This blog post was written by Jamie.
RJJ Software is incredibly proud to announce that the website for a new client - ABM Kitchens and Bathrooms - is now live.
We worked with the owners of ABM to design and develop and website which met their needs and have worked to modern semantic HTML5 standards to release a website that is both fast, accessible, and secure. And this can be seen in the results of Google Chrome’s “Lighthouse” feature:
Two of the ways that we were able to score so highly with these tools were:
- Utilising the
preloadvalue for CSS files (and CSS files which have been minified)
- We’ve written about this in the past: A Single-line, Whole Page, Speed up Trick
- Utilising the
<picture>element with multiple different files in its
- Don’t forget to add a description of each image to the
Along with these, we’ve invested some time into the
Content-Security-Policy header and made sure that we score highly on Security Headers
You can see the most up to date results here
We’re also doing something rather interesting with the social cards for the site:
For those who don’t know: these are the cards that are shown on Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, and Pinterest when someone shares a link to a page on a website. The data shown on social cards are powered by
meta tags which contain values that adhere to the Open Graph Protocol.
All of these small optimisations help to boost the speed at which each page loads, the accessibility of the website, and the ease at which web crawlers (i.e. those used by Google, et al. for SEO purposes) can load the website.
If you or your business are looking for a website, do get in touch today. We’d love to work with you and increase your digital potential.