performance

Open Source Content Management System
Usability

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The Benefits of Using an Open-Source Content Management System

I feel compelled to start with a disclaimer: we love open-source software around the Wired Impact office.  It’s a bias I’m going to carry through this entire post. But my love of open-source is (I believe) well informed and rooted in a belief that using open-source solutions typically produces better results for the nonprofits we…

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Website Hosting Server
Miscellaneous

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The Basics of Website Hosting (in Plain English)

Website hosting is one of those things you probably know you need but don’t exactly know why.  Kind of like a modern day Tickle Me Elmo, albeit with less red fur and incessant cackling.  Without hosting, your website simply wouldn’t be visible to the world. But before diving into the basics of website hosting, it’s…

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Turtle on Computer
Measurement

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How Fast is Your Website? Some Tools to Get Answers

Site speed is very important to users.  So much so that studies have shown that 40% of users will abandon a website if it takes more than three seconds to load.  For many business owners, it’s very difficult to determine whether your website is loading quickly.  First of all, how do we determine how long…

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