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Emulate ssl for localhost dev site [on hold]

There is a simple way to test a site in ssl in development? I use sites like environment for php and mysql ampps (osx) and then localhost. Does anyone have any help for me? ty
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What does “selling traffic” mean?

I've been told that a marketing team want to "sell the traffic" of a website rather than sell adverts on the site. A Google wasn't very successful as to what this means. I thought perhaps it just ...
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What's up with the `- <string>` in Google search result

I recently did a google search of an article I wrote and this is what I see: If I am not wrong the string behind - should be the title of the original website, which is never "v1.0". Actually, ...
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Server wont let me save URLs to MySQL database?

I am posting here because all other forum say it's a server environ issue. I have a site with the ModX CMS on it hosted on a GoDaddy server (not sure about the specific setup is as client has ...
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How to make adwords autobidding bid separately on each keyword

I used manual bidding most of the times I worked with Adwords, but recently I encountered client with 4000+ keywords. I tried automatic bidding to save my time, but it does work in weird way. It ...
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Is click through rate from the search results an important ranking factor for Google?

I came across this video Attracta claim that the number ONE ranking factor is click through rate i.e. the title and meta description should be compelling, according to the video it claims that it ...
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Adsense and DFP suddenly stopped with no code changes

Today, for no apparanet reason, with no changes to code and no feedback or alerts in any relevant accounts all the ads on my account stopped serving. I have whipped up a test page with nothing but ...
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Filling the box with ball when a random text is entered [on hold]

I created a simple website which has 3 boxes. When I click on 1st box, a javascript prompt will open and will ask for a input After that input is accepted, a ball will drop into 1st box. I'm using ...
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google excluding site for queries for it's exact name

I have a client site with a unique name (not just the FQDN, but the company name that the site is for) that simply will not appear for Google searches using the company name. It's a very simple and ...
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does transliteration possible in htaccess file for post data

I'm not sure if I use post data correctly. The scenario is this: I have an old site with titles in url for SEO but has html entities rather than transliterated latin characters. Like %20 instead of ...
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Why does this Javascript not recognise the mouse up? [on hold]

I have the following Javascript code. If inside the div you press the middle and right mouse button down at the same time them move outside the browser with both buttons still pressed you then release ...
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Tool to monitor web form/email address [on hold]

I need to find a tool that will send an alert when an email address hasn't received an email in a certain period of time, or if a web form hasn't sent out an email. This is to monitor our online ...
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How do I run a command every time i receive a ping? [on hold]

So we're having an "Open House" at the school I work at, and my colleague came up with an idea to "lure" students up to the computer classrooms. So we're going to have: 1 Raspberry Pi (in the ...
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How demote multiple site links or prevent Google adding any of a page type?

I have a website with lot of member profile pages such as: /profile-1.html /profile-2.html /profile-3.html /profile-4.html ... How can I tell Google not add these profiles in site links? There are ...
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Why my webpages body content is not taken into account to display in google SERP?

It's confusing for me that I have content on my webpages, however, when I search with the site: operator it is not taken into account. There is something like "Thank you for contacting us...." ...
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Facebook share link: specify image and custom message shown in post

In my web application, I am allowing users to share their affiliate link to Facebook. I am currently doing this using this URL: <a target="_blank" onclick="return !window.open(this.href, ...
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JSF DNS Server configuration with Namecheap [duplicate]

I currently have a website that I built and am hosting it on port 8080. I finally finished everything that I wanted and want to deploy it. I created a namecheap account and paid for a year service. I ...
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Does display:none on images have SEO impact? [duplicate]

I am using wookmark.js in order to load a Masonry styled grid in my website. As they recommend, I am using display:none CSS property to hide images until loading (detected by imagesLoaded) and then ...
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Allow users to access my beta subdomain but pass link juice to the main site

My site can be accessed by either http://example.com or http://beta.example.com. The sub domain beta is the same site but a different version and I want users to be able to use the beta but any links ...
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Backlinks - Should I Disavow SEO, Keyword, Performance, Stats, Domain, and Other Similar Sites?

So it's obvious in the new era that we should disavow poor quality backlinks. What about links from sites like that are intended to provide "statistical or performance information"? Most of them seem ...
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SEO titles for online version of a printed magazine

We are running a print magazine and all issue articles are posted online as well. We optimize our Meta Titles, Meta Descriptions, and URLs for SEO but for archival purposes the actual titles of the ...
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How to handle multiple domains for one service/product?

I am wondering how to setup (SEO- and SERPs-wise) a product launch with multiple domains. Lets say I have product X and it's an answer for subject A, subject B and subject C. www.example.com is were ...
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How often are “Links to Your Site” updated in the Google Webmaster tool?

How often are "Links to Your Site" updated in the Google Webmaster tool? I found this thread with various replies on the matter, from "every few days" and "around 20 to 30 days" to "backlinks to my ...
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Website Flagged As Pornographic By Firewall [on hold]

We currently have a web application that allows users to build a mobile website. All of our clients mobile pages are hosted on the same server. We recently had an issue with a firewall blocking one of ...
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Is there a free hosting that supports new TLDs? [duplicate]

I can't find a free hosting that supports new TLDs. On my opinion, these are really good hosting providers: freehosting io, 2freehosting.com and even there I get an error when I try to register new ...
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SEO issues with categories which are frequently empty

We have a medium traffic site which sells used boats, the site does fairly well for popular search phrases, often ranking on first page. A common way for people to search is by boat manufacturer, ...
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Only tld with domain ending is indexed by google, the actual domain (without ending .de) is not indexed [on hold]

We are working on a new website and have now two problems: 1: We think, google does not index us correctly and that we are punished in some way. Because, if we google our tld, they find us perfectly. ...
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Website visitors with same PHP session ID, same cookies, but different IPs and user agents, all within one second. What are they and how to stop them?

