Articles by Noupe Editorial Team

Essentials

Hotter than August: 26 Fresh Templates, Themes and UI-Kits from Last Month

September 13th, 2013
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Hotter than August: 26 Fresh Templates, Themes and UI-Kits from Last Month

How was the month of August in your area of the globe? Over here in Europe we definitely had (and still have) some hot spots. So, if swimming is what you aim for, come over to the Mediterranean and be happy. If you’d rather refresh some web designs than your worn-out body stay with us and read on. Once again we roamed about the...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

How To Stay Cool When Your Client Wants To Maintain Their Own WordPress Site

September 10th, 2013
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How To Stay Cool When Your Client Wants To Maintain Their Own WordPress Site

So your client doesn’t want you to maintain their website for them. I encounter this a lot working with DIY-minded small business owners, and I used to dread it – I mean really dread it. Back in the day, allowing your client access to a website meant constantly fixing it after they broke it. Or worse, they would break it then try to fix...

Business Online

Value for Free: What to Give to Get Peoples’ Email Addresses

September 6th, 2013
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Value for Free: What to Give to Get Peoples’ Email Addresses

Your blog’s email subscribers are the life and blood of your online business. Your blog is, quite rightfully, judged by the number of subscribers it has. There are many ways to get more email subscribers. One of the most important one of them is giving away something in exchange of peoples’ email IDs. But the question is – what should you be giving? In...

Essentials

Bootstrap 3 PSD: All The Elements of the New Version, Free and Fully Editable

September 4th, 2013
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Bootstrap 3 PSD: All The Elements of the New Version, Free and Fully Editable

Our friends over at DesignShock have created an excellent new resource for web design lovers and people who want to get into the brand new Bootstrap 3 interface quickly. As you already know, Twitter overturned Bootstrap’s UI concept and totally renewed the interface. This brave move surprised almost everyone in the web developer community. To grant for a smooth transition, the guys at DesignShock released a free PSD...

Design

Building an Interactive Navigation Bar with HTML/CSS

August 29th, 2013
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Building an Interactive Navigation Bar with HTML/CSS

A straightforward navigation structure can increase the usability of your site, and make information easy to find. By using basic HTML and CSS, you can build a horizontal nav bar that provides interaction when a user hovers over a navigation link. Hey, not THAT kind of bar… Start with Markup First While you probably already have a design in mind that fits with the...

Design

Pedal to the Metal: Websites should Drive like a BMW, Not a Barbie Car

August 23rd, 2013
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Pedal to the Metal: Websites should Drive like a BMW, Not a Barbie Car

What kid doesn’t lust after his or her own set of wheels? From an early age, kids want to get in the car and go – and for little girls, the ever-so-wonderful pink plastic Barbie car can provide hours of cul-de-sac circling and sidewalk cruising. The funny thing about children’s cars is that kids don’t realize how far from the real deal a plastic...

Development

Learn Something New: 20+ Top Online Learning Resources

August 19th, 2013
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Learn Something New: 20+ Top Online Learning Resources

There used to be a time when educational resources were limited to the boundaries of a library or university. However, the internet has changed all of that, and nowadays, it is really easy to find tutorials and helpful videos related to almost any niche or topic. In this article, we shall take a look at some of the most popular learning resources and websites. ...

Business Online

Leaving The Treadmill: The Five Biggest Advantages of Freelance Writing

August 16th, 2013
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Leaving The Treadmill: The Five Biggest Advantages of Freelance Writing

Writers are needed everywhere. It is one of the most ubiquitous professions of the world. Be it newspapers, magazines, comic books, websites, blogs – they all require writers. You can become a writer in two ways. One – Take up a full-time job in an office of your town that is recruiting writers. Yes, this will be a day job. Two – Offer your...

Development

Moving Towards a Web without Plug-Ins

August 14th, 2013
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Moving Towards a Web without Plug-Ins

The Web began as markup only, and then some script and styling. For many developers, especially us veterans, it’s hard to imagine a Web without plug-ins. Since the earliest days, browser plug-ins like Flash and ActiveX have been the main way to create rich online experiences for more sophisticated Web experiences. And yet through the efforts of the industry and community, we have returned...

Themes

20 Fresh WordPress Themes: Edition July 2013

August 6th, 2013
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20 Fresh WordPress Themes: Edition July 2013

WordPress keeps being the favorite content management system for startups. This has many reasons, not the least because it is a robust and easy to handle system. Also, you can show your content in a very elegant way with low or no budget required. No wonder, this sounds appealing to a lot of people. With more and more websites being powered by WordPress, theme...