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Website design is the process of planning and creating websites that can be read/viewed by web browsers

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Best Option for Creating A Small Church Website [closed]

I've been asked to create a website for a very small church. Given the limited budget and lack of technical staff, what is the best option for building a site that is low-cost (or preferably free) ...
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Text files vs. text in database

I'm designing a new site, deciding whether to keep the bulk of the content for each page in a text file, with just the file name in a database record for that page, or to keep the entire text in the ...
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Multiple or single web site for company and subsidiaries

I work for a company that is specialized in servers & networking Equipment. The company holds 3 subsidiaries that have different IT activities (software Engineering & application performance ...
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Pay for Graphic Designer vs Programmer

In a corporate web-design setup, who typically makes more per hour, the graphic designer or the programmer? By graphic designer, I mean somebody who builds mockups probably in photoshop, selects font-...
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How to best position the keyword combination "[keyword] near me" for local SEO and organic search?

I am involved in the digital marketing efforts for a business that aims to increase its local visibility in organic search results. Our target keyword combination is "[keyword] near me", ...
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On Hiring an SEO, what do I need to look for? [closed]

I am a self employed carpenter with my own website, housemastersllc.com, I built using GoDaddy. It was cheap, fairly easy to do, it got my content out there that I wanted to show. I do understand, it ...
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How to hire graphic designer? [closed]

I am developing the backend for a website. I always had the trouble of making an attractive design for my websites and have never hired any graphic designer yet. I have no logo nor web template. What ...
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What are the minimum content and traffic requirements for Google AdSense?

I have a blog which is only 35 days old. What are the requirements for Google AdSense? How many page views are required and how old does the site have to be?
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Any SEO impact after removing the current breadcrumbs available upon the website?

I have a very old website where a lot of the niche main keywords covered through the breadcrumbs. Now we have recently revamp our whole product at new Tech Stack (React - Strapi). Now, what's the best ...
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Why aren't we supposed to use <table> in a design?

What are some clear and logical reasons for why we shouldn't be designing websites with tables? Where are the benefits, what has been driving this idea in the industry? When is it okay to use a table?
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How to deploy a single HTML file to static hosting and have it show up for requests to my domain

Yes, the title is right. I would like to use a completely static HTML file as a website. Well, I must confess I have absolutely zero knowledge in this area. My provider is using phpMyAdmin and sFTP. I'...
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How to make a text website hostile only to machine-learning models while maintaining smooth experience for humans?

So, we're building a website that showcases some niche information and tries to present it in a way to build up a knowledge base. We want to maximize accessibility to people and spider bots, while ...
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Working environment for web designer - editing files, version control, auto backups (Mac) [closed]

I've tried several times to get my head around this but failed everytime!! I want to setup a working environment for creating websites that is efficient and straight forward to use. It needs to ...
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How do you save or export changes made in Firebug?

Using Firebug to edit CSS, how do I save or export changes made to the CSS? TOOLS: Firefox, Firebug If you know of a way to lock the forward/back/refresh on a Firefox tab, please let me know. ...
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How do I set up a cookie-less domain?

I've read that it's best to serve static content (css, javascript, etc.) from a cookie-less domain or subdomain for better performance. I assume a domain is not cookie-less by default. How do I ...
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Putting altered social media logo icons on my website, can I get sued?

I would say most websites with a somewhat thought-through graphical design use social media icons (i.e Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc) which are altered to fit the theme and design of the site. Now, ...
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Should I automatically delete accounts if they have not verified their email address?

I am launching a new site soon and in my previous experience I know many bots will create accounts, I'm trying to avoid this so before a user can sign in they need to verify their email address. If ...
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Making some simple pages look good? [closed]

I've gotten myself to a point where I can make my webpages work from the server side ... but, from the client side, they all look terrible. I don't really have the hang of colors and themes and such (...
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Royalty free templates for website [closed]

Which is the best source to get the free website template, royalty free?
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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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Templates for forms, tabs etc? - Patterntap alternatives [closed]

I used to find http://www.patterntap.com quite useful to get inspiration to design forms, tabs, and other web elements etc. Unfortunately after the ZURB acquisition of Patterntap now they enforce you ...
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How can I make fonts render the same way across different web browsers?

I am building a website for a client, and we had hoped to use plain text, not images in the navigation bar. The font we are using is Century Gothic (I believe that this font is available on the ...
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What is the standard width for a website in pixels?

What is the standard width for a website in pixels or where are statistics?
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Is my project a web site or a mobile app?

I am a web developer. I have been developing web sites professionally for 15+ years using ColdFusion, SQL Server, and jQuery. I am doing a project for a client that uses the above technologies. The ...
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Negative impact on SEO when mobile website version does not display full breadcrumb?

We want to customize the mobile website view of an insurance provider. For space reasons we would like to display only the last part of the breadcrumb on the mobile website in the future. Before we do ...
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What is the 'most common' width and height that websites are being designed for these days?

I'm working on a group project and trying to get my colleagues to submit a drawing regarding their vision for an online application; this application will be viewed through a PC. Although I suspect ...
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Would it introduce lag and bad user experience to host a website with two hosting companies?

