SEO: Three basic points to improve search engine positioning

This article will teach you the 3 basic points of internal factors for search engine optimization (SEO) of your website. 1. Title and meta description The title tag must contain a maximum of 155 characters and must be a unique title. The meta description ...

Bootstrapping WordPress Theme Development with Sage

If you are familiar with Wordpress theme development, you know things can get a little messy when you are starting from the ground up. Building a theme from scratch is not easy, and setting it up can take a lot of the time you ...

Integration of PayU recurring payments to your system

Currently, there is a growing need among companies to offer the possibility of making payments directly through their web portal to their users. Without this possibility, the acquisition of products or services offered by said company is cumbersome, slow and unusable by a large ...

BEM Methodology

Although CSS and HTML are two of the most important elements, it is not only enough to know them, and more if we work in a development team, since there are usually conflicts when making our code. To do this in this blog we ...

How to secure WordPress from attacks

Information is power, and people like power, so there are people specialized on stealing your information. Internet is in an arms race between security experts and malicious agents, where every day new vulnerabilities are discovered, abused and patched. It is never a problem of ...

Animations with CSS3

In the last animations post we spoke about how to make animations with Javascript, this time we're going to talk about how to make the same thing using CSS3. Worth mentioning that with CSS3 we are going to write less code, in this case ...

Simple django wordpress integration with Django WordPress API library

Nowadays, WordPress is the most known CMS in the web. For creating and managing static content with no complex logic behind, it is a good point to start. The problem is when you need to start managing users, custom data and relate them through ...

Animations with JavaScript

When building a website, it is intended to be striking, but without sacrificing usability and functionality. To achieve this, different animations or effects can be used to call user attention. However, implementing an animation can be limiting; for example, the wide variety of mobile ...

Squash your response time in Django: Querysets

You just picked up this framework named Django, played around with it's ORM for a while and you love how easy you can work with it. You start to notice that your perfect page is taking ages to load. You check your django-debug-toolbar and ...

Our Agile Software Development Process at Swapps

In Swapps we work with Agile methodologies, which is a way of working on software development projects. Of course, there are many ways of working with these methodologies, and here I will expose the way Swapps adapted its own process to these methodologies. Delivering ...

Team organization Tools

As a Project Manager in a software developing company, you have a lot of things to do. You have to create tasks, assign them properly, do testing, keep track of what everyone is doing, make sure everyone is doing what they are supposed to, ...

Testing Files with Python/Django

One of the most important moments when writing a python application is testing. It could be boring, tedious and {{ insert your favorite insult here }}, but it will save your life when that careless teammate goes and twists everything (that careless teammate could ...