How to Make Your Website Mobile Friendly

How To Make Your Website Mobile Friendly

In my previous blog post, “How to Check If Your Website Is Mobile Friendly”, I provide a list of free tools to check if your existing website is mobile friendly. However, if you find that your website does not support mobile devices, then what are your next steps? In this blog post, I will tell you how to make your website mobile friendly. But first…

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Updating a VB.NET ASP.NET Web Application Project to support C# and MVC

A Case Study/Guide

Background and Goal

Our corporate website was built primarily using VB.NET ASP.NET Web Forms. We have done a good job of keeping up with the features of the latest .NET framework releases, and we are happy with the power and readability of VB.NET (it’s extremely similar to C# in most respects).

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How to Improve WordPress Performance Top Ten Tips – Part 2 of 2

WordPress Performance Tuning

When considering the impact that performance tuning WordPress has on consumers, consider the following. According to Webpronews.com, Shopzilla achieved a 25% increase in pageviews and 7% to 12% in revenue increase by improving the speed of their website. 75% of users said that they would not return to a website that took longer than four seconds to load and that nearly half of the users expect the webpages to load in two seconds or less.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of a Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Content Delivery Network in Action

All modern browsers allow users to download up to six resources concurrently per domain when a person views a website. This means that if the webpage contains 100 images, 10 CSS files, and 10 javascript files, it would take 20 trips to a single domain to download all that content. If the browser was to download those 120 resources across 20 different domains, it would only take one trip to get all the content and the page would load that much faster. However, the webpage in this example would now be dependent on 20 domains to be working correctly all the time. These are the key advantages and disadvantages of a content delivery network.

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How to Improve WordPress Performance Top Ten Tips – Part 1 of 2

The fastest kind of website is one with static content, without images and saved to a single file, like an HTML page.
However, this solution is not scalable since it is not easy to change content over time nor is it visibly appealing, since everyone loves to look at pictures not just text.

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