I’m a Front-end Lead at JustCoded with 10+ experience in front-end development. Social networks are developing rapidly and capturing more and more audiences. According to Statista, every third person on earth is registered in at least one of the social networks. The three most popular social networks are Facebook, Youtube, WhatsApp. This is a huge number of people who want to access content on your site and have the opportunity to share it. So, we have dozens of social networks and billions of websites. How do we deal with them?
The Open Graph protocol is a set of meta tags that help the social media engine get correct information about the resource. It was created by Facebook :) In my opinion, all websites that want to be accessible to users on social networks should follow this standard. There is an easy guide that you can find on Facebook. …
I’m a Front-end Lead at JustCoded with 10+ experience in front-end development. The things I explain in this article may sound controversial to some of the developers and SEO specialists. I based most of these conclusions on Google articles and videos from official channels. However, none of the sources guarantees that the implementation of the recommendations will improve your ranking in search results.
In the next pages, I am going to share our experience with the custom Gulp Build https://github.com/justcoded/web-starter-kit. We have been using and supporting for the last 4 years on FrontEnd projects that ranged anywhere from 1 to 40 pages, 70% Markup and 30% JS. It is a story of fails and successes that I believe will help you find a happy medium when it comes to deciding on when to use or not to use Gulp/Grunt/WebPack in your project.
Four years ago we faced issues of huge projects, tons of code, libraries that are needed to be automated. At the same time we decided to use SCSS as the main preprocessor, ES6 for JS, and use the component approach in the development for all of our projects. …