Questions tagged [data]

Data is any form of information that can be used by a process, service, or application.

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How do I get a TB of data to a new web server?

I have a TB of compressed media files that I need to get to a remote web server with a bit of urgency. (from my office) Our upload rate is only 500KB/s, which would suggest ~23 days to upload. The ...
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What’s the Difference Between a webhook and an API?

Programmers who make a request to an API will then receive a response. For example, using Web API to send an email, you’d pass the email contents with the request. If all goes well, you will receive a ...
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What are the best user data collection and gathering tracking tools?

I know of a few tool that help markets gather data about visitors, Google Analytic, CrazzyEgg, and KISS Insights. What are other notable tools to help track information? What do you use?
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What is the best browser market share data source?

Browser market share is important to a webmaster, or at least it will be until IE6, 7 and 8 disappear (my guess is the year 2532, more or less). What is the most trustable, versatile and ultimately ...
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google analytics statistics

I am compiling a report for a client using google analytics. I have observed that the client has unusually good page view times (>5 mins) and excellent bounce rates (<25%). I need to reference ...
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What is the status of the .DATA TLD?

I see a few registrars allowing per-registrations, but can't find any dates for Sunrise, early access, GA, or any other information. Apparently the registry is Dish DBS Corporation, but that's not ...
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Why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?

I'm storing my own copy of Google Analytics session data and I'm trying to figure out their schema. I'm trying to figure out why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?
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How do I bulk delete data in DHIS2 that has been entered via data entry forms

I have entered data into DHIS2 using data entry forms and would like to delete it, individually or in bulk for multiple geographical units - is there an easy way to do this? Additionally - when I ...
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How to safely saving users' data and NOT get responsibility of users' data?

I am programming a website which will save up users' inputs for their next visits. For example, I might save their phone numbers. The user will know that I save their phone numbers. However, do I need ...
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Classic vs universal Google analytics and loss of historical data

I'm keen to use some of the new features in Google Universal Analytics. I have an old site though that I don't want to lose the historical data for. The comparisons with historical data are ...
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Get aggregated view of data for entire website with Google Analytics

I have a website (www.ayrshireminis.com), which has three main sections under different directories, these are: /forum /galleries /contact I would like to have an aggregated view of the data for the ...
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How can I make my website compliant with various data protection and spamming laws?

On our website we collect an awful lot of personal information. People upload their CVs, and when they use their social networks to log in, we collect information from there too. We use this ...
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Are there sources of email marketing data available? [closed]

Are sources of email marketing data available to the public? I would like to see email marketing data to see what kind of content a business sends out, the frequency of sending, the number of people ...
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How I quantify the success of a folksonomy?

CONCEPTS: completeness, accuracy, consistency, stability, relevancy SEMI-RELATE-SUBJECTS: taxonomy, data quality, indexes, keywords, SEO, SEM FORMULAS: ? ? ?
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Help with a CMS for content only not display [duplicate]

Hello I'm trying to make some kind of tool for an school website, what I need to do is to make students take a test and according to what are the results (27 posibilities) they get a set of activities ...
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Is it possible to get the Google Alerts as structured data?

With the Google Alerts one can subscribe notifications about the newest search results to a given search terms. The alerts are sent to the email. Now, I'd like to analyse this data. Is there an API ...
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Intellectual Property theft from our webserver. What should we do?

So we caught some computers trying to download a ton of files from our webserver, and we stopped them before they got much (used iptables to drop their IPs). These were not web crawlers, but scripts ...
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Moving large amounts of data between shared hosts

I recently acquired a client who is a photographer and was interested in moving web hosts since his current host had threatened to throw him off due to CPU spiking. The migration went fairly easily, ...
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Know a good place to purchase seed data of storenames, addresses, and phone numbers?

I just build a new web app, and I am looking for data to seed it with. Anyone know any good seed data retailers? Or am I missing something and there is a way to do this for free. I am entirely open to ...
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How to Recover Lost Website/ blog data with no backup? [duplicate]

Unfortunately, our hosting provider experienced 100% data loss, so I've lost all content for my hosted blog website: www.financewalk.com Yes, I know I should have done complete offsite backups. ...
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How can I obtain click data to sort a list of URLs?

If you had a list of URLs and you wanted to show which of them was more important than the others (by click-through), how would you gain the number of clicks for a given link so that you could sort ...
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Best way to implement user-powered data validation

I run a product recommendation engine and I'm hitting a few snags. I'm looking to see if anyone has any recommendations on what I should do to minimize these issues. Here's how the site works: ...
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Will updating the default URL in the Google Analytics property settings from HTTP to HTTPS hurt the previous data?

My client formerly changed the SSL of his website (around 3 years ago). But since then he hasn't implemented the changes in GA account and the URL shown in the account is still HTTP version. If I ...
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Data import using CSV into DHIS 2

We have a lot of legacy data sitting on our Excel file that we need to import into our new DHIS2 database. How can we upload the data onto the DHIS using CSV? It is costing us a lot in terms of time ...
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Rich snippet stars back then disappeared again?

I have been trying to get Rich Snippets to work on my site for a long while now and the other day my prayers seemed to be answered as at 40 reviews, we seemed to have re-gained our star privilege. ...
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Implementing Google Analytics via Tag Manager - does it effect Google Analytics opt out browser plugin?

