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1answer
25 views

Retrieving info from a table on a website? [duplicate]

I am not a very technical person but I would like to ask if it is possible to retrieve the contents of a table on a website? This table is spread over 400 pages, I use it regularly when working but ...
2
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2answers
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Is there a way to disable the huge billboard/galleries on websites?

Every website nowadays seems to think it is a good idea to have half the page change every few seconds. This trend is horrible, it either distracts you when you try to read something else, or it ...
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0answers
34 views

Sites with google tracking not loading properly

I'm having a strange issue with sites that have Google analytics tracking on them (including this very site). Chrome DevTools/ Firefox Firebug are showing the following resources as failed to load ...
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0answers
20 views

Issues loading specific web pages

I'm having an issue with a lot of websites not opening, they are fine on other devices. I have checked host files and everything seems fine, I think. I ran a tracert on some of the websites not ...
0
votes
2answers
83 views

How do I save an image of a really long website? Taking about millions of pixels in height

For my high school graduation, I'd like to make a video telling the story of my class via flying through our Facebook group's posts and highlighting a few of the most important ones. To do this, I ...
2
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1answer
79 views

Userscript to bypass websites that disable right clicking in the browser?

I'm using a website that uses the following code in their html source (as discussed here on Stack Overflow), as a way to disable right-clicking on the web page: <body oncontextmenu="return ...
4
votes
1answer
219 views

Redirection sends me to the same page when I press “Back”

On some websites, when you hit the "Back" button, the browser attempts to go to the previous web page, but the current page opens up again. It happens even when the original page has finished loading. ...
0
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0answers
35 views

How can the Web server replace on the fly the image with a Web page?

When I try to access this image directly, some Web site “Photobucket” manages to display a Web page instead. However, when the image is embedded, my browser displays it normally. How can a Web ...
0
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3answers
101 views

Can't download from HP Website

I have a problem, and I have no idea where to start looking at a solution. I have just installed a new copy of Windows 7 on a new computer, and I want to download drivers from HP Driver. The problem ...
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1answer
43 views

“Who” decides whether to use a webpage from cache or from the server?

When browsing to a website, "who" makes makes the choice of determining whether to pull a webpage from the local cache or from the server? Is it the browser? Web server? Webpage-specific coding? How ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

What is this extra data in the language HTTP header field?

While sniffing the headers of my browser, I see that my "Accept-Language" header contains en-US,en;q=0.5. I understand the en-US, but what/where is the ,en; for/from? And the q=0.5? This header value ...
0
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0answers
76 views

Chrome web browser display issues

Of late I have been experiencing problems with Chrome web browser in displaying websites. I have had this with Facebook and one news site I can not recall. I tried clearing the cache and temp ...
3
votes
1answer
91 views

How do I highlight “copy this” text on a website so that I might middle-click paste?

It seems to be one common practice on websites which intend to give the user text for copying/pasting to place this text in an <input/> or <textarea/> and pre-select it for the user. ...
1
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1answer
282 views

How to disable keyboard shortcut on web applications?

I'm a Vimium user. So I want to operate everything in vim's way. But some web application override keyboard shortcuts. For example, gmail, JIRA, most of rich text editors and so on. It is very ...
1
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1answer
319 views

General Browser shortcut to move cursor to primary search field on any webpage?

Question: When a webpage has finished loading: Is there a shortcut to make the cursor jump to the "primary" search form? Background: Many webpages have a search input form for writing text to search ...
1
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1answer
284 views

Good speedtest results, but web pages don't load

I have strange connection problems. Ping and download times are good - speedtest.net showed ping 65ms and download 2.17Mbps. Torrent is working well, giving me up to 300MBps. Webpages are loading ...
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votes
2answers
40 views

How to make people understand what the default button is on a website? [closed]

I'm building a website and people just don't get the default button. They never hit enter, they use their mouse and click. It's frustrating since I made the button light blue with a surrounding ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

How to find out when images cache expire?

Is there way to find out how long a webserver set the expiration time (Max-time) for image files when you browse a site?
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0answers
122 views

Cannot access internal website after being connected to other network

I have a client who claim they cannot access their internal website when they have e.g. been out traveling. They have to reset their browser settings every time to be able to get access again. As ...
0
votes
0answers
134 views

ubuntu 12.04 - keep getting “Server not found” for some websites

ever since last week , i've noticed that many websites cannot be accessed , and it doesn't matter if i use firefox or chromium as a web browser . as an example of such a website is: ...
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8answers
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How much information can websites get about your browser/PC?

I am trying to determine if the information shown on www.whatsmyip.org is the absolute maximum amount of information that a webserver can obtain from a web visitor. Are there other sites that will be ...
1
vote
1answer
227 views

Recreate a webpage from browser cache

I visited a webpage yesterday using Chrome. That website no longer exists. I checked the browser cache, and I see something along the lines of this (just a lot more of it) 00000000: 1f 8b 08 00 ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Can one use SSL certificates for user authentication to websites?

I hear that it is possible to create SSL certificates and use them instead of password authentication. Is this true and how to do it? And do all SSL enabled sites allow this?
2
votes
1answer
85 views

Is there a way to make the browser break long lines of text?

I find it annoying to read long texts within the browser because they spread across the whole width of the screen. I find myself resizing the browser window constantly to make reading more convenient. ...
1
vote
5answers
200 views

What is actually happening when a web page isn't loading?

