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Firefox accusing me of distributing malware on my site

I noticed that Firefox has decided to block some EXE installers from my site, showing a label Blocked: May contain virus or spyware. I right-click the file, select Unblock, and this message is shown ...
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Is there an easy way to see amount of compression in Chrome?

I am busy checking how my webserver is doing gzip. I'm confident now that gzip is on as chrome shows the content-encoding: gzip header. Is there a easy way to see how much a file was compressed in ...
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Why is this response being cached?

I have a client whose site's index.html currently comes back with these headers: Accept-Ranges: bytes Connection: Keep-Alive Content-Encoding: gzip Content-Length: 3658 Content-Type: ...
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Chrome refused to execute this JavaScript file

In the head of my HTML page, I have: <script src="https://raw.github.com/cloudhead/less.js/master/dist/less-1.3.3.js"></script> When I load the page in my browser (Google Chrome v 27.0....
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What is the Google Chrome equivalent to Firebug?

I'm looking for a tool that can: inspect HTML elements manage/debug JavaScript profile performance modify elements in real-time
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Why does my IP address become Google's IP address when using Chrome on the mobile?

I am tracking every member's geolocation (using db-ip) and everything is fine except mobile phones with the Chrome browser. They always give me the result US Mountain View California ip:66.249.xxx....
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Can anyone tell me why does Chrome tell it is Mozilla and Safari also?

http://www.w3schools.com/js/tryit.asp?filename=try_nav_all I get Browser CodeName: Mozilla Browser Name: Netscape Browser Version: 5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) AppleWebKit/535.1 (KHTML, like ...
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Are there other options besides HTTPS for securing a website to avoid text input warnings in Chrome?

One week ago Google sent me an email to go HTTPS. If I won't transfer HTTP to HTTPS then it will show my connection unsecured to all of my site visitors who will try to input text in my site. Without ...
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Font displays differently in Firefox vs. Chrome

It seems that my menu bar is displayed with a different font stretch in Firefox than it is in Chrome. See the following: Here is the CSS applied to this element: font-variant: small-caps; font-size:...
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How to create site search feature in address bar of Chrome?

When you go to stackoverflow.com in Google Chrome and if you put a space infront of last character, the address bar changes to that in my screen shot below. Then you can press Tab and you can type ...
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Google Chrome for Mac, CSS colors and display profiles

So, I'm aware that some browsers correct the colors in images in accordance with system settings, and that browsers differ in how they do this. But I'm very surprised when a color specified in a ...
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Is there anything wrong with targeting the alt attribute in css?

I tried targeting the the alt attribute in css. My solution worked in Firefox/Mozilla, but fails in Safari-Chrome/Webkit. Is there anything wrong with styling an alt tag? If not, how do you suppose I ...
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making a site searchable via Chrome search bar

I use Google Chrome. When I want to search Wikipedia, I type www.wikipedia.org into the search bar and then press tab. The screen looks like this: If I type some search words, it uses the actual ...
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Do I need a wildcard SSL certificate for inclusion in the HSTS preload list?

I'd like to submit my personal site into the Chrome HSTS preload list. The site there says: In order to be included on the HSTS preload list, your site must: Have a valid certificate. ...
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Why does the internet think Microsoft Edge is Google Chrome?

I am currently using Microsoft Edge. Edge is the new Internet Browser from Microsoft. I tried running a Unity3D Program in Edge, and it gave me the error that it was not available in Chrome: Then I ...
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Double vs Single Quotes in Chrome

So when you want to embed google docs on a site you are given this chunk of code: <iframe width='500' height='300' frameborder='0' src='https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?hl=en_US&hl=...
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“Uncommon download” warnings in Chrome

Our site is a private service -- that is, firewalls and user authorisation keeps both the general public and Google's indexing off it. The site generates dynamic DocX files, which the customer ...
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Chrome's built-in PDF viewer won't display our PDF forms

On our web site, we have numerous Acrobat PDF forms. When users click on those forms, if they are using Google Chrome, they get this message: Please wait... If this message is not eventually ...
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Why does Chrome resolve websitename.localhost as localhost?

I've been using .localhost as a TLD for locally hosted sites that I am working on. Usually when I start a new site I create an entry in the apache virutal host configuration file and then add an entry ...
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What are the differences between Firefox's Javascript engine and Chrome's V8?

I've noticed that Chrome and Firefox take different amounts of time to render certain things. In general, Chrome has been faster. What should I know about both of them (and IE8/9, too, I guess) when ...
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Rendering of Raleway (Google Web Fonts) in Google Chrome browser

I am using Windows 7 and I have a problem with one of Google Fonts: Raleway. I checked and this font looks very good in Firefox (ver. 34) but in Google Chrome (ver. 39) it looks terrible on my ...
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Chrome causing 404's ending with “/cache/[hex-string]/”?

Since the last weeks we see many 404's on our sites caused by Chrome adding /cache/[hex-string]/ to the current page URL. The hex strings we have seen are: e9c5ecc3f9d7fa1291240700c8da0728 ...
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Chrome blocks new downloads from my site even after site verification

Google Chrome blocks downloads of my .exe application from my site. App.exe may harm your computer, so Chrome has blocked it. I temporarily fixed this issue by conducting website verification as ...
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How do you set the width of the browser using Google Chrome

In IE you can set the browser width to be 1024x768, for example, to test your site. How can you do this in Chrome? I can't find an equivalent setting anywhere? I'm using 'Tools -> Developer tools'. I ...
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Where does “Google Favicon” useragent come from?

