11/9/2022 12:45 PM
Image optimization: the easy and free way
An alternative solution to using an image Content Delivery Network
This blog explains the reasons for optimizing your images and presents just one approach that can be used to serve next generation image formats to compatible browsers.
7/25/2022 1:00 PM
Latency issues within User Agent Client Hints
How to make your concerns known to Google
User Agent Client Hints return device information in the second request rather than the first; this can cause latency issues. We discuss why Google need to address the latency and offer a work-around.
2/14/2022 1:00 PM
51Degrees WordPress plugin for developers
Advanced uses of our Optimize by Device & Location plugin
In our previous blog, we spoke about the key features and practical benefits that can be achieved with our new Optimize by Device & Location WordPress plugin. But for the web developers out there, our plugin can be further adapted to your needs.
2/11/2022 4:00 PM
User Agent Client Hints (UA-CH): action needed
The UK CMA has accepted commitments from Google over the Privacy Sandbox proposals
Here's what you need to know regarding the decision, including what actions you need to take to prepare.
12/21/2021 4:00 PM
Unleash the power of the web server
Don’t assume that a good developer experience necessarily equates to a better user experience
If you’re building websites, you'll have heard of the client-side vs server-side debate. Do you keep everything in one place for efficiency or push it all out to the edges for power? To answer this, you need to understand the benefits of the two.
11/8/2021 2:30 PM
51Degrees GitHub labels explained
Resolving technical support with transparency on GitHub
Ever had a technical or support question on our service? Head on over to our GitHub profile to open an issue on the relevant repository.
6/17/2021 5:00 PM
Benefits of the 51Degrees Configurator
Go forth and share your API resource keys!
When you use our configurator to generate an API resource key, you unlock a world of possibilities. This blog delves deeper into what these keys can do, and their many benefits.
6/9/2021 5:00 PM
API calls with the 51Degrees Pipeline (Part 1)
How to use a pipeline library to make your life easier
Pulling data from multiple APIs may look simple initially, but there are often hidden adjustments that appear once the code reaches the real world. How can you fix this? By using a pipeline library.
6/2/2021 12:00 PM
How to create a reverse geocoding API
Turn coordinate data into real-world information
Where can I find a free, open source reverse geocoding API? How do I turn coordinate data into real directions? Which three birds are local to my area? All of these questions are answered in this blog.
5/10/2021 1:00 PM
Which Three Birdies
Finding the three local birds and a local picture for every point on the globe
Using 51Degrees reverse geocoding APIs, Xeno-Canto's database of bird calls, and Wikidata's collection of imagery and structured data, we display an example of how to produce a "birdday card", finding the three local birds and a local picture for every point on the globe.