Digital Media and Journalism Trends 2018

Read all about it! Recently, Four Kitchens showcased our service offerings in The Midway at the Online News Association’s (ONA) annual conference. While we were there, we had the opportunity to share our areas of expertise with professionals in the journalism and digital media space and learn more about their concerns and trends from their industry as well. Here are some of the things we learned in a “just the facts, Ma’am” format.

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UX tips for creating WebVR experiences

In Fall 2017, Four Kitchens conducted a usability study on two WebVR prototypes. Our objective was to start to document and understand web-based VR experiences and how to best design for WebVR. Here are some key tips and takeaways from that study.

SEO Best Practices: Fall 2016

Over the past year, we’ve witnessed big changes in search ranking factors. So, if you're looking to realize success with SEO as we head toward the end of 2016, it is imperative…

WebPageTest for power users

Howdy, perfers! This week is short and sweet: a duo of videos for WebPageTest power users. It was presented at Velocity 2014 by Patrick Meenan, the creator of WebPageTest.org. Let me highlight…

Throttled Thursdays

I really enjoy the process of making websites faster. It's my job, so I bring it up whenever I can. But it's not everyone's job. It can be a tough problem to…

FastClick Drupal module removes 300ms tap delay

Howdy perfers! This week is just a quick note to let you know about a new release for the FastClick Drupal module which provides integration for the FastClick JS library by FTLabs.…

DevTools for mobile

Howdy perfers! In the US we're gearing up for a long Thanksgiving weekend, so if you find yourself with some free time on your hands try digging into one of these awesome…

Optimizing the Critical Rendering Path

Howdy perfers! Today I have a few links for those who want to optimize the critical rendering path, which is especially useful on mobile browsers. The critical rendering path is the minimum…