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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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How to integrate Paypal Direct Payment (i.e. Paypal Pro) with custom shopping cart application?

I've written a basic shopping cart application that is fully functional except for the payment process. I have decided to use PayPal Direct Payment, or "PayPal Pro," but am unsure of how to integrate ...
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Website looks OK in IE9, but not in Firefox, IE8 and IE7 [closed]

i have a problem with my site http://www.cyprusproperty-4sale.com/123456789.asp it looks OK in IE9 but not in Firefox, IE8 & IE7. Could you please help me with that?
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Free, basic checkbox images for a todo list [closed]

Does anyone have a set of simple, free checkbox images (checked and unchecked)? I've got to throw a todo list on my site and I'm not exactly a designer. Ones that look like they are hand written ...
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Is there a way to create a website without learning to web-program?

I can create an XML document without knowing XML. I use a word processor. Is there a way to do that for websites?
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Suggestions for cross platform graphics technologies which support older browsers

I need to present a lot of information to my users pulled from a MySql. I am looking for various options to display the data with cool graphics. Are there any ways to make use of SVG, for instance,...
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How should I utilize the empty space around a static layout? [closed]

I have ran in to an issue with my design. It looks fine when viewing it on a monitor that isn't widescreen but once I go to a widescreen monitor the extra space is truly irritating. What should I do ...
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Three-Column Gallery Layout [closed]

I've been trying to do the following 2 things, but have been unsuccessful. I know they're really simple, but I just can't seem to get them to work. Here's the website I started coding today. 1) I'm ...
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How can I create a review site which is similar to craigslist? [closed]

I want to create a site where you can review different things in the town. Example could be a Restaurant, a park, a doctor, a school. The user creates review and uploads pic if he has. I want to ...
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Building a restaurant site… How should I implement online ordering?

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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Two column layout: table or CSS?

I'm making a site with two columns. Either of the columns can be larger than the other and they have different backgrounds. My problem in trying to do it with CSS with the clearfix trick, is that ...
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Marketplace site development: what skillset am I looking to hire? [closed]

I'd like to have a site built by a freelancer, but I don't know how to find the right person because I don't know which expertise/skill set would be best to look for given the functionality I'd like ...
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Help with simple website development

I'm trying to set up a website according to this model: http://s7.postimage.org/vxv4w5rih/site.jpg (sorry I can't post the image directly). It's very small (about 10 pages) and static (texts updated ...
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an Open Source graphic software like fireworks [closed]

Hi All and happy new year i'm wondering if there's any open source and free software to create designs, the way fireworks does, by allowing creation of slices (decoupes, HTML and images) thank you ...
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Got PHP; Need Designer; How Good is this approach

So I was free for a couple of weeks and hence I wrote the php script for a website that I had in mind. To be honest; I am not the best; I am just an amateur; I have read a couple of books (o'reilly) ...
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How Can I create Webfont?

How can I create webfont? any software or online service which can create webfont from my custom TrueType font.
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Fetching templates via API. Who provides this service?

I'm mainly a server side developer. I'm not a designer, even if I understand web layouts, grids, CSS, typography, valid markup, etc. and I'm able to do some graphic work too (almost). It just takes a ...
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What's the best way of going about creating a website that serves the purpose of being a programming language reference guide?

Hi I'm a newb here who is trying to create a website (with its own domain name) that will basically be a C++ reference guide set up in a way that is similar to Wikipedia. I would like to have the ...
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What's the best way to create your own website? [closed]

I'm currently making plans for creating my own website (.com) and was looking for the cheapest solution possible that gives you the production tools you need. I was wondering, are most websites these ...
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Web design portfolio

I'm pretty much a newb when it comes to freelancing, I'm looking to start a portfolio for my individual projects only I haven't done any and I'm kind of stuck on where to start. I have assisted in ...
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Reponsive Web Design : Does it download the same amount of data on every device?

I want to redesign my blog and website on wordpress to accommodate ever increasing mobile users and tablet users. I am also hearing about responsive design. I want to know does a responsive web ...
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Site Structure - practices

I just started working for a company and they're asking me for ways to improve the overall site design. One of the things that keeps standing out to me is their extremely odd internal file structure ...
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How to edit the pages on your domain on Godaddy?

I bought a domain from godaddy.com and I was wondering how to I edit the information on the webpage? Like html FTP and such. And sorry if this isn't on the correct stack website, but this seems like ...
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The danger of changing the domain of your portfolio

So I have a online portfolio that is available at mervin-ux-portfolio.com but I am planning to change hosts since the current host I am hosting it with is hitting me with a very high yearly renewal ...
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looking for a free site like vectormagic

I am looking for a FREE site like Vectormagic that takes pixellated images and makes them vector antialiased. any ideas? I need something I don't need to download. just upload an image and they ...
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How can I exclude content in my notifications bar from being indexed?

