How to protect your business from phishing scams

Fishing can be an exceptionally relaxing way to spend a sunny autumn afternoon. That is, unless you’re the fish. The more contemporary concept of phishing scams thrusts everyone, from ordinary web surfers to marketers to high-level eCommerce executives, on the opposite end of the fishing pole. What are phishing scams? Put …

7 Plugins for Adding Structured Data to Your WordPress Website

Structured data (sometimes called “Schema” or “microdata”) has emerged as an important part of SEO strategy. Search engines are making use of this information to enhance listings and provide users with more immediate answers. Even if you’re not 100% sure what structured data is, you’ve undoubtedly run across it in …

Are Security Cameras Really Worth It? When You Need One and When You Don’t

The good news is that, unlike in the past, everyone from almost any walk of life can typically afford a security camera to guard either their exterior or interior spaces. But just because they are now an option for the general population, that doesn’t mean that everyone should have or …

11 SEO best practices for your small business website

It’s easy to fall victim to fads in your quest for success with search engine optimization (SEO). They’re quick fixes that sometimes offer temporary results, but ultimately end up hurting your website’s chances at ranking higher in search results. That’s why it’s so important to know current SEO best practices. …

How to set up subscription products to charge for your services

    You’re all set to elevate your business to the next level by creating subscription products for your clients. Your sales page, emails and software are ready to go. But have you thought through the most ideal way to actually charge your customers? There’s a big point many website …

Build a Simple Web App with Express, Angular, and GraphQL

This article was originally published on the Okta developer blog. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. During the past 10 years or so, the concept of REST APIs for web services has become the bread and butter for most web developers. Recently a new concept has …

Selling Furniture Aimed at Millennial Shoppers Online

It makes perfect sense if your ecommerce store has a goal of selling furniture aimed at millennial shoppers online. There are approximately 80 million millennials in the U.S., and they have a collective annual buying power of around $600 billion. These consumers have grown up alongside the very technology that …

Lack of flexible working means people miss major life events

A new survey claims that 67 percent of employees have missed major life events due to a lack of flexible working within their organisation. The survey conducted by Liberty Mind, was commissioned to explore the impacts on employees who do not have the opportunity of flexible working. From those surveyed …

Tinder doubles down on its casual nature, as Match invests in relationship-focused Hinge

Tinder has never really shaken its reputation among consumers as a “hook up” app, instead of one designed for more serious dating. Now, it seems Tinder is planning to embrace its status as the default app for younger users who aren’t ready to settle down. According to Match Group CEO Mandy …

Spotify ends test that required family plan subscribers to share their GPS location

Spotify has ended a test that required its family plan subscribers to verify their location, or risk losing accessing to its music streaming service. According to recent reports, the company sent out emails to its “Premium for Family” customers that asked them to confirm their locations using GPS. The idea …

CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Creating Infographics

Infographics are one of those elements that have become equally popular in both print and web design. Regardless of the medium, these graphics help readers to better understand a concept or process. At their best, infographics take something complicated and turn them into a highly visual, yet simplified experience. The …

Australian designers are fundamentally reshaping workplaces around the world

Earlier this year, the QS World University Rankings revealed that the University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales are better places to study architecture and the built environment than some Ivy League universities. The Asia-Pacific region accounted for eight of the top 20 …

YouTube CEO says EU’s new copyright legislation threatens jobs, smaller creators

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki published her quarterly letter to creators today, which included very strong language regarding the EU’s controversial copyright reform directive. Specifically, her letter focused on Article 13, the so-called “meme ban” that states that any site with a large amount of user-generated content – like Facebook or YouTube, …