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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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 ...
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DNS Lookup for website fails on PC

I have a website www.abc.com (example) that has the IP (Example: 66.166.291.23). The website is not opening the home page on my PC by typing www.abc.com, but is running fine on all other machines of ...
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Seesmic ping vs classic seesmic

I am trying to figure out what is the difference between seesmic (the one with red theme and raccoon icon), and seesmic ping (the one with green theme and "P" icon). It seems that old seesmic is ...
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How to get to know the static IP of the web site

Suppose the web site can be visited through static IP, how to get to know the static IP?
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Is there a website that can provide an auto-updated view of a specific part of a page?

For instance, I would like to extract a screenshot or page only containing the summary of the featured article of wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page). It should not be of the whole ...
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Any tool for investigating server side technologies use by a website?

Is there any program/plugin than accept a URL and display server side technology that a web site is useing (PHP/ASP, HTTP server, Host OS, database type, ...)? Opera have an extension that shows some ...
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Best backend and frontend to create a website [closed]

I'm supposed to create a website for our college. Students can login and enter their details. Which is the best backend and frontend? And it should run on IIS. Please give me some suggestions. Thank ...
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Distributed website server redundancy [closed]

Assume a website infrastructure is very complicated and is fully distributed (probably like most large web companies). Am I right in thinking that although there are all these extra web servers to ...
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is it possible to host a website from my computer with broadband [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Run Web Site From Home I am thinking about hosting a simple blog site from my PC. Is it possible to use broadband to host my site & how much minimum speed is ...
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How to tell if I visited an untrusted website that contain viruses?

I just want ask, how we can know if we just visit untrusted website contains viruses? I browse the internet every day for my job and use many websites and accounts. I'm afraid that someone will be ...
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How to do checksum on web hosting site?

I am having problems uploading a large file to a web site. When the file is subsequently downloaded it is corrupt. How can I do a checksum of the file while it is on the web site so I don't have ...
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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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Getting a free SSL certificate for a subdomain [closed]

I have a sub domain from no-ip.org. I would like to get a free SSL certifcate for my domain. Is this even possible to do for a subdomain and if so what are my options?
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Why does DNS return alternately old and new addresses when you change nameservers for a website move?

Registrars warn you that the process of moving a site (and changing nameservers to do so) can take up to 48 hours to propagate. That's one thing - but why in the process of propagation does it work ...
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Configuring DNS to resolve one host for email (IMAP) and another for web/FTP/etc

Not sure if this goes here or on serverfault, but here it goes. I have an account with Fastmail where I host my email. So my domain (simulplex.net) currently resolves to that, including WWW as well ...
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Capture Flash video from a website

I am looking for a software which I can copy Flash video from a particular website. I tried several capture apps but none can retrieve the .swf file from this particular website: ...
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How to print a 'print friendly' webpage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I easily make printer-friendly pages of any website? is there a programme which prints or exports an image of a webpage without excluding backgrounds and other ...
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how to restore email from only a full website backup?

I am in a helpless position right now.. Till last month, I was hosting my website and email accounts with hostgator and everything was going fine till I decided to switch hosting for some services ...
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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 ...
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How do I prevent automatic browser page refreshment done by Javascript?

There are some news websites which automatically and periodically refresh their page just in order to show the user more advertisement. If you are watching a video, all the buffered stream is gone ...