The Evolution Of Jamstack

It’s been five years since I first presented the idea of the Jamstack architecture at SmashingConf in San Francisco 2016, a talk inspired by many conversations with colleagues and friends in the industry. At that point, the idea of fundamentally decoupling the front-end web layer from the back-end business logic layer was only an early…

20 Best SEO Plugins for WordPress

Are you looking to increase your search engine ranking without hiring SEO experts? Google and other search engines use complex algorithms to boost some websites to first-page rankings and relegate others to obscurity. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the way to make sure your site shows up at the top of the list. The best…

Best Blog Plugins for WordPress

Do you feel like your WordPress blog is a canvas? A blank white paper where you could paint your mind and heart out. The perfect WordPress blog plugin can help bring your imagination to life. WordPress Plugins for Blogs Starting a WordPress blog is simple. It requires little effort, and your blog is up, but the ‘running’ part…

Meet Image Optimization, A New Smashing Book By Addy Osmani

Images have been a key part of the web for decades. Our brains interpret images much faster than text, which is why high-quality visuals drive conversions and user engagement. Just think about landing pages and product photos, feature panels and hero areas. To be effective, all these images need to be carefully orchestrated to appear…