(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...

Themes

Best of WordPress: 10 Free Themes of October 2015

October 28th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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10 Free WordPress Themes of October 2015

WordPress users cannot get enough of free themes. Fortunately enough, you can find great and completely free themes provided through WordPress.org for your new blog layout. The scope of features is mostly more than sufficient and allows you to work comfortably. So we went out to search great themes once again and came up with ten immaculate free themes for your next relaunch. As...

Development

The Full Stack Overflow Developer

October 27th, 2015
by Chris Heilmann
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In a few talks and interviews I lamented about a phenomenon in our market that’s always been around, but seems to be rampant by now: the one of the full Stack Overflow developer. Prompted by Stephen Hay on Twitter, I shall now talk a bit about what this means. Full Stack Overflow developers work almost entirely by copying and pasting code from Stack Overflow instead of...

(Free) Services

Infinit.io is a Dropbox Without the Cloud

October 27th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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The digital cloud is just as much loved as it is feared. Especially services such as Dropbox are used for fast and easy data exchange by private users and businesses alike. But not everybody trusts this kind of service. Lack of data protection and the issue of data security, in general, are often brought up as reasons against them. Just like Dropbox, Infinit.io allows...

Design

20 Code Snippets for Interactive Buttons

October 26th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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20 Code Snippets for Interactive Buttons

Can you imagine a website without buttons? I bet you can’t. And it is not surprising since these tiny, mostly rectangular-shaped objects much like navigation or copyright information are one of the fundamental details of any UI. Not only do they make links look more weighty, appealing and pushy, but they also help to increase conversion rates and make user experience handier and more...