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Mastering Grunt by Daniel Li

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Chapter 5. Best Practices for Modern Web Applications

This chapter will cover the best practices for frontend development today. It will cover load time reduction, search engine optimization, form validation, and responsive design.

The importance of search engine optimization

Every day, web crawlers scrape the Internet for updates on new content to update their associated search engines. People's immediate reaction to finding web pages is to load a query on a search engine and select the first few results. Search engine optimization is a set of practices used to maintain and improve search result ranks over time.

Item 1 – using keywords effectively

In order to provide information to web crawlers, websites provide keywords in their HTML meta tags and ...

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