Google’s Mobile First Indexing Change

Google has released more details on their upcoming Mobile First indexing change that will see the search engine rank the mobile versions of webpages. Currently, Google indexes the desktop version of a page, but will serve the mobile version for those who search from a mobile device. Many webmasters had plenty of questions about this change, especially as it pertains to ranking and indexing websites that currently serve different versions of the same content to desktop versus mobile searchers.


Dress your content up for the Share

When web pages are shared on social media platforms a preview of the link is generated. Before you publish your next blog post take the time to visualize how your post will appear in the link preview on social media platforms. Presentation is key because the preview is an opportunity to capitalize on the fact that someone is sharing your page.


Say ‘Goodbye’ to Adobe Flash

With Adobe Flash being phased out we can all say ‘goodbye’ to the constant update reminders, our devices becoming bogged down, and the security issues that plagued it. Once the final nail is placed in Flash’s coffin, it may not all be sunshine and rainbows. There are still many websites dependant upon Flash and there are already some negative effects that website owners will need to be prepared for:


Portal Websites: Powerful Web Designs for Powerful Websites

Here at Five Technology we have completed a variety of portal websites over the past few years. A web portal is a website that brings information together from diverse sources in a uniform way. Usually, each information source gets its dedicated area on the page for displaying information (a port-let); often, the user can configure which ones to display.


Upcoming Web Design Trends

Website design is ever changing.  We are constantly seeing new ideas and technology to change the standard for a well designed website.  In some cases concepts we’ve seen before are being tried in a slightly different way to great success.  The increase in web browsing on mobile devices is changing the approach and making good design more important than ever.


Is Your E-Commerce Site Ready for the Holidays?

With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday just a week away are you sure your site is ready to handle the holiday rush? With all the added traffic there will be more hackers on the prowl to gain your customers valuable information. Every holiday season we hear on the news about protecting yourself from identity theft, but are you protecting your customers?