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What do you look at when viewing competitors websites? [closed]

BradB's post has me thinking about competitors websites, what do you look at, and how long do you spend doing it? I thinking along the lines of content (how much, how well written), site structure, ...
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How to remove malware from website?

My website is under attack by malware. How can I remove it and prevent its recurrence?
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1answer
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netblock ip - own hosting - home servers

I host 2 websites that generate a pretty substantial traffic (about 6000 unique visitors a day both). I have business Internet at home and I own one static IP from my ISP. I run my own servers. ...
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Creating a facebook page with your domain name [closed]

I want to create a facebook page that has my domain name like this : http://www.facebook.com/TrimHold But I can't find the way. Any suggestions would be highly appreciated. Thanks.
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Building an intranet

I'm researching for a project I'm going to be doing at work on the side... I work for a small hospital and we recently upgraded all the browsers inside our intranet to IE8 (Goodbye 6 :). We have a ...
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How can I clear the “crawl errors” of Google webmaster tools?

How can I clear the "crawl errors" of Google webmaster tools? On my webmaster tools page, there are some "Not found" crawl errors dating back two years which I cleared up a long time ago, but they are ...
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Why do some bad websites rank well?

Consider the following scenario: you are pitching SEO/Website Optimisation to a prospective client and you explain to them the importance of great copy and content, how acquiring links (ethically) can ...
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Hostmonster can't change domains around?

(question imported from http://superuser.com/q/204439/53847 ) Horrible title, but I couldn't think of a succinct way to summarize it to fit. I have HostMonster for my web hosting. I have several ...
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Organizing google Analytics accounts

It seems that when logged in to Google Analytics, you can create "Accounts", as well as "Profiles". Websites can be tracked under each of these. If you are wanting to track multiple websites, some ...
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1answer
614 views

How can you create text as a png file to minimize file size?

I've seen this trick on lots of websites, but I don't know how I could create this myself easily. It's basically text or a logo which is saved on a transparent background with a small border, to ...
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2answers
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Not able to stop hotlink

I am using following htaccess code to stop hot linking my image files Options +FollowSymlinks Options +SymlinksIfOwnerMatch RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ...
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4answers
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Looking for a good mobile framework

I am looking for a good mobile framework. This is for a university library, providing access to some database resources, hours and the like. I have heard good things about the MIT Mobile Web Project ...
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2answers
252 views

SEO techniques to handle frames

I have a webpage which has a topbar spanning across the top and then the content in a frame below. The content is on a different subdomain (i.e. the page is at sub.foo.com but the content frame at ...
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How to write content that uses keyword terms which are google stop words

The keywords for our site comprises of words which are google stop words namely: thank you Is it better to write this as: thank-you or thankyou or does it make any difference?
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How does client side XML+XSLT affect SEO?

I have a site that is built completely in XML and is transformed by a single XSL file. How does this affect SEO? Is it possible to store page-specific metadata? Will robots see the transformed page ...
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343 views

styling one list item

I have four li's and I want to style the 4th li not to have the background image. How do I accomplish this without having to insert a spam tag? #get-help ul.help-menu li { color: #656565; ...
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1answer
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iFrames from Skydrive: yes, no, how

I have a two-pronged question. First: SEO Concerns aside, should I be concerned about using iFrames on my site as far as viruses etc go? I am using skydrive to host my images and it provides an ...
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2answers
219 views

Google Chrome and Theora

I have problem with Google Chrome and Theora video. I have video that plays nice in Opera and Firefox. However, it doesn't play in Google browser and I don't know why. I've made this video in ...
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1answer
95 views

Any CSS resources for printing?

Is there any resource like http://www.csszengarden.com/ for Print stylesheets? I'd like to write some CSS formatted text on a printed media (internal business documentation) with an elegant style, ...
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5answers
614 views

Does Heading tags like <h1> and <h2> make a big differences during SEO?

Does Heading tags like <h1> and <h2> make a big differences during SEO?
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3answers
2k views

Should I use gzip for compressing my HTML?

I saw from an online tester that my HTML can be compressed about 90%! Is it good practice to use gzip or not? I see that lot sites don't use it. For me it would improve traffic, as some pages ...
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8answers
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H1 vs H2 vs Other for website title/logo and SEO

It is a common practice for front-end developers to put the website title or logo in H1 tag and the title in H2. But most of the time the title of the page/article is more important because it carries ...
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2answers
190 views

Why do user registration process not end with the user logged in?

Often I see websites when at the end of the registration process the user is not logged in. What is the rational for that? It seems redundant to ask a user to reenter their credentials just after ...
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1answer
322 views

Using Feedburner with both RSS and Atom feeds

I might be misunderstanding the concept completely, but here's the question: when I try to add a blog's feeds (the blog is hosted at Blogspot, so it provides both Atom and RSS) to FeedBurner, it ...
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1answer
860 views

How to stop access of a PHP file from other sites

I read somewhere about hot linking of images. Preventing image hot linking helps to stop bandwidth theft from your site. Would it work for a PHP file? In my case, I am using a PHP file to generate ...
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2answers
252 views

Problem with htaccess causing images not to load

In my htaccess file, i am using below lines Options All -Indexes Errordocument 403 http://article-stack.com/ ErrorDocument 401 http://article-stack.com/ ErrorDocument 403 http://article-stack.com/ ...
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1answer
539 views

Will “performing maintenance” page holder affect your seo and page rankings? If so, is there a better way to handle it?

