Optimizely A/B Testing Tools: Knowing Which is Right for You

Optimizely has grown to be one of the major A/B testing tools. It’s suitable for companies of all sizes — from startups and small businesses to major corporations. Optimizely’s tools and integrations allow anyone to quickly learn more about their audience and experiment with design and content changes non-destructively through …

Java and MongoDB 4.0 Support for Multi-document ACID Transactions

This article was originally published on MongoDB. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Introduction MongoDB 4.0 adds support for multi-document ACID transactions. But wait… Does that mean MongoDB did not support transactions until now? No, actually MongoDB has always supported transactions in the form of single …

5 ways to get more leads from your manufacturing website

Your manufacturing website is an underperforming asset if it is not generating a significant number of high-quality sales leads. Lead generation, however, takes more than eye-catching site design and excellent products. Let’s take a look at techniques you can apply to your site to seriously boost lead generation, including things …

Lead segmentation: How to segment leads with a new project inquiry form

Almost every freelance designer, freelance web developer and creative agency have the same project inquiry form — a single form prospects can fill out to provide some information about a new project. While some are short and sweet, and some are long and require some work to complete, most are …

Using Puppeth, the Ethereum Private Network Manager

We’ve previously written about Geth, one of the most popular Ethereum nodes. When you install Geth with helper tools, it comes with a handy tool called Puppeth, which you can use to maintain and install various helper tools for managing and deploying your private blockchain. Puppeth can also be installed …

Using Background Processing to Speed Up Page Load Times

This article is part of a series on building a sample application — a multi-image gallery blog — for performance benchmarking and optimizations. (View the repo here.) In a previous article, we’ve added on-demand image resizing. Images are resized on the first request and cached for later use. By doing …

How testing your marketing messages can impact your small business

As you’ll no doubt be aware, the testing phase of a project is crucial. While a bug or two can be excusable, the same can’t be said if you make a mistake with your marketing messages. In fact, it can drive traffic away — permanently. You can reduce that risk, …

14 critical steps for setting up the Yoast SEO plugin for WordPress

Editor’s note: This article on the Yoast SEO plugin was originally published on October 24, 2016. It was updated on September 15, 2018.   The Yoast SEO plugin for WordPress is a very helpful tool for optimizing WordPress websites and blogs. Unfortunately, it can be a beast of a plugin. …

6 ways to offer fitness coupons for your gym or personal training business

If you want to grow your fitness business, special offers and fitness coupons are a great way to acquire new business, retain current clients, and incentivize referrals. Almost every fitness business offers coupons, and yours should be no different! Let’s make one thing clear, you want to offer coupons, not …

How to Apply CSS3 Transforms to Background Images

CSS transformations are really cool, but they don’t yet apply to background images. This article presents a neat workaround for those times when you really do want to rotate a background image, or to keep a background image fixed while its container element is rotate. This article was updated in …