[unable to retrieve full-text content] Handle complexities When I started my UX career 3 & a half years back, I had always wanted to work on consumer UX extensively, because of the immediate references that we had around us in our day-to-day ecosystem. The current aspiration trend is also showing more UX designers wanting to… Continue reading Enterprise UX insights & myths you should know
Businesses rely on designers to help them build the perfect relationship with visitors. After all, as much as companies may wish it wasn’t true, many consumers still judge a book by its cover. A website that fails to prioritize concepts like trust and transparency could instantly lose the confidence of its target audience. As a… Continue reading Cultivating Customer Confidence with UX
June 23, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Working from home has never been so profitable in recent years. Anyone could apply for almost any job online. There is always a need for SEO experts, web designers, graphic artists, developers, and more. For designers and developers who want to work for easy extra cash… Continue reading Make Extra Money With These Sites That Pay You to Test Websites
Many factors affect your SEO ranking, and getting the best results from it depends on the same factors that affect your SEO. When people hear the words ‘search engine optimization’ or SEO, they automatically think about optimizing their content through keywords in order to improve their ranking on search engine results pages (SERPs). However, many… Continue reading 5 Web Design Tips To Improve Your SEO
WordPress powers nearly 40% of all websites, thanks to its commitment to making publication possible for everyone, for free. Combined with premium plugins and themes, it’s possibly the ultimate tool for building attractive, unique, and feature-rich websites without any coding or design experience. However, you do pay the price for this experience, with WordPress and… Continue reading Create Beautiful WordPress Pages with Optimized Images Using Elementor and ImageEngine
Flutter development has experienced unprecedented growth in the last year. Not only has it expanded as a channel for developers to expand their skillset in Dart, but it has also allowed them to enjoy the perks of a single codebase. Whether you are making a widget on Flutter or looking for a Flutter widget that could make a… Continue reading Four Free Flutter Widgets You Should Know About
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Data ethics principles and processes are useful, but they are often of limited use when it comes to addressing the social and environmental harms of the data economy. This post is about using creative R&D to build data technologies that embed a different set of values from the ground up,… Continue reading How to build tech that does things differently
No business wants to experience a data security breach. Beyond the immediate financial impact, a loss of customer faith can cripple a business. Just one data breach can impact the viability of a whole organization which is why many businesses are spending more on cybersecurity tools and technologies today. However, many of them are not… Continue reading Why Do Data Breaches Happen Despite Tight Cybersecurity Measures
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Many times I’ve been asked by friends, mentees and design students: “What should I ask on the first kickoff meeting with my client?”. In this article, I will note all the questions that have made my design projects successful over the last few years, and hopefully, it will serve you… Continue reading Starting your project on the right foot
More often than not, web designers tend to create ads assuming that those who see their ads will immediately hire them for their services. It may work in the past, but times have changed, and there are many more web designers now. Web design services are no longer scarce. In fact, the internet has an… Continue reading How To Create A Great Ad To Showcase Your Web Design Skills
WordPress is now one of the top choices of enterprise database application developers, and as we can see, most of the WordPress applications have MySQL DB as the backend. MySQL is the most popular database choice in the case of enterprise DBMS management too. It is a long-existing, open-source, relational database system that is highly… Continue reading WordPress CMS Based Web Development: Best Choices of Database Plugins
[unable to retrieve full-text content] What trading software can teach us about harnessing ‘complicated’ design. Credit: Simon Dawson (https://simondawsonphotography.com/) Those that have read my previous several articles are probably seeing this headline and wondering when exactly between now and then I had gone crazy. Please, bear with me. I think we can all agree that it has… Continue reading Can product complexity be turned into an asset?
A hacked WordPress site is as damaging as having your home burgled. It can completely shatter your peace of mind and adversely impact your online business. Why do hackers target WordPress sites? The answer is relatively simple: WordPress is the single biggest platform for website creation these days, so there’s a larger base to attack;… Continue reading 10 Reasons Your WordPress Site Will Get Hacked (and How to Stop It)
All web designers want to make the most functional and attractive site possible on their first attempt. This can be a bit of a hurdle if you don’t have all the tools or a ton of experience under your belt. Remember, especially if you are just starting out, simplicity is important. Don’t go cramming all… Continue reading 5 Tips From Professional Web Designers
A website is like a puzzle; it’s made of thousands of tiny pieces that fit together seamlessly to create a functional whole. Subjectively speaking, you can say that many websites are variations of the same theme. Why is that? And is it a bad thing? Many platforms like WordPress offer access to free templates and… Continue reading Web Design Puzzle – How to Put Together an Impressive Website Layout
If your organization is completely new to digital accessibility, an audit or assessment is a great place to start to see where your organization stands. An accessibility audit is a combination of automated and manual testing done by accessibility experts using assistive technologies in various testing states. A detailed audit is a thorough review of… Continue reading What to look for in an accessibility audit
As the business technology market approached $4 trillion in 2019, technology and service providers will have greater opportunities to grow their businesses. Meanwhile, technology buyers will be allowed to innovate and upgrade their infrastructure, software, and services. Corporate software spending worldwide is expected to reach $483 billion in 2021, a 7.4% increase over the previous year. Like… Continue reading 4 Tips to Create Effective Enterprise Software
A working draft of version 2.2 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) has been published for feedback. WebAIM is thrilled to see the work on these formative guidelines continuing and we appreciate the efforts of the W3C’s Accessibility Guidelines working group. Below are WebAIM’s plain language summaries of each of the new proposed success… Continue reading WCAG 2.2 Overview and Feedback
UPDATED AUGUST 2020 You may already know that I read a lot and of course, being a designer and a blogger there are many design blogs that I follow and read on a regular basis, but there’s also a lot of books about design, usability, typography, CSS, freelancing and a boatload of other related topics… Continue reading 25 Must-Read Books For Designers, Typography Lovers, And Freelancers
Sometimes web performance optimization takes a lot of work, and sometimes performance can be improved in just a moment. Adding the media attribute to conditional CSS files is an easy and quick way to speed up web page load times. TL;DR In short, if you add the media attribute to the <link> tag that calls… Continue reading Performance Tip: Use the Media Attribute for Faster Page Load Times
Over the past few years, browsers like Firefox and Chrome have provided tools to better protect their users with advanced security features. The latest release of axe-core, axe-core 4.0 enables us to test accessibility even in the most security-aware environments. Improvements in axe-core 4.0 include support of Content Security Policy and has additional options for… Continue reading Axe-core 4.0 is Here!
Deciding between a dedicated server or a cloud hosting solution is one of the most important decisions you will make for your business. It will impact your bottom line and the service you can offer to your clients. A few years ago, the most popular option was using a Linux shared server and then… Continue reading Dedicated Hosting vs Cloud Hosting – What’s Best For Your Business?
Contentful; Webster’s Dictionary defines “contentful” as… not found. Clearly someone made up this word, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. The world of user experience metrics is moving quickly, so new terminology is needed. Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) is one of a number of metrics measuring the render time of content on a… Continue reading How to Improve Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) and SEO
According to these blogging statistics, over 70 billion blog posts are published on WordPress alone, without even taking into account the other popular platforms. That’s a lot of words and opinions being shared by individuals, as well as businesses that are trying to grow their audiences and make more sales. But while growing the audience… Continue reading How to Convert Blog Visitors Into Customers: 3 Effective Strategies