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What server settings can I change to allow me to save links to 3rd party CDNs via my browser?

All of a sudden my hosting company has changed their server rules to block people saving links to 3rd party sites (like CDNs) via the browser. I code my CMS in the browser and need to be able to alter ...
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For websites I keep using wordpress, should I be using another framework/CMS? [duplicate]

I keep using WordPress to build sites for clients. I rarely use anything else for small clients. They need things like: A blog. Templated pages / posts they can edit & add without needing web ...
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To pass Core web vitals you need a website close to amp level [closed]

So Google is rolling out AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) but increasing the pressure on CWV with new experimental metrics. To pass CWV, you will need to render a page almost identical to amp level. Do ...
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Is it possible to host my website on digitalocean.com without having to push my project on github?

It's been four days now that i have been trying to host my first web project on digitalocean.com, the project size is about 4GB and I'm having a very difficult time trying to get it on github.com, ...
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Is Server-Side-Rendering with Spring Boot backend and React.JS front end possible?

I am making a web application that utilizes java & spring boot for the back-end and react.js for the front-end. I have been doing research more recently on SEO performance on client-side-rendering ...
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How to cache the html file of redirected website

I have a website A whose content gets updated every minute(Its content is related to stock price). However, because displaying the content of website A requires expensive computation, I want to create ...
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Contents and seo with Firebase Hosting, flutter and contents from Firestore

I'm creating a website using flutter with most of the content being fetched from Firebase Firestore and storage. I want to host it using firebase hosting. I'm very new to this so I really need to know ...
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Is it possible to host end to end full fledged dynamic web pages over torrents or other P2P protocols?

Hosting websites over torrent seems like a beautiful idea. It seems that there are already implementations of these. Planktos and Bittorret's Maelstrom have implemented this. But these are not so ...
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Does it make sense to host media on a .onion site on the darknet, or can I link to lightweb as well?

There is a resource on the light web (normal Internet), hosted on multiple servers and subdomains. Let's nominally call servers A (main, with code) and B (auxiliary, with photos and videos), and the ...
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Is it better for speed and reliability to use one domain, or multiple (sub)domains?

I have a plan to start a website with different topics and tools. And my doubt here is... is it okay to present all these topics on a single domain (example.com), or is it better to make some ...
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How to point a domain name to a subfolder

I have a working website: https://www.example.com It is a bit old, and now I want to make a new website. I don't want to make it on localhost but directly on the web. I was thinking to make the ...
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Import a local JSON file in your pc to your basic HTML page and display it's content using Chart.js API [closed]

Import a local JSON file in your pc to your basic HTML page and display it's content using Chart.js API.
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Which Laravel 8 CMS to learn as Beginner? [closed]

I'm learning web development and need to provide a simple CMS for a customer, with which he can manage his website. For now creating posts on his website is all he needs. There seem to be a ton of CMS ...
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Is it possible for a hacker to point another domain at my domain?

Recently when I search my website on google, I find that another domain's description is identical to my domain. I'm terrified and try to understand the security breaches of my website as much as ...
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Does separator (?) in URl affetcs seo? [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to build a websites that list all the states in the country. When a user click on a specific text(state) it redirected to a new page and where all the state in the country are ...
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What are free services available for creating MySQL on cloud? [closed]

I am new to web development. My team is planning to create a dynamic website as a project. I want to have a relational database ( MySQL) but all tutorials seem to use MySQL and PHP locally. We want to ...
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How does authentication-required content get indexed/crawled?

Assume we have a VOD platform to watch online videos and it requires authentication to show that video or any kind of content. User has to be signed up and after that, they can access the videos etc. ...
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Is UUID-based URL bad?

I'm developing a Q&A site. I'm using uuid for the id of questions, and will use that for the url as well. Question data { "id": "550e8400-e29b-41d4-a716-446655440000", &...
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Using Cache to make website faster

I am building a website with node.js express webserver and i use Mongo db database. On my website people can register a profile they can upload pictures and write text. Now i hear often that many ...
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How can I run commands in my system using a website running on my local server?

I set up an Apache server on my system. I want to run commands and files using the website running on my local system. How do I trigger a file running using browser? What i want to do: I have a file ...
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Do websites have the choice to block 3rd party trackers? [closed]

I just got the Privacy Badger Chrome extension and have noticed that when I visit some webpages, I have more trackers tracking me than other websites. For example, when using the New York Times, I ...
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How to fix warning in php : Warning: Undefined variable $nameError in C:\xampp\htdocs\mysql\insert.php on line 84 [closed]

As a beginner in PHP, I was trying to learn how PHP runs along with MySQL. So I was practicing how to insert data into a database using a form. So far this is what I did. <?php error_reporting(...
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Data being edited in .opvn config when vpn app http gets .opvn files from my host. Adds my wordpress site code and removes the config

I have a VPN app that pulls .ovpn files from a folder on my website : /home/mywebsitename/public_html/remoteovpn. When I add the .opvn files to this folder and my app pulls them from https request, ...
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Why a plaine website has bad optimization metrics? [closed]

We could think that create a website in HTML and CSS with a couple of images and just a few actions in Javascript could have good metrics if it's well designed. But tests like Chrome Lighthouse show ...
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Is it legal to use the APIs of Meetup.com, Eventbrite etc, to aggregate their event data into one place, similar to Google?

