Design

Survey: Typographic Trends 2016

May 23rd, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Survey: Typographic Trends 2016

What’s popular regarding typography right now? Extensis, a provider of app solutions for font management, has conducted a survey in the creative scene and has come to impressive results. All the survey results, for which about 2,000 creative people from different branches were asked, can be downloaded for free in the PDF file Typographic Trends. Fonts are Still Used for Printing Jim Kidwell, who...

Themes

Best of May 2016: Ten Free WordPress Themes

May 22nd, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Ten Free WordPress Themes May 2016

April showers bring May flowers, is a common proverb. It might just suit your WordPress website. In this article, I’ll, once again, introduce you to ten free WordPress themes that I consider the best of the month. This gives you a sound basis for the decision whether you want to give your website a new look or not. Of course, all themes are responsive...

Design

Blisk: The Browser for Developers

May 20th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Nowadays, all modern browsers are equipped with extensive developer tools. Among other things, they help you check HTML and CSS, as well as debug JavaScript. They also allow you to have your web layout displayed in different resolutions. These developer tools ease the work of web designers and developers significantly. However, this can be done in an even more comfortable and faster way: Blisk...

(Free) Services

Small Victories: Free Instant Website Out of Your Dropbox

May 19th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Using cloud storage for the display of your website is a quite obvious thing to consider. Thus, it is rather surprising that there are not too many services providing offers that pick up this idea. The new service “Small Victories” does just that. Throw a bunch of files into the Dropbox and look what happens. Small Victories: Simple Flatfile CMS in Your Dropbox Small...

Business Online

SEO: Optimal Images for Google Image Search

May 18th, 2016
by Florian Beischall
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Optimal Images

There are plenty of articles on the optimization of text content for the best possible keyword ranking. However, the importance of image content is often underestimated or not mentioned at all. The best article wouldn’t be anything without pictures. At least, it would be incomplete. Additionally, visual elements help us understand the content of articles much better, and this is the point at which...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

High Speed: Really Accelerate WordPress Websites [#5]

May 17th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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This little series is about the things that really accelerate WordPress websites, moving them into the millisecond area of loading speed. A lot of manual work is required, as we found out in the last article. In this part, we’ll do the touch ups that are still left. We’ll tune URLs, put Jetpack on a diet, transform the website into static HTML pages via...

Business Online

Content Strategies to Increase E-Commerce Success

May 16th, 2016
by Florian Beischall
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Content Strategies

Today’s article is about content strategies for online shops. In this post, we’ll tell you why it is wise to think long-term and goal-focused as an online shop, as well as which content strategies are recommendable to generate more traffic and achieve success. The Basics of Long-term Content Marketing The foundation of successful content marketing is usually created with a strategic placement of the...

Cartoons

Cartoon: In Ten Years From Now

May 15th, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: In Ten Years From Now

Today I refuse to work with any new tool that takes more than a little effort to learn it. The reason is simple. In the last 25 years of building web experiences for clients, I have learned one thing for sure. You never stop learning, and each new tool has a life span that’s shorter than that of the average mayfly. Putting too much effort...

Business Online

SEO: 7 Rules of Thumb for Internal Links

May 14th, 2016
by Florian Beischall
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SEO: 7 Rules of Thumb for Internal Links

Internal linking is a great tool for any website owner, but its potential often is not maxed out. Thus, this article is supposed to give you an overview of the advantages on well thought-out internal links, as well as a couple of rules of thumb. Internal Links and Their Purpose Internal links, which are placed in the main menu, create an additional navigation option...

Design

Flexbox Patterns: Ready-To-Use Building Blocks for Your Design

May 13th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Flexbox Patterns: Ready-To-Use Building Blocks for Your Design

If you ever delved into Flexbox as an alternative to the classic CSS box model, you probably don’t want to go back. The hitch is, that you need to deal with it in-depth, and who has enough time for that these days. Thus, we’re often stuck with old methods of getting things done, just because we know how to reach the goal using them....

Themes

Best of 2015: 100+ Free WordPress Themes

May 12th, 2016
by Nataly Birch
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Best of 2015: 100+ Free WordPress Themes

Among numerous content management systems, WordPress is the one that grabs the biggest piece of pie. It is a favorite choice whether you need to create a simple personal portfolio or a sophisticated online magazine. Even eCommerce projects can be built based on it. Its massive regularly updated repository of plugins, modules and themes is one of its main advantage over others. There is...

Apps

Ionic vs. Pure Cordova: Three Reasons Ionic Wins

May 11th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Ionic vs. Cordova: 3 Reasons Ionic Wins

Saying that one particular type of mobile development (native, cross-platform or hybrid) is the only right way to create mobile apps is similar to saying that only one programming language is the most suitable for coding. As project requirements are always unique, while tools and technologies have different qualities and, what’s more, constantly evolving, nothing can be just black and white. That’s why, even...