A roadmap to learn Search Engine Optimization with reliable resources.
How Google’s new system surfaces expert news in search results.
A guide to learn the basics of generative AI and to spot AI bullshit.
Public data sources for digital products, services, and activities.
A survey on AI in the workplace across four generations.
The popular website privacy inspector now detects even more trackers.
Strategies and tactics for getting better results from GPTs.
“What is being proposed as a replacement for Universal Analytics just doesn’t cut it.”
When the result of a test is contrary to popular SEO beliefs.
“On a small scale, you can make money making nice products, but on a larger scale, the really big money only comes from making not nice products. Sounds crazy, but think it through…”
Why search engines and social media are increasingly multifunctional.
Assets are sold and being migrated to Squarespace.
“The only people who will remember you worked all the time are your spouse and your kids.”
The year has been a whirlwind of ideas, symbols, and AI.
“‘To submit a request, make a copy of this Word file, fill it out, and email it’ is the enterprise equivalent of the doctor’s office still wanting a fax.”
Users tell the computer what they want, not how to do it.
“I would love a ChatGPT that just responded with ‘I don’t know’ instead of making a bunch of shit up.”
GA4 launches on July 1, 2023. What you need to know.
The privacy-first browser lands on the Windows desktop.
AI plugins can pave the way for more efficient information retrieval.
Sitemap submissions will be no longer effective.
“Whenever I explain the original Yahoo now, it sounds like a joke. ‘Someone tried to build a website that listed all the websites that there were, by hand.’”
“Humans doing the hard jobs on minimum wage while the robots write poetry and paint is not the future I wanted.”
“I feel like if you have to log in to see a page, that page is no longer really on ‘the Web.’”
“The last thing this world needs is another social network.”
The top emojis on Twitter across categories 2013–2023.
“I like the equation of AI and alchemy. Sounds about right.“
A user guide for navigating the current AI landscape.
With the new ‘custom instructions,’ you can type less and achieve more.
“If you read a blog post/article/etc. and it’s helpful, the minute it takes to find contact info for the author and send one word of thanks means a lot to them.”
The Browser Company is finally ditching its waitlist.
There’s a more profitable avenue than domain marketplaces.
“If you make software that always works reliably, you’ve got a leg up.”
“Now is the time to get back to the simple web. Welcome back!”
What if there are ways out of the enshittification of the web?
Spot tricks and hidden disclosures in lengthy documents.
Google makes it easier to find and remove search results about you.
Chrome’s AI-powered web article summaries are rolling out.
Top ten of Top Level Domains, plus stats on 1,300 more.
AI’s potential to generate creative ideas in real-life situations.
A collection of well-designed decks for your inspiration.
It hurts accessibility, findability, and predictability.
“Design’s ROI shouldn’t be reduced to crunching numbers.”
What it feels like to visit websites in the year 2023.
Chrome now directly tracks users via a ‘topic’ list.
Increase the chance that your words get read.
Why paid subscription growth is demonstrably unsustainable.
“My favorite thing about the current state of ads on websites is when you visit a recipe site and leave it open while you step away to do something, and the site crashes.”
Get stakeholders on board with accessibility.
Make better decisions about what to say yes and no to.
Three essentials enhance designer-developer collaboration.
The AI image generator will be available inside ChatGPT.
Browser choice screens shape users’ decisions and satisfaction.
The past, present, and future of the popular Google alternative.
First they came for WebP, now for WebM; update your browser.
“If you want to know what website owners might not want you to look at, check their robots.txt.”
The new feature is helpful for both users and developers.
“Websites say ‘We value your privacy’ and then list all the ways they will violate it.”
Check if search engines can crawl and index your webpage.
Social media’s role in visitor numbers has shrunk.
“The trick to finishing your side project is persevering through the last 20%.”
Creating content or opening up a shop isn’t enough for success.
“We stand at the threshold of a new era marked by social disconnection.”
“The SEO era is coming to an end, at least for large chunks of traffic.”
Options and design guidelines for your online portfolio.
The thing people misunderstand about onboarding.
Publish (on your) Own Site, Syndicate Everywhere (POSSE).
How does the password alternative affect your privacy?
“Evolution means moving research beyond product or design.”
“When you start an open source project, put aside at least half of your time for marketing.”
Upsides, downsides, and implications of blocking AI robots.
Google has finalized its shift to mobile-first indexing.
An overview of those content types and an infographic.
An extensive study on Google’s interpretation of search queries.
“Don’t forget: customers have choice.”
Practical advice for crafting and publishing your own book.
When scope creep is right around the corner.
Google experiments with search results users can follow or comment on.
“The web is a gift that merits being protected, preserved, and promoted.”
The social network prioritizes user community over growth.
An antitrust testimony shed light on how Google Search works.
“Internal linking is a goldmine to beat your competitors.”
Mozilla’s browser introduces another privacy-first feature.
A study has revealed the key components of an AI prompt.
Results of a survey run at Brighton SEO conference.
The big three may effectively and quickly be down to a big two.
“I’ve learned that RSS support is surprisingly good, even today.”
Create a unique avatar with your photo and a selected style.
Tech people’s perspectives on AI and its practical use.
“I’ve only been in the EU for a week, and those ‘Are you sure you don’t mind cookies?’ web prompts are driving me bananas! I’ve heard about this, but to experience it firsthand is… eye-opening.”
Mozilla’s engagement for a better internet in 2023/2024.