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Using friendly URLs for web pages and Rest Styles URLs for services, is it a good approach?

Is my approach to SEO regarding URLs right? I am using friendly URLs for web pages and Rest Styles to consume services. I've been a web developer for about 10 years. I first heard of "friendly URLs" ...
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REST API vs SEO [closed]

I was recently (for about half year) creating REST API based web pages for my client. Mostly using: node.js, express.js, react, mongodb, etc., but suddenly client decided that he don't want REST ...
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Will using REST API from my site hosted on wordpress.com result in duplicate content?

I have a blog on wordpress.com to store content. I want to access that content using the REST API for a non-wordpress website. My question is, will this result in duplicate content (on wordpress.com ...
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How to make my website SEO friendly while using Restful API? [closed]

I'm using lumen on the backend and simple JQuery on the front end. Soon I'll be shifting towards the angular front end. But one thing that has been the cause of my tension is how should I make my ...
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Extracting from JSON REST API

I would like to know how to extract particular field of data from the REST API. I would like to get the "bits-per-second-tx" data, only and I have tried http://localhost/net/json?field=bits-per-...
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What is the current practice for mobile domains? [closed]

What is the current "standard" practice for mobile (m.*) domains (and why)? When should I use them? When should I not? I've read some sources online (mainly stackoverflow and the google developer ...
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What are the differences between a regular HTTP web server and a REST server?

I am learning about REST services and from what I understood until now the only difference is the language of the file that is outputted by the script that runs as a backend. Can a regular web server ...
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Render external page content via REST call

Does anyone know of any extensions or ways to be able to grab content from a REST call and render it in a MediaWiki page? Long story short I need to maintain access to a legacy MediaWiki installation ...
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What is the correct HTTP status code for: “This version of this API has been discontinued”?

I have a RESTful API. There are 3 versions of it: v1, v2, and v3. I am about to publish v4, and we have decided to discontinue v1, meaning that all requests to http://example.com/v1/resource will fail,...
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How should I upload videos to Amazon S3?

I have a project which is basically a website like YouTube. I am hosting my videos with Amazon S3. I am confused as to whether I should upload videos (200mb+) by a PHP script or by browser-based ...
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What qualifies as a REST web service?

A year ago i developed an iOS application that was connecting to a server with HTTP requests exchanging JSON files, etc... I was told at that time that the server was a web (REST) service. I didnt ...
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REST webservice full implementation: server + client

I've spent a week reading about RESTful webservice and searching for a fully example to build my project above. When I reach a fully understanding of the REST webservice, I couldn't find any full ...
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How to block malicious requests before they reach Apache?

I have a RESTful web service that gets hit by a large number of requests coming from various IPs with dummy logins and random inputs. I have already denied these requests at the HTTP level (using the ...