25.06.2017 – Blue Colour is to be Replaced with Orange

2017-06-25T23:18:18+00:00

25.06.2017 - Blue Colour is to be Replaced with Orange I have used the blue colour (#1c64a0) for a long time on my blog for various items. I recently decided to replace it with the Orange colour (#ff6000) due to better visibility and liveliness. The full change is expected to take about a month to [...]

23.06.2017 – Links Colour Changed to Orange Instead of Blue

2017-06-23T07:12:03+00:00

23.06.2017 - Links Colour Changed to Orange Instead of Blue A minor design tweak that I applied to REASONTOUSE this morning. The link colour I was using was Blue (#1c64a0) which was slightly difficult to differentiate from the black text. I have now changed it to more vibrant Orange (#ff6000) for links to both internal [...]

22.06.2017 – Deleted Article About Clearly Reading Extension for Chrome

2017-06-22T19:59:49+00:00

22.06.2017 - Deleted Article About Clearly Reading Extension for Chrome There used to be a dedicated distraction-free-reading-app by Evernote called as Clearly. I used to love the app and wrote about it in my early days of blogging. Evernote decided to abandon the Clearly app and include the functionality of it in its Web Clipper [...]

07.06.2017 – HotJar Tracking Started on REASONTOUSE

2017-06-07T08:44:06+00:00

07.06.2017 - HotJar Tracking Started on REASONTOUSE HotJar is a service which tracks the usage of website users and report back to the owner/manager. On REASONTOUSE, I am always keent o know more about my blog visitors. It gives me an idea about the likes and dislikes of the visitors and a chance to improve [...]

05.06.2017 – Body and Header Fonts Sizes

2017-06-05T23:48:35+00:00

05.06.2017 - Body and Header Fonts Sizes The body font line height is increased from 1.5x to 1.7x. This gives a bit more breathing space between the lines. I believe this will help the readers with their user experience on site. The heading sizes for h1 and h2 headers are slightly increased too.

05.06.2017 – Started Using ShortPixel Plugin

2017-06-05T07:58:02+00:00

05.06.2017 - Started Using ShortPixel Plugin I have been in search of a plugin for image optimisation on my blog for a long time now. Something that can sit within my WordPress and take care of the images and media files that I upload on my blog. I use a lot of pictures for my [...]

23.05.2017 – Writing Guidelines Updated

2017-05-23T23:49:50+00:00

23.05.2017 - Writing Guidelines Updated I regularly get requests from guest posters to contribute on REASONTOUSE. Most of them get rejected due to misalignment in my requirements and their expectations. I decided to update the "writing" guidelines and update the "write page" accordingly so it is fair for all parties. I want all guest bloggers to [...]

15.05.2017 – REASONTOUSE Now Uses HTTPS (Secured) Protocol

2017-05-15T22:03:18+00:00

15.05.2017 - REASONTOUSE Now Uses HTTPS (Secured) Protocol SiteGround (my host) offers free HTTPS protocol to all websites hosted on their shared servers. I have been worried about losing my SEO rankings and hence procrastinated for a long time to make this switch from HTTP to HTTPS (secure). Today, I finally did it. I installed [...]

04.05.2017 – Sticky Header Introduced on REASONTOUSE

2017-05-04T21:14:09+00:00

04.05.2017 - Sticky Header Introduced on REASONTOUSE Sticky header is that persistent header which always stays on the top of every page on a website. I have now activated a built-in sticky header option in my theme (Avada) so it shows menu on all screens (laptop, tablet and smartphone). I will trial it for a [...]