Cartoons

Cartoon: New Framework

January 24th, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: New Framework

I am part of this industry since the early nineties. I have seen many tools come and go, and I know that we have always had a couple of choices to achieve the same task. Without continually improving on the toolset we would not have been able to push the web forward. But the growing trend of the last about three years is something...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress Security: Turn Off the XML-RPC Interface

January 23rd, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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WordPress Security: Turn Off the XML RPC Interface

Since WordPress version 3.5, the XML-RPC interface is activated by default. That wouldn’t be too bad if WordPress weren’t the world’s most popular content management system. The interface does not only provide useful features but is also an important target for hackers. The invaders use the xmlrpc.php for their brute force attacks against WordPress more and more often, as attacking this interface is significantly...

Design

Annoying or Inspiring? Sound in Modern Webdesign (Best Practice)

January 22nd, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Annoying or Inspiring? Sound in Modern Webdesign (Best Practice)

You could think that background music in web design was totally out. We, the web designers and developers thought we had left behind this anachronistic way of attracting attention since the early stages of web design. But we were wrong. Sound, in the shape of effects or background music for particular areas of a website, is slowly gaining popularity again. Enough reason for us...

Development

fullPage.js: Creating Multipage OnePagers Fast and Easily

January 21st, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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fullPage.js: Creating Multipage OnePagers Fast and Easily

OnePagers are very popular, especially for small web projects. Their sophisticated and generous design often attracts maximum attention. The jQuery plugin fullPage.js allows you to create multipage onepagers in an easy way. The plugin causes the defined areas of an HTML document to be displayed in full page and makes it possible to switch between them in an animated way via navigation and scrolling....

Design

Combining CSS3 Transitions for Complex Animations

January 20th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Combining CSS3 Transitions for Complex Animations

Animated transitions can be done with little effort thanks to CSS3 transitions and are used a lot nowadays. You can alter different characteristics at the same time. There is also the possibility to play with the attributes you want to animate at different times and with different durations. CSS3 Transitions Using Delays The „transitions“ attribute knows four different values. The first value determines which...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Firefox Developer Edition: The Browser for Developers

January 19th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Firefox Developer Edition: The Browser for Developers

Nowadays, every browser provides developer tools that allow you to thoroughly test your web projects regarding design and functionality. By default, JavaScript debugging and the inspection of the source code are among these features. Firefox Developer Edition is a browser developed by Mozilla and is dedicated solely to web developers, providing even more useful tools that help to optimize a website. Its features include...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

New Simbla 2016: Responsive Websites for Everyone

January 18th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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New Simbla 2016: Responsive Websites for Everyone

Thanks to plenty of building kits and website builders, it’s possible to create a website easily and without any knowledge of HTML, CSS or JavaScript. However, these websites often lack quality regarding design and technology. Simbla is a website builder directed to both, professionals that speak HTML fluently and laymen that simply want to create a website via drag and drop. Websites created using...

Plugins

How to Use Icon Fonts in WordPress

January 17th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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How to Use Icon Fonts in WordPress

Icon fonts are a great thing, as they have a lot of things to offer that regular icons don’t have. As technically, they are fonts and not images, these symbols generated from these fonts don’t have the disadvantages of classic icons. Colors and sizes of the font icons can easily be controlled with CSS and HTML. This means they are scalable and can be...

Plugins

WordPress Tips: Turn on DoFollow for Comments, Turn off Internal Pingbacks

January 16th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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WordPress Tips: Turn on DoFollow for Comments, Turn off Internal Pingbacks

The two small tips that we’ll give you today will make your WordPress better and more fair. The first tip deals with the NoFollow HTML attribute in the comments that automatically considers every person that comments a spammer. The second tip turns off the Pingbacks generated by your own WordPress. This way your WordPress won’t annoy you whenever you link to an internal article....

Business Online

How to Setup Your First Website Within Minutes

January 15th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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How to Setup Your First Website Within Minutes

Since every major business nowadays is going online, it is only a smart choice to create an online presence for yourself as well. No matter what the nature of your work is — you might be an artist or a photographer, or maybe a writer, or a small local bakery, or, of course, a big agency with a long list of clients. Irrespective of...

CMS

LightCMS: A Hosted Solution For Creating Websites

January 14th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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LightCMS: A Hosted Solution For Creating Websites

There is no dearth of tools and Content Management Systems out there to help you build your websites. And speaking of Content Management Systems, web-based CMSs hold a particular place, only because they offer a set of features and services that are unique to their niche. In this post, we will be taking a look at one such web CMS: LightCMS. LightCMS: A Hosted...

Essentials

Things You Should Look for in a Web Host

January 13th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Things You Should Look for in a Web Host

Web hosting is one of the most crucial aspects related to setting up a website, simply because you cannot go online if you have no place to host your site in the first place. As such, choosing the best web host for your needs and requirements becomes mandatory. However, since web hosting in itself is an extremely saturated market, how does one pick the...