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Google Changes Search Algorithm, Mobile-Friendly Sites Get Priority

If you need any proof that mobile is the way of the future, look no further than Google’s mobile-friendly update to search algorithms. With this new release, mobile-friendly sites will be given higher priority and rankings than their non-mobile-friendly counterparts. According to Google, “…we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal.

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Stack Overflow Survey Results – How Do You Compare?

Stack Overflow, the question and answer site for programmers, has released the results of their annual survey of developers and programmers. While the survey is underrepresented by those who don’t like taking surveys in English, the results are still interesting. Luxembourg has the highest number of per capita developers – 39.8 per 1000 people. The

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Google Improves Your Video Viewing Experience with VP9

If you’ve been frustrated with low quality YouTube videos, help is on the way. Google announced they will start encoding YouTube videos in VP9, an open source video coding software, developed by Google. VP9 provides quality streaming, including HD and 4K videos, at half the bandwidth. With video comprising over half of all internet traffic,

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Congratulations to our client – Galxyz App Released for iPad

Royal Deer Design congratulates Osman Rashid and his team on the release of the iPad app of the interactive and educational science game, Galxyz: Galxyz (pronounced: galaxies) is an intergalactic, scientific adventure that takes kids across the galaxies as they unlock curiosity particles in their quest to battle the evil King Dullard. The game

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Microsoft Betting on Success with New Web Browser called Spartan

Confirming what has been hinted at for a while, Microsoft recently announced the end of Internet Explorer. Replacing Internet Explorer in the upcoming release of Windows 10, will be a new web browser, currently code-named Project Spartan. Although Windows 10 will be released with a completely new browser, Internet Explorer will not be totally erased

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Automatically Update Your Website Copyright

Now that we are well into the new year, it’s time to ask yourself if you’ve updated your website copyright information. You want your website visitor’s to know your site is current and active, but a footer with a date that is a year or older will give the impression your site and its content

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Twitter Releases Official WordPress Plugin

If you are ready to grow your audience on Twitter’s social media platform, we have good news. The official release of a Twitter plugin for WordPress is now available. The installable package is ready for sites running WordPress, allowing users the ability to easily connect with the social network. Some of the functionality included with

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The Five Improvements Your Website Needs to meet 2015 standards

People notice change, and if your website has been stagnant for the past few years, it’s time for an update. Here are five simple tips that will improve and refresh your website, giving you a new look for the new year! Use Powerful Images We’ve all heard a picture is worth a thousand words, and

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The official launch of the new BDA Partners website

Royal Deer Design is pleased to announce the official launch of the new BDA Partners website. Working closely with BDA Partners to ensure a smooth transition, Royal Deer Design helped to design the new website and branding with updated colors, logos and a new URL. The website and branding relaunch coincide with the company’s name

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One of the reasons I love running a web design studio in NYC is that I have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people, and sometimes I am lucky enough to work with legends. At Royal Deer Design we have the pleasure of working with Dan Smith, who as you may know, can teach you

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