what is...

What is... is a series of short overviews of web (and, more widely, Internet) related terminology and phenomenons.

Responsive is a word you hear now pretty much every time someone talks about web design. Some people slightly mislabel it as mobile responsive. Either way, responsive websites are here and with the current technology they are the way to go. Responsive websites have been here for a long while, previously as fluid width designs. After the media queries were introduced in CSS3 around 2008/2009, the...

Have you noticed odd sites appearing in the Referral Traffic section of your site analytics? These referrals are usually something like best-seo-offer.com, buttons-for-your-site.com, ilovevitaly.com or theguardlan.com. If you happen to visit the referring urls, they often redirect you to other suspicious sites. Where ever the link sends you, there's usually no link to your site to be seen. These...

SEO is an acronym for Search Engine Optimisation. With it you can help your website to be found more easily through search engines, such as Google or Bing. The optimisation can be accomplished through many different methods. The most common SEO includes making the titles and content rich with relevant search keywords and keyphrases. This also includes optimising the images, for example giving...