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User Experience

Taxonomies for Filtering and Sorting: A Comprehensive Guide

Taxonomies are an essential tool for organizing and structuring large amounts of data. They help to filter and sort information in a way that is intuitive and easy to understand. This guide will provide a comprehensive overview of taxonomies and how they can be used to improve the user experience on your website. What are […]

Strategy

Brand Communication: Messaging vs. Storytelling

In today’s digital age, brand communication has undergone a significant evolution. Gone are the days of simple messaging, replaced by the power of storytelling. But what exactly is the difference between messaging and storytelling, and why has storytelling become so important for brand communication? The Power of Storytelling Storytelling has always been a powerful tool […]

Development

Advantages of WordPress VIP

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) in the world, and for good reason. It is easy to use, flexible, and has a huge community of users and developers who contribute to its development. However, for some large-scale and high-traffic websites, the regular version of WordPress may not be enough. This […]

Strategy

Introduction to Google Analytics 4: Understanding the New Features and Benefits

Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is the latest version of Google’s popular web analytics platform. With a host of new features and benefits, GA4 is designed to help businesses of all sizes better understand their customers and optimize their digital marketing efforts. In this article, we will take a closer look at the key features and […]

Design

2023 Design Trends

As we approach 2023, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest website design trends in order to create a visually appealing and user-friendly site. Here are some of the top trends we expect to see in the next few years: Responsive design: With the increasing use of mobile devices, it’s more important than ever […]

Design

On the Importance of ADA Compliance

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including websites. The ADA was enacted in 1990, and while it predates the widespread use of the internet, it is still relevant today as more and more people rely on the […]

General

nclud Named Among Clutch’s Leading Global 1000 Companies for 2022

Founded in 1998, nclud is an interactive agency that has been around almost as long as the Internet. More than a digital creative agency, its team is known as unabashed agents of change. We dissect where our clients are and plot a course for where they want to be, with unexpected combinations of strategy and […]

Development

Algolia Search vs. WordPress Native Search

We are often asked, “What are the advantages of algolia search over native WordPress?” What is Algolia Search Algolia is a search-as-a-service company that provides a search API and search infrastructure for websites and mobile applications. It is used by a wide range of companies and organizations, including e-commerce sites, media and publishing companies, and […]

Development

Drupal to WordPress Migration Best Practices

The process of migrating from Drupal to WordPress can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there are a few simple steps that can make the transition smoother and faster. Step One: Export Content from Drupal The first step in the migration process is to export content from Drupal into a format that can be imported into […]

Development

The Case for WordPress VIP

WordPress VIP is a premium hosting and support service offered by WordPress. It is specifically designed for large organizations and enterprises that require a high level of security, scalability, and performance for their websites. Is it the right fit for you? Here are some of the advantages of using WordPress VIP: Enhanced security: WordPress VIP […]