The New Year is Upon Us! Our Top 10 Blogs from 2021

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With the holidays ramping up – and just as quickly winding down, we decided to have a look back through to reminisce on the top ten articles our readers found the most interesting or helpful throughout the course of the year.

We have gathered them all in our scrapbook for a trip down memory lane that may inspire you to churn some ideas for your own marketing and web development in the year to come.

So without further ado, here are CommonPlaces’ TOP TEN BLOGS FROM 2021:


#10. SEO vs User Experience: What Does Google Care About?

Learn about the latest best practices to boost user experience scores and help your SEO.


#9. Spring Cleaning: 8 Ways to Refresh Your Website

A website refresh is a great way to clean up your image as well as improve security and speed, bringing your site up to date to keep up with ever-improving technology.


#8. Agile or Waterfall? Which Development Approach is Best for Your Goals?

This article details each development approach so you can make an informed decision on the one that best suits your business.


#7. Why You Should Hire Someone to Manage Your Website

If you’re focusing on your business, it can be daunting to ALSO build and manage your own website. A trusted developer can save you time and money as your business grows.


#6. Why Are Core Web Vitals So Important?

Learn about the big 2021 google algorithm updates that changed how google scores your website.


#5. WordPress vs. Drupal: Which is Better?

Spoiler Alert: One isn’t actually better than the other, but you can maybe find out which CMS is better for you.


#4. Are You Technology Agnostic?

There are so many platforms to choose, so how about exploring the most popular options for your CMS needs.


#3. What is Staging?

No one wants to oops their live site! Learn about how staging can work for you to provide a safety net in every step of your development process.


#2. 8 Simple Ways to Improve your Website Security

A secure website saves you time, effort, and ultimately saves money too. Learn how to improve on the security of your website so you can keep your online presence running smoothly.


#1. 6 Common Website Vulnerabilities

Don’t fall victim to website attacks. Knowledge is power when it comes to preventing risks to the security of your site.


Thank you for reading, and if there is anything that sparks an idea or two, let us know how we can help you out. Happy Developing!


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