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Is it possible to share SSL certificates across servers?

We have a web application we will be launching soonish and for right now we just have one SSL/HTTPS certificate. We have this one certificate shared across 3 servers(in a cluster for load balancing) ...
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Using WordPress for large collaborative site

I work for a government agency, and we're thinking about creating a new, fairly large site using WordPress as the platform. It would involve allowing quite a few people around the state access to the ...
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Is Google App Engine permitted for Commercial Use?

I don't see anything that says commercial applications are not allowed but I also don't see anything that says they are allowed. Can anyone find anything definitive?
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Migrate user accounts out of system with hashed passwords

I have a system with a few thousand user accounts that I need to migrate to a new platform. The system stores a hashed password, not encrypted or (thank goodness) plain text. Also, I don't have the ...
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Hosting videos for use in Flowplayer (pseudostreaming)?

Flowplayer's pseudostreaming plugin requires a specific server configuration to work. https://static.flowplayer.org/plugins/streaming/pseudostreaming.html What video services/hosts/CDNs exist that ...
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Which scripting language for server maintenance? [closed]

What scripting do you use for basic server maintenance kinds of tasks, e.g. backups, moving files around, etc.? Do you stick to bash, ruby, perl, something else, or do you mix-and-match for different ...
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How do I create styles for IE7 (and below)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to implement cross browser css? I have a site that looks more or less the same in all browsers except Internet Explorer (version 7 and below). How do I ...
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Google JSAPI Auto-Loading

When using Google's JSAPI Auto-Loading system - is there a way to get the returned file with all the JavaScript (combined) in one HTTP request? At the minute is just calls the load routines (with ...
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AJAX Keyword Suggestion Tool

Are there any JavaScript includes to provide an AJAX based keyword suggestion tool based on some existing text? For instance Yahoo offer a Keyword Extraction Tool but due to cross-domain JavaScript ...
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Cost of hosting on Google App Engine

How does the cost of hosting on Google App Engine compare to hosting on more classical servers for a high traffic website? What's the answer for a website with 1000 page views per minute and how do ...
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Is google submitting my search box form?

In my ecommerce application we store all searches that customers have made from our search box. I've noticed in the last month or so though that the dominant search term in the stats is the term which ...
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How do you handle Suicide Threats?

What do you do if one of the users of your website announces that he will commit suicide?
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Storing credit card details

I need to store credit card numbers for recurring billing through our 3rd party merchant. Are there any standards I need to adhere to regarding the storage of the details? We've been accepting credit ...
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Any free/affordable alternatives to Polldaddy? [closed]

I'm looking for a free/cheap embeddable poll that I can just stuff in an iframe - the page I've been tasked to maintain has been created in iWeb, which does not generate anything but the final markup ...
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Is the title attribute (not tag) important to SEO?

The title attribute is an HTML standard element available across most tags. e.g. <li><a title="Widgets listed by household function" href="/widgets/by-function.html">by Function</a&...
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How do I get Images for my site to Return in Google Searches

I know when I search Google for specific things I get back images underneath some sites. How do I get that to work for my site? I have even seen some sites that will return 4 or 5 images for the the ...
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As a non-designer what are some good sites/books/tutorials for learning web design?

My graphics skills are seriously lacking. I can see when something looks nice and when it doesn't but have a hard time coming up with anything myself given a blank slate. What should I do?
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How to get Google to display navigation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the most important things I need to do to encourage Google Sitelinks? How do I get Google to display the navigation for my site like it does for others? For example, ...
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What are the best ways to implement cross browser css? [closed]

What are the best ways to implement cross browser css? Rule: one approach for an answer.
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I need a free or cheap and easy to install SQL administration website. Recommendations?

Since I don't have TCP/IP access to my database--I just have a connection string that works from my ASP.NET pages--I need some sort of administrative web page or pages, or a whole website that lets me ...
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Redirect based on country

Let's say I have a site that has multiple versions for different countries, e.g.: www.example.com/us www.example.com/uk www.example.com/ca and I want to use IP geolocation to redirect users who go ...
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Are there any scripts to integrate social networking site's chat and posting features into a webpage [closed]

Are there any scripts to integrate social networking site's chat and posting features into a webpage using PHP or JS... for example a section with Facebook chat, a section to post to twitter and maybe ...
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Serving Images out of SQL server vs. File system vs. S3 etc

My application (classic asp yay!) has about 2.1 million images @ 25GB and that only represents 90 days of data and I'd like to go 365 at a minimum. I need to get these under control and am ...
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Multi site wordpress setup

Currently my company has 3 blogs and what I did was to install three instances of wordpress over Apache/MySQL, in different directories. The problem is that I have a Slicehost VPS with 256Mb RAM with ...
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How to deal with multiple step forms where one of the forms are not submitted

Say you have a submission process that requires two forms. The submission of the 2nd form triggers an email. What do you do if the second form isn't submitted? Say the user forgets or closes the ...
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Rails hosting providers [closed]

What are some of the best hosting providers for a Ruby on Rails application? I have looked into Heroku and it looks like a good option, but would it be better to go with a VPS or Grid hosting ...
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How to roughly translate site pageviews to its potential revenue from ads?

