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What’s the Difference Between a webhook and an API?

The first and main difference between them is that with most APIs there’s a request followed by a response. No request is required for a webhook, it just sends the data when it’s available. Simple ...
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What’s the Difference Between a webhook and an API?

API is doing stuff when you ask it to, while Webhook does stuff on it's own when certain criteria match. So, in a nutshell: The API is where you tell us things and Webhooks is where we tell you ...
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What’s the Difference Between a webhook and an API?

I'll illustrate this with a concrete example: Credit card payments. When your site wants to charge a credit card, you call an API at your credit card processor. The credit card processor then ...
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What is the status of the .DATA TLD?

The only authoritative source on this is ICANN/IANA (and despite its name "icannwiki.org" is not run by ICANN so should not be taken as authoritative source) Specifically you can go to the following ...
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Should I ask for the state in a registration form for new clients who live in the USA?

Note that having this sort of sub-federal jurisdiction above the level of a municipality happens in many countries, not just in the US (e.g Australia, Canada, China, India, Mexico...) To answer your ...
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Why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?

Midnight is the logic time to end a session - if there has to be a specific time at which each and every session, no matter how long it is open has to be ended. Even if it might seem stupid to count ...
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Should I ask for the state in a registration form for new clients who live in the USA?

There are fringe cases where zip codes can actually cross state lines. Amazingly stupid, but true: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZIP_code#By_geography Following trends blindly might be bad UI design ...
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Internet Explorer take very long time to answer with 80MB response

I suggest you don't put 20.000 rows of data on the screen. My very basic workstation will crash because of the amount of data, regardless of the browser. 80MB is a lot, especially if it's html! ...
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What’s the Difference Between a webhook and an API?

Here's an example of the difference between webhook and API in layman's term: Say you ordered something online and the delivery would be today but you're at work so you told your maid get the package ...
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Is it possible to get the Google Alerts as structured data?

This artictle has good instructions for getting Google Alerts RSS feeds: To use the feature, log in to your Google Alerts account and make sure you have at least one entry. If you don’t, create one ...
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How do I bulk delete data in DHIS2 that has been entered via data entry forms

I used pgAdmin4 to execute SQL requests. I wanted to remove all the data I imported via the DHIS2 Import/Export tool (I imported the data on Oct 15 2018). First I selected the data to insure that, ...
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How do I bulk delete data in DHIS2 that has been entered via data entry forms

There is no such function currently for bulk deletion of data as of version 2.19. It has been considered to risky to do that through the UI. You can delete data records using SQL against the "...
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DHIS data stored locally is not uploading to server (progress bar never completes)

Usually this means that there is some corrupted data in your browser cache (local database). The easiest fix is to clear your browser cache, including the application cache. You can learn how to do ...
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What is the status of the .DATA TLD?

I don't think the future registry has been appointed yet. Apparently you still have 3 applicants and it hasn't been decided who will own .DATA in the end. Also there seems to be a "warning" on the ...
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Google Data Studio: How Do I Multiply Two Score Cards?

You should be able to achieve this with calculated fields. I find them pretty useful in a variety of situations. For further information on calculated fields and how to create them, the following ...
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How do I seamlessly implement Google Tag Manager to a site that already has GA and Search Console?

Your CEO is right, Google Tag Manager is definitely the way forward and it offers so much more than Google Analytics. The first step is to add the Google Tag Manager container snippet to your site. ...
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Data import using CSV into DHIS 2

You can use the CSV import format which is described in this section of the docs: https://docs.dhis2.org/master/en/developer/html/webapi_data_values.html#webapi_data_values_csv You can either upload ...
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Rich snippet stars back then disappeared again?

Google will normally disable rich snippets during maintenance or if it believes your site is not complying with there recommended guidelines and policies. It appears to me that the main reason you ...
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What data should I track during member registration and logins?

You need to install Google Analytics tracking code for a start. That will give you all the user behaviour you need , but you should also set up event tracking to track which buttons are clicked. You ...
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GTM how to set up a trigger when message pushed to Data Layer doesn't contain Event variable?

Yes, you can by using HTML data attributes. When adding them to you HTML Markup you can automatically trigger events. Also, you can try the CSS-selectors option. https://www.simoahava.com/analytics/...
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Is it possible to drill down in the DHIS2 visualizer?

This is currently not supported. There is an issue for this feature in the DHIS 2 issue tracker. You can up-vote it from here: https://jira.dhis2.org/browse/DHIS2-7031
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Will updating the default URL in the Google Analytics property settings from HTTP to HTTPS hurt the previous data?

Quick answer The Default URL in Google Analytics doesn't affect data collection in any way, so you can change it without any problem. Full explanation Google Analytics, by default, does not collect ...
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Can access to Google Analytics with historical data be recovered after losing administrator access?

I had a similar issue in the pass, and was able to resolve it by contacting Google directly. Google sent me a specific file I had to update on the website to prove that I really owned it, then they ...
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Importing beneficiary records into DHIS2 tracker from Excel

Its possible to import the data as long as the data elements match those in your DHIS2 tracker capture instance. However, you will need to use a script to import that data.
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Why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?

From Google Analytics Help : How a session is defined in Analytics https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2731565?hl=en End of day expiry Bob opens your website at 11:50 PM on the 14th of August ...
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Implementing Google Analytics via Tag Manager - does it effect Google Analytics opt out browser plugin?

Yes they will be excluded. Website visitors have the ability to prevent their data to be used. I also tried to do that via Tag Manager too, but it doesn't work.
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mod_proxy(_html) and a buggy Webserver (delivers text/html for JSON data)

Split your location into two sections: 1. <Location /apex/> - here you should put ProxyPassReverse options. 2. <Location /apex/(?!wwv_flow\.show)> - this one will match everything other ...
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How often does Locu push their data to Yelp and other providers?

Going by the Locu site itself once you have managed your info and click a certain button the data is pushed out at that time to all the networks in needs to be shared to. How long it takes those ...
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How to represent disease symptoms in Web Ontology Language

MedicalSignOrSymptom is for adding markup to the sign or symptom itself, therefore the name property is the sign or symptom, i.e.: <div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="MedicalSignOrSymptom"> ...
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In a MediaWiki wiki, how to keep a navbar and list in sync?

If you have SMW, the solution is extremely simple. You can list the pages in question by adding them to a specific category. The category members can then be listed in the format you prefer. A simple ...
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