Hosting Data Center Locations

When choosing a hosting provider for your website it often comes down to making sure it can handle your site’s traffic and fit in your budget, but something else to consider is geographic location. Whether you’re running a regional content site or an international eCommerce business, getting hosting that is near your site’s target users/audience can help…

Thinking About Accessibility of Your Content

Recently WordCamp, Portland, ME had a great Accessibility Panel with Jesse Friedman, Peter Jewett, John Brandt. The panel discussed meeting accessibility standards, what it took and why it was important. They also brought up the point that “no one is disabled, we are all just temporarily abled“. What you can do today you might not be able…

Is Web Page Bloat Costing Your Site?

With faster devices and networks, websites can now focus on creating a rich user interface. This allows for an engaging website with all the bells and whistles that can capture and hold a user’s attention. However, it isn’t always that simple and can come with a cost, namely the site’s hosting, visitor’s data and bandwidth…

Code Reviews and How they Improve your Site

Code reviews are one of the more under-appreciated aspects of working as a group on a code base. Often, these are viewed as a chore but there is a lot of a benefit that can come from them. In this post, we will review the benefits and tools to help with the code review process. Benefits…