Web tables are antiquated technology. If you don’t know this, welcome to the club that everyone else joined in 2010. Tables as a layout tool are a hack, a corruption of HTML used to create layouts that the code hadn’t thought of yet. When tables were added in HTML in 1996, this was in the […]
What, did you think JPEG would live forever? It was introduced in 1992, more than twenty-five years ago! The modern generation of web developers uses WebP for images, not the archeological specimen that is JPEG. Here’s a quick introduction to WebP, SVG, and why they’re better. TL;DR: they’re way smaller, producing faster, and more responsive […]
The WebP image format is a new image encoding format that’s especially appealing to web developers. It can encode a high density of information within a given file size, allowing higher quality images at lower file sizes. Considering that images make up about 60-percent of the web, lower image file sizes mean faster loading pages, […]
If you’ve got these things in your website, you better remove them before 2019. Here’s our “favorite” outdated or regrettable content choices. Mouseover Navigation Menus The most obvious problems with mouseover navigation menus is that not every visitor has a mouse. How does a mobile user “mouseover” something? Obviously, they don’t. This leads to slapped […]
Your website navigation is one of the most crucial parts of your overall design. Not only is it used to help visitors orientate themselves in your digital space, but it can also affect everything from your conversion rate to your bounce rate.
Once you’re past the stage of creating traffic and at least some sales or leads, the next thing you want to do is to make sure you are actually getting the most conversions you can out of your users. Even a small increase in conversion rate, from say 1% to 1.25% can mean a 25% […]
Web design has become the focal point of the online industry. Why? Entrepreneurs are now concentrating all their resources on improving their online image, reputation, and brand. That brand is defined most strongly through an official website. Official websites are by far the most common tool used to attract new customers. A good website can […]
Do you operate a web development agency? Do you build, launch, host and manage your clients’ websites for them? If you’ve been in this line of work for a few years and are experiencing significant growth in customer volume, then you’re already aware that site design, administration and updates is extremely time-intensive. Working on many […]
Almost everything in website design has changed over time, but the core elements have always remained the same. There’s a header, navigation, a body, and a footer. But what’s a website footer for? Is it truly necessary, in 2018, to run a footer on your site? Why should I have a website footer anyway? Nothing […]
Images are an enormous part of the modern online experience. To use them effectively, you’ll need to know how to reduce image file size for your website.