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for software (typically Web apps) offered as a service, running on someone’s server you don’t control

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Online poll that lets users add new options?

Is there an online poll service that allows users to add their own options? To be clear, this is what it should do: I create the poll by choosing a number of preset options I send the URL of the poll ...
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Free alternative to Disqus

I am looking for a free as in freedom alternative to Disqus. Disqus is a third-party comment system for any website. Feature requested: Shouldn't require me to host it Integrate on any page in my ...
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General internet search engine showing only non-commerical sites?

Are there any general internet search engines that can limit hits to exclusively free non-commercial websites? (No '.com's or '.biz's, no paywalls, no membership-based revenue models, etc.) So, for ...
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Web-based XMPP client with OTR support

Where I currently live and work there are restrictions on some protocols such as XMPP, so I can't use Pidgin or similar software anymore. What is a reliable, web-based alternative to Pidgin that ...
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Is there a web service for email lists?

I know of sympa and GNU Mailman and currently, my university offers the possibility for email lists. However, I wonder if there is a free (as in beer) publicly usable service which allows the ...
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Free (libre) video hosting platform

I'm looking for a video hosting platform with the following characteristics: Can upload under a free (as in libre) format Convenient HTML5 player Free (libre) JavaScript, if JS is used to help ...
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Multilingual blogging platform

I've seen questions on SR.SE about blogging platforms that have features useful to programmers, but even with extensive Google-fu I'm at a loss for a blogging platform that would allow me to have ...
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Online service for bufferizing remote files and changing download link

I'm looking for a service (not for self-hosting) that gets a download link and in its server-side downloads that file completely and provides a new download link to that file, which points to the file ...
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Free tool to create an online tree diagram that includes links for each element

I draw inspiration from the learning tree diagram by Khan Academy. I would like to create a similar tree for a different subject. Each element should be a clickable link. Further criteria: It should ...
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Web-based XMPP client (for any Jabber ID)

I need a Web-based XMPP client that can be used with any Jabber ID. Ideally without having to create a user account on the website, so let me directly login with my existing JID and password, show ...
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Online appointment book

I need multiple people to be able to log in and enter appointments into my schedule. I'd like to be able to customise the information that is required for an appointment such as 'client name', '...
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Any moderated group chat software?

I've just spent hours trying to find a simple hosted solution to add to my website for group text-based chat. I can't believe I couldn't find anything. I need to be able to moderate the chat, ...
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Online validator for W3C’s HTML5

I’m looking for a hosted Web app that validates HTML5 documents. The tool must be able to check the document for conformance to the HTML5 W3C Recommendation from 2014-10-28. That means, for example, ...
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SVG search engine

I am looking for a search engine that efficiently finds vector images (so SVG, mostly). I should not show results for other formats such as web pages or PDF Available online, free to use It must be a ...
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Alternative to Prezi

Prezi recently became a paid service. Is there another online tool allowing me to create presentations in Prezi’s style? Prezi can be used to create presentations by moving a "camera" around a 2D ...
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Web app for making board with lists

I want to organise my reading plans as groups of lists placed on a board. Here is an example: It is in Russian, but I think it's possible to get the idea: I need to gather lists of books on ...
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Web app for music identification which can be used on PC

I'm looking for a site to which I can upload an audio file and identify what music is playing in it. Kinda like Shazam, but without the need to have a smartphone, and without listening through ...
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Open source alternative to Doodle?

I have to schedule a hackathon with Open Source developers. We want to use only Open Source solutions. Constraints: we don't want to host the application by ourselves → it has to be an existing ...
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Free site to host MP3 files for download/streaming [closed]

I am looking for a site that can host MP3s Requirements: Hosts files up to 200 mB in size (bigger is better) Accessible on PC/iOS/Android Free to host and free for users Not required but would be ...
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Online mockup/wireframe tool

I'm looking for a web-based app which I would use to create quick mockup/wireframe of a web page and share that with a client. Main requirements are: Free (or cheap, less than $5 per month) Online ...
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Effective solution to store and manage useful links

Most of the time when I'm studying and coding in front of my laptop, I come across some very useful articles on the web. For example: Today when searching for the mechanism of arrayfun function ...
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Hosted app for a family newsletter

Here's a related question about small business newsletter management, a use case I'm sure overlaps somewhat with strictly social newsletters: Free newsletter software for a small business? And here's ...
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Live streaming background noise

I use background noise sites such as noisli.com, raining.fm, coding.fm. However, after using it for a long time, I noticed they are looped (I always knew they are looped, but have just recently ...
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Cloud-based time tracking service

I'm looking for a cloud-based time tracking service for a 20 person company which allows employees to be logged in throughout the day and choose a work category from a drop down menu, choose the ...
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“Quick & easy” video uploader?

