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Improving Your Site’s Load Time With PageSpeed Insights

Published 28 July 2020 |

Web optimization has something we call the “three second rule”—if your site takes more than three seconds to load, then you’re in serious trouble. Don’t worry though, today we’re talking technique, and specifically about the right way to use Google PageSpeed Insights.

A Plain English Guide to HTTP Status Codes

Published 13 July 2020 |

If you stop somebody on the street and ask them what a 404 is, they might not give you a precise answer, but most of them could probably give you a decent summary: it means the website is broken. It’s far from the only code though, and today we’re giving you the 411. No, the other 411.

Practical Development: Can a Programmer Be Emotional?

Published 11 June 2020 |

One of the most important skills an engineer can develop is being able to keep a clear head when everything is falling apart. Today we’re talking about techniques that can help you be a practical and effective developer.

The 9 Best WordPress FAQ Plugins

Published 26 May 2020 |

FAQ sections have been a critical part of web design for decades, but it can still be hard to build them effectively. That’s why we’re thankful for the WordPress plugin ecosystem, and today we’ll be bringing you our favorites.

9 Guides to Help You Prepare for Your Software Developer Interview

Published 18 May 2020 |

Nobody likes job interviews, but they’re a reality of our lives as developers. We’ve put together our 9 favorite resources to help you stop searching and finally land the job you want.

The Best Skills for Developers to Start Learning in 2020

Published 11 May 2020 |

The tech world is ever-changing, and it seems like there’s something new to learn every day. The last few years have been marked by rapid change, and it’s hard for developers to keep their feet. 2020 is no exception: if the first few months are any indication, it’s going to be a big one. Don’t worry though, we’ve got you covered; here are the core skills you need to know to be a developer in 2020.

Lowering Customer Acquisition Cost with Modern SEO

Published 04 May 2020 |

ECommerce is changing, and it can be difficult to stay on top of what works and what matters. One of the crucial new metrics that has emerged is CAC, so today we’re talking about modern SEO and how it applies to keeping your CAC low.

Junior Developer vs Senior Developer: What’s the Difference?

Published 27 April 2020 |

What does it take to make Senior Developer? Today we’re breaking it down so you can take your career to the next level.

Effective eCommerce Optimization for 2020

Published 20 April 2020 |

Conversion optimization is both a science and an art, and today we’re breaking down the four things we think are the most important to making your profits soar.

What Will JavaScript Frameworks Look Like in the Next 10 Years?

Published 13 April 2020 |

It’s the dawn of a new decade, and there are no-doubt many changes ahead of us. What do the 2020s have in store for JavaScript Frameworks?