Friends sometimes like to warn us “Squarespace will eat your lunch”, but [spoiler] we don’t think so yet.
There are many ways to approach building a website with dynamic content. We planted our flag in the WordPress camp around 2012. We’ll take a look at the pros and cons, as well as contrast with the alternatives available from SaaS providers like Squarespace.
“Paul Watzlawick’s first axiom of communication—“one cannot not communicate”—puts it very succinctly. If you fail to consider the effect of your message on the recipient, you may inadvertently communicate that you do not care how your message may be received.”
-Erik Spiekermann in foreword to Practical Typography
It’s been a busy year and keeping up with updates has been… well, non-existent.
But a piece of news that dropped today inspired me to shout from this digital rooftop: Google has dropped support for IE11 in its core search experience.
It’s such a cliché when the chef heads home and eats instant noodles. The carpenter’s house is full of broken furniture. But so it was: that our nine-year-old website had gone fallow.
“Typefaces are like speaking with an accent”.
Optimised images on the web are important for performance and user experience, which in turn are important for search engine visibility and engagement.
With changes to the way WordPress handles images in late 2019, we are taking a careful approach to handling images on the modern web. The main goal: to ensure that the browser loads an appropriately-sized image for its current context. It’s not as easy as it sounds.