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Top 10 Best WordPress Hosting Reviews Sort the Wheat from the Chaff

February 26th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Top 10 Best WordPress Hosting Reviews Sort the Wheat from the Chaff

The web is a place where you cannot only never reach the horizon but can’t even see it. Your life span is too short to be able to ever visit all the places there are today. Now consider that each day more new places arise than you could possibly visit even in that one day. In doing this, you’ll soon come to the conclusion...

Design

The Hunger Games: Are Designers Cannibals?

February 25th, 2015
by Speider Schneider
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The Hunger Games: Are Designers Cannibals?

Sure, many designers scream that speculative work is bad. The major creative and design organizations have written articles out the whazoo about how bad it is for the industry and even have white papers, books and entire conference programs dedicated to the “NoSpec!” movement. Still, it’s increasing and guess who’s to blame? The very people it hurts! There are two parties of thought on...

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KeyCDN Giveaway: Win One of Three Accounts with 1 TB Traffic

February 24th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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KeyCDN Giveaway: Win One of Three Accounts with 1 TB Traffic

Earlier today we introduced you to KeyCDN from Switzerland, a cogent new content delivery network (CDN). They offer a solid performance boost with their twenty (and counting) globally distributed server locations. If you are unsure whether a CDN would really speed up your website, read on. To complete our introduction of the world’s most price-worthy CDN, we convinced them to offer three accounts with...

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KeyCDN: Cogent New Content Delivery Network Made in Switzerland

February 24th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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KeyCDN: Cogent New Content Delivery Network Made in Switzerland

Content Delivery Networks are an important component for all website operators with high website traffic. Highly fluctuating and globally diverse visitor rates can be elegantly cushioned and easily operated by CDN providers. Now, the Swiss KeyCDN (based in Winterthur) throws their hat in the ring. And what we can already say is that KeyCDN understands how to leave rivals behind in this highly competitive...

Cartoons

Cartoon: If Web Designers Were Sculptors… [006]

February 23rd, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: If Web Designers Were Sculptors… [006]

People working in the web design and development industry need to become thick-skinned over the years if they intend to survive long term. I am in this business since web design got invented in the early Nineties, and I sure know what I’m talking about when it comes to the hidden secrets of client communication. My remedy these days is laughing. I refuse to...

Deals & Giveaways

TemplateMonster Giveaway: 10 Templates for 10 Winners

February 23rd, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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TemplateMonster Giveaway: 10 Templates for 10 Winners

Good news for our readership. We already introduced you to TemplateMonster’s monstrous repository jam-packed with a wide variety of different templates for different purposes as well as different systems. Whether you are looking for HTML5 themes, Bootstrap themes, newsletter templates, PSD layouts, PrestoShop or WooCommerce templates and a lot more, TemplateMonster has you covered. Today we teamed up with them for a second time....

Design

Blast from the Past #6: 100 Best Free Business Cards, Resume Templates and Other Corporate Identity Packages of 2014

February 22nd, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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Blast from the Past #6: 100 Best Free  Business Cards,  Resume Templates and Other Corporate Identity Packages of 2014

Welcome to part 6 of our series "Blast from the Past". By now, you are already in possession of a vast collection of 90 free carefully executed GUI sets, 100 icon packs, 100+ PSD templates, the same number of HTML templates as well as over a hundred fonts, in flavors desktop, web and icon. Now you are fully equipped to perform the creation of...

Essentials

Blast from the Past #5: 100+ Best Free Fonts of 2014

February 21st, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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Blast from the Past #5: 100+ Best Free Fonts of 2014

Welcome to part 5 of our series “Blast from the Past”. By now, you are already in possession of a vast collection of 90 free carefully executed GUI sets, 100 icon packs, 100+ PSD templates and the same number of HTML templates. So, what’s missing you might wonder. Not much, that’s for sure. But, let’s think about it. Yes, I have an idea. What...

Plugins

Recipe for Success: Ten WordPress Plugins to Rock Your Blog

February 20th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Recipe for Success: Ten WordPress Plugins to Rock Your Blog

Blogging with WordPress can be good fun with the right plugins. Plugins make work more comfortable, add new features, and can keep visitors on your blog. With the right plugin, blogging tasks can be performed in a smarter, easier, faster, and more productive way. Whatever you have in mind for your blog, there is probably a plugin for that. The only problem is that...

Design

Web Design Takeaway: 40 CSS Buttons, Tutorials and Code Snippets

February 19th, 2015
by Dirk Metzmacher
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Web Design Takeaway: 40 CSS Buttons, Tutorials and Code Snippets

Pure CSS buttons and menus do not need graphics anymore but create themselves from the beauty of the written code. Generating this can be difficult in regard to broad browser compatibility. Thankfully, there are tutorials, ready-made code snippets, and numerous examples to choose from. And it gets even better, as we present you the best examples in this article. What you don’t get in...

Design

Adobe Lightroom Mobile: Image Processing on the Go (including Android)

February 18th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Adobe Lightroom Mobile: Image Processing on the Go (including Android)

Last month, Adobe released a new version of its Lightroom app for mobile devices. For the first time this app is not only available for iPhones and iPads, but for Android devices as well. But how efficient can image processing on tablet or smartphone actually be? Lightroom Mobile: Free of Charge, but Can Only Be Used with a Subscription The Lightroom app is free...

Design

Opposites Attract: Tips for Designing a Clean Yet Colorful Website

February 17th, 2015
by Tara Hornor
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Opposites Attract: Tips for Designing a Clean Yet Colorful Website

A clean website design does not have to be boring, and a colorful website design does not have to be obnoxious and overwhelming. Interestingly, usually all a clean site needs to jazz it up are a few bright or bold colors, and an obnoxious site needs a clean redesign to go from overwhelming to simply colorful. For these reasons, a clean yet colorful website is...