Here if you are following me and what I am writing it it obviously that I am fan of Atom text editor. Actually, I was.
I’ve gone through a lot of coding tools over the years, from Dreamweaver to Coda and Sublime I think I’ve tried just about all of them. About two years ago I got tired of switching all the time and thought I found my ultimate solution in Atom. It was fast, free, easily customizable through plugins, build on Node.js, published by GitHub and seemed to do everything I needed it to do. Sounds like a dream, right?
I should preface this list with a note that these are simply recommendations based on my experience across hundredths of websites I have worked on. Results are going to vary from site to site. The best thing you can do is test each change, track the results and then make a decision if it should be a permanent one or not.
Without further ado, here are my Top 11 Ways to Improve a Website:
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I know you exist because I bump into you daily: freelancers coming in to work on our projects