Posts Tagged: web design

Load Social Sharing Buttons via Ajax & jQuery

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I’ve recently been doing a lot of testing to improve page load times using various different techniques. However, I’ve been finding on my own sites and when I visit others, that social media buttons often cause a lot latency on page loading. When it first launched, there were a lot of complaints about the Google+ [...]


GZIP Compression Techniques for Better Page Speeds

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“Page speed” and “site speed” have become buzz phrases in the SEO industry since Google started showing site performance data in Webmaster Tools 1 in December 2009. In April 2010 Google stated that site speed would be a part of the ranking algorithm. Although it is worth noting that Matt Cutts reminded webmasters that site [...]


SimplePie & jQuery Flickr Photostream

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If you want to display a number of photos on your website, jQuery Infinite Carousel is a very good option. This carousel works really well when you have a list of images on your page, but it threw up a number of problems when calling images dynamically on page load (I.e. your latest Flickr Photostream). [...]