Do you know the one tool that I hate more than any other by Google? Well, it should be no surprise to page speed junkies, it is Google PageSpeed Insights.
It is a simple tool (seemingly) to help webmasters, developers and normal people analyze their website for speed. You see, web performance is officially a search ranking factor, so Google has this tool by which they score websites out of 100. While it seems to have been built to help developers, etc., for me it seems to have been built to frustrate and torture page speed junkies. Especially freelancers are … Read More
Yesterday we discussed briefly what Search Engine Optimization is. Today, lets shift gears & learn how it works.
Worth repeating is this: SEO can make or break your online business. Although there are far more advanced techniques and methods used nowadays to improve search rankings or SEO, however, fundamentals should suffice here. There are more than a handful of search engines, Google stands the predominant market leader. So when one talks about SEO, he/she is most likely referring to the optimization for Google. Yeah, you cannot just optimize for every engine there is in one go; you need to target … Read More
“If the entire Wikipedia Encyclopedia were available as a physical printed book, it would span 7500 volumes. And someone is just trying to make that happen.” — Amit Agarwal… Read More
Vivaldi is a brand new web browser from ex-Opera CEO Jo von Tetzchner and a ex-Opera cofounder. Vivaldi is a freeware software developed and distributed by Vivaldi Technologies. The story of Vivaldi goes like that Opera was built to community users in 1994 by two people. Within few years, it gained huge popularity and was on the verge of becoming a leading web browser. But then the browser’s direction changed, to something founders of the Vivaldi, did not believe, was where Opera was supposed to head.
The browser just got a new feature in a recent update. Yeah, another market … Read More
One thing that should be the focus of web designers and web developers alike, today, is web performance. That’s an area that’s in dire need of attention. Web performance, to define, is the time it takes for a website or a web page to load. I think of it as the backbone of User Experience. The faster a site loads or displays contents, the better the User Experience. In an an industry as fast-paced as ours, people tend to have lower attention spans. They are being dragged/begged for their attention from all sides. So.. an average cannot afford to wait … Read More