If you've ever built a website with a professional, I'm sure that you've at least heard that it is important to save your images for the web. But why? Why does it matter? In 2020, high-speed internet is almost an expectation, so shouldn't your user's connection speed...
If you’ve ever built a website with a professional, I’m sure that you’ve at least heard that it is important to save your images for the web. But why? Why does it matter? In 2020, high-speed internet is almost an expectation, so shouldn’t your user’s connection speed be able to handle if you don’t save those photos down? Well.. yes and no. Mostly no… here’s why.
Google Analytics has become an incredibly powerful tool since it’s creation in November of 2005. Since then we’ve seen featured added and improved. We’ve seen new ways to collect data and use that data to better improve our websites. But as it’s grown complexity, a new user might have no idea what to look for when they jump into their Analytics account. In this article, I aim to make it a little more accessible for the average user.
I’ve been doing freelance work for over a decade. When I first started, I had no idea what I was doing. The only work-ethic I had to speak of was what was instilled in me from my middle-class, mid-western family. There were some growing pains and hard lessons I learned along the way.
This is the follow-up to A Senior’s Perspective. If you read that, then the last thing you heard was that I was at home playing the waiting game.
We moved. It’s been rough. 3/10. Would not recommend moving during a pandemic.
The age of the great browser wars of the 2000s is over. Chrome won. With a total market share of over 80%, Chrome has become the browser that most people are using (and loving). If you’re still stuck in the 90s on Internet Explorer or 2000s on Firefox, then this is more than a How-To. This is a plea from a web developer. Please, please, please use Google Chrome instead. You’ll love it. It’s just better. Here’s why.
The Coronavirus has become a global pandemic in a very short time.. Why? Many aren’t taking it seriously as the killer it can become so quickly. Some believe it is just a hoax. While others believe it’s something blown out of proportion and not a valid threat at all....
Efficient marketing calls for the use of the right call-to-actions and forms. These forms need to be not only straightforward but user-friendly! The right form will drive conversions, sales, and leads on your website. In fact today, you will hardly encounter a website that doesn’t have a contact form and that’s for good reason.
Have you ever heard a developer or techy person express their disdain for Internet Explorer and wondered why? What’s the difference? Believe me, I wish there wasn’t a difference, but Internet Explorer has been the bane of every front-end developer’s existence for almost two decades.
Using a single, incredibly secure password for every account is not security. Find out why.
In this post, I’m going to go into more detail on why kids are not an excuse to be unprofessional. And I’ll finish the series with how I balance it.
When most of my average day is spent talking to children, it’s easy to forget how to speak to adults. I need to remember that my customers and peers are not my children, and that’s a good thing. Children are difficult, but my customers are easy!
Look, I don’t have it all figured out. I’m not an expert parent. In fact, most days I wouldn’t even call myself “good” at it. I only have 3 years of experience after all. But team Zeal is figuring it out as we go and I think we’re doing alright. :)
HubSpot & WordPress are two of the best CMS’s on the market right now. But which one is better from the perspective of a developer?
Web hosting is one of the most, if not the most important decision you’ll make when getting your website online. No matter how amazing your website looks, how well optimized it is, how great it looks like mobile or desktop – none of that matters if your hosting provider can’t deliver on the most basic requirements you need to stay relevant in the online space.
You could think of Google Suite, or G Suite, as a beautiful burrito of all the things your business uses on a daily, all wrapped up into a single collection of deliciousness. But you probably wouldn't. That might just be me at 1:40 pm on a Friday when I haven't eaten...
As the years come and go, trends for web development continues to shift and change. A plugin that used to be the best thing ever in 2012, might not even be supported today - or just completely obsolete with the introduction of Divi, as so many are. I'm looking at you,...