July 5, 2018 by Agnes Talalaev
This week we want to highlight some of the articles and blog posts we have found really useful or interesting for digital agencies. The 5 must-read articles for digital agencies on the week 27 are following.
An article by Deepak Chauhan via Irish Tech News
The amount of smartphone users browsing on the internet has surpassed the desktop users and that means, that web designers need to build the sites always thinking about smartphones first.
This year, 2018, is a year of transformative web design as designers embrace the reality of battling with technical challenges to give their users a satisfying experience in their web products with a top priority on mobile designs.
So what are the 8 ruling trends for 2018?
Check out the link to find some examples for every trend: 8 Ruling Web Design Trends For 2018
An article by John Leyden via The Register.
The Google Chrome update, that will go live on 23 July will change the game for a lot of websites out there. Any web page not running HTTPS with a valid TLS certificate will show a “Not Secure” warning in the Chrome address bar. The warning will apply both to internet-facing websites and corporate/private intranet sites accessed through Chrome, which has about a 60 percent share of the browser market.
“The July update to Google Chrome is a significant milestone in the progress to ensuring the web is safer for all to use.”
Research from earlier this year by Ipsos found that the vast majority (87%) of internet users will not complete a transaction if they see a browser warning on a web page. More than half (58%) of respondents said they would go to a competitor’s website to complete their purchase.
Read the article here: Google Chrome update to label HTTP-only sites insecure within WEEKS
Fortinet’s Patrick Grillo Talks Cloud Security Essentials for Digital Innovation by
In this article, Patrick Grillo, the senior director of solutions marketing at Fortinet talks about the basics of digital transformation, lessons learned from GE and Netflix and how the digital transformation model can be applied to other industries.
“..value-adding services, where they can generate additional revenue from. That’s an outstanding example of digital transformation.”
We are exactly on the same page with Grillo, believing that the digital transformations are all about value adding services, what can be used to get additional revenue. And what is hot today? Security is. As a digital agency who’s also focusing on security, I believe that kind of transformation is absolutely relevant and important today.
Read the article here: Patrick Grillo Talks Cloud Security Essentials for Digital Innovation
You can read more about how website security increases your revenue as digital agency here.
An article by Google Webmaster Central Blog.
Google announced that from the beginning of July 2018 web page loading speed will become an important part of SEO. Although the results won’t be as evident from the start, investing in faster web pages early on is a good way of preparing for the future.
We encourage developers to think broadly about how performance affects a user’s experience of their page and to consider a variety of user experience metrics.
Read the article here: Using page speed in mobile search ranking
An article by
Web development in 2018 is done with lots of planning and collaboration between teams. There are plenty of web development tools to do the heavy lifting of planning, optimizing and coding a website. TechRadar has published an article about the best web development tools of 2018.
A quick overview or the tools mentioned in the article:
Read the article here: Best web development tools of 2018
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