Development

PageSpeed1

Products Team

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.

web-browsing

51Degrees

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.

wordpress-developers

Products Team

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.

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51Degrees

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.

client-server

Products Team

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.

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51Degrees

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.

key

Products Team

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.

api

Stuart Langridge

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.

map

Products Team

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.

birdies

Stuart Langridge & Bruce Lawson

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.