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A bug is a software or hardware error that produces an incorrect or unexpected result or behavior.

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Recent Samsung Internet browser update is blocking cookies for "log in" and "add to basket" on my site

Over the last couple of days I've had half a dozen users report to me that Samsung Internet has broken my website. (Although of course none of them realise this, they think the site is broken). ...
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Chrome bug: headless window not rendered (new tab in background) if outerWidth is referenced

[see updates at bottom] When I click on a to my website, it opens correctly in Google Chrome. When I command-click the link, opening a new tab in the background, the page seems to load (correct ...
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Could these URL tracking parameters be causing data discrepency between Facebook Ads and Google Analytics?

Problem: We're seeing a lot of traffic from (direct) / (none) in GA whenever a Facebook Ads campaign is launched — it's always the top source/medium pair. In second place, there's some fb / ...
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Designing for Firefox ( / accomodating for its bugs) [closed]

I am a (reasonably) new web developer. As I've been getting more into testing / bug finding, I keep finding things that don't work on Firefox, exclusively. Often, when I've found a solution to one ...
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a strange error in IE8 when connecting to my site remotely

I'll explain. I ran tests on my website at webpagetest.org and when I use IE8 on that site in Dulles VA, The website and ads load fine. I then made a test from Singapore because from other tools, it ...
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mod_ruid2 not working with apache 2.4.18

I thought I did good service to my server by upgrading everything to php 5.6, and apache 2.4.18 through the easyapache interface, but now, apache won't start. ! Executing custom hook '/usr/local/...
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Forcing page-speed insights to rescan my page

I'm trying to get google to rescan my page at page-speed insights. After the initial scan, I get results along with the following at the bottom: *The results are cached for 30s. If you have made ...
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Should we turn people away from internet explorer?

I apologize if my title sounds cruel to some, but today, I used an older computer with windows XP and Internet Explorer 6, and to my dismay, no adsense ads showed on my website, but in other web ...
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Why is AdSense showing "wepage not available" in ad slots on my phone?

I tested the mobile version of my site both on my computer and on my older android phone with a pull-out keyboard. On my computer, the advertisement loads fine, but on my phone, the advertisement ...
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Why am I being asked to download "Push" on any adsense based website?

I regularly use Opera web browser to browse websites and today, I just tested my website after installing ads at with the size 300x250 pixels, and sometimes a download box appears asking me to ...
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How to fix generated email from BlueSpice Media Wiki for new users to supply actual name?

I have a standard install of BlueSpice on top of Media Wiki. When a new user is created I get an email with the body: The user http://wiki.example.com/index.php/User:NameHere with real name $2 was ...
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Pages that never finish loading: How to diagnose

Users occasionally complain, and we probably all occasionally see, a web page that never finishes loading. In Google Chrome the spinning circle will run forever, each browser has it's own version. ...
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Broken URL requests with "?rand=0.nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn" querystrings from Chrome users

I've recently noticed a number of errors in our sites' error logs which are a result of what appears to be a cache-buster being incorrectly added to URLs. The requests in question all seem to have "?...
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arrow up key and scroll up now jump UP my entire page [closed]

Been looking for what is causing this but have yet to find anything. Recently for some reason the up arrow and a normal scroll up jumps all the way from the bottom of the page (or wherever you happen ...
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WHMCS Bulk Pricing Updater

Their is a Bulk Pricing Updater addon in WHMCS which works well to update hosting accounts pricing but I am unable to update the domain pricing through that every time it gives this message ...
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Suddenly my server reject all POST requests

Just go to http://meet-romance.com/test.htm. The script there is simple, it's a form with a button: <form action="test.htm" method="post"> <input name="Button1" type="submit" value="button" ...
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Chrome has recently started chopping the bottom of some titles, anyone know why? [closed]

The title is the entirety really. Chrome has started to chop the bottom off my titles (not noticed in on any paragraph text). I've tried the usual, incognito mode to disable and extensions, delete my ...
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Why does Google Analytics show false referrals?

Ever since Google revamped their Analytics interface I've been noticing a weird "bug" while viewing the "Real-Time" overview area. From this area I can obviously see live stats of visitors to my ...
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Public Bug Tracking and Version Control System

We're in the process of moving out of a private beta into our live version of the site. We're trying to find a good Bug Tracking System + Version Control system. Our CEO has requested that the new ...
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Something like firebug for internet explorer?

Is there something like Firebug for Internet Explorer? I've got a site that is only supposed to be working in IE so I'm only targeting IE and the site is not supposed to work in Firefox.
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Joomla sometimes messes up URLs, probably cache involved

Every once in while my Joomla site messes up link's URLs. For example, something like this: http://www.sism.org/index.php?option=com_comprofiler&task=userslist&listid=4&Itemid=123 Become ...
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Looking for bug tracking software

I'm looking for a bug/issue tracking system that can: Integrate with lots of other services. Basecamp, Beanstalk, etc. Integrate popular CMSs, such as WordPress, so the client can enter a ticket from ...
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ie8 weirdness: Link jumps to top of the page on mouse over: What's going on?

So the fourth link in the right column (Board of Trustees Meeting Link) of the website I'm working is exhibiting some REALLY weird behavior. But only in IE8. When you mouse over it the page scrolls to ...
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How to get useful feedback/bug reports from users

I'm sure most webmasters have recived a mail like this: Creating [insert item here] is not working! When you check it out there is no general problem with the function but rather the user has ...
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Twitter tweet count - bug? [closed]

I think this is the best place to ask about this question. I recently created this account: http://twitter.com/sarcasticquotes I have posted 3 tweets so far. (No 'private' tweets at all). It is ...
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Maintaining legacy code

I have an old codebase that still "works" but is difficult/nearly impossible to maintain. It may be expensive (time and money wise) to update it. Do I just go for it, or should I continue to hate my ...
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