Usability refers to the quality of a user’s experience when interacting with products or systems, including websites, software, devices, or applications. Usability is about effectiveness, efficiency, and the overall satisfaction of the user.
The GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation is a European Union (EU) privacy law that will affect businesses around the world when it becomes enforceable on May 25, 2018.
It seems that everyone in the digital industry does a duck and cover when any major platform announces an algorithm update. Which has led many to “gaming the system” through keyword stuffing websites, content, and links that search engines deem as spammy, manipulative, or overdone. Ultimately, it backfires with decreased organic rank and search traffic on most search engines and social platforms.
Fear not my friends, if you weren’t gaming the system before, you shouldn’t worry on if your site will get knocked from its regular organic rank. But if you are utilizing outdated techniques, your site may still be penalized. Search engines are relying more and more on key phrases, regular engagement on your site, and relevant content. Keep your site updated with these three tried and tested techniques.
ADA website compliance is all about what’s not in the code. Then, the Department of Justice hits you with a lawsuit.
ADA website compliance is real. If you haven’t heard of ADA website compliance before, your small business could be facing big trouble in the very near future. The Americans with Disabilities Act, known as ADA for short, requires businesses to ensure that all their customers have access to the same services, regardless of their physical limitations.
While developing a site with Bolt, it’s possible you’ll run into a situation where Bolt’s built-in search functions don’t go far enough. For example: product search or other multi-faceted searches.
As web agencies, we all start off by estimating entire projects, and then completing them. But as you take on bigger projects, this can become unwieldy as you try and see farther into the future when creating your estimates.
We’d had our eyes on Bolt for quite a while. In a world of Drupal and WordPress, Bolt stood out as a well-architected PHP application built with a modern software development outlook. It uses YAML for configuration files, Composer for extensions, Twig for templates, and Silex for routing.
Today, I was reviewing a potential client’s sites, looking for ways to improve them. Immediately, there were very noticeable issues to deal with: Continue reading