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Best practice for index.html content for a domain with no website

You have a couple options, each with its own implication / visibility. As you mentioned, have a blank or simple logo html file. Note you can have this return either a 200, or as a customized 404 page,...
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What are the safe web fonts and is there anyway around this problem?

You can literality use any font you choose regardless whether or not they have the font installed on their OS. This is done by using CSS @font-face which informs the users browser to download the font ...
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How to create a custom sitemap file without sitemap generator?

Create a new document file like file.txt (In most OS you can do that by clicking on right button) and edit the extension from file.txt to file.xml or sitemap.xml, whatever you want. Add your all URL's ...
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

The common issue of this error is that is we forgot to attach the google analytics id again or there is mistake in google analytics tracking code. It has happened to me quite often carefully analyzing ...
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SEO impact of using one image for several different posts on my site

Using the same image in several places isn't necessarily bad. I think it can actually be good UX if you use it for a recurring type of post. That way, your users will easily recognize this type of ...
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Disabling highlighted search box

Without seeing your code it is hard to give you an exact answer, but it will be something like textarea:focus, input:focus{ outline: none; } But this covers your entire site, so you might want to be ...
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How to auto update pages on website with similar layout

I am assuming you got simple static HTML files. Convert all HTML files into PHP files. Identify common content in header and footer and put into separate php files like: top-header.php footer.php ...
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Why aren't we supposed to use <table> in a design?

My recent experience is Google de-prioritize images in tables. I've been slowly rewriting pages, among other things replacing tables with grid containers. Both the old and new pages are indexed by ...
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

Check the backend of your website and see if there's a tracking code for Google Analytics in it. Aside from that, you can also check the real-time traffic in your site. If it's not fetched while you ...
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How does a website recognize a smart phone?

In general there are two possibilities: recognizing of the display width recognizing of device Media queries In the first case it works like measuring of current display width (or other parameters, ...
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Would it introduce lag and bad user experience to host a website with two hosting companies?

There are a couple of ways to accomplish this, and the level of complexity required varies a bit: Option 1 - Serve on multiple subdomains If the client is happy to have two subdomains for the two ...
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Should I automatically delete accounts if they have not verified their email address?

To add to Stephen's comment, it's unlikely that absolutely nothing goes into any database at the point of unverified account creation. Therefore, the question is what you want to do with the ...
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How to make a text website hostile only to machine-learning models while maintaining smooth experience for humans?

We want to maximize accessibility to people and spider bots, while introducing as many barriers to large language models. it is crucial for it to be easily accessible by people (without having to ...
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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 ...
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How to best position the keyword combination "[keyword] near me" for local SEO and organic search?

My advice for the getting the most out of "[keyword] near me" is the following: create pages dedicated to cities where you offer your service, but without being spammy. You don't want 50 ...
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

If checking that the correct Google Analytics code is setup does not resolve this, then there is every likelihood that the robot.txt file is currently disallowing indexing of the site. This would be ...
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Can an aquired domain with a different TDL get you to a specfic section of your main site?

Yes. That that is possible. So, example.com will be the main website. And let's say you created a menu page like example.com/menu Now, if you get another domain like example.menu then you can easily ...
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Delivering the optimal image experience to all from website regardless of device

Getting images to display well on different devices requires responsive images. That is preferred to having multiple "sites" for different types of devices. It doesn't require big bandwidth changes. ...
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Delivering the optimal image experience to all from website regardless of device

Bootstrap class="image-responsive", will that work? https://www.w3schools.com/bootstrap/bootstrap_ref_css_images.asp
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Single-Page vs Multi-Page and Server-Side vs Client-Side

Server-side rendering can be crawled, indexed and ranked by Google. See for example this URL: https://serverless-seo.com/ But other bots like Bing, Facebook, Skype, Twitter and so on can't see what'...
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Single-Page vs Multi-Page and Server-Side vs Client-Side

SPA Single page applications are good in a way that the load time less compare to websites. They're more secure. Indexebality & Rendering: As of today Google and other search engines can't index ...
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How to change from worpdress to joomla application

WordPress and Joomla are both PHP based content management systems with similar requirements: https://wordpress.org/about/requirements https://downloads.joomla.org/technical-requirements It's ...
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How to change from worpdress to joomla application

We can't answer this with certainty. You will have to discuss this with your host. Generally a WP hosting plan includes installation of WP and some sort of management. It is unlikely you will be ...
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How to make a 'sign-up for newsletter'?

Created this simple one using HTML and Bootstrap CSS. Hope it helps. <div class="panel panel-success"> <div class="panel-heading"> ...
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Can I use a cart software like shopify with my custom website?

Shopify is a great eCommerce system that will handle everything for you. Is it possible to only use the e-commerce tools for stuff like a cart function and checkout page without having to redesign ...
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Can you change your URL when clicking links to different sections on the same page?

The simplest thing to do would be to just use the same fragment identifier (link with the # symbol) that you are already using. Is there any reason you can't add that as the link in your bread crumb. ...
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What stops a website owner from putting cost per view ads in a hidden div?

Putting aside the legitimacy and legality of what you suggest, ad serving is more intelligent these days than it was even just a few years ago. These days most ad networks use crawlers to identify the ...
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Is popcorn FX plugin for Unity compatible with webGL?

This is not possible for the moment. We are planning on porting PopcornFX to WebGL, but this is a long-term goal and this feature will not be available any time soon.
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Two scroll bars inside the browser

My blog now show me two scroll bars The outer, inactive, scrollbar is on the body. You have an inner div element (<div class="sitebwrap">) that contains all your content which also has a ...
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