A "website", "web site" or just "site" is a graphical presentation consisting of a collection of web pages. A website is often generated by a web server and presented through a web browser.

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Windows - Crawl URL and grab links

I have recently signed up to a large video site as a premium member and I want to generate a list of the video files on the site so that I can put them into my download manager and download the ...
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Remote Viewing Software

I'm looking for some software and having a difficult time finding what exactly I require. What I would like is to run on a central computer somewhere, a piece of software that I would like ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What is the history behind the ~ in subdomains/university hosting for studuents?

What is the history behind the ~ in subdomains/university hosting for students? Why not subdomain.site.edu or site.edu/subdomain. Any particular reason the ~ was chosen and not something else?
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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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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 ...
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How to mirror a website on linux?

There is this abandoned blog witch can disappear any moment, and I want to make a browsable copy this site. The saved pages should contain correct on-page links, liked images and other files like ...
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412 Precodition Failed error only occurs on certain networks

One of my favorite websites: http://jessiejofficial.com (yes, I'm a Jessie J Fan :')) has recently started displaying the error message "412 Precondition Failed" whenever I visit it from my home ...
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Block websites in google chrome incognito mode?

I try a lot of website blocker extension for chrome, but these extension not working in incognito mode. How can I block a website completely in Google chrome? Thank you for the answers.
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Program or Firefox plugin to automatically manipulate website HTML using specific rules?

I have noticed dozens of times how tedious some websites are. Therefore, I need a program, plugin for Firefox, or whatever that does the job - to be able to add some sort of checks to specific ...
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How to determine website's hosting company and it's official website?

Are there any ways to determine what hosting company is being used by website? I'm looking for places where I can send abuse. Sending email with abuse to website's webmaster is still (2 weeks) without ...
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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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How can I get a snapshot of a website that can serve as an evidence of its current state?

How can I get a snapshot of a website that can serve as an evidence of its current state? There is a website that requires authentication that I want to take a snapshot of it as a proof that the site ...
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Website as background on linux

Is there some way to set a website as a background? I would like it to behave just like a wallpaper (links should not be "clickable"), but it should refresh every x minutes automatically. My DE is ...
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How to auto-update a website mirror with exceptions to certain pages?

I'm currently mirroring a website on my server. The site itself is rarely updated, but it is updated enough that info can become outdated quickly. I mirrored it first with wget, and this worked fine, ...
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How to search a complete website not indexed by any search engine?

I want to search for a keyword on a complete website that is updated recently and not indexed by any search engine, i.e. all pages that exist under a certain URL.
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How can I block websites in Windows 8 without additional software?

How can I block some websites in Windows 8 without using any tools or third party firewalls?
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Firefox: only can access websites in private session

I'm having difficulties trying to access some websites (for example http://uva.onlinejudge.org/) in Firefox and Chrome, it works in IE9, what I find very strange is that I do can access this website ...
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failed to get directory listing in filezilla ftp

I am trying to connect to my web-space via ftp and i get the following errors although it is a successful connection...i have disabled my windows firewall but it is not working. I need to publish my ...
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Clicking on an image link, page keeps refreshing

I have 4 links setup the same exact way, except for the obvious part that they each go to different websites. And instead of clicking on a hyperlink, it is an image. 3 of the 4 are working just fine, ...
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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 ...
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Can ampersands be used in folder names on a web server?

I have a website which contains several folders, including one called: bits & bobs which contains a file called test.txt However, when I try to navigate to the file, I get a "bad request" ...
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Wireless data interception?

