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Questions tagged [web]

Questions about software that utilizes the web. Questions about software that runs off the web belong in Web Applications.

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Wget follow images to their full resolution and download all to one folder

I want to download the full resolution to every photo on this ArtStation profile: https://www.artstation.com/cedricpeyravernay Is there a quick console command that would do this?
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Windows 7 cannot store cookie on non-https sites

I found that my computer cannot remember cookie on non-https sites when I tried to login in a site. I checked the cookies when I submit the form, and as expected the cookies suddenly changed. I ...
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Why are initial connections always slower

I first noticed this when using Insomnia (HTTP clients) to test some of my API endpoints. The first request I make to my API server (and others) is always 100ms+ but sequential requests are always ...
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Redirect download to a different place but keep the URL

I am trying to figure out how to put a link on my website that allows a visitor to download a file, e.g https://www.website.com/file.zip but that actually resides at https://255.255.255.255/...
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AdBlock modifying javascript variable

I've seen an page where was isAdblockDetected variable, changing it to false in chrome dev tools everything works. Is possible to change javascript variable somehow in adblock or any other extension, ...
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wget for accuweather.com doesn't work since yesterday

I used to collect data automatically from accuweather.com for my personal use with wget. Since yesterday they changed the web-site and introduced pop-up window, asking for your consent for adds or ...
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AMP not compatible with IE 11

Does AMP support IE 11? I'm going to a lot of trouble to make sure my page AMP-validates and IE 11 is one of my test browsers. https://www.screencast.com/t/xFHVyaOw6Pq Is there any way to display a ...
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Unable to access website within the same LAN

Installed web application in PC1, was able to access the website via “http://localhost/url” and “http://PC1_IP_Addr/url”. PC2 was connected to the same network but unable to access the website via “...
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Call to same-domain API from React website throws 401 on Chrome and Edge, but works on IE and Firefox

Background I have a React website that posts a status update to an API on the backend, both are on the same server and domain. This POST is done using a wrapper function on top of fetch: export ...
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Google Chrome 64 / 67 different behavior for HTTP2

We are using WebAPI with angularJS in our application. With Chrome version 64 we can see H2/ HTTP2 protocol used, but after update i.e. Chrome 67, we can now see SPDY. What will be the reason for this ...
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Navigating/clicking through hover dropdowns on a website

I'm trying to have my Excel VBA navigate to a particular page of a financial website but am not able to properly click through or select a drop down option on a "hover menu" to get to that page. I've ...
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Does opening a source code site actually load contents when displaying?

Does opening a source code site actually load contents of that page (any engines, scripts, images, fonts. Etc) when displaying? If only typed ViewSource: then url from new tab or blank page, it just ...
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Hide mouse position from websites

Some websites have functions that trigger given the position of my cursor. The one I perceive most typically, and which I find very annoying, is that a site would bring a "Suscribe to our newsletter!" ...
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Making localhost accessible from the internet

I don't know where to place this question. I feel this isn't the right place for this kind of question. I am new to this stackexchange site. Really, really excuse me for the question you are about to ...
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Why does my browser think that https://1.1.1.1 is secure?

When I visit https://1.1.1.1, any web browser I use considers the URL to be secure. This is what Google Chrome shows: Normally, when I try to visit an HTTPS site via its IP address, I get a security ...
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How can I view a [web]page's source right in terminal?

I've heard of lynx and links and other text-based browsers and those are fine, but I want get to the same information I'd see by executing View Page Source in Firefox for example. (IE and Chrome have ...
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vba-Excel: Selenium.Start not work. Why?

I have installed the latest version of Selenium from this link: https://github.com/florentbr/SeleniumBasic/releases/latest I have move the latest ChromeDriver in the SeleniumBasic Folder: https://...
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Receiving SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER when Attempting To Access Google Analytics

Whenever I attempt to access Google Analyics, I receive an "Insecure Connection" message. In more detail: analytics.google.com uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is not trusted ...
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How to configure Firefox to only try opening an URL if it really looks valid and search it if it doesn't?

I have just entered time.gmttime() in the Firefox location bar intending to search for documentation on this Python function. And the response was We can’t connect to the server at www.time.gmttime(). ...
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How can an online store recognize me - MAC addres? Something else? [closed]

I have problem with an online store and I wonder how they can recognize me - I was thinking about MAC address? Or something else I'm unaware of? I help people in my community - especially older ...
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Online VBScript compiler or how to execute VBScript in browser

I've written some VBS code and want to execute it. The problem is that it's a completely Windows-orientated script (so not for ASP) while I'm on Mac, so I can't test it. I don't have a Windows PC or ...
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How do I approach my local web interface(s) from a URL

I have a Raspberry Pi with some applications running, that require me to access a web interface. I was wondering how I could basically connect to those web interfaces from outside my home-network, ...
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Curiosity about DNS using dig command

I am analyzing the DNS section for the website imgur.com. My doubt is that when I run "dig imgur.com" dig only returns an IP address, if I run again the same command dig returns another IP address or ...
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How to automatically refresh tabs in firefox quantum?

