At Debadge Design, we’re crazy about website optimisation – almost to the point of obsession. When developing client websites we have our own in-house trade secrets to make websites blazing fast, including code best practices and behind-the-scenes tweaks. However, a very important factor in determining the speed of a website are images, or how well optimised they are, to be precise.
Ahh, the humble jQuery plugin. As a web developer, experimenting with new jQuery plugins is probably a favourite pastime of yours, as it is ours (yes, we’re just that geeky). Every so often however, you will inevitably come across a plugin so simply divine that you need to implement it on your own website.
For us, the spotlight currently glows upon a neat little plugin that goes by the name of mailcheck.js.
Thanks to the rise and rise of Twitter and it’s 140 character tweet limit, URL shortening platforms are now incredibly popular. Services such as bit.ly, goo.gl and su.pr (no, they’re not typos) are ensuring that you never have to type out a long-winded URL ever again, which is perfect if you value your Tweet’s real-estate!