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What would cause broken <input> elements that don't show text in this template? [closed]

I'm building a web page by modifying this template: http://webthemez.com/preview/?doctor-free-responsive-website-template/ At the bottom, in the Contact area, there are two <input>s and one <...
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Why is my form deleting information once you leave an entry field and return to that entry field?

So I have a created a contact form and once you enter information, it retains the information like a normal form should. However, when you try and edit the information on any of the form entry boxes, ...
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How does Safari Autofill match fields to data?

I'm trying to find documentation on how Safari maps user AutoFill profile data to HTML form input fields. Clearly it's doing some sort of matching on the name attribute, but that's no longer working ...
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Is there an advantage to using HTML versus PDF for printable product information?

I want to create a printable informational sheet for the products on my website. I have over 1000 different products. Each product has a product page and each product page needs a link which will ...
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Are there best practices for preparing users for the launch of a revised web site?

We were contracted to revise and modernize a static web site that is very active in terms of adding content but had not been significantly reorganized since the mid-2000's. We are migrating them to a ...
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Best ways to collect location-based user input

I'm working on a website where users will be able to register and provide information about their location. In order to prevent users from inputting incorrect data, we don't want users to provide free-...
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How do you get a user base like Yelp did?

I am working on a website that will be community driven by user generated content. I need people to write reviews and their experiences in similar way as Yelp. What's the best way to offer them value ...
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Best way to implement user-powered data validation

I run a product recommendation engine and I'm hitting a few snags. I'm looking to see if anyone has any recommendations on what I should do to minimize these issues. Here's how the site works: ...
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How to create tabbed, text-bubble, effect

You know what I am talking about: Where some websites have a text area (for tagging, or for mass emailing), you type something and when you press enter a bubble appears to wrap your text into a single ...
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WWW.example.com or HTTP://example.com – which one is futureproof?

http://example.com www.example.com http://www.example.com example.com Which of these would you choose as your favourite to work with from 2016 onward? Which domain name would you mention to your ...
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Any good research studies on effectiveness of web rating systems?

I'm going to be creating a website that allows users to upload and vote on each others' content (specific kinds of images), and I want a simple rating system in place. I do not care about the users ...
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Best way to let users choose country/language when submiting an URL to a directory

I want to offer the user the possibility to add the country/language for websites they would submit to a fairly simple website directory. I have a folder with flags from http://www.famfamfam.com/lab/...
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input content in FF & Opera

i got a "register user to website" form on my site. It looks fine in all browsers except Opera and FF.. i tryed to show pics through html so you can see what I mean, but i cant without 10 posts, and i ...
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Form label position for best usability

I'm creating a form that will ask a visitor for their firstname, middle initial, and lastname. I want the those text fields to be all inline, but where should I place the labels? On the left, top, or ...
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WYSIWYG vs. BBC Code vs. Plain Text

When Putting in a place for users to put it content, (for example, posting a question,answer or comment on this site) What are some things to consider when deciding to use some form of WYSIWYG editor, ...