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Using the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine as a CDN

No. In fact the Internet Archive is not a CDN. Following your own link we see A content delivery network, or content distribution network (CDN), is a geographically distributed network of proxy ...
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Will it hurt SEO to remove the '.html' extension from static pages such that they get served as 'text/x-generic'?

This isn't so much an SEO issue, as an issue as to whether your site would work at all. If it doesn't work in the browser then it's certainly going to hurt your SEO. Your HTML pages still need to ...
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How do Github Pages fare for serving static files?

As of 2018 GitHub Pages fully supports HTTPS, even for custom domains. GitHub Pages also now uses a CDN, which is currently provided by Fastly. So anything you host on GitHub Pages today will be ...
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Set up a wiki in watch mode with Hugo static site generator?

You can't make accounts with Hugo. Hugo just generates static webpages from your frontmatter and markdown details. It parses template style to specific layout that you have provided in your ...
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Kubernetes static web application deployment scenario

First, in my opinion your deployment has to be immutable. Each release is tagged and you have a kind of bijection between your docker image and your git tags. Second, without an NFS share or a PVC you ...
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SEO on GitLab/GitHub Pages

Interesting question, because we are indeed seeing more Github results seeping into SERP's. While Github and Gitlab aren't exactly SEO-focused (no amazing SEO tool suite), as they were not originally ...
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How to replace thousands of old JS ad tags in a directory full of static html?

Some text editors, including Notepad++, have a "find in files" search and replace option. You tell it what directory to search, what string to search for (can be regex or just plain text), and what to ...
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Will disabling javascript be considered as cloaking by Google

If you remove the JavaScript from the page based on IP, User Agent or any other method that detects Google, then yes its cloaking. Treat Google like any other user. Angular websites are indexable ...
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Is it possible to have a site that uses WordPress with some pages that don't

It is possible and WordPress is set up by default to allow static files. WordPress uses a front controller to have index.php handle all the URLs. But it has an exception for any static file that ...
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Can I have a cookie-less subdomain, if main website is on root domain but does not set any cookies?

Having a cookiless subdomain is largely un-needed unless you have either really large cookies or a very high traffic site. Having a cookiless domain for static content serving is quite common with ...
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Using dynamic content in Wordpress by decoding and using a JWT passed on the URL, without logging in any user

I came to the solution by myself. I'm sharing it here just in case it helps others. First of all I installed 2 plugins: Plugin 1 is Block Visibility, by Nick Diego. This will allow me to very easily ...
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How to deploy a single HTML file to static hosting and have it show up for requests to my domain

In most situations renaming your only HTML file index.html is all that you need to do. That is because web servers are nearly universally configured to serve index.html for any requests that resolve ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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How can I use Google web fonts statically instead of dynamically?

You can host the font yourself and use src:url in the css to reference the file. @font-face { font-family: "Montserrat"; src: url("/fonts/Montserrat-Regular.ttf"); } ....
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How can I use Google web fonts statically instead of dynamically?

You can use the Google Webfonts Helper which bills itself as "A Hassle-Free Way to Self-Host Google Fonts". You will just need to: Select a font Choose the character range and font weights ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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What if to load duplicated blocks e.g. header and footer by JS

will there be the issue of mismatching the source code I think, for sure. Before rendering there will be just a javascript, after rendering there will be javascript + new content, pulled by ...
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Set up a wiki in watch mode with Hugo static site generator?

It sounds like from your edit that you have come across the way to achieve this. I haven't used Hugo specifically, but having used other static site generators one way I have achieved this is to have ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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What should I do with old (project) websites / historic content?

I have a similar problem. I want to build a portfolio of my recent work but also show off my old work (similarly, most of the companies don't exist anymore). My approach is to record a .gif of me ...
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404 page on a static decommissioned webpage

Returning the same page (or rather, the same "content" - I assume you are not literally redirecting to the homepage?!) with different status codes does seem a bit "wrong". Although this isn't ...
MrWhite's user avatar
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Static HTML to CMS: Same URL structure do I need 301 redirect?

This applies to your situation: If the domain is the same go to 2. If the url's are the same, go to 3. Do nothing and enjoy. Summary: You only ever need to use a 301 redirect when changing domain ...
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How to debug a non working https setup that uses Amazon S3, route53, Cloudfront?

You unfortunately do not provide the name involved so people can not really troubleshoot things except by throwing guesses. Here is my generic (not exhaustive and not all possible corner cases) quick ...
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar
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Copyright years for page source and page content

I assume you are going to add a copyright notice as a comment e.g. /* some content */, if that is the case, it can go anywhere and it wont affect anything. It is simply text that displays a message ...
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What is the 'right way' to serve static content from my AWS S3 bucket on my ElasticBeanstalk deployment?

I initially tried mod_rewrite in my .htaccess ... You could perhaps use mod_rewrite together with mod_proxy to create a reverse proxy to your CDN. This has the advantage of hiding the location of ...
MrWhite's user avatar
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Is it possible to have CloudFlare cache static files, but only serve them to specific users?

That may be possible using custom WAF, but that type of customization is currently only available for Enterprise customers. You may want to talk to Sales and see what they can offer.
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Managing (routing between) two separate servers in the same web app

You'll need to run both node apps on different ports, I suggest using PM2, which is a free and popular tool. Then you'll need to route from the different domains or folder to different ports. NGINX is ...
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