Serving scaled images is one of the most overlooked ways to deliver a better site performance. Are your images holding your site back? Images take up a lot of file size space, especially if they’re bloated and oversized. That’s why images s…Read More
WordPress 5.0.1 was released yesterday as a security release with fixes for seven vulnerabilities that were privately disclosed. It includes a few breaks in backwards compatibility that plugin developers will want to review. WordPress 5.0.2 will be the first planned followup release to 5.0 and is now scheduled to be (more…)
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If you have ever worked on a WordPress site with a massive amount of posts and pages, you might have noticed something about the WordP…
When a site isn’t working the way it’s intended to, I’m sure you’ve asked yourself — “Should I clear the cache?”
Caching has been a part of our vocabulary, thanks to web browsers and their implementation of the same, but in this post, let’s try t…
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Fuse is a toolkit for creating apps that run on both iOS and Android devices. It enables you to create apps using UX Markup, an XML-based language. But unlike the components in React Native and NativeScript, Fuse is not only used to describe the UI and layout; you can also use it to add effects and animation.
The post How To Create Native Cross-Platform Apps With Fuse appeared first on Smashing Magazine.
Sometimes you have to step back and ask why a tradition exists. In mobile-first design, serving an image in three sizes — one for smartphones, one for tablets and one for desktops — using media queries and responsive images has become a tradition. But is it the best solution?
It’s most likely better than doing nothing, but how well does it actually work? And is there room for improvement? In this article, we’ll look closely at how well the one-size-per-form-factor approach really works and how we can use smart content delivery networks to improve image performance.
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