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Top new questions this week:

Is there a term for the moment when a lot of users visit/log onto your website at the same time?

Is there a term for the moment when a lot of users visit/log onto your website at the same time?

asked by user63518 16 votes
answered by Andrew Lott 38 votes

Would it be valid to use frames for an inhouse tool with a static list on the left that triggers content on the right?

I'm replacing the interface of an old Visual FoxPro system my company has been using for the past 15 years. If there's one thing that users have been complaining about is that it is tedious. So ease ...

website-design web-design design layout frameset  
asked by Rick R 4 votes
answered by w3dk 0 votes

Where do domain name hosts get their own domains?

How does a registrar such as GoDaddy or Namecheap acquire their own domains (e.g. https://www.godaddy.com/)? Do they just use their own infrastructure, or do they have to pull some strings related to ...

domains dns domain-registration domain-registrar  
asked by JesseTG 3 votes
answered by Tim Malone 5 votes

Use of no-index-meta-tag on pretty URLs?

By now I am fighting through the world of SEO and run into a problem, I think. Let's say I have a page like www.example.com/i-am-a-pretty-url, which is re-written by .htaccess from i-am-ugly-url.php ...

indexing url-rewriting google-index noindex clean-urls  
asked by BeAnonymous 3 votes

Two offices, two domains - what's best for SEO?

My client has 2 dental offices in two locations. One office is called "Maintown Dental", the other, a new office, is called "Oakdale Dental" (these are not real names to protect client's privacy). He ...

seo local-seo  
asked by Nina 3 votes
answered by titico 1 vote

SEO tips on changing blog pagination

Three years ago we launched a self-made blog area on our e-commerce website. Call it an experimental feature, if you know what I mean. We had, and still have, a very minimalistic URL schema: ...

seo url google-index blog pagination  
asked by Fabio B. 3 votes
answered by Mike 0 votes

What are the differences between a regular HTTP web server and a REST server?

I am learning about REST services and from what I understood until now the only difference is the language of the file that is outputted by the script that runs as a backend. Can a regular web server ...

url http web-services service restful  
asked by yoyo_fun 3 votes
answered by Rob 4 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Should a website be directly accessible by its IP address?

I found that many websites display their site content only when you access them by their FQDN (example, example.com). When trying to access by their IP address, they show a 404 site not found error. ...

ip-address accessibility  
asked by Question Overflow 21 votes
answered by ljacqu 23 votes

Will putting the HTML from a 301 redirect page into a document perform the same function as a real 301 redirect?

In a web debugger, the html of a 301 redirect page shows up as: <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN"> <html><head> <title>301 Moved Permanently</title> ...

html 301-redirect  
asked by JMC 15 votes
answered by John Conde 18 votes

Can you answer these?

Longest time possible that red delayed message stays on adsense performance tab

It seems that every time I make a significant enough change to my website, I get this message in red when I check the performance section of my adsense account: "We're sorry, some data in this report ...

google-adsense google-adsense-policies  
asked by Mike 1 vote

Google analytics: UserId and e-commerce correlation

I have a user in google analytics with a couple of custom dimensions set. This user also have a userId (uid) set in google analytics. Now I'm sending an Ecommerce transaction setting this very userId ...

asked by Jonathan 2 votes

How do I continue web forwarding while moving dns registration?

I help manage a website. Its domain is currently registered to Network Solutions. They also provide web forwarding to our website (e.g., example.com → example.webhosting.com). I'm in the process ...

dns domain-forwarding  
asked by user10543 1 vote
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