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Yahoo! has come out with an amazing Web-based Image optimization tool Smush it!
The tool is geared up with a lot of features to help you to minimize your page size and load time! One can upload images as well as Urls as the tool will assist the user to download the decreased file size image in a zip file.

“The Web-based tool, called Smush It, can perform multiple operations to shrink graphics file sizes without impairing visual appeal,” Chris Heilmann of the Yahoo! Developer Network said in a blog post.


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Internet Explorer 8.0 Beta 2

Via the Microsoft Blog, Microsoft has announced the release of the latest version of its most famous browser, Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2.

The all new Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 is available for download and is compatible with 32- and 64-bit editions of Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008. Along with the English language support, the new version is also available in Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), and German. Additional languages will be available soon.

Here is how users will benefit from Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2:

According to MSN Blog, “We looked very hard at how people really browse the web. We looked at a lot of data about how people browse and tried a lot of different designs in front of many kinds of people, not just technologists. As tempting as it is to list here all the changes both big and small in IE8, we’ll take a more holistic approach. That’s how we built the product and how we’d like to talk about it. Continue reading

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Under-performing Website

If you are a Webmaster, you would probably know that, you have to keep your website in tune with the ever evolving world wide web. However, no matter how much efforts you put into it, at some point of time, your website will start giving undesirable results and that is when you get to know that your website is under-performing. As one of the leading firms in the field of search engine optimization, we are taking this opportunity to enlighten our readers with certain, ‘symptoms’ that, when observed should be taken as clear signs that a website is under-performing. Continue reading

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Posted by Navneet Kaushal on | Comments Off on The Importance of Above The Fold or ATF for your Webpage!

Above The Fold
One of the most vital part of your webpage is the top part, that is displayed almost immediately as soon as your page starts to load. The placement and relevance of this part of the page is known as ‘Above the Fold’ or ATF, as we are going to refer to it throughout this post.

Since, we are in the business of web hosting and search engine optimization, we thoroughly understand the importance of ATF visibility and how it can be a major factor in alluring or repulsing your website visitors. Hence, we decided to post up what we believe is quite useful about the relevance of ATF area and how it can be helpful and troublesome as well. Continue reading

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W3C Releases New Mobile Application Guidelines!

We all know that the WWW or the world wide web has established concrete roots in the world of mobile communications, as each day more and more users are accessing Internet and it resources through their mobile phones. However, as with any other technology, an authority is required to oversee its smooth functioning.

Hence, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has released some very important guidelines to be followed by the Webmasters, who present their websites, products and services on the mobile phone browsers. These guidelines are intended to create certain quality standards, dedicated towards improving the user experience of the Internet, specifically on mobile devices.

Here is the Press Release from W3C:

W3C Standards Make Mobile Web Experience More Inviting:

2008-07-29: W3C today announced new standards that will make it easier for people to browse the Web on mobile devices. Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0, published as a W3C Recommendation by the Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group, condenses the experience of many mobile Web stakeholders into practical advice on creating mobile-friendly content. These guidelines will help to improve the experience of people browsing the Web on a wide array of mobile handsets. W3C published a second standard today: XHTML Basic 1.1 Recommendation, the preferred format specification of the Best Practices. With this, there is now a full convergence in mobile markup languages, including those developed by the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA). The Working Group also published today the first draft of a next generation of guidelines, Mobile Web Application Best Practices, aimed at mobile Web applications. Read the press release and testimonials, try the W3C mobileOK checker (beta), and learn more about W3C’s Mobile Web Initiative (MWI).

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