You know when you sometimes go to a site, and the progress bar (or the semi-circle in Chrome) is filling or spinning, but no content is being displayed? What is actually going on in the background ...
0
votes
1answer
126 views

How to redirect url to url not by IP?

hosts file does not support url to url syntax, only url to ip. Ubuntu 12.04
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1answer
100 views

Chromium never stops loading iGoogle

I almost always keep a tab open on google.com/ig. Recently I've noticed that the "loading" animation for that tab never stops spinning, even though the page appears to be fully loaded. Even though ...
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votes
3answers
3k views

My website is redirecting to a porn site on mobile browsers, where to look?

A site that I own is redirecting to a Russian porn site on all mobile browsers (Opera, Android Default, Nokia Default) etc. but not when accessed from a non-mobile platform. Any idea what the problem ...
1
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3answers
3k views

IE9 will not navigate to some websites but Google Chrome can

Was recommended by a friend to ask for help here. I am using Internet Explorer 9. As of two days ago I was suddenly unable to navigate to any part of the following websites: ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Is a virus forwarding me to this website called “home.clear.com”?

Whenever I try to access a website, I am forwarded to http://home.clear.com. In Firefox, a warning will come up that says: home.clear.com uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate ...
3
votes
5answers
4k views

how to view only text from a website

Is it possible that when a website is opened only text data is displayed i.e no image, advertisement etc. so that it takes lesser time to load the website ?Any browser that supports this?
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votes
1answer
644 views

Character encoding mismatch on certain web pages

I use recent release of Firefox for viewing web pages. When I visit some sites – this one and this – Firefox displays a diamond shaped character in the web page in places where punctation characters ...
12
votes
1answer
1k views

How can a site run without Internet?

I came across this site http://www.desimartini.com/allaboutrajni.htm which requires me to disconnect from Internet to see the action! I am surprised as the site has quite an amount of content and ...
7
votes
4answers
2k views

Block specific URL on web browsers

I want to block certain URLs on browsers. I don't want to block whole site. For example, I want to block Google Reader, but not whole Google domain. Is there any way I can do it?
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vote
1answer
237 views

Is it possible to stop auto direction to another website?

I am accessing a website, but it is automatically redirected to another website in about 2 seconds before I can click the stop button in Firefox. For example, this website www.duda.org So I wonder if ...
4
votes
1answer
261 views

How to create keyboard shortcuts for URLs, with parameters added in?

As part of my job, I frequently have to visit several URLs that have the exact same address, except for one word. So for example, in one day, I'll visit the following sites over and over again: ...
36
votes
8answers
15k views

How can I get a virus by just visiting a website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a computer be infected by malware through web browser? It is common knowledge that you can get a virus just by visiting a website. But how is this possible? Do ...
3
votes
2answers
9k views

How to browse a website which allows directory browsing but has a default page?

There is a website which allows directory browsing; I know this for sure because I can browse directories where there is no default page. There is a directory which I want to browse, but it instead ...
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votes
2answers
5k views

How do I diagnose not being able to reach a specific website as an end user?

If I can generally reach web pages on the Internet but can't reach a specific one, how do I troubleshoot what the cause is as an end user? This question was a Super User Question of the Week. ...
1
vote
1answer
122 views

Mozilla Firefox 3.5.13: Certain Websites do not load!

Mozilla Firefox 3.5.13: When I try to load certain websites, it flashes the page quickly, and, at the bottom, it says: "Transferring data from www.google-analytics.com" Is this a virus? Or is ...
2
votes
1answer
584 views

Print From Browser Using Screen CSS?

is it possible to ask a browser to print using the screen CSS rather than the print CSS?
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votes
1answer
403 views

Is there a web site where you can surf on another web site (in a frame, for instance) [closed]

I wonder if it exists a web site that offers the possibility to surf on another web site (in a frame or something like that). The fact is that when you're hosting a web site, you are not always in a ...
2
votes
3answers
385 views

Am I crazy? Demos on jQuery's 'effects' page not working in any browser [closed]

I want to make sure I'm not crazy, because I can't get any of the effects demos to work on jQuery's demo pages. I thought it might be my new Firebug version (1.5.2) or Firefox in general, but they're ...
1
vote
1answer
642 views

Why doesn't my 'back' button work after visiting this website?

Why doesn't my 'back' button work after visiting this website? I have seen many sites where you have to click the back button twice in order to get back to where you were, but I have never seen one ...
0
votes
1answer
490 views

Cant see animated GIFs properly in web browser

I just recently purchased a netbook with Windows 7 starter edition. Some websites I go to with this will show animated .gif files properly, but others will not. One example of a page that doesn't ...
1
vote
1answer
374 views

How do computers store webpages that you have visited?

How does a computer store webpages that you have visited so that upon examination of the harddrive at a later date, it is possible to re-visit those pages whether they are fragmented or complete and ...
7
votes
4answers
4k views

Blocking hover ads

Okay, I am done with hover ads. I am so done with it, I am starting to avoid website which implement them even though I (used to) like those websites. Obviously, it is considerably harder to block ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

How do I override websites' fixed-width fonts?

Many websites I visit show source code in Courier. I have ClearType enabled, and any text that uses non-anti-aliased Courier is equally ugly and unreadable in Explorer, Firefox, and Opera. How can I ...
0
votes
4answers
64 views

How do I view a webapp in an application and call it up with a hotkey?

I frequently visit a web app hosted on a nearby server, usually via browser bookmarks. I'd like to have a hotkey to "launch" it in an application with none of the browser toolbars or menus, since the ...
6
votes
8answers
2k views

How do I block certain websites from being accessed through a browser?

A friend of mine (who is not a geek) asks me how to stop her little brother from playing web games on her computer. She is currently using Chrome and IE, and I have never done that before, even on FF. ...