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Line of computers created by Apple, also called Macintosh.

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Setting Up SSL On A MAMP Server (Mac)

I'm currently trying to set up SSL (create a secure website) using MAMP 6.6 on a Mac that's running Monterey 12.4. I have been able to create all of the necessary files (including the server root ...
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How to exclude Windows desktop from Google Ads

I have a macOS desktop application that I am trying to advertise using a Google Ads Search ad. The application does not work on mobile and it does not work on Windows. After some research, I have made ...
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Why is Chrome losing some background images in a PDF when retrieved remotely but not locally?

I posted a 9.1 MB, 58 page, PDF to our website. The staff member who created the PDF reported to me that the image on the next to last page was not showing up, displaying a white background instead. ...
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I have one website that seems to be cached indefinitely on my Mac

I have a strange problem that I can't seem to find an answer to. I developed a website for a client on my dev server. I uploaded it to their live server when it was ready. This was 2-3 months ago. ...
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Mac Application Adding Hidden Version & Build Number to Text Pasted From App - Does Not Show in Clipboard? [closed]

I am using GargeSale 7.0.16, which is a eBay listing tool. There are two editable modes to each listing. Editor (edit HTML directly) Preview (styled text edit - automaticcaly converts to HTML as ...
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.htaccess rewrite rules working on Mac Apache 2.2 but not on CentOS Apache 2.4

I've run into an issue when moving from a test server to a production server. I have a set of .htaccess rules in a file in the public_html site root: #Root directory htaccess RewriteEngine On # ...
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.httaccess password protection not working on recently updated browsers

My situation is this: I have a web folder on an Apache server protected with standard .httaccess password protection. It's been working fine for years and the code hasn't been modified in any way. In ...
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Page speed performing poorly specifically on OS X versions of Chrome. What gives?

I'm digging into page speed within my Google Analytics, and saw that I'm having higher than average load times with Chrome, which was unexpected. Digging in further by operating system, the issue ...
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Images Clear on Windows but Fuzzy on Mac

So I have a website and it has a carousel on one of the sidebars. On windows, the pictures that flip through are crisp and clear, but I looked at them on a Mac and they're all fuzzy. Does this have to ...
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How do you set Mac Safari's favorite icon

Some Site, when added to favorite, will show an icon here like github.com: How do you set the icon here? I've tried this code and it doesn't work: <link rel="apple-touch-icon" sizes="57x57" href=...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to detach a developer console in Firefox?

I can toggle the developer console using the key Command-I on firefox, as you can see in the screenshot below How can I easily detach the developer console using keyboard shortcut from the browser? I ...
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Xampp on external drive

I have Xampp installed on Mac OSX Version 10.9.2 and all works fine with htdocs and my sql. I would like to be able to run Xampp from my computer but access files on external lacie drive with Firewire ...
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Character encoding issue in mysql database when working on a MacBook (OSX 10.10)

I'm attempting to get my web development environment running on my MacBook (OSX 10.10 with MAMP), but I'm stuck on an annoying character encoding issue. When originally developing my site in a Windows ...
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Apache 404 Issue after upgrading from Mavericks to Yosemites

Good afternoon fellow StachExachangers, Background story: I have recently upgraded my macbook pro from Mavericks to Yosemites, everything went well except my local development environment got ...
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Mac Mini Colocation Usage Case [duplicate]

I'm looking at purchasing colocation services for a Mac Mini with A specialist colocation company - but as of yet I have no experience with OSX Server for hosting websites. I'm looking for a less ...
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Web Development Environment: How to distribute edited hosts files over bunch of mac machines?

I am doing some research to prepare some web development environment for our small(10ppl and growing) new office. User Case: For each new web project usually we create new alias on an Apache server ...
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MAMP not working as 'localhost' but works with "127.0.0.1"

I just installed MAMP on Mac OSX 10.8.2. When it is started, I'm not able to access the server through http://localhost:8888 but when I visit http://127.0.0.1:8888/ and it works fine. Why is it so? ...
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Hosting an apache server from my mac

I created a website with PHP and JS. I want to send my IP address to a friend who is in another state and let him see it. My site is loaded by xampp. How could I do this?
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How do I make my website retina display friendly?

Recently the retina MacBook Pro was released at WWDC 2012. It has a resolution of 2880 by 1800. This makes websites look really bad if they haven't been optimized for the new high-res display, as ...
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Handling request after installing MAMP (no DNS setup yet)

I've just installed MAMP on my mac machine and checked the server is working by looking at localhost. I looked up my IP address by ifconfig. When I use another machine, I still can't get connected to ...
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Improve efficiency of web building setup and processes - Wordpress on Mac

Can anyone see any ways in which I can improve my speed and efficiency with the following setup? Or if there are any obvious holes in my building process? This is for building Wordpress websites on ...
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Is there anyway way to transfer .psd files from a windows machine to a mac without exposing other files? [closed]

I need to transfer photoshop files back and forth from my computer (mac) to a girls computer (windows) that I'm working with. The only problem with FTP is whoever is it exposes other files on the ...
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getting mod_rewrite to work on Mac OS X

I'm trying to get mod rewrite to work on my Mac. This is the content of the .htaccess file: <Files *\.ini> order allow,deny deny from all </Files> RewriteEngine on RewriteRule .* ...
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I don't have a Mac. Someone tested my website on a Mac and the Google Maps' Javascript is not working. How do I test it?

How do I test if a website works on an old Mac without owning a Mac? Are there emulates. Does Safari work the same on both XP and a Mac? On the PC the website works on ie 7-9, FireFox, Opera, Safari, ...
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What can a mac mini server do? Is it useful for starting up a home business?

The mac mini is a really appealing option to someone like me with little knowledge of servers. I am looking for a server that I can use for a small business, to: host websites, store company files and ...
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Virtual Host under MacOSX not working

I have setup a virtualhost for MacOSX Apache installation. These are my steps: edit /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf removing comment from: Include /private/etc/apache2/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf ...
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Are there huge differences between Safari versions on Windows and Mac OS?

I have recently engaged in a conversation where were people defending that you should test your websites on Safari for Windows and on Safari for Mac, because they're very different. As a webmaster, ...
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Designing a Logo with transparent background

I want to design a logo which should have a transparent background so that it adjusts automatically with the CSS background color. I want to do it with pixelmator in mac.
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