I’ve always been hungry for news. I like to know what’s happening – and I like to know when it happens. The thing is, I feel I’ve reached saturation point. I jokingly summed this up in a recent tweet: #AppleEvent and #BakeOff on the same day. TOO MUCH — Ben Barden (@benbarden) September 7, 2016 Throw […]
Since I joined City A.M., we’ve been gradually migrating away from Drupal 7 to a fully bespoke CMS built on Laravel. We had planned to do this anyway, but we accelerated parts of the migration as we hit issues that we were unable to solve. Here’s a summary of the main ones.
Making ads sticky can help to improve viewability percentages – viewability is important to many advertisers. Ads can be made to stick for a short period of time and then disappear, or they can be set up to be “perma-sticky” – so they don’t go away. When ads are permanently stuck, publishers need to be […]
One of my long-standing navigation requirements for any website is pagination. It should be possible to see how many pages of content a site has, and it should be possible to jump to any page. However, I’ve found this doesn’t really work on large news sites. When was the last time you saw a news site […]