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Google Adsense A/B testing

AB testing adsense profit

The recently published adjustments  to Google Adsense policies allows for certain adjustments of the Adsense Javascript code.

One of the new things available is A/B testing of different ad unit designs or formats.

In this post we’ll provide you with a couple of examples that can help you to optimize your Adsense earnings through A/B testing.

As a little teaser, we gained a 29% increase in Adsense earnings by testing a different color setup for a ad unit…

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Finally – Google Adsense now supports responsive design

google adsense for responsive design

Responsive design is one of the hottest trends within webdesign at the moment.

With great support from frameworks like Foundation and Twitter Bootstrap, you can easilly create a site that renders nicely in all devices regardless of the screen size.

While the responsive framewords works great, many webmasters using  Google Adsense ads for monitizing their responsive sites has been very frustrated, since Adsense until now offficially hasn’t been able to show ads that automatically adapts to the users screen size.

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14 awesome jQuery Table enhancing Plugins

jQuery table enhancement plugins

Using a table is a great way to present a bigger amount of tabular data on a website.

Traditionally tables has been static with a fixed layout and data presentation.

However with modern front end presentation techniques like jQuery, you can easily add a new dimension to your tables by allowing the user to tweak the table  – eg. by reordering or filtering the data.

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Speed up your WordPress Blog

Is your WordPress blog is slow? – and how can you improve performance without any programming experience. A clarifcation of these two questions is the main objectives for this post.

I have to admit that I’m obsessed with website speed and there is a few very obvious reasons…

  • A fast loading site is a great start on a site visit from a user experience perspective
  • A fast loading site improves important KPI’s like conversion rate, exit% and time spend on the site
  • Google loves fast loading sites and gives SEO benefits to fast loading sites

So the need for speed is pretty obvious in my mind.

However the nature of WordPress with many different plugins of various quality and dynamic rendered content can be problematic from a speed perspective.

The good news is that there are many well performing and simple tricks that can compensate for the default WordPress setup.

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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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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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Free ebook from Google about modern web technologies

New html ebook from googleWhat is the world wide web, how does browsers work, and what do you need to know to navigate the web efficient and safely.

In this new and free ebook from Google, you’ll get these questions answered. You also get a interesting insight in what HTML 5 can be used for, since the ebook is created as a html 5 site

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