Yambo's Blog

Google Penguin Update

Posted by Yambo on 15 May 2012

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Google has released it's webspam-fighting Penguin update. It's a major update to improve the quality of its searches and to target those pages and sites it deems have been over-optimised.

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Typography on the Web

Posted by Yambo on 8 January 2012

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Typography on the web has gone through a massive change over the last year and half, no one could have predicted quite how radical the web font movement would be.

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Fight For The Future - Protect IP

Posted by Yambo on 4 January 2012

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Large companies such as Wikipedia and Google are protesting against a new and damaging censor in America. A censor which will stiffle free speech on the internet, and one in which will lessen innovation and give power to larger companies.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Posted by Yambo on 18 December 2011

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Yambo would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Here's to a happy & prosperous 2012.

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The future's bright, the future's HTML5 & CSS3

Posted by Yambo on 17 December 2011

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As mentioned in our previous post, HTML4 is the current web standard for designers and developers. HTML5 is supported in some modern browsers and, with this in mind, we have decided to explain some of the many new syntactical features available. 

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HTML Compliant Google+ Code

Posted by Yambo on 29 November 2011

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As you can see we have just added our Google+ code to Yambo and have found that the default coding for Google+ invalidates our W3C compliant HTML website.

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Google+ is here

Posted by Yambo on 26 November 2011

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Google+ is the new attempt from Google to build a social networking platform to rival others such as Facebook, Myspace, etc. What makes Google+ different?

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What is jQuery?

Posted by Yambo on 14 August 2011

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jQuery is a free and open source library of popular JavaScript functions. These can be used to add navigation, handle events, perform animations and add Ajax interactions to webpages. It is licensed under the MIT License and the GNU - General Public License.

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So what is alpha channel transparency?

Posted by Yambo on 1 July 2011

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Using the PNG file format makes building beautiful websites so much easier! Cast your minds back to the days where the only way to use image transparency was by using the GIF file format.

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Internet Explorer 6 issues

Posted by Yambo on 14 May 2011

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Browser inconsistencies make up a lot of our work as web designers, in particular Internet Explorer. The average web user will most likely be using Internet Explorer as their main browser.

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