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How Slow (or Fast) Is Your Website on Dial Up?

The other day, Gary Conn discovered that a lot of his visitors used a dial up internet connection to access his website. He also admitted that he had recently tested his site on dial up and was horrified at how slow it was… How well does your website measure up on a dial up connection?

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Troubleshooting A Slow-Loading WordPress Admin Panel

Recently, we had the great pleasure of diagnosing some mysterious issues which cropped up in a WordPress website that we had developed. The admin panel had suddenly decided to slow down.

Here are some tips for troubleshooting your own slow-loading admin panel.

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Why The Alexa Widget Is BAD For Your Website

You are probably familiar with Alexa, the company which maintains website traffic rankings. But are you aware of the potential problems that the Alexa traffic widget can cause for your website?

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The CSS Approach: Preload Images without JavaScript

Preloading images is a widely used technique for speeding up the display of images in galleries and rollovers. Learn how to do it using CSS instead of JavaScript.

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Preloading Images with JavaScript

Preloading images is a useful technique, often used to speed up the display of images in galleries and rollovers. It avoids the flickers and second-long delays that generally occur when an image has not already been loaded.

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Is It Time for a Redesign?

These days, just having a website is not enough. In addition, your website needs to look good and have comparable functionality to other websites in your industry. In fact, if your website is not up to par, you could actually be turning customers away! So how do you determine whether your website is adequate or whether you are in desperate need of a redesign?

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All Websites Are Not Created Equal

Believe it or not, what’s ‘under the hood’ of your website is often just as important as what your website looks like. In this article, we address some considerations that you should make when hiring a web developer.

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10 Things Your Website Must Have

If you are planning on building a successful website or wondering why your current website is not effective, our list below will help you. These are a few things which we think that all websites should have.

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