WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal

WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla have a lot in common in terms of technology, community, and philosophy. All three of them are open source software which means they are free to use. They all have some great features, are built on PHP and use MySQL as their database management system. Finally, all of them use themes/templates […]

Easily Add a Video Background to WordPress

One of the most popular trends in web design today are videos that play in the background, because modern browsers can play background video using either the HTML5 <video> tag or the H.264 format. Further, they can run independently from one another and automatically. One can easily manipulate them and control them just like any […]

Google SEO Makes Mobile-friendly Part of its Algorithm

Google announced the addition of mobile-friendly factors to the ranking algorithm. How will this change affect the rankings of your web pages and what do you have to do to benefit from this change? What exactly has Google announced? Starting on 21 April 2015, Google will be using mobile friendly factors in the ranking algorithm […]

SEO Trends for 2015

Google, along with most other search engines, update their algorithms often. Each new algorithm implementation means that one’s search engine ranking is always fluctuating based on their newest guidelines and trends.  This is why Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is never complete and always on-going work. The trends for SEO – based upon Google’s latest algorithm […]

HTML5 is now an official recommendation

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) – the international standards organization for the World Wide Web – has made HTML5 an official recommendation for all Developers to use. The HTML5 standard has been around for years and powers many of the favorite websites today. Today’s news from the W3C says that after all those years […]

Getting Started with Web Development

It doesn’t take any special gifts to learn web development, just a desire to learn. There are a ton of resources that aspiring web developers can learn from. In this article I will cover some resources for getting started learning the primary languages of almost all website content: HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Javascript (JS) and […]

How To Archive a WordPress Website You Don’t Have Access To

If you need to archive a website but, for some reason, you don’t have access to the website’s server there are actually several options when it comes to backing it up. One option is to use WGET, which is a free open-source software package utilized for retrieval of files using HTTP/HTTPS/FTP protocols. Once you’ve got […]