From July 2018, websites running on http (rather than https) will show a ‘NOT SECURE’ warning in Google Chrome (version 68) to all visitors. This new warning is part of Google’s long term plan to encrypt every website on the Internet. Why is Google doing this? Google is an advocate for a secure, encrypted Internet. The benefits of which are: increased security, … Continue reading Google to mark all non-encrypted websites as ‘NOT SECURE’ from July 2018
You may have noticed a new “Not Secure” warning on in the URL box when logging in to your website’s backend in Chrome or Firefox. This is the first stage of Google and Mozilla’s push for a secure web – is your website ready? Web Bird Digital can help by migrating your website to SSL … Continue reading Is your website ready for Google’s security push?
Multiple Images for Multiple Devices Favicons are an important but sadly often overlooked part of your website. These icons act as your branding when your users save your site to their desktop, tab or bar. The reason for the multitude of favicons you need is down to history. The fundamental idea being that different operating … Continue reading Favicons and Their Importance in Your Site
Building Something Fancy Sometimes you want something fancy and different in your UI to draw your attention. You can use a slider, accordion or many of the other pre-built solutions, but something you want something entirely different. I’ve recently written an article on how you can take a series of words and split them into characters. … Continue reading Interactive Character Transformations
This is what we found interesting this week… A/B Testing For Beginners: 70 Resources to Get You Started There are two ways to make more money from your website. The first is to drive more traffic, and the second is to convert more visitors into customers. Perhaps you already know about traffic acquisition as there … Continue reading Weekly Round Up
This is what we found interesting this week… Apple has set a date for the release of a new iPad Air and Mini for the 16th October: Apple is preparing for another big product launch, and Thursday October 16 is the day. The company has sent out press invitations with the tagline “it’s been too … Continue reading Weekly Round Up
This is what we found interesting this week… iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus: Australian Price & Release Date Apple has officially announced its long-rumoured iPhone 6 models. Here’s when they come out in Australia and what you’ll pay. The iPhone 6 has a 4.7 inch screen, while the iPhone 6 Plus offers 5.5 inches … Continue reading Weekly Round Up