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Design is a broad term for something that has been created from a plan, there are thousands of types of design types (Web Design, Graphic Design, 3D Design, Etc.)

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Why do modern sites frequently use JSON blobs client-side and construct the webpage in JavaScript client-side? [closed]

I have noticed something in later years. Instead of actually creating a HTML page, such as a table of data, on the server and sending the finished HTML page, they nowadays send a "minimal" (in a very ...
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Is it a good idea to put copyright symbol on charts and graphs?

I know that charts and graphs, etc. are not protected by copyright. But I can still put something like © x.com next to the title of the chart. I want to do this so that people can still copy and use ...
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how to designing with "bootstrap grid system" in mind? [closed]

i'm designing for web since 2006. i waste a lot of time ignoring things like bootstrap... i understand how grids(and the specific bootstrap) work. But i have a "theorical" question about it: How to ...
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My site is very old and is intended for desktops but 60% visitors are mobile [closed]

my site is 16 years old and still looks great on a desktop monitor but looking at the statistics 60% of visitors enter my mobile devices my question is there a simple zoom script to mimic the finger ...
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Partial content display on mobile devices

I frequently see variations on the following when I'm browsing on mobile devices: I have two questions regarding the Read More element: What is the official name for this design technique? Why do ...
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SEO implications when using SVG for visual effects on website?

We are working on redesigning our website and want to use SVG for visual effects. Mostly header, animated icons and etc. Are there any known issues related to SEO?
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What factors determine if a comment section thrives? [closed]

Most of the time, comment sections seem to be a playgrounds for arguments, insults and vulgarity. Maybe I shouldn't put one on my website, but if I do, what factors determine if a comment section ...
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CSS/Design files aren't loading [closed]

I've transferred my OpenCart site to a new hosting. I've followed every step from this tutorial (https://isenselabs.com/posts/step-by-step-opencart-migration-to-a-new-server). My transfer is complete ...
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Would it be valid to use frames for an inhouse tool with a static list on the left that triggers content on the right?

I'm replacing the interface of an old Visual FoxPro system my company has been using for the past 15 years. If there's one thing that users have been complaining about is that it is tedious. So ease ...
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What is the purpose of the "continue reading" button?

There is a trend in article sharing sites to partly hide articles beneath a continue reading button. What is the purpose of that? I can understand that on a blog page with many articles to chose ...
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Is there a standard size for images with text and its thumbnails?

I have a main question and a secondary one. I'm creating images with text on them and I'm designing the website where the images will be shared on but I'm concerned about the size of the main image ...
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How to use unicodes effectively on cross-platform sites?

I was trying to use the 'ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB (U+1F4A1)' unicode on my site. Every platform shows the unicode different, even though I specify Symbola font on the font-family on the body tag (all ...
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Getting user language via Google cookies

Just thought, if that would be possible, I can get users native language, and display my webpage on their language, or on the closest one. So; Is it possible to get someone's language using his/her ...
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Is there a single set of Media queries for all the devices? [closed]

I am using different media queries for each type of resolution, is there a better way of doing this?
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How to arrange much information on less space

I'm having much factual information, which has to be arranged on a plenty small space. Do you have some hints, perhaps design studies, how to present these information efficiently? To have something ...
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Whats the best way: Slicing or pure code? [closed]

I had a designer code me a website about games by designing it in photohsop then slicing it up. Not even sure what the term "slicing" means, but I can sort of give it a guess. Im learning to code ...
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A CMS for a beginner developer [duplicate]

I am a beginner developer who knows HTML, CSS and lately have entered in web development world with learning some beginning php scripts. I just want to know is there a clean CMS that allows me to ...
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Custom Website Design Like Facebook

Well most of us do like Facebook Design, I' am making Social Networking Website using Twitter Bootstrap. I' am planning to make my own custom website design from scratch using Bootstrap just like ...
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How can I fix the display of these Google ads so they don't look like junk?

How do I fix these ads so they don't look like crap and are cut off? I checked the height and width, and the outer dimensions are in fact the correct size, but internally, they load iframe and ...
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Keeping old design up for SEO

I am almost ready to publish a new website design for my website. It contains some of the same content, but a lot is worded differently. My plan is simply to replace the old files with new ones. Would ...
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Putting altered social media logo icons on my website, can I get sued?

I would say most websites with a somewhat thought-through graphical design use social media icons (i.e Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc) which are altered to fit the theme and design of the site. Now, ...
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Is anyone restricted to use metro ui in websites?

I found metro User Interface will suit my website's look. I would like a tiled Dashboard with grouped items like Windows 8 start menu and button style and text style identical to metro user interface. ...
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Testing a website on a local server displays differently to offline

I am currently designing a website and at the moment it is getting quite annoying as the design doesn't seem to be displaying properly when testing it through WAMP in server mode. It displays ...
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Designing for mobile site?

I need to design a mobile site for phones and tablet, should I design for retina and scale down or the opposite? Or should I even design for retina? Thanks
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Updating Old Site To New. Which Content Management System Lets Me Retain My Old URL? [duplicate]

My old site is done in HTML with .html as file extension. To allow all those users who visit sites by typing a specific page url, and URL structure being good, I do not retain every single old url as ...
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How do people create website where they have a screen shot inside a phone image?

