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…

Test local development environments with ngrok

Local development is convenient and fast. It rids us of network latency and allows more rapid iteration while building a website. But the latency is not gone; it's simply hidden from the…

Use Gulp to automate your critical path CSS

Howdy, perfers! Last week I went over the surprisingly brief process of cutting the fat out of your CSS frameworks with gulp and UnCSS. This week let's take CSS optimization a step…

Use Gulp and UnCSS to slim down your CSS framework

CSS frameworks are a nice way to get started with a project. You can tell by the name of many popular frameworks: Bootstrap, Foundation, and Skeleton just to name a few. All…