I'm developing a website for a customer that has two companies, but the two are closely related. The customer wants two separate sites that look and function as one site as far as users are concerned. ...
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How does a website recognize a smart phone?

I noticed that certain websites have a different "appearance/layout" when they recognize a cellphone being used. How do they do this (preferably in a CSS, JS, and/or HTML context)?
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Dynamic PHP Pages [closed]

I'm trying to make a database of herbs with their many uses. Instead of making an individual page for every single one of them, I would like to just put the info in MySQL and call it to their ...
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Gtmetrix shows high loading time for first domain waiting time. How to reduce it

I am wondering, why is my Domain taking long time to load? As per Gtmetrix timeline, first domain name propagation takes up to 953ms: Blocking - 53 ms Waiting - 843 ms Receiving - 57 ms Sometimes ...
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Building a restaurant site... How should I implement online ordering? [closed]

I have been looking into different 3rd party solutions for this for some time now, and have been disappointed in that I cannot find a decent comparison of features, or really any recommendations at ...
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Why is the bounce rate high and how do I improve it? [closed]

I recently launched a site for reviews on mobile application games and after a couple weeks of running it I have a really high bounce rate 92%. I was just wondering if anyone could have a look at my ...
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What are the different ways to creating template for a website from scratch? [closed]

I would like to know the different ways we can create template for a website because many times the pre-made templates available online don't fit to the requirements of everybody. The style I want ...
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Why do modern sites frequently use JSON blobs client-side and construct the webpage in JavaScript client-side? [closed]

I have noticed something in later years. Instead of actually creating a HTML page, such as a table of data, on the server and sending the finished HTML page, they nowadays send a "minimal" (in a very ...
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Is it common practice to customize marketing page content for different types of users?

I've recently been working with a client who really likes to hide all content that a prospective customer might not be interested in. The reasoning is that they'd like to "avoid confusing the user" or ...
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How will Google treat my site if 90% of the URLs redirect and the internal links still point to the old URLs?

Our newly redesigned website version has so many redirects, because there were so many structural errors, SEO issues, and thin content. 90% of the URLs on the Website redirect. Total number of ...
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AdSense units don't respect CSS margin rules

I just noticed that on sites with "auto ads" enabled, auto-placed AdSense units don't follow CSS rules regarding margin or padding in mobile view. They display across the entire viewport instead of ...
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For SEO, should I change navigation links in SharePoint to point to the canonical version rather than the on containing index.aspx?

My website is based on SharePoint. The problem here is that it automatically produces duplicate URLs one normal and one ending with /pages/index.aspx. The former are indexed and canonicalized. ...
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Is there a checklist that a small website should follow? [closed]

I am not a web developer - this would be my first foray. I can do HTML/CSS/Javascript, but never created a website for a company. If anybody is creating a site for small company (expecting some 10-...
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Is it problematic for SEO to noindex all pages linked in the navigation and have Google index separate canonical URLs instead?

My website has noindexed pages linked in navigation. The noindexed pages have proper canonical tags to the indexed preferred pages. Is it a good strategy? All normal URLs are indexed in search. How ...
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Lean maintenance of a website written in static html [closed]

This is a question looking for advice. My/our non-profit website distributing a free pdf physics textbook was started over 20 years ago. The site consists of about 80 static html pages that are coded ...
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Can WordPress Be Installed on a Subdomain of Existing Site? [closed]

I have a Web Design and Linux Development site example.com and a subdomain howto page for Debian minimal install instructions, subdomain.example.com I want to add another subdomain with WordPress ...
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SEO impact of using one image for several different posts on my site

What is the impact of using one image for several post on my site? Does it have a negative affect on SEO? For several posts, I use one picture. because all of them are Q & A. Am I wrong? is it ...
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What do you call the dots that show the number of images on the home page of a site and let you switch between them? [closed]

I've seen this before on a lot of websites and I really like it. I would really like to put it on my website, what is this slideshow looking thing called and how do you do this? Circled in red.
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Music on a web page? [closed]

When is it suitable to use background music on a web site? Do users like this?
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What are current ADA standards / requirements on images?

I am wondering what ADA (American disabilities act not dental association) currently requires when it comes to images and other things not easily read by webpage "readers". I am currently trying to ...
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Best practice for index.html content for a domain with no website

I own a domain name, and will use this mainly to have an email address (different than a generic gmail or yahoo). I do not want to have a "real" website behind the domain, but a "404 not found" error ...
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CDN for authenticated sites

We have a site that requires users to sign into. Typical stuff. Today, all the content (dynamic and static) is behind the login process, and you cannot access any of the pages or files via a URL ...
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

We have recently had a website redesign, still with the same web address and host. Since launching the redesign Google Analytics has shown a huge drop in visitors, first to half and in the last three ...
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Can you recommend a CSS Framework (or UI Framework) for enterprise web apps? [closed]

Is there a CSS Framework that tries to provide for business applications, specifically? I've looked at the Mocha UI which is based on MooTools. Honestly, though, I'd like to avoid dealing with ...

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