Questions about how to better interact with a website either through its API or other tricks

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What are the best travel web apps/sites? [closed]

The "web revolutionized the travel" industry, enabling "people to be their own travel agents". With the improvements in mapping technologies and the ability to share knowledge, it has never been ...
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May I use Dropbox as hosting for website's static files?

I'm making a website on a free hosting that doesn't have much space or bandwidth. So I considered using Dropbox Public folder for static files, such as: Javascript, CSS Images Downloads (each a few ...
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What services exists for checking a website loading time? [closed]

I know of Yslow with firefox and http://webwait.com/ Any other services around ?
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Instapaper RSS feed is not working?

I have been using Instapaper for a long time. I have used RSS feed from it and Google Reader for feed reader. Somehow this stopped working for about a month ago. I don't get any feeds from Instapaper ...
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1answer
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Website for generating random names and addresses

Is there a website which can generate random (fake) names & addresses ? If it can also provide random fake Credit Cards, SSN that would be great, as is the capability to generate a whole set of ...
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Services to host images online?

all I need is a simple service that allows me to host images online and have access to the direct URL of the image (without paying and without obtrusive ads). http://imageshack.us does not give me ...
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Do you know any Web Search apps where you can specify more engines/websites at a time? [closed]

Google is the Web Search engine that I use more often, but I would like to know if there are web apps were you can define a list of search engines or webisite you want to retrieve the data for, in a ...
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View MSDN pages in full screen width

Is there a way to see MSDN pages in an non-frames and non-panel way such that the full width of the screen is used for the actual content? (At large font sizes this is especially important.) In the ...
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Is there any website to upload/edit source code? [closed]

I really like PBworks but when i hit 'formatted' and paste my code (no other settings keeps single lines single) the spaces get missed up so it looks weird when i paste it back. (Luckily i dont write ...
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Online count down timer/alarm clock that gives a nudge when a set time is up?

Is there an online count down timer/alarm clock that gives you nudge when a set time is up? I do not want it to play a sound, but rather give me a notification that I can see (like when you get a msn ...
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1answer
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Facebook - privacy when posting on wall of 'liked' website

If I comment on a Facebook website, can non-friends who 'like' that site see my whole profile?
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What web application will receive an SMS/MMS image from a phone and display it in the website?

Hi Web Application forum users, I am new to this forum and excited for being here. A little intro: I want to find a web application that I can setup a sms number in it, and people can send images ...
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1answer
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Showing a graph of website activity, to check whether it is stagnant or active [closed]

I thought Alexa had a kind of graph to show how a website's activity was progressing over a period of time. I wanted to see how Knol had evolved this year, but I am having trouble finding this on a ...
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3answers
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How do I submit a post to the Ask HN section of the Hacker News website?

I'm sure I'm missing something simple here, but I can't figure out how to submit a question to the Ask HN section of the Hacker News website. How do I do this?
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1answer
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How to extract website title into row?

How to extract title (or other meta descriptions) of the website into row using Google Docs? E.g. www.google.com
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3answers
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Torrent to direct-link converter [closed]

Which are the websites which help to direct download bit-torrent files? One such service is torrific What torrific does is, when we give the url of a .torrent file, it will download the file ...
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How to delete your online identity on multiple sites?

Well before any mods remove this (or mark it irrelevant), I'd like to say that this is a detail oriented question so please read. If this needs to be on a different stack-site, please move it. I'm a ...
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1answer
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How to backup questions, answers of Stack Exchange [closed]

I would like to keep a backup of all the questions asked + all answers provided for each question, answers provided + questions for the answer provided, questions favourited on Stack Exchange in the ...
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Searching in a collection of sites in Google

Using Google Reader, I was able to search for a collection of sites. But, with Google Reader closed I have moved to Feedly. Google Reader had a nice option of searching through the subscribed feeds, ...
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Web archive links without header

Is it possible to link to an archived web page from the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine so that the archive header (for browsing other archives of the same page) isn't shown? Perhaps an url ...
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1answer
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Is there a website where you can enter a list of your skills and find out what types of jobs you are qualified for?

I'm envisioning a website where you type in a list of your skills and get back a list of job alternatives or near-alternatives; alternatives that aren't so obvious. Alternatives that may require just ...
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1answer
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How to load a Dropbox file over HTTP instead of HTTPS? (non-secure)

I'm trying to view a website that's on my Dropbox public folder. This website has some Google fonts that are being loaded externally, and apart from these fonts, most of the website is within the ...
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1answer
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Lifehacker page no longer loads properly. How do I fix this? [closed]

If lifehacker site loads at all, it loads looking like a 90s page with a bunch of links left justified and no content. It also takes quite a while to load this very pared down page. I'm going to stop ...
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1answer
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How do I find the most popular stories on FanFiction.net?

