Browsers have Back buttons. Studies show that web surfers are an impatient lot. Make them wait too long for your page to load, make it difficult for them to figure out your site in a matter of seconds, and they click that back button and seek better experiences. And by “too long” we are talking around 3-5 …
What browser are you reading this with? Have a peek. Is it Internet Explorer? Any version at all? If it isn’t, good for you, lesson over. Otherwise, continue on. I’m assigning you a New Year’s Resolution: ditch that clunker and get a proper browser.
When preparing images for the Web, what format should you be using?
Stop putting up slow, oversized images on your site. You can do it easily with free software.
You want to put sound on your Web page? Unless you have a really really good reason, we’re here to talk you out of it. Come see why putting that cool snippet of your favorite song on your site is a Very Bad Idea.