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Improving the Design bit by bit

The goal, is to make incremental changes to improve the design of this blog. Changes will be listed below as executed and what were the improvements.

Lets get going.

Tools: The tools of trade user for this exercise will be listed below:

Design Methodology:

  1. GTMetrix.
  2. Google PageSpeed Analytics
  3. HotJar


XX-Mar-2017: Configured HotJar feedback and tracking code to ensure i listen and get feedback from visitors.

22-Mar-2017:  Removed the Facebook Widget and added Static links, Load time reduced to 12.2s from 13.3 s

A long break….

18-June-2018:  Removed the DiggDigg social sharing plugin. First, it is interruption in the users primary aim of reading content. Leads to visual noise and clutter. Increases load time.

I think i will need sharing, but i will focus on making the site usable, readable and most importantly on quality content for now.

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