I am trying to work on my website, which is for a mobile application. While I can put an image of my app screenshot on my website, what I am not sure how to do is to create a shiny device image like ...
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Design scrollable table structure [closed]

I'm currently looking for a way to design a table structure with HTML and JS which should be Horizontally Scrollable (It has to be possible to dynamically add new columns) Tolerant to changing sizes (...
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Where may I receive some opinions about site designs? [closed]

I´m working on a new design for my website. It´s almost finished. I would like some other people to look at the new design comparing it to the old one and just tell me if they like it more or less, or ...
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Website using different fonts across different browsers [closed]

The navigation board items on my website at www.amsa.mn uses the wrong font when displayed with Firefox. The correct font is loaded when I access the website with Safari or Chrome. Is there any way to ...
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Templates for forms, tabs etc? - Patterntap alternatives [closed]

I used to find http://www.patterntap.com quite useful to get inspiration to design forms, tabs, and other web elements etc. Unfortunately after the ZURB acquisition of Patterntap now they enforce you ...
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Help choosing slider

I'm looking for JS implementation of effect similar to: http://www.citroen.it/home/#/home/ main slider Joomla! module will be the best solution, however, standalone JS snippet is also an option. I'...
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Does CSS 'em' sizing still matter? [closed]

As I know, em-sizing was used by websmasters to create well-scaling sites, when changing font size in browser. But in modern times, I see that scaling a page scales all elements, even px-sized, so ...
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Whatchamacallit: You know how there are breadcrumbs and sliders and whatnot

What do you call it when a web site (especially corporate/retail) has a series of rows with thumbnails, each with a little caption/description beneath explaining some benefit or feature of a product ...
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In HTML, how can I create a box with a curved banner scroll on the left hand side? [closed]

I was in a website and it had some boxes with content in them and an image on top of the boxes with some text in them. Like a title for what the box is for. The problem is that I don't know how to ...
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CMS or HTML/CSS Template for programmer without design ability?

I'm a web programmer - fluent in PHP, MySQL and Javascript as well. The problem is I'm a terrible designer - I cannot design a website to save my life. This is a major hindrance for projects where the ...
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Where can I find out whether the price I've been quoted for a CSS template is competitive?

I want to get a template designed. A brand guidelines document already exists, and I've already created the HTML. I don't want any graphics or javascript, so basically there's little wiggle-room from ...
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How to spot plagiarized logos?

Is there a better method of finding if a logo is a shameless copy of another logo, other than Google's image search tool?
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How to develop a good web design in web site [closed]

I have a web development site, but I do better and better design in my site, because I develop a good web site design so please reply me if you know of other ideas. My website is located at http://...
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What wireframing tools can produce something that looks like a finished website? [closed]

I've long done this using photoshop, but lacking photoshop skills this takes me ages and is little more than a poor sketch. I'd like a program that has all the common interface elements, theme styling ...
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How do I keep track of multiple websites?

As an owner of multiple websites I sometimes find it difficult to remember when each site needs renewing. Another problem is that I have to log into every single site to check the site traffic ...
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Putting Together HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Hopefully this question isn't too broad… I am a competent iOS programmer and have some experience with Java (command-line tools). Over the last year or two I've dabbled into HTML, CSS, and JavaScript....
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Customize Facebook Like Box - Policy Infringement

I'm just about to finish up a web project, and so far I've got good social media integration into the site's theme (Youtube and Twitter)...except Facebook Like Box for a not-for-profit's Facebook Page!...
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What should you do differently when designing websites for an embedded web server

When designing a website to be accessed from an embedded webserver such as KLone, what do you need to do differently compared to a 'standard' web server. I'm talking about considerations at the front ...
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English expression for "charte graphique"

What is the equivalent english expression for "charte graphique" which is a document that defines the combinations of colours, dimensions and layout for a website?
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Software or webapp for creating fluid mockups

Designers in a company I work for use InDesign and Visio for creating web-designs. All our websites have fluid layouts, and sometimes there are things like widgets or complex blocks on a page, and you ...
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How to compile all design images as used in website design?

I am just coming into a new web design role and so far I can find no central repository of all images as used on the website. I have previously, at some point in the design process, inserted all ...
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Book recommend: Start learning web design with css with basic HTML knowledge

I've already known some HTML, tables, link, image,...etc but just at a basic level. Now I want to learn how to build a layout for a website and design also. I want to start building a layout right a ...
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Outsourcing backend work

I would like to make a website that has a lot of the same features and functionality of www.quibids.com. I need user accounts, payment processing, various products that will have a timer, packages of ...
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When designing a website, how do you usually start?

In the past I've done some HTML, CSS and PHP coding, but I've only ever worked on things that were already "finished" and I've never started a website from scratch. However, I recently purchased a ...
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Can you make total height for a 3-div-sandwhich equal 100% if top & bottom divs are in pixels? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any problems with DIVs inside a table cell? Ok so I've got a header and a footer with absolute positioning and heights of 144px. The content div in the middle area needs to be ...
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