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Best (Python-friendly) way to deploy this small web app? [closed]

I write everything in Python normally. I wanted to write something to sell to non-programmers/technical people. So, I wrote a tool in Excel, with the algorithms in VBA. This is not an ideal solution ...
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My website auto generate hundreds of URLs with the same pattern, and it affects my SEO, how can i stop that and delete them?

i bought an expired domain, and i noticed in google search console that their is +2500 craweled URLs that has the same pattern (ex : www.website.com/?3567hyvz7582zmo1041590_html) and most of them lead ...
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Can I install and use an 'npm package' such as ChartJS/OpenLayers in my static website on github pages, or do I need a host that supports NodeJS?

I am building a dashboard with ChartJS and OpenLayers installed through NodeJS, so I install packages locally with npm. OpenLayers also must be installed locally through npm, as there is no CDN link ...
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How can I address traffic decline using SEO strategies after the Helpful Content Update (HCU)

Following the recent Helpful Content Update (HCU) in late 2023, my website has experienced a significant drop in traffic. I'm interested in knowledge relating to the HCU update made in about September....
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Cannot see my rewarded Ads on website using Google Ad Manager

I have set up my site to display rewarded videos - this is a test page where you can check it https://smartle-test.web.app/ It works with the Google provided example Ad unit ID but not with mine. Can ...
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SSL certificates, cookies/cache, can’t view my own website… [closed]

Can’t access my own site without occasional error message “can’t establish a secure connection”. So I ran a Windows diagnostic, which yielded zero results. So I deleted my cookies and my cache (as ...
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hosting multiple websites in the same server

I have a server that has multiple websites, when i access one of them by the ip address or domain name it directs me there with no problem,the rest are accessed by a domain name without any problem, i ...
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Why do oversized images appear better than images that are the correct size on the web?

I've noticed that when I use large images, and use CSS to show them at small sizes, they look much better quality than images that are the correct size. Why is this the case? Is CSS loading the full ...
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Is it possible to change website hosting away from Wix with a domain registered at GoDaddy? [closed]

I have a website for my Kitchen & bathroom Remodeling business. I want to change the hosting of my website due to poor performance of our current host (Wix). Our domain name is registered with ...
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Long relative download time of first downloaded javascript file in Chrome DevTools

I'm testing the performance of a website using the network tab of Chrome DevTools. When I open the web page in a fresh incognito window, I noticed that the first downloaded javascript, which is jquery....
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Will multiple business under umbrella URL hurl local search ranking?

I have a client who owns a waterfront restaurant (+ bar + wedding venue) and a marina (+ boat sales + boat service). He wants the entire property under one umbrella brand URL (thewaterfrontbusiness....
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Suspicious requests to nginx web server

Periodically, the nginx web server receives a lot of requests from the same IP address: $ cat /var/www/site.com/logs/access.log | grep '213.80.239.170' 213.80.239.170 - - [14/Mar/2023:11:05:03 +0600] ...
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How to show line numbers for HTML in Developer Tools?

In Firefox Developer Tools, where the HTML is shown, I would like to see the line number, but line numbers are not shown. (It's worth mentioning that I am having the same issue in Chrome, as they are ...
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Is it a bad idea to build a webapp that has no user registration? [closed]

I always wondered that why all the websites, web applications out there have a whatever kind of user registration, e.g. email, phone, oauth, etc; I believe that many users don't like email ...
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Change a Static Website to a Dynamic One [closed]

What is the best way to change a static to a dynamic website? I know how to create the exact same page, but not with the same url. I don't want to lose any visitor of my current page. Thanks in ...
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AH00128: File does not exist - index.html no loading

I want /var/www/thepowerhousemethod.org/public_html/index.html to load. Currently another page is loading instead. /var/www/thepowerhousemethod.org/public_html/index.html is displaying in green font ...
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Website not working due to htaccess

My website was fine (apologies in advance for not being a webmaster or developer) until SSL was enforced through hosting platform - a 500 error code/page showing internal server error. Spoke to ...
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What is the real risk in not using an SSL certificate?

Note, I'm not asking whether or not I should use an SSL certificate, as I will always use one when possible. Better safe than sorry, but now I'm working on a group chat using a PHP web socket and ...
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Firewall/browser extension removing user information from POSTed form?

I have a web form that requests basic user information such as user name, address and email from the user. The form has basic JavaScript validation to make sure the user provides the required ...
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When doing URL forwarding from my custom domain from registrar to GitHub, mobile view doesn't work and gives tablet view instead

I have a website set up so that my custom domain forwards to my GitHub pages website. I set this so that it's easier to host static websites. When I view my website through custom domain on mobile ...
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Configuring website with cPanel not to show a directory index listing [closed]

I developed a web page and uploaded it to the web with cPanel, the problem is that when I search for it in Google, it comes out with a name and a "raw" summary that says "Name Last ...
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How do we avoid having our website being categorized by Fortiguard as phishing?

Fortiguard web filtering changes the category of our website from Information Technology to Phishing for no apparent reason. When it is categorized as Phishing, it gets blocked by Fortiguard. ...
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Cache control headers vs using CDNs: What's the difference?

We want to implement caching to speed up the website performance. What would be beneficial in this case - using CDN or Cache control HTTP headers?
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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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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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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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