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What Is ADA Website Compliance?
Nov
21

What Is ADA Website Compliance?

Post by: Ryan Ridings

I tell you what, if there's one word that everyone loves, it's "compliance."

More and more businesses that operate online are becoming aware that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to their web-based activities (especially with the rising number of lawsuits drawing the issue to public attention), and wondering what ADA website compliance involves. 

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Having a Mobile Friendly Website Does Impact SEO
Nov
04

Having a Mobile Friendly Website Does Impact SEO

Post by: Max Willner

You probably already know how important it is to make your website mobile friendly for a better user experience, but did you know that having a mobile-friendly website impacts your SEO?

Google has talked about mobile-friendliness for years, even before internet usage on mobile made history when it exceeded PC usage in early 2014. Here's a bit of history on Google's mobile-friendly warnings, penalties, and ranking signal changes as well as where things stand today (and what you can do about it)!

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What the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Means for You
Sep
26

What the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Means for You

Post by: Nikki Sneed

With so many devastating data breaches happening across the world over the past few years, it’s no surprise that governments are cracking down on data privacy protection laws. Consumers are concerned about how their private data is being handled — and after high-profile incidents like the Yahoo and Equifax breaches, who can blame them?

Cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated and more prevalent, making them seem like a part of daily life both in the U.S. and around the world. But new laws are looking to change that perception. First the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was signed into action in 2018, and now California has created their own powerful consumer data privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

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Why We Abandoned IE11 (And Why You Should Too)
Apr
17

Why We Abandoned IE11 (And Why You Should Too)

Post by: Ryan Ridings

Way back in 1995, Microsoft released the first iteration of Internet Explorer and blew everyone’s socks right off. Web designers and developers finally had a browser that supported CSS, and it introduced Java and applets to the world.

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Throw Out Your GIFs and Improve Page Load Times with MP4s
Apr
04

Throw Out Your GIFs and Improve Page Load Times with MP4s

Post by: Max Willner

We at VIEO love a good GIF – you should see our Slack channels – but we have to acknowledge a sad truth about these excellent ways to express emotions:

They’re inefficient, they don’t look as good as they could, and they slow down your page load time.

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