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Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance

We work on a lot of digital projects - many for our clients and some for ourselves. We regularly face new challenges and changes in technology that, once surmounted, pave the path to new creations, solutions, and deeper understanding. Our blog is our outlet for sharing some of that knowledge. Fuelled by curiosity, a desire to understand and – where possible – answer some of the problems we and our clients face.

What is a server?

Servers power the internet and have done since the creation of it. All the websites in the world run on servers (with varying levels of web interfaces & logins). So what are they, how do they work and what do Liquid Light typically use?

Git tip: squash intermediate commits

Make the git history neater with `git rebase --interactive`

@use and @import rules in SCSS

Bring your project's front-end code up to date and replace the @import rule with @use in your SCSS partials for more control and clarity.

Why are title tags and meta descriptions important for SEO?

Title tags and meta descriptions are important because they’re typically the first encounter that a user has with your site when they perform a Google search. Having a compelling, well written meta title and description is informative for the user and can have a positive impact on the page’s click through rate (CTR).

Don’t make me think - A bible on usability by Steve Krug

There is one book that everyone who is interested in usability should read, and that is “Don’t make me think” by Steve Krug.

How to configure Google Search Console data in Google Analytics

There are many things that you should keep on top of in order to monitor your website’s performance and there are almost as many tools that you could be using to do this. In this quick post, we’ll be making life a little bit...

What is it like joining a team as a junior developer during lockdown?

Our junior front-end developer started in March, 3 days before the country went into lockdown because of COVID-19. Minna shares tips and tricks for starting with a new team.

CMS alternatives to AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) & Sitecore

CMS alternatives to AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) & Sitecore

Although AEM and Sitecore both share powerful features, there are a number of reasons you might want to consider an alternative content management system for your website.

Adapting to survive and thrive on the web in the age of Covid-19

Adapting to survive and thrive on the web in the age of Covid-19

Understand how your website users’ needs are changing due to covid-19 and optimise your content to match.

Why should you consider Cloudflare for your website?

Cloudflare is a service which, among other things, provides a CDN (Content Delivery Network), firewall, and performance layer for your website. It has plenty of paid upgrades and features and is a developer’s dream, but what advantage does it have for you to put your website “behind” Cloudflare and how does it work?

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