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To WordPress or Not to WordPress

People often assume that a WordPress site is a static 'thing', which is not true. WordPress is alive and getting a WordPress site is not like getting a piece of furniture, but more like getting a dog. There is a lot of joy and fun and new possibilities but there are also responsibilities and 'chores' to do. Let's explore what it means to have a WordPress site with its pros and cons.

How I Became a Web Developer

When we think about web developers we believe a mathematical inclination and Computer Science are required to become one. However, looking at the Chop-Chop team you can realize it is not true. It’s a group of web lovers who have very different background when it comes to their studies or experience. Natalia shared her story. Go ahead and check it out!

How to Design Landing Pages for Paid Search

Let’s be truthful, websites are often designed to be more beautiful than functional. That’s a hindrance for paid search ads. When a user visits a website, they may be looking for information, wanting to make a purchase or comparing you to other companies. Whereas those who visit a landing page have a different objective. The question really is, what makes these landing pages distinctive?

6 Steps to Better WordPress Site Security

Imagine somebody building their business on a WordPress e-commerce site, finding customers, paying for the SEO, adding a multitude of products to the database and not making sure that their website is secure.

Differences Between Types of Responsive Layouts

Nowadays a significant number of people surf the Web using tablets or smartphones. Responsive websites have become the standard, not only to provide a higher level of user comfort, but also to improve SEO.

Shop Like a Gamer - Gamification and eCommerce UX

Gamification, that is applying game principles and elements in non-game contexts, has been quite a thing for some time in the web design and UX industry, and most probably it's here to stay. Even those of us who are not regular gamers can spot certain patterns and methods and use them successfully in creative projects.

A Project Brief Story

There's more than one way to write a design brief. But if you provide a well-thought out project brief to an award-winning crew, you'll be on track to put your future site on the blockbuster list.

We Love a Well-Briefed Design - And You Should, Too

Imagine the following scene - a sad, hunched figure is leaning by a desk. The face of this individual is dimly lit by the slightly ghastly, bluish light of a laptop's panel. This is not a happy individual...

And Stay Here! The Power of AJAX in Dynamic User Interactions

AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) has become a standard in modern web development, giving smooth and dynamic feel to user interactions. We have all seen this - most probably the most common and typical example is a “load more” button showing new content without actually reloading the page.

How to Improve Your WordPress Site Speed

The site speed matters. If your website loads too slowly, people won't wait, they're on your competitor's page already. Is there anything you can do about it? Read the article to find out more.

The Trap of Working Long Hours

Doing anything IT-related seems to be inseparably linked with working long hours. However, staying up late doesn't mean you'll become more productive. Read the article to learn more.

How to Design Email Templates, So We Can Slice Them

Coding email templates is not as straightforward as coding a website. However, by keeping in mind these few dos and don'ts, you'll be able to design new exciting email templates.

The Art of WordPress Site Backup

It's not enough to have your WordPress site secure. No matter how safe it is, there's still a high necessity of doing backups.