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Mar 20, 2019 | By Richard Bashara
There’s some research that points to the Iranian New Year as the source for spring cleaning. The idea was that the end of the colder months was an opportunity to “shake the house” (khooneh tekouni) to feel renewed. Nowruz, or new day, occurs on the first day of spring and like everyone else with a New Year resolution, the concept of cleaning and renewal was about setting a fresh start. Here we are, spring build alpha already deployed in some parts of the world.
Mar 15, 2019 | By Sharon McElwee
It’s no secret that shoppers want a site that loads fast. Ecommerce websites have to balance looking good and working well to provide the best possible user experience. From product descriptions to user registrations to shopping carts, it can be overwhelming to figure out where to focus your site optimization efforts. Increasing your site’s loading time can double your conversions.
Mar 8, 2019 | By Sharon McElwee
Site speed is critical to providing an optimal user experience and Google rankings. WordPress is an optimal platform for websites because of its flexibility. About 33% of all websites are built on it. Because of its popularity, there are a variety of technologies, frameworks and plugins available to site owners. While the flexibility is great, it also provides an overwhelming number of choices.
Mar 1, 2019 | By Richard Bashara
Uptime.com checks can send more than a thousand visits to a URL each day as it monitors infrastructure metrics. Checks record load times and tell administrators which elements are causing slowness. Basic HTTPS checks are the most common, checking for outages and recording downtime or providing technical data to fix them.
Feb 28, 2019 | By Sharon McElwee
Website downtime is inevitable. Extreme weather, equipment upgrades, or major site updates are all ripe conditions for downtime. However, there’s always a problem we don’t see coming. A website backup and recovery plan is essential to keep unplanned downtime from severely impacting your business. If you already have a plan, use this guide to revise or make changes to your existing one.