Is low-code or no-code better for the environment?
Low-code and no-code have grown tremendously in popularity because it allows everyone to build websites with close to no previous experience. With low-code, you simply drag-and-drop coding blocks and functions, and with no-code, you visually build everything. But is it better for the environment? And does it have the potential for the future?
Are PWAs the future of Sustainable Web Development?
PWAs were already introduced by Steve Jobs back in 2007 as a way of creating much lighter app-like websites that would work and look the same as native apps. In this article, we discuss why progressive web applications are sustainable and why we should use them more often.
How to use AVIF images with WebP as a fallback on your website
Since AVIF still isn't fully supported in the major web browsers, it is wise to add a fallback to your images that will be used in case your user's web browser doesn't support the image format. In this short tutorial, you will see how you can create a WebP fallback.
SustainableWWW (World-Wide-Web) is a group of web developers and designers that are dedicated to teach the way of sustainable and environmentally friendly web design.
We work actively with lowering the carbon footprint of the internet by spreading awareness and teaching sustainable methods. We cannot change the course alone, but if we work together we can lower the overall environmental impact and make the internet more accessible to people in areas with low bandwidth.Contact us
At this very moment the internet is causing so much pollution that if it was a country it would be the 6th biggest polluter in the world. It is predicted that in 2025 the internet will emit more carbon dioxide than any country except the U.S, China and India.
More than 250,000 additional deaths per year is what climate change is expected to cause between year 2030 and 2050.
Renewable energy only made up 28% of global electricity used in 2020.
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There is always lots of things to do and therefore we are looking for volunteers to help us with various tasks such as: Writing content/articles, Maintain and develop the code base, Handle our social media platforms and more.
If you are interested in taking an active role in creating a more sustainable internet, then fill in the form and we will get back to you shortly.
Sustainable Web Design - In 20 Lessons
"Sustainable Web Design - In 20 Lessons" is for the web designer as well as the website owner. It is written in an easy-to-understand language and suits everyone who wishes to learn.
There is a handful of books available loaded with valuable information about how polluting the internet is, but none of them is telling you how you can make a difference. I have included the best knowledge I have gained over the years working with sustainable web design and written it into 20 separate lessons. Every lesson is full of valuable information and action you can apply right away, and for each step, you take you are helping us towards a more sustainable world wide web.
To read more about the book and the course content, please click here.
There are thousands of ways you can make your website more environmentally friendly. Some are fast, some takes longer time but where do you start?
Making a noticeable difference doesn’t have to require lots of work, and to prove our point we have created The sustainable web design checklist which is a checklist containing some easy steps to make a noticeable difference.
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