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Product pages for specific stores

My website integrates with the inventory of local stores. A store could have hundreds or thousands of products. I'm considering having a product page for each inventory item, given that it is ...
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On Cloudflare, pointing homepage to one host and the rest of the website to another

I'm managing my domain with Cloudflare. Is it possible, and if so how, to point only the homepage (frontpage) to one host and the rest of the application to another?
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What is “blocking time” in Chrome browser?

According to the answer of http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15597936/blocking-time-in-google-chrome: "Blocking" is the time the request spent waiting for an already established connection to ...
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Send bulk mail to around 14,000 users with Godaddy web hosting

I have a Linux starter web hosting plan with Godaddy. I need to send email to around 14000 users from the MySql database only once to inform them about the site's new functionality. Can I do this ...
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Link tags in iframe widget

I have a rating community-site and I´m offering little iframe widgets with the average rating and some little other info. Does it make sense (for visibility, SEO) to add link tags to the head like: ...
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Have a CSV File with Email-Adresses and Names and want to send a newsletter via SMTP Server - what software? [on hold]

I have a CSV File with about 10.000 items (email-addresses and names) and want to send an email to all email addresses. I want to use a SMTP server. Thats all. I have all the user accounts on a ...
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Webserver: Use Windows (Dedicated/Host) or should I create a Linux VM? [on hold]

I have a powerful Windows 2008 dedicated server with a Linux VM as guest machine. I use the host to run some heavy scripts to process data and I created a VM to separate the data processing from the ...
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How can I prevent Facebook from considering Google drive links unsafe on my website?

On my small website I've recently began using Google Drive as content delivery network. This is to solve resource usage issues with my provider. This worked well, but I'm confused because Facebook ...
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How do domain names get into WHOIS database and which databases get updated for each domain?

The WHOIS query and response protocol is widely used for databases holding various Internet resources like IPv4 assignments, IPv6 assignments, AS numbers and RIR (for example ARIN in USA or RIPE in ...
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Is it bad to have both www and the naked domain indexed in Google? Should both be added to webmaster tools?

Currently when searching on Google, the www.example.com version will appear as opposed to example.com. I realize that isn't a big deal, however it made me wonder if I should do some of the same ...
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Why do big sites use multiple servers instead of one server with better specifications?

I read that StackOverflow uses 10+ servers for serving StackOverflow site. Different servers have different functions such as reverse proxy, db server, or HTTP server. I have seen a powerful ...
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Is it a problem if someone disavows my site? I'm getting threats that other sites will do that if I don't remove links

I've been getting to many of these emails: My name is John Doe web manager of www.somewebsite. This is our 3rd and final request to you to remove links from your website to ours. If we don't ...
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What are the roles of IANA and ICANN in relation to domain names?

I am aware that IANA is a department of ICANN, but how are their roles divided? IANA should allocate IPv4 and IPv6 addresses to RIR's, allocate AS number ranges to RIR's and administrates the root ...
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When WPML translates my WordPress site, should I move the native language to a subdirectory?

I have a website which URL looks like www.example.com. The website is in French. Now I want to have an English version and I'm going to translate the site using the WPML WordPress plugin, which I ...
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How much time does it take for Google Webmaster Tools to report 'hreflang' tags?

I have a properly indexed site by Google with a few hundred pages, most of the pages re-crawled on a daily basis (according the crawl stats offered by Google Webmaster Tools). Last week, I have added ...
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Removing business information from all sorts of business directories [on hold]

The business website is listed on a lot of directories, most of which we did not authorize. We attempted to contact and remove all the listings and were somewhat successful, but some websites don't ...
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What are spiders trying to achieve on my site by fetching lots of non-existant urls such as various versions of phpMyAdmin?

I've recently set up a build server that compiles Java source on Github webhooks. I created a public page for downloading latest .jars with a top level domain and I'm logging requests to it. What are ...
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Is it possible for a script tag to be perceived as an inbound link for SEO?

My company has <script> tags on a lot of sites, some of these sites have very high page ranks. Right now the <script> tags have a src of Microsoft's blob data. We want to move away from ...
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How to remove a fragment / hash URL from Google search results?

My old site used to write the URLs without !. Eg: www.example.com/#/products But it has been more than 6 months since I changed it to include ! in the URL like so: www.example.com/#!/products But ...
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1answer
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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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How to apply Baidu conversion code for mobile and desktop?

I've got 2 landing pages on the same site. 1 for mobile and 1 for desktop, and it's the same campaign. So the first page visitors arrive at is the mobile-redirect page. Depending if their accessing ...
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How do I manage multilingual versions of my website with WordPress?

We are currently publishing about 2 articles a week on English site which we would be translating in-house and publishing through Wordpress CMS to our new international sites in France and Brazil. We ...
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How to log in to Domjudge after setting the password during installation

I am trying to install Domjudge on my VPS. I ran ./configure, make and config database. At this point I should be able to login at /public/login.php with the user/pass: judgehost/judge but it ...
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How do I add additional translated items via the MediaWiki Universal Language Selector extension?

I have added some contents to the MediaWiki sidebar (MediaWiki:Sidebar). When I changed the language from English to Malayalam using the Universal Language Selector, everything in the sidebar except ...
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Google doesn't seem to update the description or title of my homepage

Before we launched our website, we had set up a "coming soon" page and google picked up the title and description from its contents. So the description in the search results said, "Coming soon! Visit ...
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How long does it take for Google to re-index pages or update the link titles?