Of course I want my content to be indexed pretty fast by search engines, however not my notifications bar. My notifications bar contains the last 30 changes to content on the site, and I don't want ...
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web designer question - How to create a dynamic paragraph or any text in an html file? [closed]

web designer question - How to create a dynamic paragraph or any text in an html file? I mean the < p>If I want to change this text portion< /p> I am a web designer who just know, html, css, ...
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Which screen resolution should I target for modern mobile phones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Building for different screen sizes I am developing a site which needs to work on mobiles as well. I avoid specifying width and height by pixel. Mostly I am using percent for ...
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Background noise generator

I want to make a noise background. Do you have any recommendation for texture generators? I want to input color, noise density and the tile size and get a png image. This is an example of such ...
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Any sites where I can offer a budget and choose from many webdesigns offered by designers?

Can anyone can provide me some links to a website where I can enter my requirements and the budget that I can offer to receive a lots of graphic designs. Then I can choose the one I want and pay for ...
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What is the standard image size(s) for facebook (corporate page), twitter and youTube?

I am going to employ the services of a graphic designer, to create logos/ images for my website for the following sites: Facebook (corporate page) Twitter (twitter account for the business) YouTube ...
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Where can I get my website critiqued [closed]

As a fairly new web designer to the industry, I am looking to improve my designs and usability of my websites. Where can I submit my website to get peer-reviewed or professionally critiqued, ...
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Is it needed to have your blog title and description in H1 and H2

I have read an article that states that it is not necessary to have your blog title and description on your website at all. Just have the titles of the posts in h1, on the index and the post page. ...
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Is the debate about em VS px VS % in typography still valid

I have been reading a few articles about why em's are better than px in typography. And the base has to be in %, best is even to have body{ font-size:62.5%; }. One of the better articles I could ...
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Responsive website VS mobile website

I am creating a new blog. Nowadays, especially for a blog, it's important that the websites are accessible for all devices. Now I have to make a choice on what to do. I have seen 2 options. Option 1 ...
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Most CSS Grid frameworks use pixel as css units, why?

I started to develop my own webdesign using an grid framework 960 CSS Framework and also noticed that most of other famous css grid frameworks use 940/960px as maximum page width? Some of them have an ...
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Documented Web Site Design Process

Is there any well documented process to be used in web site design projects?
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What are the logistics in converting PSD to HTML, from the project managers standpoint?

I know this question so elementary, and I apologize in advance. Feel free to close it if it doesn't meet this sites criteria. I am managing my first web project, and am currently getting the PSDs ...
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Where can I ask for a specific flash animation (free\paypal payment)?

Is there any site I can write a request for a specific flash animation that I desire? What is the recommended user-friendly software to create flash that a newbie like me can use?
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Is it a bad idea for our company to temporarily use a pre-made website theme?

I work at a software development company as a full time web developer. In the last year our company has seen massive growth and as a result we've kicked off the re-branding process by getting a proper ...
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Accessible web design

Not sure if this question is a good fit for this forum, if not maybe some moderators can move it to StackOverflow. Where should I be looking to make an accessible web site nowadays? I remember 10 ...
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What wireframing tools can produce something that looks like a finished website? [closed]

I've long done this using photoshop, but lacking photoshop skills this takes me ages and is little more than a poor sketch. I'd like a program that has all the common interface elements, theme styling ...
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Let tester directly click on web site to report bugs, similar to bugherd?

I'm doing website User Testing and want them to report issues by clicking on web site and type text into a comment box. Similar to diigo.com or bugherd.com Bugherd is designed for this but it is ...
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I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? [closed]

I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? Should I start with Adobe CS3, Adobe CS4 or Adobe CS5
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Adobe certifications: where can I do one, and will it help get me a job? [closed]

Where and which is the best way to do Adobe certifications? (Dreamweaver CS5 in India.) Also, does it have weightage in getting a job?
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How to convert Corel Draw design into HTML design?

I have a Corel Draw .cdr file which has a full design of a web page. Is there any way to convert that design into HTML template?
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Pre-defined (canned) contact form messages on your website

I want to know what you guys think of having a contact form on your website with a few pre-defines (canned) messages on your website. I am talking here about a personal website, like a portfolio ...
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Why my new web design increased in 20% my bounce rate?

I do need your help and opinions. Last August, 1st, I have relaunched my website with a completely new design. As I have also moved it from Dreamweaver and .html format to Wordpress, the new website ...
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Where do you draw the line with the new html5 elements

I have read this article http://diveintohtml5.org/semantics.html#new-elements on the different new elements in html5. Now I want to create my new portfolio with the this new markup. It is quite ...
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Please recommend a good web designer/web developer web dictionary? [closed]

Please recommend a good web designer/web developer dictionary?
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Please recommend an one stop popular website for inspirational web design interfaces/ design snippet

Please recommend an one stop popular website for inspirational web design interfaces/ design snippet.