Is there a published/up to date list somewhere of stories by some sort of popularity ranking?
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How to find out main page of a website

When a website's main page cannot be opened as in this example, is it possible to find out the full address? In this example, I tried /index.htm and /index.html without success.
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Online logotypes review site

I'm looking for some site that would allow me to submita logotype design and get some creative feedback from users/designers. I did a google search on the subject but the results i get in return are ...
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How to report abuse to website hosting company (GoDaddy)

Let's say that a website posted a picture of me, without my consent, and I want it to be removed (it's something private, could compromise my career if it's seen by someone that shouldn't). I sent ...
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1answer
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Is there a webapp for tracking my sleep patterns/habits? [closed]

Is there an app that some way can track the times I go to sleep and more importantly log the times at which I (assumably) awake every day? For instance, install a small script to Ubuntu or a webapp ...
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1answer
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There's a specific website like jsFiddle, but i can't remember the name/url. Can you help? [closed]

A while ago i found a website much like jsFiddle, focused on collaborative editing. It has forking and it's full of HTML5 experiments. Unfortunately i can't remember the name; do you by any chance ...
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1answer
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Blogger blog without the Blogspot branding

I have seen a few standard Blogspot URLs, like mysite.blogspot.com, where the standard Blogspot branding is not visible, like the header on top " More Next Blog» , etc" How does one create that? It ...
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How to track / monitor changes in an online PDF file?

How to track / monitor changes in an on-line PDF file? Need to be notified when that happens.
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1answer
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How can I link to a result in the COCA corpus?

I'm an active user on the English Language & Usage stack, where questions of how idiomatic or common a particular usage is are asked with some frequency (for example, today we were asked Is it ...
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1answer
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Drawing parameters in OpenStreetMap URL

I've learnt that one can add annotation on maps on OpenStreetMap by adding box=yes&bbox=lon1,lat1,lon2,lat2 to draw a rectangle and mlon=lon&mlat=lat to add a marker e.g. ...
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Is there a way to get notified when a comment is posted

Is there a site that will notify me when someone responds to a comment on another site like on reddit or stackoverflow? I get tired of the refresh, wait, refresh cycle.
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What's a good web-based mp3 (.m4a etc) streamer that I can run at home to access remotely? [closed]

I have enough music that it's not practical for me to move hard drives around. I've attempted to use Rhythmbox as my server but the amount of time it takes to download the library contents hits some ...
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4answers
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Online Stop Watch Using Pure Javascript and HTML and CSS ( No Flash!) [closed]

Is there an online stop watch that is constructed using pure Javascript, HTML and CSS, without using Flash? There are a couple of flash-based online stopwatch websites, but since I don't prefer ...
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1answer
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How do you configure email notifications in Cognito Forms?

New to Cognito Forms. I am a web designer and was using embedded Adobe Forms (Forms Central) for most of my website contact forms and lead captures. Forgive my ignorance but it says that Cognito forms ...
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Which is the best application to test mobile website? [closed]

I want to test my website build for mobile in the most smartphones and mobile phones. Maybe with a desktop software or with a web application.
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web sites to try performance of hardware accelerated webGL? [closed]

Has anyone found any good web sites to test the performance of hardware acceleration of webGL? Something other than these webgl samples: http://code.google.com/p/webglsamples/
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1answer
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Send file to email from URL

Is there a website that I can enter a file URL and an email address, and the website will download the file and send it directly to the email address? I can set this up on a private server, but I'm ...
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Is there a way to search on LifeHacker?

So, this may certainly not be the right forum. But it's the closest I could find of all available in this family of sites to ask the question. Please educate me if this isn't the right location. Am I ...
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Easy web cms or software

I need something really simple for my church to update a site, add/remove pictures, and change events in a calendar. What's easy?
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SItes or applications to save web pages [closed]

It's my first question, so sorry if something is not right. Please, suggest sites or programs that allow the user to save a web page. It does not matter on the Internet or on user's computer, or it is ...
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2answers
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Can I display Facebook Page status on my website?

Is it possible to let my website show the status message of my facebook page? How can this be done?
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Service that let me view multiple websites at once

Checking many sites every morning for news can be a bit time consuming. I wonder if there is a web application where I can see multiple pages at once and go through them and view the top news. For ...
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Web-Application to create organization/group website [closed]

Suggest me a good, free, open source, downloadable web application in php to make a good website for a organization or group having more than one member. Only administrator(s) can change the content ...
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Quickest way to emulate mobile version of a site [closed]

What's the quickest way to get the mobile version of a site? I tried the useragentswiter addon in firefox but that is far from quickest. You have to change the useragent, and it's a permanent change ...
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1answer
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Blogger subdomain not redirecting to my custom domain

I bought a domain for my blog through Google (which uses GoDaddy to actually get the domains), but it seems like there are some problems. I can't get yannbane.blogspot.com to redirect to ...
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New page on google sites not showing on tabs

I developed a new page about the history on google sites and I am able to see that page (History) through sitemap. However, I am not able to see that similar page on main tabs which are always present ...
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Does webring.com have a method of canceling your service?

I recently joined http://www.webring.com which was a mistake. It is just another crappy website that I'd like to delete my account on? Anyone know how? They recently enraged me with this amusing ...