I know it depends greatly on each individual case, but lets say some site is doing 100k unique pageviews a day, how to estimate approximate potential monthly revenues from banners on such site (in ...
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Virtual Private Server vs. Dedicated Hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? What is the difference between virtual private server and dedicated hosting for my website?
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Using wildcard certificates for multi-server deployment

Currently we are deploying a beta API for our services and we want that all request/responses from the API works over https. I'm confused about using wildcard certificates for both api and www urls. ...
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How to transfer domain from Godaddy to another provider

I'm currently using godaddy for all of my company domains, and I'm very unsatisfied with their service, specially with their site, so we are trying to migrate those domains to another provider. The ...
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How is the search engine position of a web site with a good keyword but with a TLD not famous

I've bought for my Italian site a domain (for example): www.FOO.in . The extension .IN is (in theory) for Indian web sites. I haven't bought .IT (italian web site) because it was already occupied. ...
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Preventing appearance of certain directories/pages in google search results

I have my personal homepage, and I want the main page itself to appear in search results. But I do not want a certain directory and its subdirectories to appear in google search results. How do I do ...
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Can text content in an HTML5 <canvas> element be indexed by search engines?

I was wondering if content in an HTML5 canvas element has any positive/negative effects on SEO, or if it is indexed at all.
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Easiest way to automatically update Twitter & Facebook when I update a wordpress blog

I'm running a self-hosted version of wordpress, so plugins are an option that is available. I'm wondering what the best way to have my Twitter and Facebook accounts automatically update whenever I add ...
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How can I reduce the costs of loading large JS libraries?

If I am using a large Javascript library for my page, how can I make sure that this does not impair the user's use of the site?
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What should I use to automatically combine css/js files?

I'm aware of sprockets for combining javascript files, but haven't tried it. What are some other options and how do they stack up?
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How long should my HTML page title really be?

How long should my text within my <title></title> tags really be? I know Google cuts it off at some point but when? When I used IIS7's SEO Toolkit 1.0 I get error stating my title ...
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Does “putting Javascript at the bottom” defeat the purpose of document.ready?

I know that it is recommended to put Javascript at the bottom of the page, but if I'm using jQuery doesn't this defeat its purpose to run as the DOM is loading? If I have a dropdown menu, for example,...
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Blogger and Google App hosting at naked domain using 1&1

My web hosting is through 1&1.com. I'm trying to set up both blogger and Google Apps mail at the naked domain. I was able to get blogger set up on the www. version of the site by simply creating ...
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Are there services that specialize in converting design into layout?

Are there reasonably-priced services that will take a PSD design concept that was created by a local designer and generate at least a first take on decent HTML? I know what I want (content-first, ...
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Are there any online tools that can help me find problems with my website?

I can run lots of performance tools on my server, but what is with problems that are only visible from the outside? Are there any tools that can help me with this?
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How to make a printer-friendly version of a webpage?

What solutions or techniques exist for offering users a printer-friendly versions of a webpage?
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How can I simulate a slow connection for page load?

I have a fast server, and a reasonably fast home Internet connection. How can I simulate my page loading on a slow connection?
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How can I create an SPF record on my 1and1.com hosted domain?

Emails from my domain (hosted at 1and1, and using Google Apps Premier edition) have sporadically been going to recipients' spam folders lately. I did some research, tested, and found out that I do ...
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Porting a Flash site to non-Flash site

I have many clients with Flash interfaces that they like quite a bit. But these things don't work on many (most?) mobile devices. This is a two part question: If I get access to the original .fla ...
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How to use rel='canonical' properly

I have 3 URLS that serve the same data: www.example.com/product/foo www.example.com/product/foo?id=1 www.example.com?product=foo For Google's sake I want the URL www.example.com/product/foo to be ...
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Is it bad to develop against production data?

I've always heard that it is bad practice to develop against production data and am currently in the process of moving to a Dev>Stage>Production model, mainly because I have a new employee with ...
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How can I work out the reasons for someone else's site's search engine ranking?

On one search term I have, there is one particular site with very low quality content, and yet their search engine ranking is always number one, with my site usually at position three. How can I go ...
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Realtime HTTP notifications using Google Analytics when user views my page?

(I copied this question from stackoverflow.com, maybe someone here has the answer?) I was wondering if its possible with Google Analytics to send real-time HTTP notifications to say PHP when a user ...
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What does Avg Position from Google Webmaster really mean

I have a website I am tracking on Google's Webmaster tools. When I look at the Search queries page it shows me a graph of Impressions and clicks per day. Underneath that there is a table showing ...

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