A common SEO practice is to rack popular keywords and fancy snippets; meanwhile a descriptive URL is often all that is needed. The neater the URL, the easier it becomes for people to remember WTH is the page doing in their bookmarks.
In the World WILD Web, the law of the jungle prevails: when people search for information on a webpage, they don’t necessarily want to research the topic. They only want to find the facts they need and get their quick feed!
Ah, good old error pages. They used to be as ugly as it gets: first because they left you in the middle of nowhere, second because their lack of design looked really dry. Developers would spend years before spotting their mistakes!
In website building, it seems that gathering premium content is the first step. Then come accessibility practices and SEO strategies. What more is needed? Well, it’s about time to gather more data from…the users!
It’s always interesting to ponder the future implications of a new or emerging technology. Blockchain is easily the biggest game changer of the last 2 years. It seems set to infiltrate every area of our digital existence in months and years to come.
Did you know that the word accessibility almost always evokes the image of a disability sign in people’s mind? Developers are not any different: they want their webpages to be the most attractive, stylish and efficient, yet they frown internally when the talk of accessibility comes up.
As with most theories, it starts with someone connecting the dots. In this case, Peter Morville in the mid 2000s defined Findability as “the degree to which a particular object is easy to discover or locate, [as well as] the degree to which a system or environment supports navigation and retrieval.”
So, let’s find more about this theory.
As I said before, I’m new to the Website findability jargon. So when I first read about microformats I thought: “Yet another tool that nobody really uses but everybody likes to talk about”. Well, I was wrong.
Which CMS? Which platform? It didn’t take me long to decide that I’m all for WordPress.org. And this is mainly for two reasons.