Mobile UX: How to Design and Build For the Best Results

After Google launched “Mobilegeddon” or “Mobile-topia” (depending on your perspective) on the 21st of April this year, with their new mobile-friendly ranking algorithm, its now more important than ever to have a mobile website. Mobile-friendliness has been added as one of the important ranking factors, and websites that are mobile friendly will now rank considerably better…

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What I Learned About Project Management from a Gangster

Preface Let me preface this story by saying before racing to the comments or the project management tips and throwing in your two cents about my gratuitous use of the word gangster in the title please read this. Please understand I was afraid and it made me a better project manager. Table of contents The…

Mobile First Design – 5 Top Tips

What is mobile first design I hear you say? Typically when developing & planning website it’s designed for a desktop, then modified to smaller screen sizes like tablets and mobiles. Now, considering that smart phones and tablets are sold almost 3 times more than desktops, you might find that some consumers may NEVER see the…

CentOS – Disable Firewall

For whatever reason, sometimes you need to disable the firewall on your CentOS server. Below is the code necessary that you can run in SSH to disable the firewall. For IPv4 service iptables save service iptables stop chkconfig iptables off For IPv6 service ip6tables save service ip6tables stop chkconfig ip6tables off Don’t Forget if your…

To Grep or not to Grep

A client’s website (of 3000 pages) has recently seen 1.3 Million pages indexed. We need to hunt for the reasons why and the fastest solution is actually to go through the access_log files in apache and determine where to GoogleBot is getting into (what is likely to be) an infinite loop caused by some bad…