Design

Now Is The Time: Why the Web Is Ready for Responsive Web Design

June 19th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Now Is The Time: Why the Web Is Ready for Responsive Web Design

amiresponsive-noupe Today, a large portion of site traffic comes from mobile devices — namely smart phones and tablets — in addition to traditional PCs. Across the globe, mobile devices now account for 12 percent of Internet traffic, and it’s scaling up faster than desktop Internet traffic. The fraction of mobile Web traffic is sufficiently...

Tutorials

SEO 2013: 20 Most Important Contributions To Content Marketing Strategies

June 18th, 2013
by Dirk Metzmacher
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SEO 2013: 20 Most Important Contributions To Content Marketing Strategies

WP Tags and SEO Google's Penguin called it quits for some SEOs. Over-optimized websites with unnatural link structures and keyword stuffing got punished. New strategies had to be developed. Content marketing became the next big thing - a strategy I would have thought that was patently obvious. High-grade content, be it articles, videos, podcasts or...

CMS

ProcessWire: CMS With A Difference

June 17th, 2013
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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ProcessWire: CMS With A Difference

processwire-main If you have been following the previous CMS instalments here at Noupe, you must already be aware that every once in a while, we review a Content Management System. Today, we shall be taking a look at ProcessWire, a very straightforward and nifty open source CMS.

Essentials

CIKONSS 1.0: Responsive Icons In Pure CSS, IE Doesn’t Fail

June 16th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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CIKONSS 1.0: Responsive Icons In Pure CSS, IE Doesn’t Fail

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Icons based on PNG, GIF or JPG are nothing new. Relatively new is the way to store all icons in one single PNG and access them via CSS, the so-called sprites. Even more interesting is the complete omission of file-based structures using nothing but pure CSS. CIKONSS does just that. And as these symbols are...

Essentials

Useful Helper: Freebbble Curates Dribbble’s Best Download Freebies

June 14th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Useful Helper: Freebbble Curates Dribbble’s Best Download Freebies

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Dribbble is great, but that filled with contributions, you simply cannot stay on top of things. Many members make their designs and other resources available for free downloading, while most members don't. Dribble in itself does not offer simple access to the many download resources the platform contains. So, if you are one of the...

Apps

To Hope Beyond Hope: iOS 7 Concepts Jony Ive Should Definitely Draw Inspiration From

June 13th, 2013
by Dirk Metzmacher
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To Hope Beyond Hope: iOS 7 Concepts Jony Ive Should Definitely Draw Inspiration From

ios1 Flat and very, very colorful is Apple's new approach to iOS. Reactions are partly flat, partly very colorful, too. "Love it or leave it" seems to be the only option. Yet, iOS 7 is only a beta version, nothing needs to be carved in stone by now, Jony. We have collected numerous different concepts to show you and...

Development

Webdesigner’s Basics: 10 Questions You Need To Be Able To Answer

June 12th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Webdesigner’s Basics: 10 Questions You Need To Be Able To Answer

diaper-w550 Wouldn't it be fun to let our readers test their knowledge through a quiz once in a while, we thought over here at Noupe HQ. As we like to play these kinds of games, we assume you might too. Our first quiz covers some of the basics of HTML from past to present. Don't expect...

Plugins

Developer Thoughts: Four Lessons We Learned While Creating our First WordPress Plugin

June 11th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Developer Thoughts: Four Lessons We Learned While Creating our First WordPress Plugin

wordpress-hate-main Building our first plugin wasn’t an entirely smooth process - anyone thinking of doing something similar should consider several things before they get started. Below are the lessons we picked up.

CMS

Joomla! Does WordPress Spell Doom For It?

June 10th, 2013
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Joomla! Does WordPress Spell Doom For It?

joomla1 Today we will discuss a question, fans of Joomla! will not want to investigate to far into. Joomla! tries to get on its feet again, yet shows weakness in doing so. Is there still a chance for the CMS or will WordPress sink it into oblivion? What is it that WordPress does so much better?...

Apps

Tayasui Sketches – Creative iPad App for the Paper Lover

June 7th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Tayasui Sketches – Creative iPad App for the Paper Lover

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It's been quite a while since we last published an article in our series of iPad apps for the creative professional. As we all know there is no shortage of apps for the Apple tablet in general. Hundreds of thousands can be downloaded. All in all more than 50 billion apps have been downloaded from...

Infographics

Information Overload: A Great Infographic Is Worth a Thousand Words

June 6th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Information Overload: A Great Infographic Is Worth a Thousand Words

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The web is crammed full of words. There is enough content to keep you reading until you take your last breath, even if that moment is still 100 years from now. So far for the good news ;-) The bad news is, the web grows faster than you could ever possibly keep up with. Sooner...

Essentials

Freebie of the Day: Spice Up Your Website With Live HTML5 Device Mockups

June 5th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Freebie of the Day: Spice Up Your Website With Live HTML5 Device Mockups

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This is great, I promise. We know Finland for a lot of things, rubber boots for instance or - ehm - Helsinki. Angelos Arnis and Tomi Hiltunen want to add to this ample variety. They just published a set of device mockups, all in PNG and CSS, that you can actually bring to life with...