Themes

WordPress Theme Customizer: First Steps

February 6th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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WordPress Theme Customizer: First Steps

I’ve already explained how to create a theme options page quickly and easily. Creating a custom page for theme options is optimal if you want to offer your users many features. But there’s another way of realizing a page for theme options. For a while now, WordPress has been offering the theme customizer. This is perfect if your theme doesn’t offer too many options....

(Free) Services

5 Tools to Help Web Developers Work More Efficiently

February 5th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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5 Tools to Help Web Developers Work More Efficiently

Chances are good you’re wasting time at work. A 2014 study by CareerBuilder found smartphone usage, browsing the Internet, using social media, and responding to email were all major factors in decreasing employee productivity. Nearly 70 percent of employees waste at least some time at work daily, with nearly a third wasting at least an hour a day on non-work-related tasks, according to a...

Plugins

10 Fresh WordPress Plugins to Start the Year With

February 5th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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10 Fresh WordPress Plugins to Start the Year With

This month, we’re taking a dive into the official WordPress plugin index once again to show you the most exciting and most useful extensions for your WordPress. New WordPress plugins can contain the features that you’ve been searching for for a long time. Even I discover a plugin that I’ll test in-depth from time to time as I’ve been infected with the plugin virus as...

Development

Reports Suggest GitHub is Having an Identity Crisis

February 5th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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According to several popular reports around the web, it seems like GitHub is having internal issues about the direction in which the company should go forward. This news comes shortly after the famed open letter, which addressed the manner in which GitHub has been treating the non-premium projects hosted through it.

Design

Responsive Image Breakpoints Generator: A Free Tool For Responsive Images

February 4th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Responsive Image Breakpoints Generator:

With consumers using devices of multiple sizes – from smartphones and tablets to laptops and desktops, responsive web design is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. More and more users are browsing the web via mobile devices, requiring websites to support an increasing number of screen resolutions. In order to deliver the best user experience possible, developers are increasingly adopting responsive design. Websites must...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress: Is the New Desktop App for You?

February 4th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Now and then, Jetpack by Automattic is dug out, and new features are added. While you can think whatever you want about Jetpack, you cannot deny that some features are very useful. A brand-new feature is the WordPress desktop app, which can be used for every WordPress website that has Jetpack activated. Today, we’ll take a look at this app together, and decide if...

Design

Sketch Extensions Now Have A New Home

February 4th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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For the past couple of years, Sketch has been rising in popularity among designers around the world. While it still has not replaced Photoshop as a viable design tool, it has earned a spot for itself in the design workflow of many creatives around the world. Available for only Mac users, Sketch is easy to use and has an intuitive interface, making a bloat-free...

(Free) Services

Adobe Stock: The Best Stock Photo Provider (Not Only) For Creative Cloud Users

February 3rd, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Adobe Stock

Last year, Adobe started their image service Adobe Stock with multiple millions of royalty-free photos, illustrations, and videos. This happened with Adobe having purchased stock photo provider Fotolia, thus paving the way for Adobe’s image service. Adobe Stock has become a firm part of the Creative Cloud. But what exactly is Adobe Stock capable of? Where are the advantages over Fotolia and other services?...

CMS

How Will REST API Affect WordPress Developers?

February 2nd, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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How Will REST API Affect WordPress Developers?

With the advent of WordPress 4.4 last year in December, we saw the inclusion of the first half of REST API in the WordPress Core, and the rest of it is expected to be with us in the upcoming major release of WordPress. That said, REST API has been around us in the WordPress world for quite a while, especially by means of the...

Essentials

Best of 2015: 100 Great Free Icon Packs

February 1st, 2016
by Nataly Birch
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Best of 2015: 100 Great Free Icon Packs

Icons, although the tiniest constituents of the interface, can make the whole difference. They improve projects in terms of intuitive and handy exploration, enrich the user experience, give zest to aesthetics, finish off the theme and create a specific visual language. Much like UI kits that are quite popular among the designers, collections of free icons are also the stuff that creatives constantly chase...

Development

GitHub’s 2016 Events Calendar is Out

February 1st, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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GitHub has released its events schedule for 2016. Out of the five total events, two are scheduled to be held in Europe. It all begins on April 5-6, in New York, followed by GitHub Satellite on May 11 in Amsterdam. 

Themes

10+ Best Free WordPress Themes of January 2016

January 31st, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Ten Best Free WordPress Themes of January 2016

WordPress – we all love the variety and the endless possibilities it offers. Sometimes it simply needs a new look, just like you need new clothes. That’s why we roamed the official WordPress theme index again, as usual coming back up with the prettiest new free WordPress themes of this month. What are you waiting for? Here are our findings. 1 – Optimizer The...