Google announced in April 2019 that Chrome will start supporting native lazy-loading of images. Lazy-loading offers speed boosts to image-heavy sites. Are you still using traditional lazy-loading options on your site? Here’s why you should go native.
Most webmasters know that caching is important for page speed. But not a lot is said about cache warming which is just as important. Here’s how to warm up your site cache by crawling your sitemap using cURL. The code can be run from a Linux Cron job.
AJAX has become THE way to build user friendly and dynamic websites. With AJAX, you can update the contents of a page without doing a full page reload. Most websites need this behavior. Read this post to learn how to implement AJAX on WordPress sites.
Many people play with PHP without necessarily being professional developers. For such people, package managers may make coding seem too complicated. This article shows how to bypass the Composer barrier when installing Composer-dependent PHP packages.
Package managers are ubiquitous in today’s software ecosystem. But developers still have a love-hate relationship with them. This article discusses the pros and cons of package managers in general, without necessarily arguing FOR or AGAINST them.