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up-to-date development tools [closed]

I retired as a web developer 10 years ago. Now I'm looking to do some personal development work again and I'm at a bit of a loss to know what technologies to start with. 10 years back I was quite ...
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How to choose canonical when one desktop URL is broken up into several mobile URLs?

I have an adaptive website, and in the mobile version, we put the same data as the desktop version, but in special tabs which are accessible via route URL change. For example, we have the profile ...
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AMP page on an unsupported desktop browser?

I am implementing AMP for landing pages on my website. From a related question on StackExchange, I learned that the latest 2 versions of major browsers support AMP even on desktops. In that case, if I ...
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Google de-indexing our desktop site after we launched a separate mobile site with fewer pages

Recently, we launched separate URL site m.example.com for mobile users. That was a mistake because we don't have corresponding pages on mobile for every page on the desktop version. We have fewer ...
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Google Analytics not showing desktop visits

I've had a feeling that my site was getting less visits than usual, and when I looked at Google Analytics in real-time as well as by operating system and mobile devices, I noticed that every single ...
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Compare mobile vs. desktop traffic statistics for other websites

Is there any way to discover mobile-versus-desktop traffic statistics for any given website? I'm currently building a website and it would be incredibly beneficial to me if I could find this ...
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How can I show a users by time of the day report in the desktop version google analytics?

In Google Analytics for Android is possible to have a nice table like this one (and is built-in): It seems however that I'm unable to find the same kind of report in Google Analytics for Browser.. ...
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Content length VS document size for mobile

This strikes my curiosity. I have two versions of my website. A desktop version and a mobile version. The objective of both websites is to allow users to view whatever full size photos they like to ...
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A better method to save state between desktop and mobile site

This is something I want to fix for a long time. To begin, on my website I have a cookie named MDD and its set to 1 if the mobile detection has already happened. This is my code: RewriteCond %{...
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Displaying one version of webpage in SERP's based on screen resolution

For each page on my site with a mobile equivalent, I use the following HTML tag on the desktop version: <link rel="alternate" href="(mobile)" media="only screen and (max-width:500px)"> and I ...
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Is having multiple index files for various devices bad SEO?

I have two html files, one for mobile and the other file for the other devices. I am detecting mobile devices by using PHP a if ($modile) and this is followed by an include("example.html"> to ...
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What's the difference between desktop and mobile IE

In a company I'm working we are planning to get some devices in order to test our software on it. We are doing web app, so I need to know Is there a big difference between Windows 8 IE, Windows phone ...
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Compressing images for desktop and mobile site or adjust size?

I was looking at http://marcjschmidt.de/blog/2013/10/25/php-imagepng-performance-slow.html and towards the end of the document, I learned something from the chart at the end. If I use a very high ...
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Adsense test screen resolution

According to adsense, they want to see content above-the-fold and not have ads push content down below the fold. In order for me to set all my CSS measurements right, I'm curious as to what screen ...
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Why do mobile websites not offer an option to view the desktop version?

More sites now seem to have a mobile version and a desktop version of their website. When I'm on my phone, I'm redirected to the mobile version of applicable sites, and when I want information, I find ...
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Trying to legalize both versions of my website

I have a desktop version and a mobile version of my website. Since the adoption of the mobile version, my adsense earnings were OK for a short period then dropped all the way down to almost $0 RPM. ...
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Desktop ↔ mobile site redirection logic

I want the to know the correct desktop to mobile redirection logic. How should a visitor be sent to mobile version or the desktop version of site? I've a mobile site: m.example.com and desktop site ...
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Compare mobile and desktop usage over time in Google Analytics

Is there any custom dashboard to compare mobile vs desktop traffic over a year time period? I want to know how much usage has moved to mobile devices from desktop month by month.
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Should I redirect desktop users visiting mobile page to desktop version?

So I am redirecting mobile users to mobile version of the page and also have alternate attrubute set up for that: <link rel="alternate" media="only screen and (max-width: 640px)" href="http://m....
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Linking desktop and mobile pages

Since I'm a non-technical person willing to enter the mobile space, would like to ask for some advice and the specific code to add to my pages if possible. My desktop site is bilingual English/...