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Mike portraitTuning Your Website for Modern Page Speed Metrics

You’ve heard it before, but prepare to hear it again: Speed on the web matters more than ever before. Users are more impatient than ever, websites are browsed on bandwidth-sensitive mobile devices more than ever, and Google’s SEO ranking algorithms…


Mike portraitStructuring Headings for Enhanced Accessibility and Search Rankings

Just as there are chapters in a book, there are headings in web content. Headings break content into scannable, digestible chunks so we can consume words on our devices quickly and efficiently. Headings are critical, and we know them well.…


Mike portraitFinding the Web Browser For You in 2020

What web browser did you use to reach this article? Do you know? A step further, do you know why you use the browser you use? Most everyday computer users have their web browser chosen for them. On a Mac,…


Mike portraitA PaperStreet Primer on HTTP/2

HTTP/2, or Hypertext Transfer Protocol version 2, is the follow-up to HTTP/1.1, which currently handles server requests and responses across the web. Put simply, HTTP is a set of rules that controls the roads and information transfer between your local…


Mike portraitManaging Attorney Data in Your WordPress Website

At PaperStreet, we specialize in building websites for law firms, and our code does, too. Most every website we’ve produced over the last half decade was built with thoughtfully chosen law firm-focused content sections called custom post types. These areas…


Mike portraitFont Awesome 5 Update

We are happy to announce we are adding Font Awesome 5 to our base WordPress theme. As you may know, Font Awesome 5 (FA5) was released a few months ago and comes with it multiple icon sets with great icon selections. It also added a whole new way of adding icons to the page as SVG with JavaScript.


Mike portraitA Major Update Is Coming to WordPress – Here’s What You Need to Know

WordPress version 5.0 will bring with it something big. Codenamed “Gutenberg,” it is perhaps one of the more quietly exciting projects in web technology this year. Gutenberg is a total revamp of the WordPress text writing and editing experience and…


Mike portraitWorking with Menus in WordPress

Menus are critical part of your website. Tasked with listing and displaying the main links to your website’s content, they are vital for getting visitors to your key pages. An often overlooked WordPress feature is its Menu editor that keeps…


Mike portraitEnhance Your WordPress Blog Content with Images

At PaperStreet, there are many reasons we build most of our websites in WordPress. But if there’s one reason to rule them all, it is to enable you, the website owner, to add your own content. New posts and pages keep things…


Mike portraitHow to Easily Add Animations to Your Website

PaperStreet makes frequent use of animations on homepages we build, and it’s easy to see why. Animation brings movement, life, and a sense of polish to your website, creating a presentation static websites simply cannot achieve. The best part is…


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