I relied on the reload every add on, but as with many extensions it does not work in Firefox >57. Does anyone know of a replacement? Will there even be a refresh functionality in the web-extensions ...
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HTTRACK doing partial download

We are using HTTRACK to download an entire website for offline viewing. The problem is even downloading the whole site with level 4 (-r4) some links fail to work. For example if you use httrack for ...
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JIRA web page showing on Google search results

A few months ago, we have installed JIRA (and Java, therefore) on our own web server, which is a classical LAMP hosting several websites through Apache vhosts. We then set up the DNS zone file of our ...
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this domain is already in use error? [closed]

I purchased a domain from Godaddy.com and hosted it using 000webhost.com free of cost. Now i have forgotten the credentials of my 000webhost.com and i want to host it on again on same site. Now I ...
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How to trace and to kill all applications, querying web in background?

While trying to debug my application with Fiddler 4, I found, that numerous applications querying web constantly, creating an obstacles for me to find usefull queries. Examples of queries are: https:...
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Is there a way to force a site to use browser user agent?

I'm using a less-known browser called Gnome Web or Epiphany. It is still a modern browser that starts up fast and renders web pages fast. I am struggling to get Google sites, YouTube, Docs, Slides, ...
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wget does not follow Internet page redirection

For a concrete example of the problem, when I go to the following address in a regular browser: http://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/SOCS/SOCS16/paper/viewFile/13951/13240 I get re-directed to https ...
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Distributing Python programs with Apache while avoiding CGIWrap

I want to publish Python programs on the web, not execute them. When I put one in my web directory, CGIWrap jumps up and says: "CGIWrap Error: Execution of this script not permitted" What ...
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Automating web page login with bash script

I have been looking to write a bash script to automate login on an internal company website that is used as a Ping Board to monitor a network of IP connected cameras. I am pretty new to bash scripting ...
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How to skip a click in a web-page?

Sometime, In some web pages, you always know the first click will pop-up ads. Is there a way to skip this click in a web page? I want the browser to click but not fetch the data of that click.
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Webpage to paginated, text PDF

I have been looking for a simple way to convert a website to a paginated PDF with selectable text. I've tried many browser extensions but they only allow for PNG, full-page screenshots and print with ...
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How to find a file location from a web browser

Is that possible to find the location of a specific code using a web browser? I am using an open source script and i want to edit some parts of the code but i am unable to find the location. for ...
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What is the difference between Invoke-WebRequest and Invoke-RestMethod?

I've been successfully using Invoke-WebRequest to post requests to a REST-based API from PowerShell. Invoke-WebRequest -UseBasicParsing https://my-rest-api.com/endpoint -ContentType "application/json"...
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How does giphy detect whether the image is embedded or not?

Giphy has a pretty neat trick with its gif images: If they are embedded within another html page, as in, say <img src="https://media.giphy.com/media/DFqYLyMGpZ42c/giphy.gif" width="200"> ...
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Requests per second between a Web Browser vs a Web Scrapper [closed]

My understanding: When a Web Browser makes a request to view a page, the server responds back with the HTML. Then the Web Browser renders that HTML code, it sends requests for each Embedded Object (...
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What can i do if i'm able to access file:// of a website [closed]

What can I do if I'm able to access file://Facebook.com. ?? I saw some directories like etc,bin,mnt,media and more. Can I make any changes here? Look the screenshot provided.
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How does a site write to just the inspector?

In order to notify users of the https://facebook.com/selfxss scam, FB put the following message in the developer console: " .d8888b. 888 888 d88P Y88b 888 ...
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Sites blocking copying of text

It seems to be a trend - websites that prevent copying of their text. cNet.com is one. Is there a way to overcome this apart from creating an image of the wanted text. I need to quote short ...
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Reload site resources without reloading site

is there a way of reloading the js/css files without having to F5 or CTRL + F5? It's annoying having to reload the page each time I make a small change in these files. (Using Firefox on Windows)
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How to upgrade firefox without receiving errors?

My system is linux slackware 13.0 with firefox 17.0.1 installed as the newest web browser, however, a few pages such as paypal and google accounts are not loading correctly or not at all. Rather than ...
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Forcing all browser tooltips to show simultaneously

I'd like to take a screenshot of a web page showing all of the element tooltips at once. Is this possible? For clarity, I'm trying to show the native tooltips that Chrome/Firefox show when you hover ...
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Copy all words from widget on a website to a word file with a single operation

How could I select all words in a widget on a website simultaneously? For example, I'd like to select all words in the widget called "Skills" on the following website: https://opportunities.aiesec....
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How web browser determines when to use IPv4 or IPv6 to connect to the destination?

I saw couple of related posts on this topic: How do client applications know to use IPv4 or IPv6? and How to know if your browser is connected to the Ipv4 or Ipv6 address of a website? The first post ...
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xpra ubuntu html5 server problems

I have installed xpra from the ubuntu repos (16.10). I also have installed websockify. When I try to use it to set up an html5 session with the following: xpra start --bind-tcp=0.0.0.0:14500 --html=...
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How to clear cached web fonts in Chrome

I'm trying to reproduce a bug where HTTPS Everywhere is preventing a web font from loading, but the web font seems to have been cached, preventing me from reproducing the bug. Neither Ctrl-Shift-R ...
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UFW firewall question: set deny do all outgoing and incoming as default but with “allow out on http and https” why can't I browse web?

I have been losing all day on this. I'm trying to secure my system using UFW as a firewall, I've set all the default incoming and outgoing connections to deny. But then I created separate "allow out ...
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How can I batch download a set of pdfs from a course webpage? [duplicate]

I often need to download sets of links from a webpage and it's very inefficient having to click all the links one by one. For example, at the moment I want to download the lecture notes on this ...