Category: Web Knowledge

Adsense for Responsive Websites: Responsive Adsense Codes

Adsense for Responsive Websites: Responsive Adsense Codes

Introduction: To responsive website owners: if you use Google Adsense on your responsive layout, you might want to check immediately whether your Adsense advertisements extrude outside your beautiful responsive website and devastate the layout. This article suggests a method to work around the problem – responsive Adsense code. Google Adsense allows your...

Transformational Leadership

Transformational Leadership

Summary: Transformational leaders bring out the best of their team members by inspiring them with a clear and achievable vision. Why Transformational Leadership? team members are fiercely loyal team members are highly successful – as individuals, and as a team. bring about enormous changes to the organization What is Transformational Leadership?...

Inspiring Quotes of Nelson Mandela

Inspiring Quotes of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela rested in peace on 5 December, 2013. His teaching long lives. Tribute to the hero of our times. “There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach...

Better Form Design

Form Design for Better Conversion

Summary: The sweet spot for the length of form is five to ten fields (with seven fields as optimal). A form with one field is often perceived as spammy. A/B Testing is very important to understand consumer behavior as gut feeling will not always serve you right. The Test TruckersReport, a...

.htaccess URL Rewrite Simplified

.htaccess URL Rewrite Simplified

Summary: If you are hosting your websites on Apache servers, it is just a matter of time you will get in touch will .htaccess and URL Rewrite rules and the fearful 500 Server Error code. This article will try to ease your headache by explaining these in simple terms. Locate...

Justify Chinese Text Using CSS 網頁中文字左右對齊

Justify Chinese Text Using CSS 網頁中文字左右對齊

Summary: Support for Chinese text alignment varies between different browsers. Using the following CSS rule can ensure cross-browser support to justify Chinese text with CSS. text-align: justify; text-justify: inter-ideograph; // this is an IE-only style Justify Chinese Text with CSS – The Explanation Without specifying the paragraph alignment, English has...

Advanced mySQL queries

Advanced mySQL queries

Summary: This post assemblies a number of useful but not-commonly-used language constructs of mySQL. Ordering of Results Follow an Order Specified by a List ORDER BY FIELD (column, ‘sample A’,’sample B’,’sample C’,’sample D’) The result will be ordered by 1 – sample A, 2 – sample B, 3 – sample...

faster wordpress

An Easy-to-follow Guide to Speed Up WordPress Websites for Free

Summary: WordPress powers around 20% of all websites, including this All Things Web blog you are reading. However, owing to the way it is coded, out of the box WordPress websites are not fast enough. This article provides 14 of ways to speed up WordPress websites, empowering novices and WordPress ninjas alike...

Lean UX

How to integrate UX design into an Agile Development Environment

Summary: In the book Lean UX, the authors Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden try to integrate UX design into Agile/Scrum methodology in such a way the whole team can work together to drive the best user experience through iterative propositions/experiments/results analysis cycles. Why Lean UX? Most software development teams have...

How to Talk to Anyone?

How to Talk to Anyone?

Summary: This article presents the lessons learned from reading the book How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships by Neil Lowndes. Anyone can become a good communication if the 92 little tricks are learnt by heart. Gone are the days when web developers just need to...

hubspot inbound certification

Hubspot Inbound Certification

Introduction: Below is the study notes for the Hubspot Inbound Certification exam. Hubspot offers if for free and this certification is considered to be one of the most credible online marketing certification. Re-certification is needed every year as the knowledge for online marketing is ever-changing. Inbound Methodology The inbound methodology...

internet buzzwords

Internet Buzzwords

Summary: I recently received the eDM below which makes use of quite a number of internet buzzwords which makes the message rather obscure (of course some would argue that the message may look very tech-savvy). Below I will try to explain the buzzwords in a more plain and approachable language. Here...

How to ride on the Hummingbird update to Google Search Algorithm

How to ride on the Hummingbird update to Google Search Algorithm

Summary: Google constantly updates its search engine algorithms. The latest addition is called the Hummingbird. This post will give an overview of the changes and how webmasters can respond to minimize damages and exploit opportunities. Google rolled out the Hummingbird update on 20 August, 2013 but deferred the announcement to 26 Sep,...

responsive web design

From Static Web Design to Responsive Web Design

Summary: Responsive Web Design (RWD in short) is gaining traction over the past several years. With industry heavy weights like Microsoft adopting responsive web design for their major corporate/product websites, more and more website owners are jumping on the bandwagon. As a web designer and/or developer, gaining responsive web design...