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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...

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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?...

Design

RulersGuides.js: Photoshop-inspired Web Design Helper Tool

December 5th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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RulersGuides.js: Photoshop-inspired Web Design Helper Tool

The ruler and the possibility to draw auxiliary lines are indispensable features of Photoshop and other image editing and drawing applications. Why only Photoshop and such? Measuring distances and checking orientations via auxiliary lines can be helpful on a website as well. RulerGuides.js comes to your rescue. It adds a ruler with the mentioned features to any website via a bookmarklet. RulersGuides.js: Features Known...

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...

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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...

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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...