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.
Earlier this year I revamped my WordPress website using Bulma, a CSS Flexbox Framework. I tested a few Navwalkers to integrate the WordPress Nav Menus into the Bulma Navigation. Although they worked they didn’t support Font Awesome. I embarked on creating my own Bulma Navwalker with the inspiration from my previous Bootstrap Navwalker and GiottoPress.
If you’ve already set up your website, then the chances are that you already recognise the importance of having an online presence in the digital age. Not only does your website act as an online storefront that allows visitors to browse your products and services from anywhere in the world, but it also provides you with a platform that can help you to make sales and interact with your clients on an immediate basis.
If you are eager to grow your business, it is essential that you get the word out about all the good work that you are doing. Boosting the profile of your brand will help you to increase your number of clients, attract desirable employees, and stand your ground against your industry peers. The most important thing is that you adopt a proactive approach. Don’t just sit back and wait for people to find out about your company, take control of the situation! Below are four tips that will help you to do this.
As a business in today’s modern, technology-loving world, who has an online presence, driving traffic to your site is one of the most important metrics to determine what type of visitors you are getting and how you can optimise your site to convert them. The Internet is full of competition so standing out in the crowd is the only way you’ll be able to break through this barrier and gain the hits your website needs to win new customers.