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So, you’ve got a web site and wonder how you can improve the load times of your web pages. In recent weeks, we’ve played around with a variety of techniques to optimize web pages for our clients and our own projects.

First, you should run a few analysis on your web page to make sure that the HTML and CSS syntax is correct and that all URLs can be found. Read the rest of this entry »

The WordPress Theme Generator allows you to quickly generate a new theme for your WordPress blog. It creates XHTML compliant files (css/php) for your site. It’s worth checking out if you need a new design for your site.

Making sure your web site displays correctly in all browsers is very important. While Internet Explorer is still the most popular web browser, you should also test the site for other systems to accommodate all users.

While business users are slower to upgrade their operating system, they seem to like using alternative web browsers. This is probably due to the fact that Firefox and Safari are safer to use than Internet Explorer. Opera is also more popular with business users. We’ve analyzed more than 1.8 million unique web visitors during July and August 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

When designing your web site you should take into account the operating systems of the visitors to your web site. The OS war still exists and is heating up again.

There is a difference if your site is visited by home users or corporate users. Also the location of your visitors is important. Users in Europe and North America are quicker to upgrade their computer systems. However home users upgrade more quickly the operating system, probably because they’ve got access to pirated software or businesses are still evaluating the possibilities of deploying Windows Vista. We’ve analyzed more than 1.8 million visitors during July and August 2007 to see what OS they are running. Read the rest of this entry »

A web site that is being launched should be optimized for all browsers. A visitor to your site won’t change their computer system (screen resolution, browser version,…) in order to see your site. Your visitor is likely to turn away quickly and go to another source for information because there are so many sites on the Internet.

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