Varnish Cache vs. NGINX Cache: Performance Comparison

If there is one common thing that every website owner tries to achieve today, it is essentially a fast loading website. Needless to say, the loading time largely contributes to retaining your site visitors, as well as, better search engine rankings. By adopting various techniques like optimizing images, integrating a Content Delivery Network (CDN), using the right caching server etc. site owners constantly endeavour to boost the page loading times of their sites. While all these measures are collectively beneficial, the point of discussion of this blog article is to particularly look at caching. Varnish Cache and NGINX Cache are […]

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Is the absence of vital security patches a big concern for Magento sites?

Magento is indeed one of the best platforms for e-commerce websites. Also, the company is doing everything possible to upgrade it and make it perfect for the present generation. The cost-effective solution is ideal for those businesses that don’t have huge budgets. Magento is conceptualized to be absolutely flexible and scalable. Additionally, the solution is feature-rich. Top features like the capability to manage several stores, as well as, the multi-lingual support make Magento a top choice in the market. Furthermore, the solution is both search engine and mobile friendly, which gives extra advantages to the Magento users. Why has Magento reached […]

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Wireflows – What They Are and How They Can Transform Your Design Deliverables

Wireframes and flowcharts are often the first things UX designers use when spinning their magic. When designing web pages, a wireframe is used to convey the basic layout of the page, with clear demarcations for what goes where. Flowcharts are immensely useful at describing user task flows and back-end processes, depicting the detailed path the web page will take depending on the user input. Together, these deliverables map the user experience journey in terms of direction, route, as well as, the appearance. Sounds adequate enough, right?   However, things get a little complex when we are designing mobile apps. Mobile […]

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benefits of moving to the cloud

6 Benefits of Moving to Cloud Hosting

When you’re new in the web industry and plan to host your first website or a blog, there are a lot of questions on your mind. Should I go with a free service or a premium one? Is this the right time to invest in a paid service and if yes, which hosting service do I choose? Eventually, most website owners end up choosing Shared Hosting as it offers good features for beginners and is also quite affordable. With the passing of time, your business grows and so does the traffic. It is at that time you think – since […]

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4 Easy Fixes to Restore Traffic Post Redesign

Redesigning is a big effort. The intent of redesign could be to improve content, design, product offerings, etc. to make your website more user-friendly, all in the effort to encourage more hits. However, while the purpose of redesign is to improve traffic or user experience or both, your website could actually see a decline in traffic right after the redesign. Although traffic drops after redesign is a general trend, a drop greater than 10% is worrisome. Why does redesign cause a traffic drop? In order to serve the new version of your webpages, Google needs to crawl and index them […]

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Subscribers – A Valuable Resource

A friend of mine was all applause for a standup comedian after watching his YouTube video. A simple request by the comedian to hit the ‘subscribe’ button and press the ‘bell icon’ led to my friend watching more of his videos and finally attending live shows of the artist! Multiply this a thousand times and you will be able to identify the potential of ‘subscribers’ to your business. Be it stand up comedy, a financial education website/channel, your software services channel or a professional blog, if you are able to get more subscribers on your side, your business has a […]

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easy ways to migrate your WordPress blog

Easy ways to migrate your WordPress blog

Whether it’s because your current website is too slow or you just want a better WordPress hosting plan that fits your blog’s growth, moving a WordPress blog or website is something that you’re going to have to deal with. Migrating a WordPress website (while avoiding downtime I might add), can seem intimidating to anyone, especially if you’re not tech savvy and are unfamiliar with the process. If the thought of dealing with WordPress migration gives you a cold sweat, then worry not! We’ve got a couple of great tips that you can use to make the migration of your WordPress […]

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How to Turn Down Customer Requests Courteously

On our social media, we often joke about how many changes we as developers & designers receive from clients with the hashtag #webdesignerproblems. Funny as it may be, in real life, it can be frustrating to have to re-do images or implement the client’s changes because he’s either unsure of what he wants or is over ambitious or simply, hard to please. In this article, we’ll discuss how to turn down such requests politely (this applies to any type of customer request). Genuinely listen to your customer’s request First off, hear your customer out. Hearing him out lets your customer […]

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