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Google Mobile Search to be more favourable to mobile-friendly websites

Google Mobile Search to be more favourable to mobile-friendly websites

Google has announced, starting in April, its mobile search ranking algorithm will start to take into account whether a website is optimised for mobile devices, which means websites that are mobile-friendly are likely to receive more favourable treatment over ones that are not. If your website is not yet optimised for mobile devices, this news …

Creating menu hover background transitions in CSS

Creating menu hover background transitions in CSS

Improving the user experience of your website visitors is a paramount importance to every Web developer, but many of these user experience improvements is only possible thanks to JavaScript. But not when it comes to creating style transitions – CSS 3 allows you to create them without needing any JavaScript at all. Be aware that …

Using CSS 3 to rotate images on hover

Using CSS 3 to rotate images on hover

While many of the new features found in CSS 3 are still in Candidate Recommendation stage, many websites make use of some of the most popular new features in CSS 3 like transitions, gradients and rounded corners, to provide a better user experience for website visitors. All the major Web browsers apart from Internet Explorer …

How to use CSS image sprites to save on network requests

How to use CSS image sprites to save on network requests

While average broadband speeds continue to rise in the UK, reducing the transfer of unnecessary data and network requests on your website is extremely important to make sure your website is as optimised as possible and provides your visitors with the best user experience. The savings you can make on bandwidth transfer and server resources …