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Video and the web–a few tips to get you there

If you have developed a website in the past few years, chances are you have come across the need to embed video. And chances are it has been a nightmare to get decent quality video that is compatible on the myriad of today’s browsers and mobile devices. Huge file sizes, video quality, content protection and mobile device compatibility are just a few of the issues that we developers run into when a client asks us to embed video into a website.
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Website Analytics now on Steroids

After spending hours trying to get Google analytics to track a user from first visit to sale, and not ending up with much to show for it other than frustration, we (a co-worker and I) ventured out in search of another solution. I almost signed up for Woopra, but I heard it often slows down site performance significantly. An alternative was suggested: Clicky.
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9 Reasons Why Thesis Rocks Other WordPress Themes

Update: Thesis no longer rocks

We are no longer Thesis advocates, and in fact strongly dislike it now. Our dislike started with a mass change of the HTML classes and IDs, which was a huge ordeal since the styling settings in the admin settings are just enough to make things more difficult, but not enough to actually make your site look nice. Our dislike continues to grow as we deal with their issues and bad coding as we support Formidable Pro, and they refuse to correct those issues. For example, if you add multiple custom post types, Thesis forces a position in the top menu section and makes other menu items disappear. Awesome Chris, awesome.

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