We've noticed an unusual and growing pattern in visits to our website. When a user visits, we set a PHP session ID, set cookies, and record the user agent and ip. What we've seen happening a lot ...
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how to search for words with definite number of letters in a webpage [on hold]

I want to search for words with certain number of characters, like say all words with 2 letters in a webpage. I tried the usual function ctrl + F but I don't get this 'number of characters' parameter. ...
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How to do SEO for a business listing website that contains temporarily available content

I am building a business directory page where the user can filter through locations and different branches. The directory uses a freemium-model which means that the basic listings are completely free ...
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Will banning bots make a site harder to find on search engines?

I'm running Apache 2 and a large part of our page views come from bots. Most of those are legitimate ones such as Google and Bing. I want to parse the logs and get accurate statistics as to how many ...
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How to make a script/subroutine private on a webserver (cpanel, i.e. Key Generator algorithm)? [on hold]

I am a third-year computing science student with an internship at a small software development company. My Problem: I have been tasked with re-implementing a software key generator routine on an ...
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Google Analytics: Fraction of sessions in which a particular event occurred?

Suppose I have an event, say the "loading" category, that indicates when the users on my site are experiencing long load times. I want to study the fraction of sessions in which the event occurs: for ...
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What should be considered when going from “old fashioned” Google Analytics to Tag Manager?

I already read a few questions on tag-manager such as "What is the difference between google tag manager and google analytics?" but haven't seen a question about going from a site already using Event ...
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SEO on Single Page Website and Content keywords

I notice this is a popular topic throughout stack exchange in regards to single page websites and SEO. I have decided to go with a single page website for multiple reasons based on the user experience ...
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Are Zip/Postal codes a viable requirement for credit card validation?

So I'm creating a form for users to purchase things from my site, and currently, I have the following fields (all required): Email CC Number CVC Expiry MM/YY Name on Card Billing Postal Code But ...
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Node.js webserver; Show contents of pgp asc file, not prompt for download [migrated]

If you click this link: http://kenCode.de/kenCode.asc Your browser tries to download the file instead of displaying the textual contents of it for api's and sites that need to just read it. Mime ...
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How to make like button without reloading page in php [on hold]

I am creating a social network.. In which I have created a like button , but when I click it reload to like.php and then bring me back. How to not reload page like facebook ?
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Salespage service similar to leadpages.net? [on hold]

Is there a service like leadpages.net but for sales pages? leadpages.net is only for a simple landing pages. I'd like something just like leadpages.net but instead of landing pages, it offers sales ...
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Can't login to Archiva via LDAP even though credentials are accepted

We upgraded to Apache Archiva 2.1.1 and successfully configured LDAP, so that "Ldap connection verified." appears in Redback Runtime Configuration. My user credentials are also recognized, as there is ...
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JBoss URL Redirection / Host Headers

Question: Is there a way in JBOSS to have different URLs provided by the users resolve to other URLs; i.e. http://OurAppUat/ => http://OurAppUat/web/app?environment=UAT http://OurAppSIT/ => ...
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AJAX crawling scheme & redirects

I am about to implement Google's AJAX crawling scheme so for every single pretty URL on my site (apart from the homepage) there will be an equivalent ugly one using _escaped_fragment_ . This means ...
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Product listings are not showing up in Google searches [on hold]

Product listings not showing up in Google searches. How do I fix that issue?
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Is there a way figure out which resources in my web page aren't being served securely?

I just secured my web page with SSL, but the browser shows that not all of the resources are sent securely. I tried: commenting out any third party APIs from my web page ensuring that all images ...
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Multiple domains (for multiple brands) redirecting to different pages of a website

A "digital agency", call it Acme.com, provides a broad range services from web applications through to copywriting. It wants a single website with separate areas for each department/service area, each ...
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Users upload images via text message

I was playing around in Photobucket and saw the upload via text message option. (Each users gets a unique "number") Does anyone know how to accomplish this or lead me in the right direction for it? I ...
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Which web server should I select during SSL certificate activation if I run a custom Node.js server?

Which web server should I select during SSL certificate activation if I run a custom Node.js server? I need to know to activate my SSL certificate. There are many options such as: Apache cPanel ...
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How do I link my domain name with my web server IP address so that I can use SSL?

My Question: This is my first time needing to use SSL, and I host my site on a custom Node.js server of my own making. I've been doing research on how SSL works but I'm stuck on a specific part: How ...
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Does changing pages titles in a website result in better SEO?

I am wondering whether I should have all pages in a website I am building with the same title or I should change the title for each of the pages, for an improved SEO strategy. For example, I would ...
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How to properly/semantically markup a scientific publication list on a simple XHTML website?

How to properly/semantically markup a scientific publication list on a simple XHTML website? E.g. those Google markup guides only talk about dates, reviews, etc. Is there something for those typical ...

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