• The History and Evolution of The Mobile Web

    The remarkable advancements in the computing power of mobile devices, over the past decade, have had profound influence in the field of web development. At first, ordinary mobile phones were limited devices – mostly being good for just making calls and receiving brief text messages. Today, however, smartphones and tablets have more computing power than the first multi-room mainframe systems did more than fifty years ago. Let’s take a quick look at how the mobile web has evolved and why it has had such a significant impact. In the mid 00’s, the first devices that offered some type of mobile wireless internet access were…

    Commexis Staff - June 11, 2015

  • No Two SEO Campaigns Are The Same

    No Two SEO Campaigns Are the Same I am often asked how long an SEO campaign will take to show a client results.  Sure I can come up with an estimate, but the reality is that every website is different and will require different amounts of work to help it rank.  Some places are harder to rank for than others, and some professions are much more competitive than others.  These factors will play a role in the amount of time it takes for your SEO campaign to yield results.  It requires a lot of hard work and research for SEO…

    Commexis Staff - January 19, 2015

  • A Smart Guide To Keeping Your WordPress Site Up To Date

    If you work extensively with WordPress websites then you’re familiar the need to keep your plug-ins and WordPress site software updated in order to insure that your site is secure and functioning properly.  However, there are situations where you need to tread carefully to avoid any potential issues that could end up having the complete opposite effect. Plug-ins:  You should always try to keep your plug-ins up to date to address any security issues that could put your site at risk.  However, if you’re working on a WordPress site that has not had its operating software updated in over a…

    Commexis Staff - January 15, 2015

  • Online Reviews, how they impact your rankings and how to get them

    While it is nice to think that we are totally in control of our rankings on Google based on the actions we take, we know that isn’t completely true. After all, to try and be an impartial database that spits out results based on merit, Google needs to factor in a whole host of metrics including the thoughts of other people on review sites. Though reviews have always factored in to your rankings, they are becoming even more important as time goes on. At this point it is unclear as to whether or not Google can decipher the good reviews…

    Commexis Staff - January 14, 2015

  • The Demise of Flash and the Future of Web Development

    Just over a decade ago, Flash was one of the most ubiquitous platforms across the web.  But now Flash is on its way out and HTML5 is poised to overtake it as the future standard of web developers.  So what’s driving the demise of this once great platform?  Let’s look at what made Flash successful in the first place for some clues. In the late 1990’s, Microsoft and Nestscape were battling for browser supremacy, each offering their own features in an effort to compete with each other.  Because of this, cross-browser compatibility issues were very common, much to the frustration…

    Commexis Staff - October 31, 2014

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