Let's say that theoretically you run a ecommerce shop. There may be times, once a year, that you need to take the site down to update product information or to do some maintenance. What would happen ...
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Purchasing a Domain from a Domain Squatter

A few years ago, I purchased a .org domain. Presumably, the .com version was taken by a domain squatter because it was registered the day after I registered it and it only hosts one of those typical ...
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2answers
184 views

Social media integration solutions

Another question someone posted got me thinking, what are the social media integration solutions that everyone uses? The most common solutions I've come across are the content-sharing buttons: ...
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2answers
196 views

Whats the best way to create/handle a dev server?

As I expand on different website changes I'm trying to find a better and safer alternative to my current testing.domain.com and FTP solution. My goal is to put the site in revision control (probably ...
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1answer
627 views

How to hide awstats url parameters

currently in order to access statistics on my site I access this link: www.mysite.org/awstats/awstats.pl?config=awstatsconffile.org all is working fine, but what I want to achieve is simply this: ...
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4answers
5k views

Does changing web hosting server affects SEO page ranking?

I have been hosting in a server from last 2 years. I am planning to change the hosting server. Before i change the hosting server i would like to know whether it affects my page ranking or not?
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1answer
2k views

Can I expect browsers to cache static content served over SSL encryption?

With all the talk about FireSheep I am thinking of switching my web applications to use full https accross the entire site. However, I am concerned about caching. I use a lot of JavaScript, CSS files, ...
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3answers
126 views

How do I know what image type to use?

I'm working on a website which will use images in several different applications, from action buttons to avatars to larger detail images. What factors should I take into consideration to decide ...
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1answer
382 views

Is there any reason why a GIF image would show in FF/Chrome and not IE?

I've been asked to investigate why the images on a particular site cannot be viewed in IE (6/7 and 8, multiple machines) but is visible in all other browsers. I've verified that it has nothing to do ...
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3answers
802 views

Adding pages to google webmaster tools by the bulk

Is there a method of adding websites in bulk to google webmaster tools? My host username and password were hacked and all of my sites were injected with malicious scripts. I've cleaned everything up ...
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2answers
466 views

Google Webmaster Tools: Adding pages to Webmaster Tools by the bulk

Is there a method of adding websites in bulk to Google Webmaster Tools? My host username and password were hacked and all of my sites were injected with malicious scripts. I've cleaned everything up ...
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votes
2answers
304 views

Facebook Like button unclickable

I've decided to add a Like button to one of pages on my website. The button appears, but it can't be clicked (i.e. nothing happens) I've tried both iframe and XFBML with different settings, but ...
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votes
3answers
360 views

How can I spellcheck entire website?

I need to spellcheck an entire website(950 pages). I'd like to find a FREE tool like xenu (which checks broken links) but checks spelling instead. does anyone know of a tool like this? Thank you ...
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1answer
372 views

scorecardresearch dot com: weird tracking pixel

I'm seeing very weird behaviour in relation to this domain and a tracking image. On a specific page on our site, I'm seeing a script that's being added dynamically, apparently via flash (I wasn't even ...
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4answers
280 views

What is a “back link” and how does it affect search ranking?

I have heard about back links but am not sure what they are or how they affect search rankings and search engine optimization.
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4answers
3k views

CSS3 Background Gradient Fixed

I'd like to make my CSS3 background gradient fixed. Any suggestions?
3
votes
1answer
255 views

What is Parked Domain and how can we generate a revenue from a parked domain

I have registered a domain name abc.com from xyz company. i have the secret code too. I have heard about the revenue from parked domains. I would like to know how can we generate revenue from it and ...
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1answer
1k views

How to set the Bit Length when generating SSL Certificat with Java keytool?

I'm going to create a SSL Certificate so I can use https on my web site. I have to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and I did generate such a file with the Java keytool following the guide ...
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1answer
8k views

Keep Iphone browser from turning numbers into links

I'm writing a very simple page that is supposed to be viewed on mobile devices. While viewing it in the iphone simulator I noticed that the iphone browser automatically turns any number string into a ...
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1answer
167 views

Starting Domain Registration Service

I have been working as a web developer for long time. I have regular request from clients for web hosting and domain registration whose site i make. I have been asking for other frens for it. And ...
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1answer
404 views

What is the required syntax to use for HTML5

I am wondering about the following questions for HTML5 <br /> OR <br>? Are all elements the same for the answer? selected="selected" OR selected? Are there any other syntax instances ...
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votes
6answers
932 views

Which is faster, adding rounded corners to images, or adding rounded corners in CSS

Which of the following will load faster, Creating a square image and adding rounded corners via CSS Adding rounded corners to the image by default and not using the extra css. Also, if 2 is ...
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votes
1answer
100 views

Is there an easy way to do referrer based advertising?

This a bit of a weird question so please let me know if you need more information. For a side project I am working on I need to ability to generate advertising on a specific page based on a specified ...
3
votes
1answer
814 views

How does IPv6 and AAAA DNS records affect my visitors?

If I set up a web site and the web server only has IPv6, and my domain uses a AAAA DNS record instead of a A record, how does this affect my visitors? Can only end users that have IPv6 on their ...

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