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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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Product application - is it a product or product variation

I'm dealing with a lot of vehicle specific products, and I've been trying to determine whether to convert the variants/fit option into individual products. I currently put the vehicle specific items ...
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Is it possible to code in such a way that Dreamweaver will display it same as the browser?

Some background: I work in an internet marketing firm. My manager and I were just talking, and he brought up that some of our clients have complained that my web pages don't display "correctly" in ...
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Disqus integration in website.. what is wrong? [closed]

I try to embed a disqus forum in a website I created. I used the exact code and instructions they give on the installation instructions. I just don't get it. Not much on Google either. Is something ...
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How to position ads properly on a page that features a single image?

I believe my AdSense account has been affected in some way since my CTR has dropped from 2.2% to 0.8% overnight. I didn’t get any notification from Google on my AdSense or webmaster tools accounts ...
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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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Best Option for Creating A Small Church Website

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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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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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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design website using header and footer template approach

I am trying to re-do my portfolio website since its a pain to maintain it. Everytime I have to add a new item to it, it just takes forever and kills me. I'd like to redesign in a way that makes the ...
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Website design using responsive approach or mobile site

I have been looking for mobile desktop website solution & I am confused with the information available on internet. In some case article talk about Responsive approach with the future but i am ...
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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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Building a New Website

Let me begin by stating that I'm not a professional web designer. I need to create a website for a small company, owned by a friend. I want to make sure that whatever I do can be extended in the ...
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Is the same theme on multiple sites considered duplicate content?

I have two sites, using the same theme with a similar layout/appearance and images, but with entirely different content. Would Google consider this duplicate content?
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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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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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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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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 liquid layout good or creating multiple css file for universal accessibility of web pages?

Is liquid layout (everything in % and font-size in 'em') good or creating multiple css file for different resolutions or browsers with help of Javascript good? I am a aspiring web designer, and want ...
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What are the safe web fonts and is there anyway around this problem?

How do you choose a font that will be both aesthetic and browser/OS friendly? I love Helvetica, but a lot of websites say that 90% of Windows users don't have it installed. What are the safe web ...
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Old and new sites running at the same time

I have a possible SEO issue at hand and I would really appreciate your advise. My client has an online store (www.example.co.uk), which has been around for 15 years - it's never seen any design ...
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SEO preparation for upcoming new site

I booked a domain and I created an image saying that the site is soon to be launched. What SEO preparations should I make to avoid harming my SEO ranking? Because my page is blank, the image itself ...
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Right canonical pages for encylopedia-style site

I have a website that contains a lot of short (150 word) descriptions of key concepts. The concepts are organised hierarchically so a description of Cheese will be a subsection under the heading "Milk ...
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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.
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Tools for designing CSS layouts

Could you please advise me the tools that can draw images like this or this serving as a design for CSS layout?
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Is there webservice to sell layout?

I have some old layouts, and I would like to sell them, are there any popular online auctions service?
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Is there a way to limit the horizational flex of a fluid CSS layout?

Example: Currently it does this: <--> Want it to do this: <--|-|--> Meaning the core never gets smaller than say 900px, but the core stretches on forever if it's bigger than 900px. Note, ...
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What's the best (fairest) way to select a web designer?

I've been a freelance developer for nearly a decade, but have no desire to do web design. Most of the projects I get are maintenance-type projects that require only minor tweaks to existing graphics, ...
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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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How to create a custom sitemap file without sitemap generator? [closed]

I want to create a sitemap file without the sitemap generator. That is a sitemap file with urls we manually add. I will edit sitemap each time when i add new page. So how to do this and use with my ...
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Client expects additional 'free' work outside of contract [closed]

I am currently working on a freelance project where my client expects me to set up his entire server from scratch. Right now the server has a clean / unconfigured version of IIS 6 installed. While ...
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Why aren't monospace fonts almost never used for base font? [closed]

I haven't come across any website that use monospace fonts as the base font for their websites. Why is that? Does the website necessarily look bad when you use monospace?
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What must be on my landing page?

What should I include on my landing page to invite users to "come on in"? I'm creating an website with these features: Regularly (several times/month) updated content, always available to everyone ...
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How can I install a module in Plone 4.0.5?

I have an existing website that is old and html. I'd like to import it into Plone, and make it "Future Proof" thanks to Plone. I found on the Plone website which modules could help me with it: ...
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What are the best resources for a graphic designer looking to get into web design?

A friend of mine is a very competent graphic designer who wants to expand their skills and get into web design (just the visual design, no coding). While some skills certainly transfer over, web ...
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Should Designers Be In Charge Of Developing User Experience?

Should a designer be in charge of mapping out the user experience of a website? In my opinion, a developer should draw out how the website would work, what pages link to what etc. Then the designer ...
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eCommerce website design concerns

I am designing my own eCommerce website. I have few queries on this: Are the templates always the best option? Are these easy to customize? Are there any FREE WYSIWYG web-page design tools that also ...
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What is a typical finders fee to give to a client that gets a client? [closed]

I currently am a part owner of a website design company and we are trying to figure out what a good finders fee to give is? And is percentage better, or flat fee?
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What's the criteria for fixing the width of main content of a website?

Some websites fix the main content (or whole website) width to 980px, others to 1200px. What's the criteria for choosing this size?
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My website keywords are not indexing. What should i do? [duplicate]

My website keywords are not indexing. I have changed all pages meta and updated new content but still my keywords are not showing in Google serp. What should i do please tell me some suggestion. I am ...
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How do I test my website on mobile devices [closed]

I would like to develop my websites with mobile devices in mind. However as I am new to web development, I'm not exactly sure how I would go about testing my websites on let's say an iPhone, when ...
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Would ordering multiple IP addresses increase my adsense income?

Currently I manage a server housing multiple domains on one IP address. Only one domain with relatively rich content has adsense. The remaining domains do not use adsense, and one domain consists of ...
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Steps on how to make a website? I learned HTML and CSS, what now? [closed]

So I just finished learning HTML, HTML5 and CSS... (From books I got online, online tutorials and online courses) I want to have test project on how to actually get my website up and running online. ...
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Intellectual property used without permission

1.Could somebody advise how to deal with intellectual property used in the website without the author's permission? The company assumed a right to a picture which has no right to. Country: UK. 2....
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Are there any industry standards for referring to specific aspects of a web page?

Some specific examples I can think of : Should you say "carousel" or "slider"? "main navigation" or "top navigation"? "background image" or "background skin"? "Header" and "Footer" are the only ones ...
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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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Measurable goals for a new web team/department?

I'm part of a new web team (the area is new) and we have to define goals. I need to define this goals so they can be measurable maybe monthly and yearly. So my questions is if these goals should be ...
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Delivering a web application to the client? [closed]

A company I am working with built a web application that can be useful for many businesses. My question is what is the best way to deliver such an application? Option 1: 'Install' it on their ...
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Problem with user generated content

In general, what do you think is better in regards to adding content to a site, to allow users to add content to the site and put a flag button to report it if it doesn't fit with the site, or should ...
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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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