Server timing and render-blocking scripts: Two items that seem to cause the most concern when working on site
WordPress Visual Editors can be powerful tools but I hate them! The pros and cons of such tools.
2017 was a growth year for FatLab Web Support. We strengthened our service offerings and successfully grew several areas of the business. We had some fun along the way as
We had the pleasure of welcoming Ritz Penaranda and our client Dolores Alonso of FPSA in to the shores of Costa Rica for some "business"
I did it again, I said a website would last 2 years and I published a completely new website long before hitting the 24 month
Congrats. Thanks for a great client meeting. Things are really coming together. Working on content and design. Love working with you and your
As much as I liked our previous logo, it was time for it to go. Out with the old and in with the new as someone wiser than myself once
Just the facts on moving your site to SSL/HTTPS for our
Starting in October of this year, the Google Chrome browser is going to start scaring your website viewers by showing them a warning for non SSL
I say “finally” because this thing was actually written two years ago and sadly I just never got it completely finalized and posted. It’s something that I remembered from time
What is PHP? Let’s geek out a little bit here, if you don’t mind. For those who don’t know, PHP is a programming language that popular web platforms/CMS’ are written
2017 Q1 Report In my continued effort from the end of 2016 when I posted “State of the Biz 2016 (Annual)“, I figured I would post another State of the Biz
"High Availability" means that each database has 2 replicas and if one of those were to have a problem the other two remain online and the hosted websites are unaffected.
An update to an article I wrote exactly 2 years ago. Many of the challenges remain the same but the stakes are much higher as Google penalizes those sites that
We are happy to announce that we’ve been named a 2017 Card Member Favorite. We work with a lot of clients and thanks to American Express® Card Members—who continue to choose
A dog's legacy is typically limited to the memory of its family. However back in 2011, I named this company after the most prominent physical trait of my black lab
2016 Annual Report Nothing formal here, just thought I would write up a quick report on the state of the business at the end of 2016. I also figured it
In 2017 one of our focuses will be growing our association client base. To kick off this new focus, we have just launched our first advertising campaign.
Every year for over 40 years I have found myself making new year's resolutions, acting as if the end of current year is some kind of critical deadline and of
As a company that handles many marketing based tasks a day, one of the absolute hardest tasks is to market our own company. I don't think this any different for
A Photo is Worth… That headline of course makes no sense, but yet it still seems worthy of a tabloid, FaceBook meme or some other not-to-be taken seriously medium. Oh
We Are 5 Years Old (35 in Dog Years) It was 5 years ago this month that I launched FatLab, LLC. The weather was just starting to get cold in
The Unsexiest Part of Web Development Website maintenance and support is just about the unsexiest part of the web development space. Seriously, the designers get most the credit because they
A Big Announcement This October I am pleased to announce that Ana “Ritz” Penaranda has joined FatLab, LLC as a Managing Director in Washington, DC. Been There / Done That