair.tumblr.com Can some one help me how to set up the DNS records for the subdomain.
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Has Microsoft stopped offering the free Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image for IE 6 testing?

For some time now, Microsoft has made available free, stripped-down, time-limited Virtual PC images for testing web apps in older versions of IE. The most recent version is here: ...
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Non-intentional hosting of material that is protected by copyright law

I am interested how copyright law works in the case of Rapidshare, Youtube and etc. Just hypothetically speaking, what if I create a website for uploading and sharing MP3 files, and some users start ...
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1answer
76 views

how do i tell google that my landing page is a blog?

I have written my own very simple CMS and everything i publish on my page will go on the landing page (http://xyious.com). so every time i write a new page, regardless of where it ends up on the ...
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If I use a joomla hosting provider, am I able to customize the PHP *completely*?

not sure if this is the right place to ask. Joomla is offered by many hosting providers. I have set up joomla 1.7 on my local machine, and I've found a nice template to start with. But I customized ...
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183 views

adsense and click bombing

I wonder what happens if I have a website with adsense and a user wittingly clicks the ads many times for a long time with result to ban my account. Google bots will trace this behavior and I suppose ...
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139 views

What is this image type on Youtube.com?

Go to this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrO4YZeyl0I on Firefox6.0 Now, right click on the black image (View Background Image), you will see this in the address bar: ...
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Can I tell which users are downloading files with SMF or PHPBB forum software?

I want to create a forum where I will have attachments available for download to registered users. I'd like to be able to see which registered users have downloaded which files. Is there a way to do ...
3
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1answer
398 views

Are domain hacks advisable? and how do they affect SEO?

I'm interested in creating a domain hack, using the .es ccTLD. If the website does not target Spain, is this advisable? I've seen URL shortening services use ccTLDs to provide shorter URLs, however ...
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1answer
196 views

CMS for social photo album

I am going to make a multi-user photo album. I am looking for a robust and free CMS which can easily handle batch image uploads and some social networking capabilities, like rating, relationship, etc. ...
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1answer
918 views

Dictionary API for a website?

I would like to have a dictionary for my website where the user can easily fill in a word or better yet right click a word and get the definition right there on the page or something along those ...
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1answer
57 views

At night server responds with 324 status (but it works in daytime and always over HTTPS)

I have a CPanel server with 5 IPs and a few domains. During night, access to main domain through HTTP return 324 no response many times. After several refresh it comes but many assets won't load and ...
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41 views

Is there any browser add-on or extension or anything, by which we can see their current page views?

Is there any browser add-on or extension or anything, by which we can see their current page views of websites displayed in google search results? or give us the page views of websites opened in ...
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1answer
155 views

How to find the records for domain name purchased today and in past? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I access domain registration (whois) history? How to find the records for domain names purchased today and in past?
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1answer
43 views

What is a good method for creating a guide for standardized markup?

I need to create a guide or wiki that outlines different standardized techniques for marking up reusable elements in our software. When adding new features our developers are often able to reuse or ...
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3answers
3k views

Enable gzip compression on Bluehost?

My website is loading large (~3mb) SVG file with jQuery. It takes quite a while therefore I decided to enable gzip compression. I have a hosting account with Bluehost which supports custom .htaccess ...

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