Mobile responsive design makes it easier for users to browse through web pages using their mobile devices and tablets. That’s why many WordPress sites deploy premium designs optimized for smartphones. It may cost a wee bit more cash, but in return users get more features and arguably a more robust, secure browsing experience
A responsive web design is built using W3C and CSS3 media queries that allow a website to deploy its content and graphics across various OS platforms and screen resolutions.
Instagram, a social media networking site has curved a niche for itself in the mobile photo-sharing realm. Founded in October 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Cheyenne Foster, the social network become an instant hit and currently boasts of over 100 million active users.
On April 2012, Facebook bought Instagram for reportedly $1 billion in cash and stock and pledged to manage it independently; althoughInstagram sparked recent controversy as the new owners try to monetize it.
In July 2012, Marissa Mayer stepped into the role of CEO at Yahoo, after several years as Google’s first female engineer, in hopes of turning the company around. Despite the company’s size and relatively high traffic, the search engine has been dwarfed by the competition in many areas. Mayer hopes to bring a fresh perspective with a distinct set of priorities.
As the Google search engine updates so does the analytics tool used by web developers who use our shared hosting services to analyze and track their website traffic. Currently, there are 5 new features that can help you keep track of this data even more efficiently.
“47% of consumers expect a web page to load in 2 seconds or less,” said Sean Work, Minister of Propaganda, KISSmetrics.
Thus, no matter how great your web design, impatient visitors will not wait around for slow-loading pages. Yahoo Developer Network reports that 80% of users’ time is spent on the front-end, further amplifying the requirement for faster loading websites.
Here are five methods, which you may find helpful in boosting site speed.
Do you love creating videos? Whether you’re doing it for pleasure or profession, you can earn money by simply posting videos on Vimeo.
“Online video consumption continues to show huge growth,” said Sysomos Inc., the leading business intelligence in social media. “According to Nielsen, there were 11 billion video streams watched by 139 million unique users last month in the U.S., which represents growth of 24.8% and 11.3% respectively compared with September 2008.”
Here are few ideas and cautionary tips to help you earn some extra income on Vimeo.
Online file storage systems simplify file sharing, storage, access and protection across multiple platforms. Decades ago, compact discs and floppy disks were essential; nevertheless, remote backup service changed the way professionals handle these files, forever!
Two services stand out when it comes to online storage – Dropbox and Google Drive. Both offer cutting-edge services, benefiting in-house and remote professionals worldwide. While there are others (Box.net, SkyDrive), these two are arguably capturing the hearts and minds of users around the world.
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is one of the most efficient network protocols for transferring files between two computers or hosting servers. Just about anyone involved in maintaining a website or a blog is probably familiar with this technology.
Web designers and developers use FTP for a number of reasons. Primarily, it is convenient to use such software when transferring massive files either from desktop’s local files or hosting servers.
FTP clients are compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. Some of them are free and others require an additional cost. Here are five we think may be useful to you:
Most online publishers and entrepreneurs prefer WordPress because it’s free and easy to use.It is known, to some, as the best blogging platform and content management system (CMS) on the planet with at least 17.2% of all websites use it.
“WordPress is used by 54.7% of all the websites whose content management system we know. This is 17.2% of all websites,” said W3 Techs, Web Technology Survey.
If you are using the WordPress API, theme creation involves a fairly intuitive process whereby you need to create an HMTL template then add and edit codes in the CSS stylesheet to redesign it according to your preferences.
However, there may be better way to do it. WordPress Frameworks were created to make everything easy and speed up the process of modifying the design and code in a personal theme. Here are a few suggestions to get you moving in this direction.
Adobe Photoshop is widely popular for photographers, graphic artists, and web designers offering a host of features for creating professional graphics.
However, the price of Adobe Photoshop can be quite expensive. Most designers consider the return of investment of a Photoshop license in this tight economy. While Photoshop remains the 500 pound gorilla in the marketplace, there are some alternatives, and many of them are open-source!