Capping a week of incompetence, failures, and general shady behavior in responding to its massive data breach, Equifax has confirmed that attackers entered its system in mid-May through a web application vulnerability that had a patch available in March. In other words, the credit-reporting giant had more than two months to take precautions that would have defended the personal data of 143 million people from being exposed. It didn’t.
The reality is that the Web isn’t “the Web” in the traditional sense anymore. E-commerce, CMS software, CRM, AI, publishing, social media, digital products and services, SaaS – none of these are static in the way that Web design once was. By and large, the Web is now a gigantic global software platform. And by extension, modern Web design is no longer Web design; it’s product design.
An upcoming film called Kedi. The film, which takes its name from the Turkish word for cat, is a documentary about the myriad stray cats that live on the streets of Istanbul. Director Ceyda Torun mixes beautiful location shots with close-in footage of these fascinating animals going about their daily routines, capturing both the life of a city and the life of the creatures that share its streets with humans.
Because you’ll be catering specifically to local audiences with your local business, the type of traffic that will be seeing your entries and potentially clicking through to your site will be more relevant to your brand.
Mobile web browsing has been steadily growing since 2009, while the desktop’s share of web traffic has steadily decreased. In October, the two crossed over, with global mobile and tablet browsing accounting for 51.3% versus the desktop’s 48.7%, according to the latest data from web analytics firm StatCounter.
A user’s account on a website is like a house. The password is the key, and logging in is like walking through the front door. When a user can’t remember their password, it’s like losing their keys. When a user’s account is hacked, it’s like their house is getting broken into.
Google has pushed a core ranking algorithm update over the weekend. Did you notice ranking changes with your websites?
Mobile navigation must be discoverable, accessible, and take little screen space. Pay attention to navigation and search, make them accessible and discoverable, but don’t forget one of the basic tenets of mobile usability: prioritize content over chrome.
The Atacama Desert in Chile, known as the driest place on Earth, is awash with color after a year’s worth of extreme rainfall.
With its write once, deploy anywhere capabilities, HTML5 empowers companies to design, build and manage apps with greater sophistication and complexity across multiple platforms and devices in the same amount of time.
Let’s Encrypt has announced that its free security certificates are now trusted by all major browsers, bringing the organization’s mission to offer free HTTPS encryption to all sites one step closer to reality.