I have a predicament. I'm trying to build a platform that will basically be a place where all events, online/offline, are listed. Initially - my platform will obviously have zero events, because ...
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Can I upload duotone custom icons to my kit on Font Awesome?

I have created a custom duotone icon and I want to upload it to Font Awesome. Can you do that with the pro plan? Are only solid colors permitted?
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Most website visitors don't have Java enabled

So, for the first time ever, I had a look at the "Java Support" dimension in Google Analytics. According to that, most of our visitors don't seem to have Java enabled (115,844 vs. 7,540 page ...
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Which is the practical difference between a server and a web server?

Let's consider the following example: I have a solution made with C# on Visual Studio, it has a multi-tier architecture, the different layers are the following: Data Model (Library) Data Access ...
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What are Weiterleitungshinweis Backlinks in the Ubersuggest SEO tool?

Today I was checking my old backlinks and I saw my competitor making backlinks exactly where I have created it, so I tried to check his backlinks using the Ubersuggest tool (by Neil Patel) and I saw ...
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Multilanguage website - with different posts or same posts???Weird

So lets say I have a website en and de. www.example.com/en www.example.com/de So I make a post about cars: www.example.com/en/cars - very similar but not the exact translation www.example.com/de/...
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Cookie Consent Needed for Higher Education Website

I work for a private college in California. Our site is mainly for prospective students. We use Google Analytics, but anonymize user IP addresses. What are the rules/laws for needing a cookie consent ...
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Confusing domain name extensions

There are similar domain name extensions, which are really confusing (at least to me) such as these: .gift and .gifts .game and .games .football and .futbol This means, in the future, extensions like ....
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IP doesn't change to the domain name [duplicate]

I am facing this problem for quite a long time. When I enter the IP address of my website it take me to the website but the IP address doesn't change to the Domain Name. I am hosting my website on a ...
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IP address doesn't change to the domain name [closed]

I am facing this problem for quite a long time. When I enter the IP address of my website it take me to the website but the IP address doesn't change to the Domain Name. I am hosting my website on a ...
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Methods to secure multiple sellers

I am in the process of creating a site that accommodates multiple sellers (multi-vendor). Sellers can perform Crud on their products. My query concerns methods of data separation for sellers. Which ...
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Is forbidding a destkop website and going all mobile good idea?

I'm running a WordPress website that has certain footprint on desktop devices. I also have a separate PWA version that runs on mobile. As the content keeps growing everyday it's hard for me to keep up ...
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How long does it take for the addition of www on the website to be indexed on Google?

If I search my website in google, it show like this : The url that appears in the google search result is without www. I want to bring up www there. So I was setting in my web config. When I access ...
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Which font is better to optimise the speed of my website designed on WIX platform? [closed]

I have developed a website using WIX platform. The loading speed is very slow it takes around 6-10 seconds to load a speed. Few things I can not optimize since wix uses many third party applications ...
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Can Google Analytics track visitor behavior?

I read this reference https://www.codehousegroup.com/insight-and-inspiration/digital-strategy/sitecore-analytics-vs-google-analytics There said that what makes sitecore analytics different from ...
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Will adding a Age Disclaimer landing page to a site make it less search engine optimised?

I need to add an age disclaimer landing page for an adults only website but am worried that it will make the site less search engine optimised. The page will have a button (<18) which will ...
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How to manually add expire header for google fonts css files? [duplicate]

i am trying to boost my website, but when i look it on gmetrix it says following statement There are 6 static components without a far-future expiration date. https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?...
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Speeding up loading time of large html file [closed]

I am hosting a static web page, which you can visit at nswcorona.imfast.io. It is a very large index.html file with many elements (displaying geo-data), and takes about 10-15 seconds to load. I am new ...
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How can a file download link download an old file that doesn't exist?

Early last year, I created a website that parses a CSV file and parses / displays it in a certain way for internal use. One page of this website provides an upload / download function so that the CSV ...
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Volunteer Web Application to Connect People [closed]

Apologies if this is in the wrong place, please move or suggest a move if appropriate. I have some free time on my hands for the foreseeable future. In order to help people in the current climate I ...
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Can any website use "add to home screen" features?

I'm trying to figure out a way to enable an add to home screen (A2HS) prompt from a normal website. Most of the tutorials and solutions I've found are meant for progressive web apps (PWAs). Are ...
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Is it safe if I use the same Google Recaptcha site key and secret key on 2 different servers?

I have 2 servers, staging server and production server. Server staging is used for testing my website. While the production server is for live website Now I use the same site key and secret key for ...
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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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Lazy Loading Images and Source Code

I have a question in regards to lazy-loading. To improve our site speed, we would like to convert all the images on our website to be lazily loaded. My question is since the images that are lazily ...
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Are these lines doing anything in my .htaccess or can I take them out?

After migrating a site to a new server, I'm cleaning up my .htaccess file. In between my browser caching instructions and the super cache plugin instructions, I found this: <IfModule mod_expires....
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Headless CMS – why is it better than a simple database connection?

Ok, I read plenty of articles on headless/decoupled CMS systems, however I can't wrap my head around how it should be better than a simple database connection. From what I got so far, the main ...
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