Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

No Nonsense: What Really Accelerates WordPress Websites – [#1]

April 11th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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WordPress Performance

Have you ever asked yourself, why there are websites with a ton of pictures on the landing page that still load in significantly less than a second? You read that correctly. Considerably less than a second. That’s possible, however, it requires a lot of expertise and, above all else, effort. For example, you can’t use a theme that updates automatically. A child theme is...

Technology

Securityheaders.io: How Safe is Your Web Space?

April 10th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Securityheaders.io: How Safe is Your Web Space?

Security is often neglected by website owners. Everything is cared for, new features are implemented and a neat design is created. Then one day, your website gets hacked. To prevent this unpleasant scenario, a strategy and some effort is necessary. If you happen to own your own server, that’s just another reason to take care of security. In many cases, this is rather simple....

Essentials

Comparison: Font Subscription Services for the Web

April 8th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Comparison: Font Subscription Services for the Web

Subscriptions are becoming more and more popular when it comes to digital content and applications. Whether it’s about music, software or fonts: Instead of buying or licensing once, offers are provided as some flat monthly rate. When it comes to web fonts, providers have been using a subscription model since the beginning, mainly to prevent font data from loading on foreign servers. By now,...

Design

Adobe XD: What Can You Expect?

April 7th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Last year, Adobe announced what might be its most ambitious venture till date: Project Comet, an end to end prototyping, user experience and design tool that claims to be capable enough to solve all your designing needs. Under steady development, Project Comet is finally ready, and it is now known as Adobe Experience Design, or Adobe XD. That said, what exactly is Adobe XD...

Business Online

404: How to Create the Perfect Error Page

April 6th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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404: How to Create the Perfect Error Page

When the server doesn’t find a requested page, it displays the error 404. It’s only a matter of time until this error pops up, as it’s the most popular error message on the internet. A single typo in the URL can already cause a 404. However, many websites forget about this important page and have the server default sight be displayed instead. Unfortunately, you...

Inspiration

Inspiration: 20 Websites with Great Typography

April 5th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Inspiration: 20 Websites with Great Typography

Being a webdesigner is a creative and amazing profession. We create and build and invent on a daily basis. To achieve this we need a solid base of knowledge but even more so a never-ending flow of inspiration. Dipping one’s toe in the flow of other people’s work is one of the better and easier variants of gaining new insights and inspiration. In the...

Development

11 Minimal JavaScript Frameworks You Need To Know

April 4th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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11 Minimal JavaScript Frameworks You Need To Know

JavaScript is extremely popular nowadays, and with the right set of tools and expertise, there is no limit to what you can achieve. Speaking of tools, JavaScript frameworks are really handy and useful for developers, as they can lessen the burden and make the development process easy. Some of the JavaScript frameworks are truly popular, such as AngularJS, React, and so on. However, there are...

Business Online

Content is King: 5 Criteria of Good Content

April 3rd, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Content is King: 5 Criteria of Good Content

The first thing visitors to an unknown website see is the design. If it meets the visitor’s expectations after the first couple seconds, they will stay on the website for longer. But here comes the decisive factor: the design can’t compensate poor content. If the visitor doesn’t find what he’s looking for, he’ll soon leave the website, and that is just what you want...

Business Online

Varvy.com: The All-in-One Website Optimization Tool

April 2nd, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Varvy.com: The All-in-One Website Optimization Tool

From time to time, I come across true gems on my strolls through the internet. Some of these tools ease my life as a webmaster, for instance. Today’s web sites need to meet plenty of requirements. They need to load fast, meet the newest Google webmaster guidelines, and also need to be optimized for search engines. Additionally, in many cases, optimization of the view...

IMHO

Will Microsoft Edge Be Able To Succeed?

April 1st, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Will Microsoft Edge Be Able To Succeed?

There are numerous web browsers out there, each with its set of advantages and disadvantages. Plus, every user has his or her preference when it comes to web browsers. A good number of users rely on Chrome, especially because it can sync your bookmarks and all other data with your Google account whereas many others choose Firefox. Similarly, Opera and Safari too, though less...

Plugins

The Ten Most Exciting Free Plugins of March 2016

March 31st, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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The Ten Most Exciting Free Plugins of March 2016

Plugins are the icing on the WordPress cake. With a few clicks, new and exciting features become available. Every month, I hope to find a great, surprisingly cool plugin for you and me that provides just the features that we have wanted for the longest time. So, let me surprise you with what I found in the WordPress plugin index this month. 1 – Simple...

Business Online

How To Guarantee Quality Backlinks: The Best SEO Tool for Bloggers

March 31st, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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How To Guarantee Quality Backlinks: The Best SEO Tool for Bloggers

Do you get a dozen emails each day pitching this link building service or that social media manager? What about freelance SEOs and content writers offering to provide you free quality content or links? In fact, I just got an email yesterday offering paid links on some of the most high-profile authority sites across a variety of niches. While I recommend bloggers earn their...