Business Online

Fearing the Blank Page: Ignite Your Creativity

December 16th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Ignite Your Creativity

Everyone working as a designer or author or in any other creative job knows it: the fear of the blank page or the blank screen – the creative block. There are moments where simply nothing comes to mind when trying to come up with a convincing logo or a captivating text. If creativity is your job, you can’t afford to have a lot of...

Plugins

Post Snippets for WordPress: You Need This Plugin

December 15th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Post Snippets for WordPress: You Need This Plugin

Sometimes, you find some real gems in the depths of the internet. I just wanted to look up how to add a button for placing my own shortcodes in the text editor when I stumbled upon the plugin »Post Snippets«. Post Snippets is basically the swiss army knife of plugins. It tightens the working process a lot when you are juggling with HTML snippets...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: A Lifetime of Adobe Training

December 15th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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A Lifetime of Adobe Training

Adobe puts out some of the most popular Web Design and Development tools around. Incredibly robust, it can take some serious practice and help to fully master some of them. So why not let some of the top Adobe Instructor’s around teach you the ropes? With our Deal of the Week, provided by Mighty Deals, you can get unlimited access to over 7,000 professional...

(Free) Services

Simunity Icon Maker: Create Awesome Pictograms in Seconds

December 14th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Simunity Icon Maker: Create Awesome Pictograms in Seconds

Based on the Font Awesome Icons used for Bootstrap, the developers of the homepage builder Simbla came up with an icon maker that allows you to create custom pictograms in a matter of seconds. Two colour selectors, a few sliders and two collections of shadows and frames are all it takes. Good Choice: Based on Font Awesome The creators of Simbla chose Font Awesome...

Cartoons

Cartoon: BUY NOW

December 13th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: BUY NOW

Believe it or not, I have just had that type of client. My drafts were impressive to say the least. My design concept was worth much more than I will ever get paid for it. I had forethought each and every possibility, even error handling was already cared for. I was just that little bit proud of myself, and I expected the client to...

Development

TremulaJS: This Animated Modern Image Gallery Will Impress You

December 12th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Tremula.js: This Animated Modern Image Gallery Will Impress You

When it comes to polishing images or other visual data, there are plenty of JavaScript libraries to turn a loose image collection into appealingly designed and functional galleries with ease. A very popular choice is the Image Carousel where images are swapped via mouse movement or swipe gesture. TremulaJS also provides a very extensive framework that allows you to create animated galleries and adjust...

Inspiration

Capture the Christmas Mood: 20+ Festive Websites

December 11th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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Capture the Christmas Mood:

Are you ready for Christmas? We hope you are. Since we have collected twenty-some cool websites that will draw you away from the preparation and decorating routine. The web hides lots of valuable stuff. While last year we have posted several articles helping to put you in the right mood, this year we are aiming to entertain you as well as offer several relevant services and...

Business Online

The Seven Best Sharing Solutions for WordPress

December 10th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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The Seven Best Sharing Solutions for WordPress

WordPress sharing solutions are a dime a dozen. Unfortunately, not all of them are good. This has different reasons. Some plugins – like Digg Digg for example – don’t work with every website. Additionally, not all plugins offer a fresh or, at least, contemporary design. Original share buttons, those provided by the social networks themselves, are in the past. You will barely see them...

Design

SVG: How to Create Interactive Graphics for Your Website

December 9th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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You surely know that SVG is much more than just a vector-based file format. Animations as well as interactions are also a part of the vector format’s arsenal. As JavaScript can also be used within an SVG file, there are plenty of usage options. The JavaScript solution svidget.js provides an extensive framework which allows you to create and integrate SVG graphics as widgets. Creating...

(Free) Services

Web App: Drawing SVG Online with Method Draw

December 8th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Adobe Illustrator, as well as the free Inkscape, are able to work with SVG. They can edit and save vector graphics in this format. These apps are not the only ones, however. The web app Method Draw allows you to draw vector graphics in a way similar to a classic desktop application, and you can test them directly in the browser. Besides SVG, Method...

Themes

WordPress: How to Create a Theme Option Page Quickly

December 7th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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WordPress: How to Create a Theme Option Page Quickly

Many WordPress friends will attempt to create their own theme at some point. In a lot of cases, a dedicated theme options page in the backend is relinquished. Of course, even your first self-made theme should have a theme option page to be able to change settings quickly. Until now, the creation of this page was very complicated and needed a lot of code....

Cartoons

Cartoon: Exposure

December 6th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: Exposure

I bet you know that situation. I mean, the one on the first picture. And I bet you have more than once thought of reacting as shown on the second picture. Exposure – one of the myths of web development work. Spec works is one manifestation of it. Just do as much as you can for free and the orders will keep rolling in?...