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Web typography for non-designers

February 27, 2015 | 12 comments

Why is web typography so important? Although a lot of today’s web content is highly interactive and image-based, language–and thus words–is still the basic means of expression on almost every single web page. Hierarchies upon hierarchies of titles and sentences, pages, paragraphs, columns, all prove the fact that the main course of this whole feast […]

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Web sucks and here’s how we can make it awesome

February 5, 2015 | 7 comments

Introduction The internet, dominated by the one and only web, has enjoyed a very comfortable and constant boom over the last couple of decades, with every single year opening doors to new trends, new stars, new means of socializing with others, and just being there, permanently connected. Sites like Facebook have risen from the ashes […]

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Introducing Gitfs

November 11, 2014 | 0 comments

Git has been a developer’s go-to tool ever since it started to gain popularity a few years back. Still, not everyone who gets to play a bit with code will want to go through the whole process of learning its quirks. This is where gitfs, the open-source tool we’ve open sourced, comes into play. Gitfs […]

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Gitium, new beta release 0.5

October 24, 2014 | 0 comments

We are happy to release version 0.5, still in beta, but packed with useful new features. At a glance, ignoring is now a straightforward process and we have a contextual help, the list of the latest commits. As our early adopters suggested, we have introduced detection for an existing git repo. Feel free to go […]

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Xenon: our new premium hosting plan

October 20, 2014 | 0 comments
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As a part of our belief that publishers drive innovation in the WordPress world, we are releasing Xenon, our custom plan for the most demanding publishing projects. Xenon is available as of now and its premium features mean your business gets dedicated high-end WordPress hosting. Time to see what makes Xenon so special! Dedicated. Xenon […]

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How to choose the right developer for a publishing project

October 9, 2014 | 0 comments
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WordPress has been designed from the ground up to be an easy-to-use blogging platform. Depending on the host, you could be publishing articles in less than half an hour after buying your domain. This fits most freelance bloggers: they install WordPress on their hosting platform, buy a theme, and start posting articles. But when you’re […]

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Top 3 SEO WordPress plugins from a developer’s perspective

September 25, 2014 | 0 comments
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When having to choose from a wide range of products, a simple consumer might wander off into the realm of reviews to get a better sense of what he’s getting with each choice he can make. These reviews will mostly talk about the functionality, the design, about the little niceties, and they will definitely give […]

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WordPress plugins for a flawless publishing experience

September 5, 2014 | 0 comments

Here at PressLabs we value open source projects, as our entire stack is built using open source projects exclusively, and, of course, we only host sites running WordPress, the leading open source blogging and content management platform. Our commitment to innovate for publishers goes beyond helping customers, with the release of plugins meant to improve […]

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Safe from the so-called “Heart bleed” OpenSSL security hole

April 8, 2014 | 0 comments

There are few examples of a security vulnerability which got in no time a site of its own like it happened a few hours ago with the so-called “Heart bleed” exploit of OpenSSL, which is implementing the SSL/TLS encryption in HTTPS-enabled sites running on nginx and Apache. What is it about, shortly? It allows connected […]

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Supporting Startup Weekend in Timisoara

April 3, 2014 | 0 comments

We must admit that pitching, hacking and competing in startup events has been at least a thrilling experience for us. And Seedcamp, Venture Connect, How-to-web, Geekmeet, Launch48, Webstock are the events where we learned and where we had a lot of fun. What we loved at these events is that we never had to wear […]

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