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Is there any way of identifying whether or not my visitors are using one of these plugins and how best to support it? By far the best way to support password managers is to use normal <form> tags and a normal form. If you don't do anything clever, then the password manager will do its job.


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Is there any way of identifying whether or not my visitors are using one of these plugin? Yes. Users can install LastPass as a browser plugin. Thus you can rely on client side scripting languages to check if LastPass is installed. For instance, using NavigatorPlugins.plugins allows you to get the a PluginArray object, listing the plugins installed ...


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Here's the problem: the EU and the US do not turn DST on and off at the same time; this March, there was a three weeks' difference between these events. Here's what happens during this period. Let's say you have an event every day at the same time and, since you are based in the US, you are going to adjust times using the US DST. Day (2001) United States ...


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I'm not a UI/UX specialist, but based on my experience I would do the following: keep a boring but grandpa-recognizable links "Log In" and "Sign Up" at top right corner. make a nice call-to-action button "Become a ninja" and place it on the page content, linking to "sign up" page.


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As you seem to be approaching it, this is probably going to be futile. At best, you're going to come up with a very small list of combinations that don't conflict in the base browsers, then find out that there are plenty of add-ons that then go ahead and use them which are common enough to be a problem anyway. You should avoid the standard patterns like ...


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Most of these password managers are browser plugin based and work by populating the form fields and triggering a form submission as if the ueer pressed the submit button, to the server it appears as a normal form submission, no way to tell if it coming from a password manager.


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You can use Javascript to detect the typing speed in the username/password fields. A variable rate suggests someone is typing it in manually while a constant rate or even no keystrokes at all (copy-paste) means someone is using a password manager.


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To answer the actual question, one way to detect if users are using Lastpass is to provide some type of login field and use jQuery or similar to see if Lastpass has inserted the "background-image" it inserts into the login fields it can autofill. Here's an example of an email input field, all the stuff in the style tag has been added by Lastpass: <input ...


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I'll suggest making your UX top priority than your SEO, I don't understand why would you get penalized for white space around your form labels. Forms are not exactly the best place to focus on when you are working on your SEO. If you really want to, you can have some descriptive text about the page, above or below the form. This way, it would serve as a data ...


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A light background with dark text is easier on the eyes and your readers will appreciate it on a site with lots of text. Dark background websites are good for graphic centric sites, such as a photography gallery or something like that. The dark background can show the image colors better.


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Sounds like you might be looking for a heatmap. Here's one company that offers it.


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Zurb's Verify offers a bunch of different types of tests(see the tour) for trying out concepts, and has a plan at $9/mo. A slightly more expensive plan offers deeper detail on users, but you'll have to evaluate if you need it. For another heatmap option, there's Crazy Egg with a cheap plan at $9/mo. For eye-tracking, there's Silverback at $70. I'm not ...


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I've used click heat before: http://www.labsmedia.com/clickheat/index.html It is a self hosted, open source, PHP based heatmap system you can use for free. It works well for click tracking. As far as eye tracking goes, unless you have hardware, you are looking at mouse hover tracking. I think clicktail has it. You could use the mechanical turk as well, but ...


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I have read many good things about Popup Domination 3 (a brand new version). http://www.popupdomination.com/live/index2.html This is not an affiliate link and I have no vested interest in the product. I have just purchased it and it is dead simple to implement. You can time when during your pages' presentation to show a popup asking for contact info from ...


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A/B tests and multivariate tests allow comparing the implemented content/design with an alternative. A script will randomly show the user either the original content/design or one of the alternatives. A back-end web software will allow the webmaster to compare how effective is each version by relating the presented content/design with accomplished goals. ...


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You might want to check out this presentation on international SEO. http://www.distilled.net/blog/seo/mozcon-international-seo/



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