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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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Is it illegal to use content in such a way?

I have a couple of questions about the legality of the content of some websites. I am currently working on two websites and I would like to make sure I am not breaking any laws, by using some content ...
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What Are Site-Wide Cookies?

Please help me by telling what is site-wide cookies in PHP. This question while reading an article. Please help. I will grateful to you. Thanks
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How to handle new domain names?

I have a new product which I'll call a pen ink reloader. I have a website using my products name, for example, www.inkywink.com which I want to have accessed by searches for keywords such as "pen ...
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Creating an online community - use templates or self-develop?

PHPMotion, Joomla or develop my own? I'm thinking of developing a common interest online community. It will be have UGC, stats, etc.. functionality, and perhaps an online store. Though cost is an ...
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Summary of usage policies for website integration of various social media networks? [closed]

To cut to the chase... I look at Twitter's usage policy and see limitations on what can and can't be done with their logo. I also see examples of websites that use icons that have been integrated ...
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How important is responsive web design?

I've heard a variety of opinions regarding the pros and cons of using responsive web design recently and was wondering whether it was necessary for small businesses that target small geographical ...
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Webpage for both tablet and PC

Can we develop webpages that will work on both tablet, say Android, and Desktops/PCs (here I'm looking at non flash based web pages). Since I was looking at Sencha, do we need to use both Sencha ...
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What is best way to manage all images in a big project, inline images, background images, css sprite images?

How do you manage all images in a big project, inline images, background images, css sprite images? Do you follow any naming convention? Do you create sub-folders to manage images? In a big project ...
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Using iframes is still considered bad?

Back in the early 2000's using (i)frames was a big no no for developers. Although they made development easier, it was shunned in every circle and various reasons. My question is, is it still advised ...
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How to evaluate a web developer? [closed]

I want to hire someone to set up a website. What do I ask to determine competence and integrity of the individual? Is there a chart of reasonable charges/costs? How do I know if I am being over-...
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Are there specific legal issues for web developers working on sex dating sites?

Say I have created many ordinary websites which are not related to any dating/sexual content. Are the rules and regulations for a developer the same when making a sex-related dating site? I'm ...
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What is a good solution for web based course management portal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am looking to host a web based course portal in my college. The portal would be used for the following tasks: ...
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Indicating web design authorship in a design as a freelancer in a professional way [closed]

I thought this was probably already posted, but didn't know how to phrase it in order to search it. I was hoping the automatic duplicate search would turn up something, but nothing came up on the ...
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Is it a good idea to design website with HTML 5 and css3?

New HTML5 and CSS3 introduced lot of new features,although it is not completely supported by most of the browsers.Is it a good idea to design a website using HTML5 and css3? and for browsers which ...
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How to send messages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add SMS text messaging functionality to my website? I am building a online SMS service that can send messages to mobile phones. I want to send messages like google. How ...
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Is there a professional name for deciding which information should to be show in a website, it's not IA

It's not IA(information architecture). cos IA decide how to organize information, not to decide which information should be show in a website.
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Why don't websites have contact emails? [duplicate]

I find websites having a contact form which you must put in your own email address. It is frustrating because I would rather send an email my self. What is the rationale for doing this and not ...
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Developing from scratch vs. Wordpress

I am facing a dilemma, over the past six months I have been building my website from scratch and I put plenty of hours into it using standard html/css/php/mysql/javascript and jquery... My website ...
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Image Appears Small on website but not in photoshop

Sorry for the lame title.. I bought a template off template montser and I am trying to change some text on the header. The text is stored as a png image. I opened the psd file in photoshop and ...
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What Tools Exist for Comparing Two Files?

what tools do you guys use to compare two scripts, basically i modded an template and need to compare this template with the new release of this template. Any help greatly appreciated.
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Do span elements in the middle of a word affect a crawler's ability to detect content?

I have a site with a heading tag like this: <h1><span class="initial">H</span>andyman <span class="initial">S</span>ervices</h1> I've done this so that I can ...
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Using list vs div for gallery like items display

I'm making a webpage for the company i'm working in, and I've been tasked with creating two display for items in content (it's a search result display page): Gallery and List. The thing is that I've ...
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Where could I find web designers/ web developers that would like to work together? [closed]

Note: If this isn't the right place, please let me know where I should ask this. I am working on projects to earn money (in codecanyon and themeforest) and I wanted to know for a while where I could ...
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Embarking on a website redevelopment and all developers pushing to move to ASP.NET 4.0

Our company is going through a website redevelopment / retooling exercise and we are not quite sure which direction to take. We are told that the website was built in ASP classic and that we should be ...
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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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Websites or tools similar to Ginwiz (mobile website creator)

I have a website which i want to make more mobile friendly(currently its not). While searching about this i found this awesome website Ginwiz; my website can be modified into an mobile friendly site ...
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How does URL Rewriting affect SEO?

