Web Development

5 Things to Look For in a Hosting Company

As SEO professionals, we have no shortage of things to worry about.There are the old standbys: backlinks, content creation, sitemaps and robots.txt files.And there’s new(er) stuff to get excited about as well: voice search, featured snippets, the mobile-first index.Amidst the noise, one factor often goes overlooked, even though it can impact your site’s uptime and your page speed – both of which are essential elements for maintaining positive organic performance.I’m...

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How to Choose a Domain Name That Will Stand the Test of Time

Choosing the right domain name could be one of the most important decisions you make for your business.It sounds straightforward, but here are some things you should always take into consideration when choosing your domain name.1. Does It Match Your Brand Name?There’re a few reasons why this is important:It’s bad branding to have a company name which doesn’t match the domain name.Using the same name will help people find your...

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Xamarin Forms Mobile App Development

This year the mobile app turns 10 years old. In this past decade, we have seen websites redesigned to scale and respond to a variety of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones to provide a...

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Critical Drupal Core Vulnerability – Upgrade Now

A Drupal core vulnerability was announced on the official Drupal website. This is called the SA-CORE-2018-004 vulnerability.  This vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute code on a Drupal website through “multiple attack vectors.” The official Drupal site recommends upgrading to the most recent versions of Drupal 7 or 8. Attacks based on this vulnerability have not yet been observed in the wild. So it’s important to get ahead of it...

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50 Questions You Must Ask to Evaluate the Quality of Your Website

How do you evaluate a website?By asking the right questions.No website is perfect.Every website has flaws.Many things that can go wrong, whether due to technical SEO, on-page optimizations, page speed, or something else.Ready to find your website’s flaws so you can get them fixed and working properly?Great!Read on to learn 50 questions you should ask to evaluate the quality of your website.1. Do the Webpages Contain Multiple H1 Tags?There shouldn’t...

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Understanding the Differences Between Microservices, Monoliths, SOA and APIs

What's the difference between microservice architecture, monolith architecture, SOA and APIs? PHOTO: Shutterstock Brands as large as Google, Amazon, Uber and Netflix have transitioned away from monolithic software architecture in recent years. Microservice architecture is the latest (and some would say the greatest) framework being deployed by development teams both large and small —  but what other options are there? With so many buzzwords and...

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What are Microservices and Can this Architecture Improve Your Application Development?

PHOTO: Shutterstock The software products we use every day for both business and leisure are going through a quiet transition behind the scenes. A decade ago, it was the norm to build software as one, large, unified product — as a monolith. But in recent years, there has been more adoption of microservices, or microservice architecture, which constitutes a drastically different approach to building software. What...

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13 Subreddits For Coding & Programming Help

Looking for help with coding but don’t know where to go? Thankfully there are tons of online forums and communities where developers will answer questions and help you solve problems. Reddit is one of the largest social...

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