A single YouTube embed can load up to 400KB of data before you even hit the play button. Learn the one easy fix to improve your page load speeds.
Website Design & Development
Do you know what each of the HTTP response status codes mean? Looking for a reference guide to hang up next to your desk? Check out this infographic containing five classes of status codes by Kathryn Wheeler of our Inbound Marketing team.
Some of you may already know about this site. It’s one of the handiest tools for web designers, developers, and IT specialists who work with clients: it’s Support Details.
Need to know how to configure ShiftNav on a responsive Wordpress site? Here’s a quick how-to that covers all the bases.
Learn how to add a custom post type to a Wordpress site. There are other ways, but if you’re new to custom post types, this is a good way to get started.
As part of their initiative to keep the Bills in Buffalo, the Buffalo Fan Alliance came to us seeking a major redesign for their website. Get a closer look at how their new site was built, and how you can help keep the Bills in Buffalo.
We hear the phrase “user experience” thrown around pretty regularly (at least from where I’m sitting). But what does it really mean for the craft beer drinker? I’m interested in the psychological journey that leads us to the “twist” or the “crack” or the “pop” at the end of a long day.
Having sifted through a sea of fantastic breweries, I’ve picked four of the very best user experiences and put them to the test.
Here’s a brief rundown of the biggest and most common offenders to a site’s user experience, along with simple solutions to make your site’s performance that much more stellar (you’re welcome).
Lauren is a big part of our web design and development team here at Mainstreethost. Learn more about her typography-nerd nature and love for design in this week’s #MSHMondays video.
How do you expand into the world of selling online? To help you decide amongst the varying platforms, we’ve dwindled it down to three credible and powerful self-hosted options: Wordpress, Drupal and Magento. These big-hitters all have plus points and downsides – your final decision depends on the specific needs of your business.