Plugins

Boon or Bane? The Jetpack Plugin for WordPress

April 19th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
5
Boon or Bane? The Jetpack Plugin for WordPress

The Jetpack plugin is probably one of the most feature-rich WordPress plugins on the market. It offers more than 30 functions by now, which raises the question if it really makes sense to install such a “monster”. There’s certainly one or the other useful function. But you’ll most likely find things you won’t ever need or which are already covered by other plugins. On...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #3: Introduction To Social Media Marketing

April 18th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
0
Online Marketing Basics #3: Introduction To Social Media Marketing

Social media marketing has become one of many buzz-words in online marketing. According to some marketing pros, it can generate orders and push sales like there’s no tomorrow. Naturally, everybody wants some piece of the action these days. But, of course, it takes more than just putting up a fancy Facebook page expecting customers are beating a path to your door on their own....

Plugins

Increasing Conversion: 7 Great WordPress Plugins for A/B Testing

April 17th, 2015
by Ioanni Mitsakis
3
Increasing Conversion: 7 Great WordPress Plugins for A/B Testing

Split-testing is an important task, but one rarely done wholeheartedly. It’s quite remarkable because as a matter of fact it’s a proven way to get you more website traffic and to convert those visitors into loyal readers, customers or whatever you may call them. Which in no way applies to e-commerce websites only. A split test is called A/B testing. For instance, you could test...

Development

Almost OOP: Simple Inheritance with JavaScript

April 17th, 2015
by David Catuhe
1
Almost OOP: Simple Inheritance with JavaScript

A lot of my friends are C# or C++ developers. They are used to use inheritance in their projects and when they want to learn or discover JavaScript, one of the first question they ask is: “But how can I do inheritance with JavaScript?” Actually, JavaScript uses a different approach than C# or C++ to create an object-oriented language. It is a prototype-based language....

(Free) Services

Grab Your Next Top Job with One of These 279 Professional Resume Templates

April 16th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
1
Grab Your Next Top Job with One of These 279 Professional Resume Templates

Jobs are no longer a safe haven. While we all know these stories of 50 years with the same company our grandparents love to tell, these days time spans shorten drastically. Already today the average employee stays three to five years with the same company, with a tendency to further decline. Besides that millions of people cannot get along with one job alone. In...

Business Online

Heatmaps+: Hotjar Analyzes Your Users’ Interests

April 16th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
0
Heatmaps+: Hotjar Analyzes Your Users’ Interests

If you want your website to be successful – and even more so if you want it to earn real revenue – you need to understand your visitors’ behavior the best you can. Only after knowing their clicking paths are you able to optimize your website. In regard to online stores, this kind of knowledge can make or break your business. So be prepared...

IMHO

Why Dribbble is One Big Circlejerk for Designers!

April 15th, 2015
by Speider Schneider
6
Why Dribbble is One Big Circlejerk for Designers!

In art school there were always those dreaded moments of putting one’s work up in front of the class for all to spill out their bile and personal problems on some classmate they hated for their talent, or life. It was something no one liked doing, mainly because it gave a voice to anyone whose mommy and daddy agreed to pony up the tuition...

(Free) Services

Ten Free Online RSS Readers for Web Workers

April 14th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
8
Ten Free Online RSS Readers for Web Workers

Web workers, journalists, and similar professions are dependent on a good feed reader. The Google Reader was by far the most popular online RSS reader and left a big hole when it was shut down a few years ago. Online readers have the advantage that they can be used anywhere in the world at any time. You only need a web-enabled device and, of...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

The Truth About WordPress Performance [#2/2]

April 13th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
7
The Truth About WordPress Performance [#2/2]

In the first article of this series, we talked about all important points for a perfect on-page performance optimization. Now you know what you need to adjust to speed up your WordPress website. Although, it sounds pretty easy in theory, it can be quite hard to put into practice. Therefore, we’ll go together through all points to make sure you apply everything right. To...

Business Online

12 Reasons for Pinterest and How to Get the Best Out of it

April 12th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
3
12 Reasons for Pinterest and How to Get the Best Out of it

When it comes to branding, there’s no way around social media. Creating a Facebook account is a first step. One of the next should be Pinterest, in my opinion. Why is that? A Shareaholic study from 2014 compared the eight biggest social networks and their traffic. According to the report, Pinterest’s traffic grew 48% within only three months. Indeed, this increase may have a...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #2: Reasons Why Your Website Should Be Your Top Priority

April 11th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
4
Online Marketing Basics #2: Reasons Why Your Website Should Be Your Top Priority

As already pointed out in the first part of this series, an organization’s website is the lynchpin for most successful online marketing strategies. After all, the goal is to direct more traffic to your website. A Facebook company page or similar tools cannot substitute a company’s owned web presence. There are three powerful reasons why. This part of the series explains them all. It...

Development

Understanding ECMAScript 6: Class and Inheritance

April 10th, 2015
by David Catuhe
2
Understanding ECMAScript 6: Class and Inheritance

I’d like to share with you a series of articles about ECMAScript 6, sharing my passion for it and explaining how it can work for you. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did writing them. First, I work in Microsoft on the browser rendering engine for Project Spartan, which is a vast improvement over the Internet Explorer engine we got...