Rebuilding A Large E-Commerce Website With Next.js (Case Study)

At our company, Unplatform, we have been building e-commerce sites for decades now. Over those years, we have seen the technology stack evolve from server-rendered pages with some minor JavaScript and CSS to full-blown JavaScript applications. The platform we used for our e-commerce sites was based on ASP.NET and when visitors started to expect more…

What Is a Web Design Proposal? (And How to Write One)

The most successful design projects often start with a successful business foundation. Whether you work on an agency team with other creatives or are a freelancer trying to sell your own products and services a solid web design proposal can help you win clients and set expectations for work. Here’s everything you need to know…

8 Best WordPress Plugins for Providing Customer Support

Whether you’re a web designer serving various clients or a developer who offers products, utilizing your website for customer support makes sense. It provides users with a way to both help themselves and receive help directly from you. Plus, it can serve as a means to organize support requests in a neat and tidy manner.…

Computer Science Unleashed, Chapter 1: Connections

This article is actually an excerpt from Wladston Ferreira Filho‘s new book Computer Science Unleashed. This book is about all the groundbreaking technologies behind the World Wide Web. We might even take them for granted these days, but there are important and learnable technologies behind how it all works. Read on and marvel at the…

A Comprehensive Guide To Shopify Online Store 2.0

A Comprehensive Guide To Shopify Online Store 2.0 By Rishi Thakker | September 01, 2021 Shopify Online Store 2.0—Introduction Shopify reminds us of one of our old classmates who pretends to know nothing but performs surprisingly well in the exams. Shopify has evolved from being a dark horse to the front-runner in the online space due to…

Tips for Improving the Core Web Vitals of Your WordPress Website

Google has a way of creating a wave of panic among both web designers and website owners. When they make a change to their search algorithm, people start scrambling to catch up. It’s easy to understand why. No one wants their SEO rankings to suffer. So, when the Core Web Vitals metrics were announced, the…

Mars Theme: A Deep Look at Frontity’s Headless WordPress Theme

This post was in progress before Automattic acquired Frontity and its entire team. According to Frontity’s founders, the framework will be transitioned into a community-led project and leave the project in “a stable, bug-free position” with documentation and features. Like other open-source community projects, Frontity will remain free as it has been, with opportunities to contribute…