On one of our classified sites, when doing site:[mysite.com] in Google, the link text is simply [product name] - [mysite.com], where as it should read [product name] classifieds for sale in... I ...
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Private folders which are not indexable

I have a requirement where I need to distribute about 400 copies of a pdf document (about 6 MB) and .pub files, that are personalized for each user. Every user must have access to only his/her set of ...
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Is it important to add a mobile sitemap?

I've recently added a mobile version of a web-app. Most web-page URL's like mydomain.com/folder/page now have another version mydomain.com/mobile/folder/page In the web-page I've added: <link ...
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Having issues getting new pages indexed in Google

We are having issues getting our new pages crawled by Google and cannot figure out why. We've done lots of research and are still having trouble finding answers. Here's some information regarding our ...
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Can I share a cookie with a subdomain?

Suppose I want my site to be accessible at https://www.example.com and https://example.com. Is it possible to set a cookie when visiting one domain so that it is accessible in the other?
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Difference between domain reseller and domain registrar?

I have heard terms "domain reseller" and "domain registrar" and that "domain registrar" is better than "domain reseller". What is the difference between the two?
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Alternative to Ebay Open Source [duplicate]

I'm looking for an auctioneering cms which is basically a copy of Ebay, but just more modern and open source. I would love it if it would already have a connector to a Big Data DB like Hadoop. Does ...
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Google Universal Analytics - Campaign ID

In the Google Universal Analytics doc, they show a parameter called Campaign ID. The problem is that there is no other information about the use and the interest of this parameter. Indeed, all other ...
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Methods to show audience specific content [on hold]

I'm trying to find out what methods there are for showing specific content to my website visitors based on profiles, the criteria include: country, language, age, gender. It's reliable enough for me ...
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Forwarding a subdomain to a Minecraft Server

I am trying to forward a subdomain to directly connect to a Minecraft server. The domain name is hosted at GoDaddy and the server requires the port at the end. These are the things I have tried so ...
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Using disqus for a website (question on SERP and backlink)

I am building a website and am trying to decide between writing my own commenting system and using Disqus. One of the main deciding factors is that (obviously), I want comments left on my page to be ...
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What's the point of CORS if there's a bunch of CORS proxies running?

I never really liked the direction CORS is taking. I think there's a misconception how client-server communication should work. The general concept is: User: Hello Server, I'm sending such ...
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URL subfolder rewrite without server access

I am having trouble with the following. I have a site in development that has every link on the site pointing to the wrong folder. Example: example.com/en/home/, a site link goes to example.com/en/, ...
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How to install minecraft forge? [on hold]

Minecraft Forge is a Modding API that makes it very easy to install a number of different Minecraft mods. This guide will explain how to correctly install Forge for Minecraft 1.7.
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My Tumblr blog keeps returning “This webpage is not available”

I have a tumblr blog at http://blog.amir.rachum.com/ About 50% of the times I enter it, I get a This webpage is not available error. Other stuff I host myself in other subdomains, etc., work ...
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Do I need any special permission to have a form that requests a credit card number? Just request, not storing in a database

I'm using PayPal REST API to make calls using credit card numbers. So I have a form that requests credit card number to the users of the site. I could sell or use those credit card numbers that people ...
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wiki page creation tips [on hold]

How to make a proper Wikipedia page. I tried making wiki page but moderator removed the page. Sometimes I account blocked by Wikipedia moderator. Is there any particular method to create a wiki page. ...
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What is the recommended method of creating mobile websites? [on hold]

I'm currently looking into different options regarding mobile websites. My current site uses Joomla. I was curious if it is best to use: 1) Responsive template 2) Template specifically for ...
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Remove trailing slash and index.html in .htaccess

I seem to be stuck here trying to figure out how to redirect the following scenarios: /foo/index.html -> /foo (remove trailing slash, index.html as 301) /foo/ -> /foo (remove ...
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Should customizing a website break a contract? [on hold]

I have a client that asked for more administrative control of his website and attempted to perform updates and changes himself. That has resulted in a bunch of errors occurring on the site, elements ...
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SEO impact of dynamically serving cropped images based on device type

I have a website and try to optimize it regarding device size. Due to a large image slider on the front page I could halve the size by serving smaller images for mobile devices (via simple user-agent ...
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How do I determine if I should ask for additional CPU cores on my web server?

I have a website that has approximately 300 users and I get about 1000 hits per day. Due to an upcoming event next week, there is a possibility of all of a sudden getting between 20 and 25 thousand ...
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Does Googlebot determine the value of a link by its position on the page?

It's well-known that the SEO value of a website basically depends on how much it has been referenced, linked, and shared. From Googlebot's point of view, is a link at the top of a page more valuable ...
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How can I de-share third level .name domain which would allow me to register the second level domain?

Sometime ago I registered a third level .name domain of the type john.doe.name. I just realised that I could have registered the entire second level domain doe.name, which would grant me control of ...
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How use a canonical link tag in a dynamic page?

<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.example.com/category/subcategory/example-product/product-id" /> I have a whole bunch of query string URLs (company products) that I have rewritten to ...

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