Celebrate Black History Month: How to prepare your nonprofit

Black History Month isn’t a holiday in the conventional sense, but it’s an observance that deserves your nonprofit’s attention. Now’s the time to determine how to prepare your nonprofit — and make changes and additions to your strategy to take advantage of it — as you celebrate Black History Month. …

How to test website security for your consulting business

We live in an age where most of the world exists online. And, with digital technology evolving at an increasingly rapid rate, there are more devices connected to the internet than ever before. While this presents a wealth of opportunity for budding businesses hungry for success, conducting the vast majority …

CIB sets out a roadmap for the creation of intelligent and responsive buildings

The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) has published a free roadmap written by members of the W098 Commission and CIBSE Intelligent Buildings Group, which presents collective ideas for the creation of intelligent and responsive buildings for current needs and the future. Intelligent buildings present …

Post digital era offers the chance to create personalised experiences at work

The enterprise is entering a new “post-digital” era, where success will be based on an organisation’s ability to master a set of new technologies that can deliver personalised realities and experiences for customers, employees and business partners, according to the Accenture Technology Vision 2019 annual report that sets out to predict …

How to use Beaver Builder to build a WordPress website

In this article, I’m going to show you how to use Beaver Builder to build a WordPress website. Beaver Builder is one of the most popular and versatile page builders for WordPress, a favorite among web designers and developers for its speed, responsiveness and intuitive interface. There are a lot …

Fetching content ideas for your pet store Facebook and Instagram profiles

If you aren’t using social media for your pet store, grooming salon or training center, now is the time to start. Every day, consumers are looking online for a business just like yours to bring their four-legged friends and to buy food, toys and products to keep them happy and …

Office design should take account of the quality of interactions as well as quantity

Ever since technology first made it possible for people to work remotely from their colleagues, there has been speculation that the physical office could be dispensed with entirely; and with it the idea that people should come together to work in the same place at the same time to achieve …

Central London office investment last year reached highest level since 2014

Investment in Central London offices totalled £5bn in the final quarter of 2018, bringing the year-end total to £17.6bn, a 10 percent rise from 2017 and the highest level since 2014, according to data from CBRE. The final quarter of 2018 saw a 16 percent quarterly rise in investment volumes …

7 Housekeeping Tips to Ensure Health and Safety in the Workplace

If you have your own business, ensuring the health and safety of your employees is paramount. As an employer, we have responsibilities to keep our staff safe, just as they have a responsibility to keep themselves safe too. Having a safe and clean work environment reduces the risk of any …

How to Display Content Based on WordPress User Roles

When building a WordPress website, it’s often useful to provide content or functionality based on a user’s role or capabilities. For example, you may want to display some special content on your site – but only for administrators. That’s just one of many possibilities. It’s quite handy that WordPress has …

Cyber security fears as employees and ex staff able to access sensitive company data

Huge numbers of employees have or have had access to mission critical company systems which should be reserved only for staff that require it, claims a new study by CyberArk. Specifically, it found that almost half (48 percent) of employees have or have had access to sensitive financial documents; 46 percent …

UK workers rank tenth in global happiness survey

The UK’s workplace happiness rating comes in at tenth in a new study published by Engaging Works. Austria, The Netherlands, United States and Germany are all above the UK in rating workplace happiness.  The UK’s average happiness score of 6.43 lags behind Austria’s 7.67. Engaging Works has surveyed over 10,000 …

SitePoint Premium New Releases: Swift, Icon Design, and Vue

We’re working hard to keep you on the cutting edge of your field with SitePoint Premium. We’ve got plenty of new books and mini-books to check out in the library — let us introduce you to them. Hands-On Full-Stack Development with Swift – Packt Build full-stack shopping list apps from …

Interview with Nightlife Maven Brent Bolthouse: Creator of Coachella 2018’s Most Anticipated After-Party

The annual Coachella Music & Arts Festival is about to arrive! All lifestyle entrepreneurs know that first weekend of Coachella is always a celebrity marketing honeypot filled with VIP parties that provide endless opportunities for brands to connect with stars. Out of all the Coachella Weekend 1 parties, the top …

Management skills are the key to solving the productivity puzzle

New research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) claims that recently trained managers use on average 50 percent more of the structured management practices associated with increased labour productivity than those not trained within the last 12 months. The research, involving 940 managers, revealed that managers who received management training …

Great Big Workplace Adjustments survey needs your input

A leading not-for-profit business and disability organisation is asking employees and managers to share their experiences of requesting and arranging workplace adjustments via an anonymous online survey. Business Disability Forum wants to use ‘The Great Big Adjustments Survey’ to create a clear and up-to-date picture of what works and what …

Tower in Norway confirmed as tallest timber building in world

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has verified the status of Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway as the World’s tallest timber building. At 85.4 meters, it is also the third-tallest building in Norway and the country’s tallest with mixed functions. This news coincides with the …

Secure a Node API with OAuth 2.0 Client Credentials

This article was originally published on the Okta developer blog. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Securing server-to-server API services can be tricky. OAuth 2.0 is an excellent way to offload user authentication to another service, but what if there is no user to authenticate? In …

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Getting Around the Conventional College Route

Attending a university and living on campus is all part of the traditional college life that many students expect to encounter, but in recent years many entrepreneurial millennials are looking for alternatives to this time-honored process that in many ways has become akin to a coming of age ceremony. The …