Category Archives: Coding - Page 2

PHPSpeedy

There are 4 relatively easy ways by which you can speed up the time it takes a browser to download a page:

  • Make fewer HTTP requests
  • Add a far-future expires header
  • Gzip your page’s components
  • Minify your JavaScript, CSS and HTML Read more »

Enhance your input fields with simple CSS tricks

We’re all trying to build an effective and good looking web forms. But there are always a new challenges. If you read my previous articles on how to build a better web forms, you could have noticed there are so many details. Label positioning, context highlighting or justifying elements. But, with just a few simple CSS tricks you can make a usual, boring web forms more effective and exciting. Read more »

12 Essential Web Site Building Blocks

Whenever I take over responsibility for a new web site, there are a number of core things that I like to ensure have been set up.

I call these the ‘building blocks’ of a web site — the fundamental elements that should be in place on almost any site. They include: Read more »

10 Usability Crimes You Really Shouldn’t Commit

Over time certain conventions and best practices have been developed to help improve the general usability of websites during their design and build. This roundup of ten usability crimes highlights some of the most common mistakes or overlooked areas in web design and provides an alternative solution to help enhance the usability of your website.

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