Development

GitHub’s 2016 Events Calendar is Out

February 1st, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
0
github-conf

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
1
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...

Development

A-Frame Brings Virtual Reality to Life

January 30th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
0
A-Frame Brings Virtual Reality to Life

Virtual reality plays an increasingly important role in the worldwide web. JavaScript and modern browsers make three-dimensional worlds possible. The JavaScript framework A-Frame allows you to create virtual realities quickly, based on its own markup language. A-Frame: Integrating the JavaScript and Constructing Your First 3D World First of all, you need to incorporate the A-Frame JavaScript file into your HTML head. The compressed file...

Business Online

The Importance of rel=”nofollow”

January 29th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
2
The Importance of rel="nofollow"

The rel=”nofollow” attribute has been around for quite a while on the internet, and more and more websites and blogs tend to use it to link to sites and products that they do not wish to endorse, such as sponsored links. Such links, after being assigned the rel=”nofollow” attribute, are termed as nofollow links and are not followed by search engines. What exactly is...

Inspiration

46 Cool Blog Header Designs for Your Inspiration

January 28th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
0
46 Cool Blog Header Designs for Your Inspiration

There are people claiming that the design of your blog is not that important. Just install one of the free themes for your WordPress and you’re good to go. In the end, we all know that content is king. If you must, upload your logo but then that’s that. In fact, it’s not so simple. There is no shortage of content on the web...

Essentials

Recapitulation of 2015: Best Free User Interface Kits

January 27th, 2016
by Nataly Birch
0
Recapitulation of 2015: Best Free User Interface Kits

One can argue that 2015 was a year of flat style. Designers showered the web with site and mobile app designs that were elegant, tidy, clean and skeuomorphic-free. Along with this dominating tendency, Material design, principles presented by the Google team, also gained popularity. Vibrant colors, intuitive icons, layout with carefully outlined blocks, and handy navigation patterns empowered every second concept. Together they produce...

Development

JavaScript Frameworks: To Use or Not To Use?

January 26th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
6
JavaScript Frameworks: To Use or Not To Use?

JavaScript has been rising in popularity, and more and more web developers are turning towards JavaScript for their projects. In fact, even WordPress, the world’s most popular Content Management System, is leaning towards JavaScript after the advent of the REST API. As such, the importance and big role of JavaScript frameworks is understandable. Such frameworks can provide you with a stable code base and a...

Inspiration

Photography Trends That Will Rock 2016

January 25th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
3
Photography Trends That Will Rock 2016

Much like web design, photography too has its share of trends and techniques that keep coming in vogue or falling out of favor. With the role of photography rising, not just in a real-life capture of memories but as a viable medium for creating images for the web, certain photography trends seem to be dominating the scene. What are the major photography trends that...

Cartoons

Cartoon: New Framework

January 24th, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
0
Cartoon: New Framework

I am part of this industry since the early nineties. I have seen many tools come and go, and I know that we have always had a couple of choices to achieve the same task. Without continually improving on the toolset we would not have been able to push the web forward. But the growing trend of the last about three years is something...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress Security: Turn Off the XML-RPC Interface

January 23rd, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
2
WordPress Security: Turn Off the XML RPC Interface

Since WordPress version 3.5, the XML-RPC interface is activated by default. That wouldn’t be too bad if WordPress weren’t the world’s most popular content management system. The interface does not only provide useful features but is also an important target for hackers. The invaders use the xmlrpc.php for their brute force attacks against WordPress more and more often, as attacking this interface is significantly...

Design

Annoying or Inspiring? Sound in Modern Webdesign (Best Practice)

January 22nd, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
4
Annoying or Inspiring? Sound in Modern Webdesign (Best Practice)

You could think that background music in web design was totally out. We, the web designers and developers thought we had left behind this anachronistic way of attracting attention since the early stages of web design. But we were wrong. Sound, in the shape of effects or background music for particular areas of a website, is slowly gaining popularity again. Enough reason for us...

Development

fullPage.js: Creating Multipage OnePagers Fast and Easily

January 21st, 2016
by Denis Potschien
2
fullPage.js: Creating Multipage OnePagers Fast and Easily

OnePagers are very popular, especially for small web projects. Their sophisticated and generous design often attracts maximum attention. The jQuery plugin fullPage.js allows you to create multipage onepagers in an easy way. The plugin causes the defined areas of an HTML document to be displayed in full page and makes it possible to switch between them in an animated way via navigation and scrolling....