Web Accessibility – how easily can you test your website?

More and more users across the world are gaining access to the internet, and it’s quickly become essential for daily life. For this reason it’s important to ensure that your website meets accessibility guidelines, as failing to make your site welcoming to users with disabilities or impairments is severely limiting your potential audience. In this article we examine two easy-to-use tools that can help you diagnose and correct issues that make your site less accessible than it can be.

Bootstrap 4 alpha – a detailed overview

The Bootstrap developers celebrated its fourth birthday in style by releasing the alpha of the upcoming version 4 of Bootstrap, which packs in a whole lot of improvements. Join us as we look at how Bootstrap has changed.

WordPress 4.3 themes update released

The release of WordPress 4.3 included some major changes in shortcode security and some deprecated features that caused issues in our themes. This latest round of updates fixes these issues and adds a number of changes to make using our themes easier than ever.

6 Google Chrome features and tips for web developers

Since its introduction in 2008, Google Chrome has grown to become one of the most popular desktop browsers in the world, with some sources placing its market share at around 60%, far outstripping even Internet Explorer. Of course, some of this success can be chalked up to the impressive marketing and promotional power that Google wields, but this can only go so far; the reason it remains popular despite stiff competition is that it offers unique features and integration that other browsers struggle to match.

Faster webpage loading with critical CSS

Websites are getting heavier, with more features, more flashy CSS effects and more content. In this article we look at how you can define critical CSS to make your site’s core CSS and styling load as quickly as possible, giving users the best balance between impressive style and faster access to your site.

HTTP2 – the future of the web is almost here

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. So goes the old adage, but just because something is working well doesn’t mean it can’t be improved, and the HTTP protocol our browsers currently use is in major need of an overhaul. With version 1.1 in use for more than 15 years, we’re finally looking at a brand new HTTP2 protocol that will help websites load faster and more smoothly than ever before. In this article we’ll cover the history of HTTP, and discuss some of the amazing new changes HTTP2 will bring.

Check if your website is mobile friendly

Since we live in the era of smartphones and mobile devices, our websites should also adjust to the new trends. In this article I will show you how important is to have your website responsive and what surprise google prepared for those who don’t have their websites mobile friendly.

The Best Sublime Text Extensions and Themes Part 2

In this second part of our look at Sublime Text, we check out some themes and color schemes as well as additional extensions that will help you save valuable time during development.