What is Responsive Web Design?
One of the most common questions I receive when discussing a website project with a potential client is “will it be responsive?” For quite some time all the major search engines have been actively demoting websites that do not have responsive layouts. So, the answer to this question should always be “yes” regardless of the available budget.
Content Management Systems
NationBuilder and WordPress are content management systems (CMS) that facilitate easy creation and modification of digital web content through a convenient user interface. While similar in this respect, their intended purpose, deployment options, pricing and target market are quite different. In this article, we are taking a quick look at both platforms to see what kind of usage they are generally best suitable for, beginning with the most popular option.
The Underlying Issue
Popular sites generally have a lot of content and many visitors simultaneously. During peak hours this can place heavy stress on an under-powered server environment, leading to slow performance or potentially downtime. Since the rise of widespread residential and commercial broadband adoption internationally, numerous solutions had been found to mitigate or prevent this issue entirely.