Let's say I'm in my own house, with my own wireless router and two computers are on and connected to the internet. One computer is currently accessing a website which needs a login to access certain ...
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Python SimpleHTTPServer: Cannot connect from any machine on the LAN

I'm trying to view a website I am building on my Mac on an iPad that is connected on the same LAN on the same Wireless AP. I've got the right IP address, I can load up the page just fine on the same ...
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Some Domain Clients unable to access certain websites

I have a small domain around 20 clients with a 2003 R2 SP2 DC. Most of my clients can browse the internet freely and dont have a problem. However a couple are reporting problems accessing certain ...
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How can I harden my system against an infected website? [closed]

Let’s say that I have to go to a website, and I am 99% sure that it will attempt to put a virus on my computer somehow. What settings can I change in my browser, OS, etc. to make sure that I will be ...
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Is there an easy way to generate website demos?

I am looking for a record and playback framework that records my interactions with the site to generate a help site with step by step screenshots and instructions based on clicks. I want an easy to ...
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How to contact an emergency service using only Internet? [closed]

Suppose you are apart from the mobile or whatever phone (so can't call 112 or 911 or 999), but have have access to a computer with internet connection. How do you call/message an emergency service ...
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Can domain hacks (ex .lr, .pt) be seized if the intended use is outside of country policy? [closed]

I wanted to register a url, it's either going to end in .lr or .pt (I haven't decided.) I was apprehensive that since my website has no intent in promoting or representing Libera - .lr (I don't even ...
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Web server not loading pages in VirtualBox

I'm using VirtualBox. I had two Windows Server 2003 PCs (SRV1 and SRV2), one for DNS(SRV1) and one as a webserver (IIS)(SRV2). I put some HTML page under the default website. But when browsing I'm ...
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Redirecting a virtual apache webpage

I know there are already several posts asking about redirecting webpages but I can not seem to find exactly what I am looking for. I have a website (for example www.example.com) that needs to be ...
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What web server is using this favicon? [closed]

This might seem like an odd question but I see no option but to ask it anyway. I have seen this favicon like a million times. But I just can't figure out what server uses this favicon. It's a red ...
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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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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 ...
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Website crawler/spider to get site map [closed]

I need to retrieve a whole website map, in a format like : http://example.org/ http://example.org/product/ http://example.org/service/ http://example.org/about/ ...
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Can't access my own website from home Mac but iPad can

I'm a bit of a newb at web stuff. Have got a website I bought a few months ago hosted by Hawkhost (www.modernfurnitureart.com). All has been going well, but about a week ago I was suddenly unable to ...
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Downloading a HTTPS website and all of its contents for offline viewing in Chrome and IE9?

Is there a way to download a HTTPS site and all the contents in it for offline viewing? I need to save an educational site to browse offline. It's got videos, links etcetera. I want it to work in ...
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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 ...
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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?
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What are mirror sites used for? [closed]

I've heard the term mirror site being used for downloading packages, but I'm not exactly sure of its importance. Isn't a mirror site just a copy of another website?
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Running website from home server. Can only access the website from home network, but ssh from anywhere

I've been told to try and "port forward" but I'm having a hard time getting that to work. My Belkin router supports virtual servers. I have it configured so that inbound port 8080 goes to private port ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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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Put file on FTP server using PHP

I have an FTP server running on my home computer. I've built a super simple web interface for depositing files onto the server without the use of a native client using the HTML5 File API. I have the ...
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Websites: Five character string at the top left hand corner of NYTimes.com page

I hope I've got the right part of StackExchange, as this is sort of a weird question. Lately I noticed that occasionally whenever I opened an NYTimes.com page via a link, the top left hand corner of ...
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Convert eBay listing to PDF file with images included

I've been trying to save some eBay listings as PDF files. I've tried sites like pdfmyurl and joliprint, and I've tried Acrobat X Pro. The problem I have with all of them is that they don't save the ...
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Some websites don't work WITH the www. prefix

I came across a site that doesn't work when I type in the address with the "www." prefix. The following is an example: if you click on this link, it won't take you to any site, but rather display an ...
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Website restriction at work with home laptop

I use the same laptop from home for work. When my adult children are suppose to help me at work, they are instead checking their emails, social sites, etc. How can I block all of that while on my work ...