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Plugins slowing site

Why Plugins May Be Slowing Your Website?

3 minute read While the topic of plugins and website performance are primarily related to those who operate a WordPress website, this conversation is worth having for anyone looking to boost their overall website performance. Although you may not experience the potential speed degradation of WordPress plugins if you’re operating a different framework, the fundamental principle of this…

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IPv6 Explained

IPv6 Link Local Address Explained

3 minute read As the demand for technology rapidly evolves, so must the infrastructure powering our digital world. When you think about next-generation tech, images of indescribable advancements likely fill your mind. While this is mostly true, especially when it comes to deep-level computing, some of the most dynamic evolutions are stimulated not by newness, but by reactivating…

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Tips for Clean CSS code

Top Tips for Writing Cleaner CSS Code

2 minute read Do you think optimization only refers to images and overall page layout? One of the most commonly misunderstood elements of website development is how the actual layout of CSS code files impacts overall website performance. Considering the importance of performance and page loading for modern SEO and user-engagement, the foundation of optimized websites is based…

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GZIP your website

Why Should You GZIP Your Website?

3 minute read For years, content was labeled king of website optimization. As we moved deeper into the 21st Century, there was a significant shift. While content remains king of our digital realm, the queen is none other than performance. While website performance and reliability has always been a consideration for Google and visitors, the requirement for optimum…

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Guide for WP Plugin Updates

Step-by-Step Guide for WordPress Plugin Updates

2 minute read The initial attraction to WordPress is not only the ease of installation and customization, but the ease and endless possibilities offered by plugins. Traditionally, achieving the level of user-engagement and dynamic content designs required significant HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP coding knowledge. As you can imagine, this caused countless aspiring website owners to either develop…

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