Design

Tridiv: Useful CSS3 Editor for 3D Objects

November 10th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Tridiv: Useful CSS3 Editor for 3D Objects

The design possibilities of CSS3 are diverse. Thanks to the “transform”-feature, not only animations, but also elements can be displayed three-dimensionally. With a few tweaks, three-dimensional objects can be drawn and arranged in space. With a little JavaScript, 3D animations are possible as well. The web application Tridiv provides a graphical user interface that allows for the creation of these three-dimensional CSS3 objects. Creating...

Design

CSSgram: Instagram Image Effects in Plain CSS

November 9th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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CSSgram is a tiny CSS library that allows you to apply 15 filters that you already know from Instagram to any image you want. If you like this type of image modification, you can grab it without hesitating. Using neat image effects doesn’t get easier than that. CSSgram: 1kb Small Powerhouse for Your Images Una Kravets from Austin, Texas is responsible for the small...

Cartoons

Cartoon: Always Someone Cheaper

November 8th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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As a freelancer, you have made this experience more often than you liked to. No matter what you offer and to whom you offer it to. There is ALWAYS someone cheaper. It is like a law of nature. As sure as day follows night each of your offers is doubled by a cheaper one. Keep calm. I know that the other offer is not...

Design

Instead of Bezier Curves: Beautiful Drawings using Spiral Tools

November 7th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Those using Illustrator or a different vector program can’t avoid bezier curves. They allow the user to draw curves in any form or shape. However, it needs practice to be able to draw well-shaped curves. Especially when drawing letters like the curvy S, it is not easy to set the starting point so that the curves are proportioned correctly. That’s why there are drawing...

(Free) Services

Fast and Free: How to Create Images for Social Media – Using Pablo v2

November 6th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Fast and Free: How to Create Images for Social Media - Using Pablo v2

Small helpers that allow you to create social media images fast and easy are in high demand. Very recently, we introduced you to a lot of these tools. Of course, Pablo, developed by Buffer, was on that list as well. Recently version two of this convenient image service has gone online. Today I want to show you all there is to know. By the...

Themes

November or Never: 20+ Free WordPress Themes to Make Your Blog Shine

November 5th, 2015
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
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November or Never: 20+ Free WordPress Themes to Make Your Blog Shine

Only a few weeks to go until Christmas. High time to brush up your blog and let it shine. To get you going we are happy to present you this month’s collection of WordPress themes, featuring incredible combinations of styles and unique suitability for particular types of industries or businesses amongst them companies, magazines, photography, art, fashion, beauty, editorial, magazine, agencies as well as...

Essentials

20+ Fresh Free HTML, CSS, PSD Templates: November 2015 Edition

November 4th, 2015
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
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20+ Fresh Free HTML, CSS, PSD Templates: November 2015 Edition

We are back! This month we are throwing an amazing round-up collected across the internet containing cutting-edge featured web templates in several appealing combinations of flat, minimal, and clean styles as well as amazing layout distributions and creative ideas at you. Also, find fantastic GUI packs in Sketch and PSD formats that are completely suitable for any type of project like gaming, eCommerce, social...

(Free) Services

Quickly Create Infographics With Infogram

November 3rd, 2015
by Dirk Metzmacher
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Infographics were at their peak in the past years. Since each and every site out there published each and every infographic there was, people have become tired of them. Still today an infographic adds value when it contributes to a topic and presents otherwise complex content in a more simple way. The free service Infogram offers the continuation of this good tradition using simple...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress: 10 Things to Pay Attention to Before Launching your Website

November 2nd, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Your new WordPress website is ready for launch? That’s what you think. But there are many things to pay attention to before launching it. Every day, thousands of websites are going online. Most of them are powered by WordPress. This is why your website should try to be different than the many others. In this article, we will give you a checklist of what...

Cartoons

Cartoon: No Sponsored Posts

November 1st, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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This is a hot topic in a row of corners around the globe. While some audiences have absolutely no problem with sponsored content as long as it is declared properly, others rage and threat the poor blogger to never ever visit his site again should he dare to prostitute himself and blog for money. In my experience, some of the most fanatic foes of...

Design

Noupe Site Check: Bloomberg

October 30th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Noupe Site Check: Bloomberg

News portals don’t always seem to be receptive to contemporary design and the use of new technologies such as HTML5 or CSS3. Often, a fixed layout is used, only supporting the vintage banner advertisement. A notable exception is the website of the US-American news portal Bloomberg, which is internationally known for its economic news. Responsive Layout and Clear Navigation While many news websites have...

Business Online

Swiftype: Powerful Smart Search for Your Website

October 29th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Alongside a clear navigation, a good search functionality is one of the most important features, especially for large and complex web projects. That’s the only way of making sure that your visitors can properly orientate themselves throughout your site and find the contents they expect. However, the search feature often doesn’t work the way it should be intended to. While most content management systems...