If you’ve ever looked up blogging, you’ve probably heard of WordPress. In fact, WordPress is probably more popular than you think. A big chunk of the internet is built on it. Their research shows WordPress powers about 32.5% of all websites. That means nearly a third of the internet runs on WordPress.
In this edition of a trip down memory lane series, we feature the rise of Linux over the last decade. Starting with an unusual introduction to Linux to the distributions I have discovered, used and installed on many computers over the decade. Long live Linux!
How much do you really know about email marketing? Do you have the skills to stay up to speed with this quickly evolving method? If you are of a certain age, you may question whether moving to this purely online style of advertising is the right move to make. One of the most frequently asked questions that business owners receive is whether or not the use of sales leads can really lead to a major increase in profits. The answer is a resounding yes. The use of sales leads is a technique that definitely can put you on the road to a major rise in profitability.
In this edition of a trip down memory lane series, we feature the comparison of Web Design from 2008 to 2018. Web design has evolved greatly over this period of time. Introducing new technologies, improved specifications and browsers becoming more consistent resulting in having to use fewer hacks. However, browser wars are still here to stay but who will be on top next year!
Website owners, bloggers and fellow creatives are always on the lookout for good, and preferably free, graphics for their websites. If you don’t have the time or possibly not as creative they are a must. Here is a comprehensive sourced list, updated for 2018, of websites that provide free stock images, icons and other vector art for all of your design needs. Feel free to comment on any you think I have missed. Enjoy!
Wow, 10 years since Worldoweb posted its 1st post! Many things have happened in the past 10 years. We have seen Apple, Amazon and Google dominate the technology field. The annoyance of subscription models to in-app purchases becoming the firm favourite to drain anyone’s bank account. Enjoy reading part 1 of this series of WOW’s trip down memory lane where we compare worldoweb from 2008 to now.
During spring, I decided to give WOW a little overhaul and create a new WordPress theme. I previously used bootstrap 3, which at the time was very stable. During the development stage, I could upgrade to Bootstrap 4 or change to another framework. Having looked at several options I opted to choose Bulma, a fast-growing lightweight CSS framework. Here are my findings.
It’s not uncommon to come across an infographic while browsing on the web. Infographics are everywhere and we can see why— they make data and statistics look more appealing and easy to understand. According to a study by Hubspot, infographics are three times more likely to be shared than any other type of content. If you’re looking to generate traffic and leads, it’s ideal to invest in infographics.
When it comes to open source code editors we are spoilt for choice. Do you go for Brackets, Atom or Visual Studio Code as an alternative to using a paid for software? Do you install all and use them for different projects? Here is a list of extensions or packages that enhance the use of your code editor more.
If you’re on the team at a small business, or you’re starting a company on your own with an entrepreneurial spirit behind you, it’s absolutely fundamental that you harness the most up-to-date technology to be able to challenge your competitors, who benefit from having been established in the market for some time. The advantage that your company will have is the ability to adapt and build a business model around new and emerging technologies that are difficult for incumbents to utilise. Here are some examples of software that can help set your business apart, aiding its growth and prosperity.