Is there some service where I can just upload a video to the web quickly, just to, for example, show somebody a screen recording I just made or something? Kind of like imgur, but for videos. I ...
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Employee Training & Procedure Log

I'm looking for something that will: Log training topics Log staff progress against a given topic Allow for review dates Ideally allow for attaching documents like visio procedures. Use a database (...
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Alternative to Google's 'Keep'

On the site 'keep.google.com' you can organize notes, lists, todo's which you can access from any place via browser. However, this can become chaotic with a lot of notes, and not sure if Google will ...
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Web app to quickly share pieces of text with other computers?

Is there a web-app that lets me paste some text in and send it to another computer on my network with? I basically want a really quick and easy way to send my clipboard to another computer -- ...
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Free online XML editor

I was suprised to find no free online XML editors that had an easy to use visual interface (like Xml Spy but online). With grid or treeview editing of nodes and a user friendly way to edit XML. XML ...
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An online dictionary that allows linking to a single specific definition of a word?

For example, suppose I want to refer to the specific definition of 'nut' as 'a perforated block usually of metal that has an internal screw thread and is used on a bolt or screw'. This is the 3rd ...
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An application for website comments

I have a Jekyll-based blog hosted on GitHub Pages. I want a plugin or an API that would come as a script and allow people to add comments on a particular article. My requirements are as follows: ...
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Simple online file-collecting platform

I am teaching, and looking for a way to collect coding homework problems from my students. I think of a website, in which I can create an account anyone with the link can upload files to the account ...
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Public chat for virtual coworking

I want to create virtual coworking chat room, where people can share what they are working on and talk to earch other, while working on their every day tasks during a day. So I need hosted chat ...
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Freeware website monitoring and alert tool

I'm looking for a good freeware website for event performance, monitoring & alerting tool similar to Alert-Site (licensed & paid). It should check/monitor websites, events, processes for down,...
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Web app that will parse a Russian sentence

I am primarily looking for a free site that will parse a Russian sentence. Before posting this, my searches led me to Link Grammar Parser, but it looks as if the only way to use it is to download ...
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Software to teach my class from distance

I have to go overseas for two weeks. Some of my students will also attending some two-week-long workshops but I (also my students) would like to have our class running during these days (4 sessions, 2 ...
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Delicious doesn't seem to work anymore, any alternative out there?

I've been having issues with Delicious and I'm looking for a suitable alternative. My goal is to send my links from my desktop to my iPad and have it all tidy in one place on the tablet. free ...
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Form software for actors

I run a film company and I'm looking for a better way for my actors to sign up for a part/character. I want to have a form system where the actors are given a selection of available roles to select. ...
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XPath online tester with save & share feature

I am looking for an XPath 2.0+ online checker not only for testing but also for saving and sharing - similar to online regex tester (like regex101.com) or online compiler sites (like ideone.com, ...
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Hosting of user manuals

I am looking for an online service for composing and hosting software user manuals, with the following features: Cloud-based (public host), reliable for long term hosting Supports multiple documents ...
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IT Team Management and Monitoring

I'm looking for a hosted PM system for what I assume is a fairly typical project-management/ticketing role. Essentially, at any moment we want to be able to see: Tasks by priority and due date, (...
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Secure cloud-based solution to let customers fill and e-sign a PDF

I have a client who is looking for the ability to design fillable pdf contracts. They want to ensure privacy and security of their customers data input into these pdf files. I was looking at Docusign ...
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Alternative search engine with independent web crawler

Which web search engines match the following requirements? Search results don't pull from Google, Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, Ask, AOL, Baidu, or Entireweb results. Results must pull from its own web ...
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Free, minimal nodeJS hosting solution that doesn't require a credit card

So I've made a small Discord bot for a small Discord server, which runs with nodeJS. Right now the bot is running on my computer, which means I have to go to the CLI to start it, and which also means ...
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URL shortener which does not follow hyperlinks

I need a URL shortener, which does not automatically go to the URL I provided. The reason is that I am using a quizzing software, which generates a new user each time someone follows a link. So, when ...
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Personal diary webapp

I look for a personal diary service (website) that keeps me anonymous and provides privacy options. It should have the following features: An option to ask always for the username and password An ...
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Web search engine that fully supports boolean operators

I just realized that Google doesn't support full boolean logic, in particular no parenthesis operator, as described here. Is there any web search engine which does have a full Boolean logic support?
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Online PDF viewer with permalinks on pages

I need service where I could load my documents in the PDF format that there was an opportunity to deliver to permalink on each page. For example, if my PDF document locates at the address example....
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Need a survey SaaS with immediate rewards for respondent

I am a PM and I would like to ask several specific users to provide feedback on our product. We made a pretty long poll with several open questions, and I would like to incentivise users to answer ...
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URL shortener with good statistics

I am looking for a good URL shortener, which can be either paid/free, but I need really good statistics with clicks, geo, etc. I really like goo.gl, but it has a really simple list and I don't like ...