Inspiration

Flat Christmas: Creative Xmas Greetings on Behance

December 4th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Flat Christmas: Creative Xmas Greetings on Behance

Are you looking for a creative way to send Christmas greetings to your customers, friends or family? You sure should get going as the special days are approaching fast. As always the time to churn out a creative idea of your own is scarce, so you will again have to rely on someone else’s items. Especially designs for Christmas tend to overdo it. Most...

Themes

20+ Fresh and Free WordPress Themes: Christmas Edition 2015

December 3rd, 2015
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
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20+ Fresh and Free WordPress Themes: Christmas Edition 2015

Okay, you can as well decide not to read this article and bake some cookies instead. But then you will definitely miss out on a bunch of great free WordPress themes. And while the cookies only last a few hours from input to output, a new theme will let your blog look better for days, weeks, even months to come. Can there be any...

Design

Better Portable Graphics: What the New Image Format Can Do

December 2nd, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Better Portable Graphics: What the New Image Format Can Do

JPEG and PNG are the two popular formats used to display images in the browser. Even though the internet gets increasingly faster, it is especially important for mobile devices to keep the file size as small as possible. The new BPG format, which is short for Better Portable Graphics, is the alternative to the popular formats, and it promises smaller files as well as...

(Free) Services

Codester: Brand-new, Fast Growing Marketplace for Developers and Designers

December 2nd, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Codester: Brand-new, Fast Growing Marketplace for Developers and Designers

Today I want to introduce you to Codester. Codester is a brand-new marketplace for developers and designers. Here you can buy code snippets, scripts, themes, plugins and more to brush up your next big or small project. Using premade components saves you time and – as we all know – time is money. So take the five minutes it takes to read the following...

Essentials

20 Fresh and Free HTML and PSD Templates plus GUI Packs: December 2015

December 1st, 2015
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
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20 Fresh and Free HTML and PSD Templates plus GUI Packs: December 2015

Welcome to the last round of our free HTML and PSD templates showcase, at least for the year 2015. As always we have put together a plethora of various design elements that only have one thing in common – they are all free to use. Other than that you will find a diverse variety of different elements for different use cases. We hope we...

Business Online

How to Design Forms That Increase Your Conversion Rate

November 30th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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How to Design Forms That Increase Your Conversion Rate

A visually attractive form doesn’t help much when only a few visitors fill it in. In reality, a neat design is limited in its effectiveness as it only works in combination with other factors that need to be considered as well. In this article, I will give you advice on how to shape forms regarding content to increase the conversion rate which, in this...

Cartoons

Cartoon: Nothing too Sophisticated

November 29th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: Nothing too Sophisticated

This is a true story – unfortunately. A good friend of mine hired a web designer to help him get online. As he has a very specialized target group he does not need an imposing internet presence, more a kind of a virtual business card to help his customers find him online. That’s what he told the designer. The designer then nodded an “Okay”...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress Hacked? Keep Calm – This is What You Need to Do Now!

November 28th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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WordPress Hacked? This is What You Need to Do Now!

Shock! Your WordPress website was hacked. A new landing page saying “WordPress Hacked by XYZ” or nastier things shows up. You break a sweat and feel close to fainting. Your heart plays drums in your chest. You can’t think clearly and you don’t know what to do. Got it? Now calm down. It is not that difficult to clean up a hacked WordPress website...

Development

JavaScript Engine Popmotion: Interactive Animations in a Snap

November 27th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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JavaScript Engine Popmotion: Interactive Animations in a Snap

Static websites without any animations are getting less and less common, or more and more uncommon, depending on the viewpoint. CSS3 and JavaScript provide plenty of effects for animated transitions and more complex animations. Even interactive animations don’t pose any general problems for web development anymore. However, especially complex movements in combination with interactive elements require a certain programming effort. The JavaScript engine Popmotion...

Design

HTML5: Create a Top-notch OnePager with Slides

November 27th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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HTML5: Create a Top-notch OnePager with Slides

OnePagers, websites that consist of one page divided into two or more segments, are still growing in popularity. If I remember correctly, Apple were the ones who started that craze with their presentation of one of the later iPhones a few years ago. The classic OnePager consists of a full-screen presentation of a topic, garnered with large imagery, a subtle header with navigation, an...

Plugins

Loco Translate: Localize WordPress Themes and Plugins Easily

November 26th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Loco Translate: Localize WordPress Themes and Plugins Easily

Until now, the plugin “CodeStyling Localization” was the measure of all things concerning the translation of WordPress themes or plugins. Unfortunately, the plugin will not be developed any further and can not be received from the WordPress plugin index. Finding a suitable replacement is not easy. I more or less randomly found the plugin “Loco Translate” and was positively surprised. It is easy to...

Plugins

Free WordPress Plugins: The Top10 of November 2015

November 25th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Top 10 Fresh, Free WordPress Plugins of November 2015

The best thing about WordPress is its adaptability. Everything you can think of is generally possible, and a lot of it can be done very fast. You just need to search through the official WordPress plugin index to find the features of your desire and even more. Just install a plugin and your website becomes a bit better and more functional. But be careful:...