The following paragraph is from SEO Google Guide Google is good at crawling all types of URL structures, even if they're quite complex, but spending the time to make your URLs as simple as ...
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Website restyle, SEO migration plan?

I am currently in a project for one of my biggest clients. We have built a website that will -replace- the old website. When it comes to actual content its is largely the same. However, the ...
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I want something ready to start with [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am looking for something quick like a weblog in wordpress or blogspot maybe, that when I write a blog post I can put it ...
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Whatchamacallit: You know how there are breadcrumbs and sliders and whatnot

What do you call it when a web site (especially corporate/retail) has a series of rows with thumbnails, each with a little caption/description beneath explaining some benefit or feature of a product ...
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Too many web design aid framework - Is it wise to use frameworks? advantage or disavantage? [closed]

Too many web design aid framework - IS it wise to use frameworks? advantage or disavantage? I have seen many framework like... impress.js 960grid framework
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Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? [closed]

Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? Both. 1. Practical knowledge & 2.theoretical knowledge.
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Best tools to build a ecommerce website [closed]

First I would like to apologize if this is not the forum to be asking this question. If you can point me to the right forum, I will post my question there. I am relatively new to web development. I ...
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What parts of JavaScript and jQuery are essential reading for Web Designers [closed]

As a web designer, how should I go about learning javascript and jquery? I would like to avoid duplicating my efforts and focus on whats important. I am very much confused and need a place to start.
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Visual aspects of JAVASCRIPT and logical aspects of JAVASCRIPT? What is good for a web designer, aspiring to be and UI designer?

Visual aspects of JAVASCRIPT and logical aspects of JAVASCRIPT? What is good for a web designer, aspiring to be and UI designer? I am learning Javascript, however, while learning I observed that ...
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Should I still support a screen resolution of 1024x786 or can I ignore it and support 1280x720 and higher?

Only for websites, not webapps. There are not many computers left with 1024x786, so why still support it?
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Anti aliasing problem

I am auditioning fonts on google web fonts and one that I was discounting was Ubuntu because it looked a bit jagged ( screenshot below taken straight from google); however afterward I read an article ...
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Keep header across sites [closed]

We have a site, which has a main site served by Google Sites and a custom made forum running on a dedicated server. Now we want to use the header from Google Sites also on the forum, so it feels like ...
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SEO optimization by related content search

My case is like this: In a product page there is related products section and we pick products from same category. Simple SQL query , no magic magic Is it any better to execute similar documents ...
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Infrastructure to effectively set up experiements and learn from them

My website is in the early stages of creating our first product, a place on the web, where one can ask lawyers questions at a fraction of their normal costs. I got inspired by this video, which is ...
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In HTML, how can I create a box with a curved banner scroll on the left hand side? [closed]

I was in a website and it had some boxes with content in them and an image on top of the boxes with some text in them. Like a title for what the box is for. The problem is that I don't know how to ...
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Which font is this? (image attached inside) [closed]

Someone please help me in finding the name of the following font: Note: Only letters, ABHM are displayed.
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Standard way to mention website's developer

I want to know what is the best standard way to mention a website developer's name. I mean is there specific meta tags? In case that customer does not want the designer ads its name in the footer or ...
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What is the name of this kind of layout?

Please visit this site: http://www.visitheritage.com/ Can someone tell me in which category does that kind of website layout belong? Or in other words, how you simply call it? I notice that this ...
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Why can't I download an image from this website?

I tried downloading the blue image in myheritage.com by right clicking. But somehow I always get the picture with parachute no matter where I right click in the blue area. I downloaded the complete ...
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What's the best way to change a restaurant website to accommodate a second location?

So I built a restaurant website about 2 years ago - its a standard site with menus, events, contact pages etc. Now the restaurant is expanding and opening another branch in another location, the ...
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How to find similar webdesign to specific sites? (Zendesk / Mailchimp) [closed]

For a new project we are looking for good webdesign examples. Some of our favorite sites include Zendesk.com or Mailchimp.com. How would you approach to find similar sites? PS: We also appreciate ...
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How do I design a website without relying on images and photographs, but still be eyecatching? [closed]

I've recently been charged with my first professional gig as a web designer. I've made a few pages before, very basic pages, that were for student groups or nonprofit organizations. Those were free ...
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.pro domain as a web designer/professional

I am looking at getting a .pro domain for my portfolio page as a web designer. I realize that .pro domains are for licensed professionals such as lawyers, engineers, etc. What kind of certifications ...
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What is the generic type of this background image?

What is this type of texture referred to in web design? Blotted, blotched? And what are the best ways or tools to generate similar textures and backgrounds?