Im about to add Google Analytics to a new site, im going to do this via the Tag Manager, If i implement Google Analytics via the Tag manager as opposed to the Google Analytics tracking code, will ...
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mod_proxy(_html) and a buggy Webserver (delivers text/html for JSON data)

We've got a Webserver that answers to AJAX requests by sending JSON Data to the client. Problem is that the JSON Data has the content-type "text/html" instead of "application/json" (it's an Oracle ...
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How to represent disease symptoms in Web Ontology Language

I want to be able to store free text medical records in an ontologically friendly format (preferably owl 2). While I have come across this useful resource: https://schema.org/MedicalSignOrSymptom it ...
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In a MediaWiki wiki, how to keep a navbar and list in sync?

On a page like Wikipedia's Animal Farm there is a list of characters. Some items in this list could link to their own articles. In the navbox which is another list, at the bottom of this and other ...
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Tracking RTP data by Industry - Google Analytics

I linked my Google Analytics report to my Marketo data and am loving the new visibility. Is there a way to reproduce Google Analytics' behavior flow based on the industry (or any other Marketo field) ...
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Long pages or accordion for content?

I'm looking at how best to display content for my website. I plan to have a large number of pages of products, which will contain a large amount of information (ideally, the amount of information on ...
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Should I ask for the state in a registration form for new clients who live in the USA?

Basically, on almost every international site, they ask for the united state you live in, once you selected that you live in the USA. Right now I'm programming a registration form for an Austria ...
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Royalty free, Open Source Data

Does anyone know of a site that lists various open source data feeds or data stores? By this I do not mean OS database applications like MySQL or Postgre, but royalty free sources of DATA. For ...
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Internet Explorer take very long time to answer with 80MB response [closed]

I am working on a website who have to work on Internet Explorer and Firefox. A page of this website has to load 80MB of data, put this information into a hidden HTML table and I use JS to show only a ...
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How do I seamlessly implement Google Tag Manager to a site that already has GA and Search Console?

We have a website with decent traffic and have been able to generate business from it. Currently, we have Google Analytics and Search Console and are getting data and these two are also linked. My CEO ...
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Effective upload to backend?

Let's say I have a website with frontend and backend. The website allows users to upload some data ranging from hundreds of MB to GB. How do you effectively upload this data? The easiest way would be ...
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Data warehousing for new website with no budget

I'm building a web app to be launched later this year. I wish implement a warehousing solution (or similar) to capture data representing user behavior and see which parts of the site are engaging ...
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How many Google Analytics custom variables & advanced segments for each account, property & profile?

Google changes this often and I'm having a hard time finding it in the GA documentation. What are the limits for custom variables and advanced segments? Are they specified at the account, property, ...
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Internet data citation rules

I have a site and on some pages I want to add data that is available on other sites, also I will put proper reference to my data that is where I copied it from. I just need proper rule for it. Like ...
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What data should I track during member registration and logins?

I am working on a membership registration process and hung up on what data I should store during the registration and login processes. Does it benefit me to track how long my members are onsite? How ...
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GTM how to set up a trigger when message pushed to Data Layer doesn't contain Event variable?

When user clicks on a button a message is sent to the Data Layer, with the relevant information, however it doesn't contain Event To set up a GTM trigger to fire on custom events I need to specify an ...
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Is it possible to drill down in the DHIS2 visualizer?

In DHIS2, I'm trying to create a chart (column chart or pie chart) with drill down on organization unit, period, or data dimension. I have not been able to do that. How do I do so?
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Can access to Google Analytics with historical data be recovered after losing administrator access?

I have lost my administrative accessibility to my website under User Management in Google Analytics. I have discussed this with my webmaster, but he does not claim responsibility for it nor is he ...
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Importing beneficiary records into DHIS2 tracker from Excel

I am working on a project where we have about 80K (80,000) beneficiary records in an Excel spreadsheet. Can I import this into DHIS2 tracker?
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How often does Locu push their data to Yelp and other providers?

I'm not generally a fan of GoDaddy products, but I may end up having to recommend their "Get Found" product to a client. GoDaddy have recently gobbled up Locu and are now the source of menu data for ...
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Is it possible to block access to a DB based on IP?

We're looking to beef up the security on a site, among other things we thought of trying to block access to the DB based on IP (in a similar way you can do a FTP lock dependent on IP), so that only ...
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Service that will help me visualize SQL db

I have a website that I've built and it uses a SQL DB. I want to be able to view that data, nicely graphed but with the relations made, so that I can keep track of trends over time. For example I ...
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Considerations & Vendors for hosting healthcare related data & sites in Europe

I am currently researching hosting vendors & services in Europe that I can use to build up websites & related web based applications for healthcare. Eventually we would like the users to be ...
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Google Data studio encode my Arabic titles in landingpage reports table

Google Data studio encode my Arabic titles in landing-page reports table, when my data source is "Search Console URL": in other hand hand when I gather data from "Analytics" data source it shows ...
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How to Bulk Submission of Organized Data [closed]

I'm assessing the options for users to submit a significant amount of data to a web solution I'm writing. I can write the validations and proper input of the received data, so I'm going to pass ...