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Adsense for content not working

I have adsense for content set up for my site running on my blog. It shows up below the post content on each single post (like this one): http://engineercreativity.com/blog/learning-xhtml-and-css-day-...
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Is A/B testing worth the added expense and time?

A client is inquiring about blind A/B split testing for an online application focused mostly on usability of the design and application workflow. Someone in the client's office read an article about ...
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How to fix “Leverage browser caching” error from Page Speed plugin

I'm using the Page Speed Firebug plug-in to check my sites. But I don't know how to fix the "Leverage browser caching" error, since I don't know you specify a cache lifetime to the browser in images ...
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Identify “non-secure” content IE warns about [closed]

As many know, if you serve a page over https and the content loads resources (images, stylesheets, js, SWF objects, etc) over http, older versions of Internet Explorer will show the user a warning ...
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What is the best implementation of the Facebook like-button you've seen?

I'm looking into implementing the Facebook like-button on my site. Therefore i'm looking for some good examples of the use of the like-button. I'm looking at the placement of the like-button and the ...
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Is there any issue with using the word Official in a domain name?

I want to grab a new domain name for a site I look after but many of the best word combinations are taken. Is there any legal issue with using the word official in a domain name? For example: http://...
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Can CSS be copyrighted?

I know CSS on a website is protected under the website's copyright since it is considered part of the overall design. I also know that images used in CSS are copyrightable. How about when CSS is used ...
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Ad serving applications - alternative to Openx? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PHP based ad server ( alternative to OpenX ) I have been serving ads via OpenX on a site for a while now but was recently hit by the SQL Injection vulnerability in the ...
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CA For A Large Intranet

I'm managing what has become a very large intranet (over 100 different hosts / services) and will be stepping down from my role in the near future. I want to make things easy for the next victim ...
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Should I set up standard email accounts? What are they?

A long time ago one used to be able to count on domains having addresses like webmaster@example.com, postmaster@example.com, or abuse@example.com ... is this convention dead? Note: I always try to ...
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Alternative Advertisers for my web site

I have a website where I have many of the programs I host, and I am looking for alternatives for publishing ads. The reason why I'm asking is because traffic on my site has more then tripled the ad ...
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The YouTube of Sound

My current website includes some embedded YouTube (and Facebook) videos and I know there are numerous other video hosting websites. Is there a free hosting service specifically for audio files, for ...
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Shopping cart-SEO-HTML Validates

Google is carefully tracking load time. Most carts I see fail miserably here. Does anybody know of a shopping cart that follows W3C rules so it will validate? Or at least come close? So many are a ...
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How can I get a history of DNS registration information?

Is there a canonical place that stores DNS registration information? For example for a domain that has changed hands a few times, can I see a listing of the owner information* over time and when the ...
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Favicon, icon, shortcut icon, apple-touch-icon: Are there any others?

I know of 2 basic kinds of default web icons for websites: Favicon: place an .ico formatted file at the root of your site named favicon.ico and most desktop browsers will find it and display it in ...
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How is anti-hotlinking done?

In website terms, hotlinking is the use of a linked object, often an image, from one site into a web page belonging to a second site. The second site is said to have an inline link to the site ...
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Strengths of various open-source PHP Content Management Systems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? What are the strengths / weaknesses of the various PHP-based open source CMSes?
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Should I encourage clients to update content for SEO reasons?

Assume a website has quality content, let's say it's about a topic that does not change: a company whose services and staff stay the same, and they have no news to speak of. The content is accurate, ...
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Bandwidth heavy site… use co-location?

I'm working on a web site that is likely to be very bandwidth-heavy. A major feature of the site when in active use can pull up to 1Mbps for a single session. Luckily, once users get over the new ...
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Status of Crawlable Ajax?

I saw that Google had a nice proposal/standard for making Ajax applications crawlable, via #! (hash bang). http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2009/10/proposal-for-making-ajax-crawlable.html ...
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Increase development speed for .NET website [closed]

I am curious to know that how we can make web site development much faster. I am specific about asp.net. As far as my knowledge is concern, we can make asp.net website development faster by Using ...
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Credit card start and end date selection

I'm implementing part of a payment process for a website and am just putting together the enter card details screen (card number, card holder's name, card start/expiry dates etc.). I'm implementing ...
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What steps should be taken to safeguard user-entered content on a CMS?

Assume you're building a bulletproof CMS for your company. Cost, time, and technology are no issue. You've got developers ready to go with the knowledge and experience to crank out outstanding code. ...
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How to fix a site that Google tells you is infected

I work for a company that setup a website, this one thelinearshop.com (warning this site contains malware so don't go there if you are concerned), before I started working for them. The site uses ...
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Why should I use a Content Management System?

I've heard a lot about cms's like drupal, joomla, and wordpress. I've always hand-coded most of my PHP and HTML and done fine. What are the pros and cons of using a cms?
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What do Trackbacks and Pingbacks do?

