We Reviewed Perch CMS And Love It

When designing a new site most need a CMS. We write a lot about WordPress because it’s the most popular. There are some other AWESOME CMS options out there. We’ve tried & supported many. Perch CMS being one of them, we really like. If you search the phrase “best CMS” you’ll receive over 2.4 million results. Stuff And Nonsense a well known agency uses Perch, we found that interesting. Stuff And Nonsense doesn’t normally develop, but on occasion they’ll put their amazing designs on a CMS. Most of the times they choose Perch CMS the “really little CMS”. You can read why other people choose...
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10 Ways To Make WordPress Faster

You can make WordPress faster and there are some good reasons to. We can’t overstate the importance of speedy websites – we recently shared on improving website speed, and well kept webpages. Here’s some interesting stats about time impact of slow web pages: Microsoft Found “A two second delay in response time for Bing, reduced user satisfaction by 3.8%, resulted in 4.3% less revenue per user.” A Report By LoadStorm Confirms One second delay in your website load time means 7% less conversions, 11% fewer page views and 16% decrease in customer satisfaction. & Google counts poor performance against you....
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Use Mura CMS? Attend MuraCon!

The Mura CMS Conference This year BlueRiver will host their annual MURACON in Sacramento. The official dates are February 18-19th 2016 (<- You can register right here). Incase you didn’t know Mura CMS is a Content Management System built with ColdFusion (CFML – the language). Mura CMS is used by organizations all over the globe like Scientific American, NATO and CSX to mention a few. Where is this hosted? Sacramento California, at The Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. Did you know Sacramento is among the US cities with the highest number of independent coffee shops per capita. That’s enough reason to attend for most developers! What’s the schedule like?...
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Improving Website Speed [video]

We’ve blogged about CDN here, and optimizing web pages for improving website speed. Today we’re sharing a keynote from Maciej Ceglowski. He writes about web related topics and runs a site called Pinboard. In his video he talks about the ever increasing size of websites – “The Website Obesity Crisis” Click here or the image to watch.. Reducing Size & Improving Website Speed His video in part describes problems customers often ask us about. They have a website built, or in the process of reviewing their performance on a third party site like Y-Slow or Pingdom Speed Test or Google’s Pagespeed Insights. They get a failing grade...
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