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Welcome to our second part of the article concerning web performance. In case you missed the first part which deals with assessing the performance of your website, you can take a look over it here. This second part will explore three concepts that, once taken into consideration, will lead to a much better performing website. […]

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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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Why is web performance important? Like in the field of communication, the most important part is the message. Your message has to be clear and of interest if you want someone to listen to it. Still, no matter how good your message is, if your channel of communication is lacking or broken, your listener may […]

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WordCamp Belgrade 2015 has been a great experience for Presslabs. Many thanks to the organizers for accepting this year our presentation about “Writing WordPress code that’s universal”. It has been delivered by Marius, based on his experience while taking care of customer happiness in our support team. Here is the transcript of the presentation, followed […]

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Caches There are 2 caches: one for the CDN, and one for the website’s HTML. The items in the CDN cache do not expire automatically and must be manually purged from the Presslabs Dashboard. The cached pages have different expiration times based on their freshness. They have by default the following expiry times: articles and […]

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We started our hosting business back in 2009, partially because many of our friends were in need of a solid platform to host their websites. Through word of mouth, more and more friends came knocking at our doors and, in 2011, we became Presslabs. Ever since the first day we turned on the lights of […]

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Ever since the first cave painting, humanity has enjoyed a very natural means of communication that is now the imperious motif of our society, through strong, vivid colors, shocking imagery, iconic designs, and perfect ubiquity. Its presence cannot be reduced to dormancy–it’s quotidian, and it’s actively used to express ourselves and understand the environment and […]

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Developing on the Presslabs platform is no different than developing a regular WordPress website with a few caveats required by software development good practices on distributed systems. We consider software version control to be the central point of good software development. For this reason, we use the Presslabs-provided git repository as the source of truth […]

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Imagine yourself leisurely walking into a hotel, booking, hurrying to your room. Your luggage arrives, and before you get to take it from the bellhop’s hand, he pulls out a POS device and starts to print your receipt for carrying it. And because nobody would actually enjoy such a thoroughly charged welcome to a new […]

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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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