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30+ WordPress responsive themes

superskeleton a responsive wordpress theme

Responsive design themes for WordPress are gaining popularity fast.

With a quality responsive theme for WordPress, your blog is suddenly capable of  provide a smooth user experience for users despite the screen resolution of the device they are accessing your blog. This means that your blog will be rendered nicely on devices ranging for mobile phones to tablets and desktop PC’s.

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Optimize your site for multiple screen resolutions with Screenfly

Multiple screen sizes with screenfly

The days where a website was primarily accessed by pc’s are long gone. Today a increasing amount of devices like tablets, mobile phones and  tv’s are used to browse the web.

The consequence of this development is a increased need to test the behaviour of you website in the different screen resolutions these devices uses.  Unfortunately it’s only very few webmasters that have access  to all these devices. You could naturally try to get your boss to buy all these nice devices for you ;-) .

As a plan B (if your boss isn’t that understanding) , you can use a online service like Screenfly to quick and dirty emulate your site’s behaviour in the different devices.

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Speed up WordPress in 10 minutes with Quick Cache

Speed up WordPress with the Quick Cache plugin

The need for speed is crucial in modern webdesign. To speed up WordPress performance, caching plugins are very popular.

Introducing a caching plugin in WordPress means faster page download, better user interaction, better SEO performance, and reduced usage of server resources. It’s obvious why this is important.

In this post we’ll take a closer look at the relatively new cache plugin – Quick Cache. The impressive thing about Quick Cache is that it works great out of the box, which makes it interesting for you, if you haven’t tried caching plugins for WordPress yet, or if you’re having trouble getting some of the other plugins to work.

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Speed up your site with CDN Javascript

There are many ways of optimizing a site. If you’re using some of the popular javascript libraries, it might be worth spending a few minutes looking at the some of the free online CDN services.

Switching to a online CDN hosted javascript library is easy, and can be implemented in less than 10 minutes.

In this post we’ll take a look at the general benefits, and some of the most popular free Javascript CDN libraries.

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Track site speed in Google Analytics

Site performance should always be one as you main concerns as a site owner or webmaster. Great site speed can improve SEO, increase conversion rates and reduce bounce rates.

With the new version of Google Analytics, you can now easily follow the site speed of your site.

All that’s needed is adding a few lines of code in your Google Analytics tracking code and then you’re up and running.

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Get a nice url for your Facebook page

The default url’s for facebook pages can be very long and difficult to remember. However Facebook has a very handy feature for creating nice url’s for your Facebook page.

The only requirement is that your page has more the 25 fans.

In this post you’ll learn how easy it is to create a nice url like facebook/com/yourpagename to your facebook page
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CSS3 support in Internet Explorer the easy way

Support CSS3 in Internet Explorer 7 and 8Css3 offers a variety of new functionality that makes it easy to produce spectacular graphical effects like rounded corners, box shadow and gradient backgrounds without using external JavaScript or advanced markup with creative usage of background images.

The problem with CSS3 is that especially Internet Explorer 7 and 8 doesn’t support CSS3, which means that you risk that a huge part of your visitors can’t see all the nice eye candy you have built in CSS3.

The good news is that you don’t have to wait for Internet Explorer 9, before CSS3 can be used on your site. With the technique described in this post, you can actually learn Internet Explorer 7 and 8 to render beautiful CSS3

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