Design & Development Blog Posts

    • Don’t Panic: 4 Options To Replace Google Site Search

      Google’s discontinuing site search. OHGODOHMYGODWHATAREWEGOINGTODOHOLYCRAPOHGOD The Problem Google’s Site Search product has been around a long time. Pay $100, and you can embed a little Google search engine on your site. They’re keeping Google Custom Search. Sounds great, but there’s a problem: Ads? In my site search? I think not.

      Ian Lurie/ Portent, Incin Google- 19 readers -
  • Introducing Adaptive Reuse for Experience Design & Development

    The Concept of Adaptive Reuse Does the word redesign terrify you? I know it does to many. After all, there are so many risks associated with tackling a redesign, so many ways to screw up your online presence, so many stakeholders to piss off. Luckily, you don’t always have to redesign. Before you scrap everything, explore an Adaptive Reuse approach.

    Portent, Inc- 19 readers -
  • Why Page Speed Matters & PageSpeed Insights Fails – A Developer’s Tale

    … is getting more and more competitive — don’t think for a second that a potential customer won’t leave your site in search of a better competitor’s. Press your development team to make site speed a priority. If they avoid it or shrug off its importance, hire us, and I will personally analyze your current setup, design and implement your environment stack…

    Portent, Inc- 15 readers -
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