Bevan
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How to choose a CMS system for a small web site?
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Picking up on what Virtuosi said: A CMS is definitely a good idea, but I would advise having him hire someone to implement a website using a CMS. It should be quicker and higher quality if ...

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Should a canonical URL be search engine friendly?
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My understanding is that words within the URL that match search terms are considered "good quality" matches. I certainly see lots of matches based on URL when I go searching for technology specific ...

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Content theft - Where can I go from here?
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Two additional ideas. If the posts are being automatically scraped from your site, consider including a standard footer within the body of your post - a footer that contains the name of your site, ...

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Semantic Form Markup for Yes or No Questions
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I disagree with both of the approaches. Mostly, if the "long winded question" really does have two answers then "Yes" and "No" are poor choices to offer. The options should be short phrases that ...

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What is the disadvantages of removing HTML tags before indexing?
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I can think of two good reasons. By removing all the HTML tags you're removing all the semantics of the text. This disadvantages any ranking algorithm - all else being equal, a page with "Tree" in a ...

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Is there a Drupal module that allows content edits to be "rolled back" like Stack Exchange does?
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There are two steps required, as far as I know, anyway. Setting options for new nodes, and configuring permissions to make the revisions visible. Default Node Options Log on to your Drupal ...

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Blogging platform for private/family blog?
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I'd suggest going with Drupal - everything you need can be configured either out of the box or with a couple of extra modules. Content Access is one - allows you to restrict access to entire content ...

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Buying a parked domain if the contact email bounces
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I think you're going to have to do some detailed research. Google (Bing) for the email address to find other places it's mentioned For each parked domain that mentions the email address, do a WHOIS ...

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What width should the center column be in a 3 column layout?
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I'd suggest that your central column should be (approximately) half the screen width, up to a maximum. If you have one sidebar, you could go a bit wider; with two sidebars, a bit less - depending on ...

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Form label position for best usability
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This is a bit of a tangent - but please don't use firstname/lastname/initial. Not everyone's name falls into that neat grouping. Quoting myself over on StackOverflow: Many Asian cultures put the ...

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