Collecting IP Addresses on Your Web Form

Collecting IP Addresses on Your Web Form

When someone fills out a web form on your website to get access to your product or service, or perhaps just for extra information, there is a decent ...
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Adding Validation to Address Autocomplete Tools

Adding Validation to Address Autocomplete Tools

Address autocomplete tools have become ubiquitous with ecommerce sites, web forms and business applications. For the customer, they start entering the first few characters of an address, and ...
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How to Select an Address Autocomplete Tool

How to Select an Address Autocomplete Tool

Autocomplete capabilities have become ubiquitous in online applications nowadays. From Google Maps to local service providers, more and more web-based forms now autosuggest addresses as you start to ...
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How Google Maps Can Be Problematic

How Google Maps Can Be Problematic

Google Maps is a great tool for geocoding. But if you are looking at legitimacy of addresses and/or the existence of a certain address, this is something that ...
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Understanding Transliteration vs. Translation

Understanding Transliteration vs. Translation

What is transliteration? Simply put, transliteration is the process of converting a word or single character from one writing system to that of another. This conversion process is ...
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What WISMO Can Cost You – and What You Can Do About It

What WISMO Can Cost You – and What You Can Do About It

In a recent blog, we discussed one of the hottest issues in this year's retail season: WISMO, short for “Where IS My Order.” In this blog, we'd like ...
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Key Features in Global Address Geocoding

Key Features in Global Address Geocoding

Geocoding has become one of the most important elements attached to a contact record. Linking addresses to their latitude and longitude coordinates allows you to map and locate ...
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Download Free ZIP and Postal Code Database with GeoCoordinates for US and Canada

Download Free ZIP and Postal Code Database with GeoCoordinates for US and Canada

In 2017, Service Objects provided access to a free downloadable dataset of all US ZIP Codes and Canadian Postal Codes. The dataset is continually maintained and has been ...
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Complicated and Disputed International Borders

Complicated and Disputed International Borders

What makes an international border, and how are border lines determined? While natural features such as oceans, mountains ranges and river may serve well as markers in some ...
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