The Best WordPress Plugins of All Time (Free and Paid)

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15+ Video Marketing Trends for 2022

Almost every marketing prediction, resource, or how-to guide includes the same advice: video needs to be part of your strategy. But what type of video marketing is most important right now? From super-short (micro) video clips, to live video on social media, to full-production ads and stories, we’re going to look at some of the…

Quickly Get Alerted to Front-End Errors and Performance Issues

(This is a sponsored post.) Measuring things is great. They say what you only fix what you measure. Raygun is great at measuring websites. Measuring performance, measuring errors and crashes, measuring code problems. You know what’s even better than measuring? Having a system in place to notify you when anything significant happens with those measurements.…

Smashing Podcast Episode 43 With Matthew Phillips: What Is Astro?

In this episode, we’re talking about Astro. Will this modern static site builder launch you into the stratosphere? Drew McLellan talks to developer Matthew Phillips to find out. Show Notes Astro Matthew’s personal site Matthew on Twitter Weekly Update Optimizing Next.js Applications With Nx written by Melvin Kosisochukwu Eye-Tracking In Mobile UX Research written by…

Despite Its Critics, jQuery Forges Ahead

A web technology rarely maintains a continually growing user base over a long period. WordPress has done it, as has Bootstrap. But even they don’t have quite the market penetration of jQuery. The venerable JavaScript library first debuted in 2006 and (as of this writing) is used by over three-quarters of all websites. Both its…