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Rank for a my name and surname when it's not in the content?

I have a website which has the post of the results of some research I do on a monthly basis. It is basically survey results. My name does not appear in my site, and I want my website appear in Google ...
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How can I create a domain name with a custom extension, like .example instead of .com? [duplicate]

Is it possible to get my own website with a special ending prefix? Instead of .com I want to have my initials instead or something like that. Is that plausible by any chance? I went to websites like ...
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How to make a 'sign-up for newsletter'? [closed]

Can anyone please help on how to make a sign-up for newsletter for for a website using Html and Css
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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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How to allow Excel data to be pasted into website text boxes? [closed]

I have to enter some details (pertaining to a vehicle) into an online portal (filling many text boxes; i.e., form fields) many times a day. I have the details that are to be entered into the portal in ...
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Is it illegal to track website visitors' ip addresses? If so, what precautions can you take to make sure you're covered?

Essentially what I'm wanting to know is, if I set up my website to collect user IP addresses using a mysql database to see when they first visited + when they last visited and other info like what ...
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Can an aquired domain with a different TDL get you to a specfic section of your main site?

Is it possible to have a domain, with several other top level domain (TLD) extensions and use those other extensions to get to different parts of your site? For example: example.com is the main page. ...
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Creating a board with thousands of forums

I would like to create a message board that has separate forums for each movie, each actor, each director, etc. With modern forum software, is having many thousands of forums like this impractical for ...
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Showing users who visited their profile is bad?

I have been thinking of implementing this feature to my website (not a dating website), but I did some research why Facebook does not use this function and I am very surprised. It seems like a lot of ...
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Can I use free fonts on a website which contains banners?

I should choose a font for my website, which is hosted by a web platform (Altervista) and has its own second-level domain with the .com extension. It will be a blog basically, but it will contain ...
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Someone suggest the optimal spacing between content and the ad

Based on logs, I conclude based on $0 RPM that adsense has an issue with the picture pages on my mobile site, and I think it all comes down to optimal spacing which I think I have not yet nailed. The ...
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Is a privacy policy page really necessary on pages designed for potential hackers?

I have a system setup on my server where users who consistently refresh the page at a ridiculously high rate are redirected to a special page where they have to wait a certain amount of time or to ...
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What kind of license does a website in India need to offer song downloads? [duplicate]

I have seen many many websites which allow you to download latest songs for free I am doubtful that they have any kind of license or partnership with any music company so if they do not have any such ...
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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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What can I give back to my users for their donations [closed]

I want to give something back to my users, if they decide to donate to my website. Everything is free, so I need to give something virtually. Do you have any ideas? I thought about postcards (but ...
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Finding the 404 page template of a website

Is there a certain technique or make my life easier in finding the 404 page template of a website? What I do right now to find a 404 page on a specific website is to visit the website and edit their ...
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What happens to my website when domain name expires

I am new to this. Someone just created my website for me for free, and all I did was to pay for the domain and hosting. My website is new with just around 4 posts. I cannot complete it because I am ...
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How to browse the subpages of a homepage that does not load

Apparently the homepage of this website http://www.spe.gov.al/ loads a blank page. Is there a way to browse its subpages?
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is it legal to use links from an established website to identify unique content?

Not sure if this is a good place to ask, but maybe someone here can point me in the right direction... If I wanted to make a commercial, directory type website (where users can enter content) and in ...
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Make HTML static site more SEO friendly

I am desinging a website as shown in below image, right now it's just a basic structure. This site is totally static, basically I've 6 main pages in website. navigation section, slider and footer will ...
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Is it okay to showcase templates/layouts recreated in different codes in a portfolio?

I have several different templates/layouts, both simple and complex. I recreated these templates multiple times, just using different codes. (Say, a complex one was originally made in only HTML and ...
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How to progressively display images on websites

I want to display images on my websites just like Facebook and other websites display images now - progressively i.e a complete blurred image first and then the whole sharp images loads. I am not ...
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Terms and conditions for a simple website [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When does a website require a privacy policy and/or terms of use? I finished building a website for an online chess club which I am a member of. This is my first website. The ...
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How to automate website UI testing

I would be rolling out many incremental updates/features to my website and I want to make sure no existing functionality is affected. How can I automate this process? I know there are some tools ...
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Guestbook Dead or Alive? [closed]

today i remembered one of my sites from 1999. It was on of my first. In those days it was the state of the art to use a guestbook? I never used one since then again. Are there any webmaster/designer/...
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Is cloning a website a good idea?

I have issues with my website layout and I am thinking, I should clone one and modify it according to my needs? Is it a good idea? Is it something common in designing new websites? Note that I am ...
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How do websites like Mangafox.com update its content so quick?

