#406 — August 28, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus What Happens When You Launch A Browser for The First Time? — A collection of interesting and quite revealing Twitter threads digging into what browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Opera, etc) do upon install/first launch (including phoning home and downloading default extensions). Jonathan Sampson on Twitter Faster… Read More


#405 — August 21, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Microsoft Introduces ‘Ready for Everyday Use’ Beta of Its Chrome-Based Edge Browser — Available for Windows and macOS, the beta release of Edge is the third and final preview release of Microsoft’s new Chromium-based browser, although Microsoft is declaring it ‘ready for everyday use’… Read More


The Pagelayer team has released version 0.9.8.This version has many UI and UX improvements for the Pagelayer Editor.The following is a list of changes : [Task] In the editor, improved the widget border colors for better user experience [Task] Improved the right click options UI and added icons [Task] The widget left bar has been… Read More


Pagelayer, the new and website builder software has now achieved a new milestone of 80000+ active wordpress installs :https://wordpress.org/plugins/pagelayer/advanced/ Pagelayer has been growing steadily and new features are being introduced really fast. Pagelayer has managed to jump from 70K installs to 80K installs in just a weeks time. Pagelayer is being used by many theme… Read More


#404 — August 14, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Time to First Byte: What It Is and Why It Matters — Just how much does TTFB matter when it comes to frontend performance? Ultimately, “If you’re slow out of the gate, you’ll spend the rest of the race playing catchup.” Harry Roberts The… Read More


Pagelayer, the new and website builder software has now achieved a new milestone of 70000+ active wordpress installs :https://wordpress.org/plugins/pagelayer/advanced/ Pagelayer has been growing steadily and new features are being introduced really fast. A new version of Pagelayer is just around the corner and it has some great features for theme developers and endusers. Pagelayer is… Read More


#403 — August 7, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Domino’s Asks The Supreme Court to Shut Down Lawsuit Requiring Its Website Be Accessible to Blind People — A blind man has filed a lawsuit against Domino’s after asserting that the ‘Americans with Disabilities Act’ requires businesses to make accommodations for those with disabilities,… Read More


#402 — July 31, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus I Used The Web For A Day On A 50 MB Budget — Data can be prohibitively costly, especially in developing countries. Chris Ashton puts himself in the shoes of someone on a tight ‘data budget’ and offers (a lot of) practical tips for… Read More


#401 — July 24, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus The Simplest Way to Load CSS Asynchronously — “One of the most impactful things we can do to improve page performance and resilience is to load CSS in a way that does not delay page rendering” Scott Jehl Mozilla Launch First Annual Web Developer… Read More


#397 — June 26, 2019 Read on the Web Frontend Focus Optimizing Google Fonts Performance — Google Fonts are simple enough to implement, but can have a big impact on page load times. Here’s how to load them in the most optimal way. Danny Cooper ?  Demystifying Web Speed Tooling — Paul Irish & Elizabeth Sweeny… Read More