Business Online

WordPress is Alignable’s Most Trusted Brand for SMBs

February 24th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Alignable have published the reports of their recently SMB Trust Index Survey, and WordPress tops the list. Among 25 of the most trusted brands or companies by small to medium business owners, WordPress has been enlisted as the first choice. To quote: For small business owners, WordPress is a well-trusted company, Yelp is a brand in trouble, and Facebook is on a downward path.

Plugins

10 Fresh, Free WordPress Plugins (February 2016 Edition)

February 23rd, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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10 Free WordPress Plugins (February 2016 Edition)

Do you feel the same way I do? I love WordPress plugins and I’m always excited to find out all about the interesting features new plugins offer. Every month, I go for a deep dive into the free WordPress plugins directory to return with the newest and most interesting plugins for you. So that your website can stick out of the other websites in...

Design

Lightroom 2.0 For Android is World’s First RAW Photography App

February 23rd, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Adobe have recently released a new version of the Lightroom app for Android, and among other things, Lightroom on Android 2.0 happens to be the world’s first end-to-end RAW mobile photography app. In other words, Lightroom 2.0 lets you shoot, edit and share RAW/DNG photos using your Android smartphone or tablet.

Design

What We Can Learn from the Color Palettes of 10 Top Websites

February 22nd, 2016
by Tim Brown
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What We Can Learn from the Color Palettes of 10 Top Websites

When you take a close look at the ten most popular websites in the U.S., you’ll notice some patterns- some ways of dealing with color and white space that can inform your design sensibility. These companies wield an inordinate amount of capital, and can pay marketing professionals designers and market researchers to A/B Test, design, and optimize their sites at this point in their company...

Business Online

Yahoo is Now Officially For Sale!

February 22nd, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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It is official: Yahoo, amidst all of its recent struggles and issues, is now up for sale. The company has recently formed a review committee of “independent directors”, to find “strategic alternatives”, or in other words, brought bankers and lawyers on board to find viable buyers of Yahoo.

Design

SVG Filters: How to Apply Them to HTML Elements

February 21st, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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SVG Filters: How to Apply Them to HTML Elements

You can use CSS3 to add blur, shadow, brightness or contrast to an element. Overall, there are ten filters available. The SVG format knows filter effects as well. Partially, these options overlap, for example when it comes to blur. However, the SVG format knows several additional filters that CSS3 alone can’t create. With little effort, you can add SVG Filters to an HTML element....

Development

Test my CSS Helps You Optimize Your Stylesheets

February 20th, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Test my CSS Helps You Optimize Your Stylesheets

A free online tool gives a clear overview of all problems that your CSS stylesheets may or may not contain. This quickly shows you what you need to work on. Test my CSS also informs you of why each problem is a problem and gives advice on how to remove it. All you need is the URL of the stylesheet to be inspected. A...

Development

CSS Custom Properties: How to Use Variables in Chrome 49

February 19th, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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CSS Custom Properties: How to Use Variables in Chrome 49

Starting with version 49, Chrome supports custom properties, namely CSS Variables. Now, another central element of professional programming is ported to the browser without any additional requirements. Variables: Central Element of Structured Programming Variables are an irreplaceable part of professional programming. Just imagine having to manually redefine the values for every single application area instead of having them managed as variables from one central...

Business Online

Outlook For Web Undergoes A Major Update

February 19th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Outlook has recently undergone a big revamp, and has rolled out a whole new set of features for its web version. Keeping the growing market share of GMail in mind, Outlook’s new look seems to be an attempt to outsmart the competition. Among other things, Outlook now has a whole new design, plus a new set of emojis. You can “like” emails, and even...

(Free) Services

Best of 2015: 100 Resources for Web Developers

February 18th, 2016
by Nataly Birch
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100 Resources for Web Developers

While we were primarily focusing on the graphical material, having provided you with all the sorts of stuff, including GUIs, icons, fonts, website layouts, the time has come to pay attention to another fundamental side of the development workflow. This routine is challenging, tricky and time-consuming. Thus it is not surprising that developers are eager to employ third-party resources that help to sort out issues...

Business Online

Adsvise: Common Advertising Formats at Hand

February 17th, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Adsvise: Common Advertising Formats at Your Hand

This is useful. Adsvise is a free-to-use website, that makes the content specifications of the different services out there available as clear and concise as possible. You are not sure which formats, measurements, and sizes you can use for an HTML5 ad on Google Adwords? Ask Adsvise. “Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.” – Henry Ford Designers...

Development

Google Has Open Sourced its iOS Testing Framework

February 17th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Google has recently open sourced its testing framework for iOS app development, and you can start working with it right away. Named EarlGrey, this framework comes with several features suited for iOS app development.