S.gfx
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Is it considered blackhat SEO to have hidden text within links?
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I'd prefer to do a <a href="" title="whichever the text"></a> Anyway, that seems to be a premade Dokuwiki tag? Which actually adds a javascript that initially sets a display:none to the ...

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How to save a PNG as a smaller file but at the same resolution?
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Do not re-save as JPG (or do once as much, at hi quality). Every time you do it, you add new quality loss. Work in PNG format, and only if you need it, save last version as JPG. tweakPNG tool allows ...

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Comparison of web hosting providers
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You might want to check Webhostingtalk forums. Yet though, as I have just said in other answer, seems Hostgator is one of the most respected (you can check in the mentioned forum. Plus see several few ...

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In search of open source alternative to Sharepoint
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You might want to try Knowledgetree, Liferay or Alfresco. Depends on your needs, but could even be good idea to use Redmine, Drupal, or Joomla. It quite depends on the case, people to maintain it, etc....

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Is Joomla or Drupal easier to manage?
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I agree mostly with all the above answered. Yet so, will add some bits: During some time, was said Drupal was sort of preferred by people wanting more control over html and css, and Joomla being ...

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Is MochaHost as good as it sounds?
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'Unlimited' is not possible to achieve, it's more of a marketing gimmick. Although seems to be mostly assumed it means basically they let you use whatever till you hit some of the many limits in their ...

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Alternative to GoDaddy?
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If you ask for domains, as it seems, Enom, Namecheap, Internet.bs are other options, and they've got good reputation.

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CMS for a site with blog, login, shopping cart, etc
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My favourite is Drupal, technically speaking (some say Joomla! is easier). You can add to it modules like e-commerce , or Ubercart (maybe the best). And to make it easy the install, or install it as ...

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<a> link color CSS not working for Chrome/Firefox/IE/Safari etc
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Be sure to check the specifity. Sometimes you might have set a:visited for whole Body, or just a general redefine, so it has more weight. I often just use a parent id (IDs have more weight than ...

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safe to assume microsoft core fonts would be installed on client linux?
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Alternatively, I just use similar fonts (in shape, etc) that are told to be common in most distributions, and of course, they come in font-family tag after Arial or verdana or whichever I want windows ...

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From .psd to working HTML and CSS
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960px, (with or without a grid system) yes, is a good fit. The majority of screens out there are above 1024 or 1024 (wide. Actually 960 is due to the scroll bars, etc), 800x600 has become less and ...

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Does XAMPP Lite still exist? Are there any alternatives?
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Just in case, here is another alternative: http://bitnami.org/stack/wampstack

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Shall I use Photoshop to design my websites?
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I have done full sites using Illustrator or Fireworks (the graphic template, that is), but I usually prefer just Photoshop (even if some graphics might be done originally in a vector software) and ...

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Most used social bookmarking sites for sharing?
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It might depend on your target. But I guess some good suggestions could be Delicious, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Digg.

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SEO - Does order of html carry importance - text before images preferred over opposite?
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Text at top of code supposedly has more weight. (but google changes algorythms often) ( Can't you float left both (you can get the help of margin-left and right) ? or if you can go position absolute(...

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Cufon for Microsoft's fonts
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It's a complex matter. If you were just using css to specify the font to render in the users machine, it'd make the browser render a font already present in the user machine, so, no issues. But Cufon ...

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Video for an ad-driven website
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If you use a free solution like Flowplayer or JW Player you then indeed have most freedom, and much more possibilities for a custom solution. As you guessed, it will eat lots of bandwidth, and might ...

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How to find a good photo gallery for my website?
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Coppermine is updated quite often, and this BitNami installer makes it really easy to setup this gallery. It has the two features you are asking for :) (and much more) Another one having that ...

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Design Techniques to represent a series of photos in a website
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There is a related question to these matters here. I hope it helps somehow.

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Annoying IE6. Black screen with “loading” when youtube is added
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Seems is not youtube's fault but something of your site, some plugin or Drupal setting. It's simply a preloading image, that in modern browsers shows just the "loading" text part while it is ...

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GoDaddy Unlimited Space+ VS Google App Engine/AWS
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"Unlimited" word is used by so many hostings, today. Actually, knowing the limits, and the reality behind it, is not terrible to get into a server that claims it can offer that (it is more important ...

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Photoshop Elements 9 VS Paintshop Photo Pro X3 For Web Design
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I would recommend you using Photoshop Elements over the other. It has certainly good selections flexibility, and is very useful. Is not photoshop, but is quite good, and very well priced. IMHO ...

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Any free skinable alternatives for Flowplayer for video playback?
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You might want to have a look at JW Player : http://www.longtailvideo.com/players/jw-flv-player http://developer.longtailvideo.com/trac/

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Need common platform: Wiki, Article, Forum, Quiz, News & a global dashboard
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Maybe LifeRay could do. Not sure on the quiz part, though.

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Publishing A Graphic Novel Online?
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Beware about one detail: JPGs when rendering text can be terrible. You will need to set your graphic software to export at a very high quality. If done so, is an ok route. PDF crashes/takes time to ...

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PDF page flip (open source)
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I was looking at this kind of stuff recently, but finally did not actually start the project. So these I have not really tried, but they did look among the best free solutions: http://www....

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The best web hosting option to start off on
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I'd go with Hostgator.com (it has good reputation)

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How to create an overlay div using CSS only (no Javascript)?
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Little word of warning. If for some reason (I'm hoping IE6 gets fully deprecated) you have a real need to support IE6, that browser does not support position:fixed. You might want to use the "_" css ...

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What would be a good web based open source or low cost learing collaboration tool for high school students?
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To get apache/mysql/php running you can just install bitnami WAMPstack http://bitnami.org/stack/wampstack . It's free like all installers there, and they install with the typical wizzards, great for ...

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Change CSS on website online
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For Firefox, you also have Webdeveloper extension. Now I read in a comment from you that you need to fix in IE6. You can then check in this site, has support for all IEs, including 6: http://ipinfo....

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