To understand why user onboarding is such an indispensable tool, we need to empathize with the people using our products; we all come from different backgrounds and cultures, we make different assumptions, and we see the world differently. User onboarding helps mitigate these differences by making your product’s learning curve less steep. However, companies often… Continue reading 8 Easy Ways To Ruin Your User Onboarding
Building Image-Rich Websites Without the Lag
Optimize Image File Size You might be familiar with this trick from the old days, batch when using progressively-loading JPEGs was the height of image optimization techniques. While these methods can still be of some use today, there are many more ways to shave off some loading time today. Use a program like ImageOptim or… Continue reading Building Image-Rich Websites Without the Lag
Choosing the Right Platform to Manage Multiple Sites at Once
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… Continue reading Choosing the Right Platform to Manage Multiple Sites at Once
10 Common WordPress Mistakes You Really Need to Fix!
When you think of WordPress, you may simply think of it as a good place to write your latest blog. Over recent years, WordPress has evolved into an adaptable and user-friendly content management system. In addition, WordPress is widely used amongst businesses because it is extremely customizable, free to use and has a large and… Continue reading 10 Common WordPress Mistakes You Really Need to Fix!
How to Gain Insights from Emotionally Charged Questions
http://www.gratisography.com In product design, we are taught that we shouldn’t ask leading questions in interviews / testing. Don’t you hate when XXX happens?Isn’t it harder that you don’t have XXX in your life?Wouldn’t your life be simpler if you had XXX product? We avoid asking leading questions like those. But why? Generally it is true… Continue reading How to Gain Insights from Emotionally Charged Questions
The ultimate guide to CMS, part 1
Gather ’round friends, and I’ll tell you a story that is pure fabrication on my part, and also probably how it happened: Once upon a time, around 1995 (as far as I can figure out from searching around the web), some poor guy who worked as the “webmaster” for some large company was putting nearly… Continue reading The ultimate guide to CMS, part 1
How to Work With WordPress Metadata
If you’re someone who is just getting started working with WordPress, then it’s natural to be curious about some of the advanced features offered by its API. So where might you stand regarding your experience? Maybe you’ve tweaked the code in a few themes. Perhaps you’ve altered the functionality of a couple of plugins. Maybe… Continue reading How to Work With WordPress Metadata