Have you ever thought over the question: What makes someone choose your content over a competing article on the same subject? The answer is simple. If you want to be competitive in the world of content marketing, you need to understand exactly what the reader wants. You must meet those needs in an attractive, enjoyable way. Then, you need to put that content directly in front of the readers. The content marketing process can be time consuming and difficult to implement. That’s why using the right tools is essential. Fortunately, today there are plenty of apps and tools that can guide you through the whole process, from content discovery and distribution to making your writing and marketing stages easier and more effective.
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In this tutorial, you will learn the simplest technique for achieving responsive images. There are many responsive image techniques, and they vary in complexity and level of browser support. An example of a complicated way of implementing responsive images is using the srcset attribute, which requires multiple images, more markup, and the reliance on a new HTML attribute that’s not well-supported outside of modern browsers. In contrast, the method covered in this tutorial is simple and relies only on the CSS width and height properties, which means the method will work on virtually all browsers and devices. It will, however, require that the web design’s layout is a fluid/responsive layout. You’ll get to see several variations of the responsive image technique discussed in this tutorial, but the foundational concept is the same…
The central message of 2014 for digital marketers couldn’t be much clearer: give customers the information they need on whatever devices they’re using. That theme surfaced again Tuesday in a CMSWire webinar sponsored by Ektron, "Website Redesign: Strategy First, Tactics Second." Two Ektron executives, CEO Bill Rogers and CMO Lou Jordano, provided a roadmap they said will help marketers attract more business from different types of customers. You can watch the webinar here or at the end of this story. "It’s tactics that win marketing battles, but strategy that wins wars," said Jordano, who led the first part of the presentation.
Here we go with a new collection of fresh, new and useful WordPress themes, all of them are free and ready to use, additionally we have curated some nice WordPress plugins you can easily integrate with your current WP environment.
The WordPress Themes Repository is chock-full of all kinds of themes, but sorting through them can be a time-consuming task. Fortunately, we’ve done all the hard work for you.
Forms are important online. When well designed they make it nice and easy for people to sign up for newsletters, make a purchase, and so on. However, badly implemented forms can be a real barrier for potential customers, frustrating them to the point where they give up. Web form optimisation and good design is therefore vital, so here I’ve gathered up 21 examples of form best practice from a range of different sites. We have checkout forms, contact forms, mobile optimised forms and more…Explaining form fields clearly This is a great example from Threadless
We’ve completed upgrading the operating system on all of our servers from CentOS to CloudLinux which will help stabilize and increase performance of our services.
You’ll now notice there are Resource Usage reports within CPanel which show CPU, Memory, Process usage, etc. You can view your Resource Usage details within CPanel > scroll all the way to the bottom and click Resourc…
WordPress 3.9.2 is now available as a security release for all previous versions. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. This release fixes a possible denial of service issue in PHP’s XML processing, reported by Nir Goldshlager of the Salesforce.com Product Security Team. It was fixed by Michael Adams and Andrew Nacin of the WordPress security team and David Rothstein of the Drupal security team. This is the first time our two projects have coordinated on joint security releases. WordPress 3.9.2 also contains other security changes: Fixes a possible but unlikely code execution when processing widgets (WordPress is not affected by default), discovered by Alex Concha of the WordPress security team. Prevents information disclosure via XML entity attacks in the external GetID3 library, reported by Ivan Novikov of ONSec. Adds protections against brute attacks against CSRF tokens, reported by David Tomaschik of the Google Security Team. Contains some additional security hardening, like preventing cross-site scripting that could be triggered only by administrators. We appreciated responsible disclosure of these issues directly to our security team. For more information, see the release notes or consult the list of changes. Download WordPress 3.9.2 or venture over to Dashboard → Updates and simply click “Update Now”. Sites that support automatic background updates will be updated to WordPress 3.9.2 within 12 hours. (If you are still on WordPress 3.8.3 or 3.7.3, you will also updated to 3.8.4 or 3.7.4. We don’t support older versions, so please update to 3.9.2 for the latest and greatest.) Already testing WordPress 4.0? The third beta is now available (zip) and it contains these security fixes.
Choosing a good host is part of running a WordPress site, but many users wonder where to go from there. A properly optimized WordPress site can not only allow you to serve your customers better, but also greatly decreases your server loads. In the web hosting world, a few extra seconds to load your site could be the difference in converting a customer to a sale. In this article, we’ll show you how to improve server performance and page speed by leveraging things like browser caching and CDNs.
Passwords are a touchy subject. We all know just how important it is to create a secure password so as to avoid hackers getting into your account. Whether it is your email address or your online banking account, it doesn’t matter. A secure password is always necessary. Then again, there is the matter of remembering all those passwords