Besides the creation of an amazing design customized for our client’s business needs and taste, Goldlilys Media also makes sure to utilize secure and flexible technologies that will enhance your and your visitors’ user experience. The user interface of a website with interactivity helps keep your visitors engaged and have more fun browsing through your contents to keep them coming back for more. Having a balance between simple yet functional website can truly make a difference in how visitors view your site.
Another website accelerator that caches MySQL queries, and PHP executions is called Memcache. Memcache decreases the load on the server, enabling you to deliver the pages to your end-users more quickly because it doesn't need to calculate queries from the database anymore, but fetches it from the memory cache instead.
To significantly speed up web applications, there is a HTTP web caching accelerator called Varnish. Its main point is to cache contents to speed up the delivery of web pages to its end users. The installation of Varnish may be troublesome, but here are the steps I use to get it working on my own server and for Drupal sites:
There are many open source frameworks that are released to make theming simpler. One of the problems that themers / front-end developers usually face is the amount of CSS3 features that many want to use, but not all of the different browsers has the capability of getting it working correctly. Therefore, CSS preprocessors like Compass and SASS makes this possible by having predefined mixins, variables, rules and inheritance that are similar to the concepts of Object Oriented Programming.
In order to figure out which CMS works best depending on the type of project at hand, I've tried many of the top recommendations listed at CMS Matrix. Among all of the CMSs there, two platforms stood out: Drupal and WordPress. Since I've developed more websites in Drupal, I may have bias leaning to that side, but this is a guide that may help potential clients decide why one is better to use than the other for their own website.