The TidyCustoms team have been working in the web-development field for many, many years now, and in that time we've seen a lot of changes; trends come and go, new systems are implemented, replaced and upgraded, technology marches forward. Over time we've seen an increase in the usage of CMSs to manage websites, and with good reason; software such as WordPress and Joomla! provide a wide range of options to create and customize a website, from looks right through to functionality.
Mobile devices are increasing becoming the key method that the world's population uses to access the internet; the global number of users accessing the web via their mobile phone or tablet first overtook desktop usage in 2014 and the gap has continued to slowly grow throughout 2015. Read about tools, emulators and other solutions available to help you test, inspecting, debugging and diagnose websites issues on mobile devices.
Site load speed is one of the big decided factors in whether a visitor sticks around on a website; web users want information quickly, so no matter how well-designed and intuitive your layout is, if a user is stuck watching a blank screen for more than a few seconds then their chances of just giving up and looking for a different website to serve their needs grows exponentially.
The speed that a website loads as well as the impact it has is often completely underestimated; website owners can spend a huge amount of time and money getting their site looking perfect, with clear call-to-actions, intuitive navigation and informative design, yet they may not realize how important load speed really is.