Topic: Web Development

WordCamp Maine 2014 Wrap-Up

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Last week several Hall employees and I participated at WordCamp Maine, Maine’s first WordCamp. In case you are unfamiliar with WordCamps, they are an informal gathering of developers, marketers and business owners who use WordPress as their Content Management System. WordCamp Maine included over twenty one speakers from around the world, including Hall employees RC Lations… Read more »

Is There a Mobile Experience Update Coming to the Google Algorithm?

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Is There a Mobile Experience Update Coming to the Google Algorithm? The question has to be asked: Is there a big update coming this fall to the Google algorithm focused around the mobile experience? Google usually puts out a bunch of updates to their algorithm every fall. In recent years we have seen Penguin 3.1,… Read more »

Responsive Images in WordPress

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As web design trends continually move toward a larger graphical dominance, developers need to consider the most effective techniques for dealing with responsive images, keeping in mind both performance and user experience. Performance is always a substantial consideration in the development process and images can greatly slow down page load times. The smaller the file size,… Read more »