My blog (running on dasBlog) supports pingbacks and trackbacks. What exactly are they, and do they provide any benefit to my blog (e.g. SEO, etc.)?
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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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Best Dedicated Hosting with RAID 1 and managed backup

I run a (CentOS-powered) website currently, and we are currently planning on moving to a dedicated server. One of the essentials for us is preventing data loss with the least amount of bother. ...
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SEO: One domain with numerous sections, or various different domains?

If I have a site with numerous subcategories would it be better to have one domain with each subcategory linking off it, or a domain for each subcategory? For example, if it's a sports news site, it ...
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How to clean the “Lorem Ipsum” of my keywords for my site?

I have been working on a project to build up a website and since the delay for the initial launch of the website were short, I wanted to have some minimal content on the website ASAP so that the ...
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Mobile phone detection (brand, model, browser etc)

What do you use to detect visitor's mobile phone, down to the model if possible? Currently we maintain our own database but it's really getting behind due to lack of manpower to maintain it, so we ...
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If I must turn off passive ports to be PCI compliant, how do I upload my website?

Our company is undergoing procedures to ensure we are PCI compliant. My site host tells me that they have disabled passive ports in order to pass the PCI scans. This has the effect of disabling ...
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Legal standing for a copyright notice placed by prior web developer? (long backstory)

Let's say a prior web developer placed a copyright notice on a website in the web developer's and not the client's name. The prior web developer has been hostile and actually took the site down for ...
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Video Player for hosted videos

I'd like to add videos for a webpage, but I don't want to use Youtube or any other site to host them, i'd like to host them on my own server. what are some good tools availible for video players on a ...
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SMTP Email volume

My company's application has a bulk email system, all custom built, used by our clients to send emails based on opt-ins. While doing performance monitoring during some particularly large email batch ...
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How long does propagation of newly registered private name servers typically take?

I have an account with Hostgator, and have registered private name servers (ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com). How long should I expect to wait for those changes to take place? Should my ...
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Has the time arrived to forget Flash and Use HTML5?

As I read in HTML5 definition it can do anything that Flash can do! and I ask myself is it right to waste my time to learn flash or should I learn HTML5 instead. Does HTML5 Beat Flash in the future? ...
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Why would you use document.location.protocol instead of plain // prefixed urls?

For instance Google Analytics uses document.location.protocol in the boilerplate for tracking: <script type="text/javascript"> var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-XXXXX-X']...
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What is the simplest way to implement an instant messaging contact page on my website?

I'd like to have a page that communicates directly to some IM service that I will generally be able to be logged into. E.g. I am on gtalk all the time, I'd like people to be able to get in touch with ...
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Is there a tool to compare space used by each file of a web page?

Is there a tool that can load a web page and compare the space used (and thus load time) by each file? For example:
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When to use SECTION element?

I'm a bit confused by the new HTML5 element, <section>. What is the correct way to use it? Consider this outline: <article> <header> <h2>Title</h2> <p>...
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How to transfer domain ownership from one organization (or individual) to another?

What's the general process to transfer domain ownership from one organization (or individual) to another? Is there a good reference on doing this? Note: I'm not referring to moving a domain from one ...
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Forced GZIP Detection on Google App Engine

Some clients are appearing on our Google App Engine instances without the Accept-Encoding header. We normally use the set a cookie with an appended iframe technique (or variation thereof) to detect ...
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Javascript based analytics tool with multiple user account management options?

We run a manage a website system for a large retail franchise. Each franchisee has their own templated website. We currently use SmarterStats to provide website analytics to our franchisees. ...
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Should JavaScript referenced in the head section be served from the same hostname as the main document?

I was under the impression that for the best performance, Javascript should be treated as static content and served from a cookieless domain along with CSS files, images, etc. But Google says here: ...
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What features to look for in a SharePoint host [closed]

I have a friend who is looking for SharePoint hosting (free is nice) for a not-for-profit orgranization. She is considering http://myhosting.com and http://sharepointhosting.com. I know very little ...
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How to show all albums in Wordpress NextGen Gallery [closed]

I have a Wordpress install setup as a simple CMS. I am starting to use the NextGen Gallery plugin to support photo pages. I expect to have a number of people uploading pictures, and not all of them ...
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How do I edit/modify a file on a webserver using php file in the same location? [closed]

I have an XML file on my server. In the same directory I have a PHP file which modifies the content of the XML and saves it. In this, the save part doesn't work. In my knowledge the code is alright ...
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How can I update my site without forcing users to wait?

Downtime is inconvenient for users and currently they have to wait any time a site's engine is being upgraded. Additionally, when using off-the-shelf scripts there's a risk that a setting change won't ...
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How do I track Yahoo Adwords campaigns in Google Analytics with cost data?

I'm currently diving into Yahoo's adwords program and am wondering if its possible to track their ad campaigns in Google Analytics with cost data so I can trace my costs to my revenue. Has anyone ...

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