Author: Tom Rankin
WordCamp Glossary: 30+ Terms You Should Know When Attending #WCEU 2023
WordCamp Europe (WCEU) is upon us again, which means our WordCamp glossary of terms will help you navigate all the conversations if you’re a ‘newbie.’ Europe’s most prominent WordPress gathering is in Athens, Greece on 8–10th of June. As such, you don’t have long to learn all the ‘lingo.’
Defer Offscreen Images: How to Fix This Google Lighthouse Opportunity
Measuring your site’s performance has often been a hit or miss job. This is because the available tools didn’t give us a proper insight into the experience of the user relative to that site performance. However, Google Lighthouse fixes a lot of these drawbacks, and makes it so you can fit it into your development workflow. One of the ‘opportunities’ within Lighthouse is to defer offscreen images in WordPress. The good news is this is simple to achieve.
Python vs Java: The Key Differences You Should Know
While it would be nice to flip open a laptop and begin to code, you have to think a lot about what language to use. This is true for both beginner and professional developers alike. For some projects, you won’t have this choice. However, if you have more freedom, you’ll want to compare Python vs Java. Both have power under the hood and intuitive syntax.
How to Stop a DDoS Attack
Uptime is a primary concern for both front- and back-end developers, but it’s crucial for all sorts of server-side admins, too. Unfortunately, one of the most effective ways for bad actors to ruin your site is to take it down using a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack and reduce its uptime. As such, most of you who work with websites will want to know how to stop a DDoS attack, or at least mitigate it.