I'm testing a webapp and found logentries that didn't make sense because I did not remember doing the requests. The remarkable thing is that they were all done using this useragent string Mozilla/...
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My Chrome Developer Tools is missing the Animation Inspector button [closed]

I want to inspect some animations on a site and learnt you can use Chrome's Animation Inpector as detailed here and here. However, my version of Chrome (55.0.2883.75 m (64-bit) on Windows) seems to ...
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Disabling HTML5 rendering in Chrome

I want to test fallback if a browser isn't HTML5 ready. Is there an easy way to disable HTML rendering in Chrome?
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# id - urls with id first display full page, then move to #id

I've noticed this in the new version of chrome, and ie9 and 10. Some urls in a photo gallery have a #id tag as they are supposed to display a full view of a picture. Basically, a div in a lower ...
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Google Chrome blocking downloads from my site

Google Chrome has started to block downloads from my website. I get MyApplication.application may harm your browsing experience, so Chrome has blocked it. The files on the website are clickonce ...
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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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Can the double downloads in pages with <link rel=“subresource” …> tags be avoided for user refresh requests?

When a user refreshes/reloads a web page, this results in HTTP requests with max-age=0. Pages utilizing the prefetch or subresource feature (e.g. tags like <link rel="subresource" href="/code.js"&...
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Chrome 80 clears session cookies for users returning from payment gateway

I'm managing several e-commerce websites, they are all custom build and they all accept credit card payments via bank redirection (website redirects the client to bank's payment page, bank redirects ...
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What is “blocking time” in Chrome browser?

According to the answer of https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15597936/blocking-time-in-google-chrome: "Blocking" is the time the request spent waiting for an already established connection to ...
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Google Chrome developer tools metric units

I would like to know if there is a way to change default "px" unit after you hover an element in dev tools, into em, percent, in, pt, pc. Most important for me would be possibility to see em values of ...
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How to display an HREF PDF in an object element in Chrome?

I am having an issue with viewing a PDF in an object element in Chrome. The initial PDF loads, but when I go to a different HTML, then HREF, it will not display. I 'think' I am getting the following ...
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What does the Chrome error code (6) in “appcache fetch failed” indicate?

I am developing a website that uses the html cache manifest (AppCache). I often see the following line in Chrome's console: Application Cache Error event: Manifest fetch failed (6) https://192.168.0....
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Google Open Sans font does not display correct weight in Google Chrome

I use the Google Font 'Open Sans' on my website. I noticed the incorrect font weight was being displayed for certain links. My regular text has a font-weight of 300, while my links have a font-weight ...
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Why is Chrome caching my login page?

Our literacy web site for kids with disabilities is causing some users issues with logging in. You can visit the site at http://tarheelreader.org/. If you login at https://tarheelreader.org/login/, ...
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Does Google index hidden pages based on direct visits on Chrome?

Suppose I have a "hidden" page on a website, but I don't explicitly tell bots to ignore it (no noindex tag, not disallowed in robots.txt, etc). It's not linked to anywhere, doesn't appear on the ...
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What to do about certificates being distrusted by Google Chrome?

Recently Google Chrome started issuing a warning on the console which says: The SSL certificate used to load resources from https://www.example.com will be distrusted in M70. Once distrusted, ...
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Should sites be tested in both Chrome and Safari?

While recently doing testing for a new web project, it occurred to me that Safari and Chrome both use the Webkit engine, yet are produced by two different companies (Apple and Google). Since it is ...
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How can mixed content compromise an entire HTTPS session?

Google Chrome is probably one of the stricter browsers out there in terms of highlighting SSL errors. Most browsers will point out when you are viewing an HTTPS page which loads insecure images/...
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Why does Chrome show 304 in Response Headers section but 200 in Status code?

Why does Chrome show 304 in Response Headers section but 200 in Status code? Why doesn't it show 304 in Status code (BTW, that is NOT 200 memory cache.)? If it shows 200 I can't know it is ...
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HTTPS for website without form and login

I would like to know if it is necessary, to avoid Google penalties and chrome warnings, by enabled HTTPS on a website that does not have a login page or a form. In some cases the website can have a ...
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What is the cause of page speed performing extremely poorly on Chrome on Windows and Safari on Linux?

I am more interested in the cause of poor page loading speed on Chrome/Windows, since this combo covers the vast majority of our users. The average page speed in the last month is 55 seconds for ...
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What is Manifest for Web Application, and do we need it?

Web Application Manifests: Starting in Chrome 39, Manifests let developers wrap metadata about a Web application into a single file, reducing duplication and saving a bit of bandwidth. Adding apps to ...
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Google Chrome anti-virus checks take too long for downloads from our site. Can it be bypassed or sped up?

I host a windows software website. I noticed that new version of Google Chrome checks downloaded files presumably for viruses and it takes about 10-20 seconds to complete. Is there any way to white ...
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AdSense causing cross-origin read blocking (CORB) warnings in Chrome console log

I have 1 ad unit and 2 link units of several pages of my site. On these pages, the loading of ads is good. However, when viewing console log in chrome (F12), I am seeing CORB warnings. Interestingly ...
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Chrome says my website is Serbian…how do I “force” chrome to use english? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent Google mistakenly offering to translate a page? Our website is based in the U.S. and all of our users are in the U.S. and the site is written in english. ...
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Publishing Application on Website

I'm a software developer, and I'm trying to publish some open source software on my site. My software is designed for Windows users, so I want to use a single file "setup.exe" or something likewise. ...