Was just curious as to how websites like mangafox update their content so quick. Do they have people watching different sites or do they usually have some automated program?
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How to go about implementing "Branch Locator" functionality?

I'm in a situation where I need to implement a 'branch locator' feature that allows users to enter their postcode (and possibly a radius in which they're willing to travel), for which results will ...
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Where can I get list of websites features, which have made websites a great experience? Example : sliders to perform a search in a range

Where can I get list of websites features? Example : sliders to perform a search in a range. more... Examples: a feature like tagging a feature like add to shopping cart a feature like voting up a ...
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How is this site so fast?

how is the website http://dftba.com/ so fast? when i click a link it loads right then? what makes it work like this? how do i make it work like this on my site? some of the objects on the site are ...
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What to do about features of a website copied by another bigger one?

Early last year I implemented several new and unique features on Neocamera and most have been copied by DPReview. They announced the latest one this morning. It is called 'My Short List' there while ...
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Registration vs Anonymous

As of late, I've been in quite a bind. I have this website which is a simple Q/A. Just for fun -- being built with all that good stuff (PHP/MySQL/jQuery/etc) Anyways, I found out I cannot do MANY ...
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Does anyone have statistics on percentage of people that use search feature on a website as opposed to the navigation bar

I was interested in knowing percentage of people that use search feature on a website as opposed to the navigation bar. Has search bar become more powerful than the traditional navigation bar for ...
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Intentional placing of text in clipboard

By intentional I mean the user is actively clicking a button or performing an action that leads to certain text being places in their clipboard. As far as I know the only solution to this is Zero ...
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Getting users to use RSS

I've got a gaming site that hosts After Action Reports (AARs). From my traffic logs, I know that these AARs are far and away the most popular part of the site with my members. Members typically post ...
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Replacing the 404 Page Not Found error page

I am new to managing websites and just set up a personal website for myself. I had like to replace 404 Not Found Error page, in the same way many websites do it. How do I go about it?
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Does having video on a website increase the quality of traffic coming to the site?

I was wondering if anyone had any actual statistics on this. I was curious if having a video on a website makes an exceptional difference to the quality of traffic coming to the site.
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Photo gallery for Blogspot blog

I don't think this is entirely possible, but here we go: I have a friend who has a Blogspot blog. He has posts with text, posts with videos and posts with photos... and he was wondering if there's ...
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What are examples of high-volume websites with fixed, proportional, fluid, and hybrid layouts?

For example, Amazon.com I believe would be an example of a hybrid-fluid-fixed. Really have no idea what an example of a purely proportional layout would be. Types of Webpage Layouts are, per ...
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Is Live Chat a valuable feature? [closed]

Does having a live chat feature on a website increase conversions enough to cover the cost administration? Most of the data I have found comes from companies selling live chat solutions and is ...
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How to charge for banner ads in a web application

I'm developing a web application which contains banner ads, and I don't know how to teach my clients how much to charge their customers for banner ads. Can someone help with a book or business ...
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Counter on website (visitors)

I got a feeling a client is going to ask me to implement a counter to show how many visitors visited the site. To me it looks very unprofessional but the next question the client is going to ask will ...
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How to Syndicate Websites Without RSS?

I have four websites that I am wanting to link to from one website. But the kicker here is that beyond just linking to the sites I was looking for a way to display updates from those sites on my site. ...
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What do webmasters need most in a CMS?

I would like to draw on your experiences with different web content management systems and hear what kind features you feel are the most important from a webmaster point of view. As a webmaster what ...
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What features in a website make you want to revisit?

I'm looking for features in websites that I may not have seen before that are unique, and are excellent features that not only improve the user-experience, but help the surfers come back for more. ...
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How difficult is an unmanaged VPS?

I have some sites hosted on a shared-hosting/cpanel environment and need to make a move up. I have some experience running my own server, but it is very basic (a local box to do live testing/file serv)...
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What is your favourite javascript lightbox implementation?

There are so many implementations of the lightbox, which is your favourite to use for your custom site? (javascript based) I generally use Lightbox2
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Bulletin board software with voting capability for each post [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Forum Software should I use? I run my system on a linux machine. Let's say I use apache or cherokee webserver, for simplicity. I want to run a bulletin board software for ...
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How to find out if a logo has already been used/exists?

I have few concepts of logos for a website. How do I know a specific concept that is finalized, is already used by some other website or not?
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Is the integration of social media useful to "used book trading" website?

I am at the moment building up a web application made for people to buy and sell used book. The personn for which I am doing the website keeps talking to me about integrating social media features. I ...
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