Business Online

How to Start an Email Newsletter Using MailChimp and WordPress

June 17th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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The importance of email campaigns is not only high regarding e-commerce, WordPress blogs can also benefit from a frequently sent out email newsletters. A newsletter is an effective way to keep the readers of your blog updated. This way, you can turn visitors into regular readers, as offering an email newsletter solves a problem of your visitor. Not every person has enough interest or...

Design

Animated SVG with Adobe Animate and Snap.SVG

June 16th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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With Animate CC, Adobe finally sounded the bell to the end of Flash. While the renamed animation program still supports Flash, it has moved its main focus towards HTML5 and WebGL. Now, for each new project, you decide whether you want to create an animation via HTML5 canvas or WebGL. Animated SVGs with Animate CC were not possible until recently. The extension “Snap.SVG Animator”...

Development

JavaScript: Ramjet Transforms HTML Elements

June 15th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Transformations and Animations are used on more and more websites due to CSS3 and HTML5. The JavaScript library Ramjet uses CSS3 options and allows you to transform any HTML element into a different one. Simple Effect With Large Impact Basically, the transformation effect used by ramjet is a simple one. Take any two HTML elements. Images, texts, and SVG graphics can be combined, and...

(Free) Services

FontYou: Your Fonts in the Cloud

June 14th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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The way fonts have been advertised and used changed a lot over the past couple of years. Due to the establishment of web fonts, the commercial font providers now offer different subscription models alongside the standard purchase option. On top of that, there’s an increasing number of free, high-quality fonts, developed specifically for web use. Now, there’s the cloud service FontYou, which wants to...

Design

SVG in Responsive Webdesign: Pros and Cons

June 13th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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SVG in Responsive Webdesign: Pros and Cons

The SVG format has plenty of advantages over other image formats for the web. It’s vector-based, compact, and even editable via plain text editors thanks to the XML syntax. There’s a reason why it’s becoming increasingly more popular, especially with the steadily growing mobile web. Responsive webdesign is where it has a lot of strengths. However, it does have some problems here as well....

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Fast and Easy: How to Optimize Your WordPress Site’s Speed

June 10th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Fast and Easy: How to Optimize Your Wordpress Site's Speed

Have you ever visited a website where you really wanted to view and engage with their content, only to be turned off by the web page’s loading time? Even worse, have you seen cases where you or others that you know have lost sales only because their web page took a few seconds more to load? Major e-commerce websites stress that long page loading...

Design

Mastering Skills: 30 Best Illustrator Tutorials of 2016

June 9th, 2016
by Nataly Birch
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Mastering Skills: 30 Best Illustrator Tutorials of 2016

Recently, we have compiled a list of 30 of the best tutorials for Photoshop that were aimed to help practice your skills and extend your knowledge. Today is the turn of Illustrator, the most popular software for crafting vector artworks and designs. Traditionally, this advanced graphics program has a vector-related environment that most digital artists find comfortable. It is applicable for projects that need to be scaled to any...

Business Online

10 Tips Against Typical Desk-Job Afflictions

June 8th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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10 Tips Against Typical Desk-Job Afflictions

Nowadays, many people earn their money in an office and have to sit all day. This is not beneficial to your health at all. The majority of office workers have to deal with back pain and tension at one point in their job. The problem is that humans can adapt to almost anything. Even to things that harm us or make us sick. In...

Business Online

Blog Checklist #2: 10 Things You Should Do After Publishing an Article

June 7th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Blog Checklist #2: 10 Things You Should Do After Publishing an Article

Have you ever asked yourself what it is that sets the big blogs apart from the many small ones? Not all factors are as obvious as endurance, for example. A major factor is the way you approach the work of blogging. Because that’s what blogging is. A type of work. The more professional the work is done, the better the chances of creating a...

Design

More Compact Web Fonts With WOFF 2.0

June 6th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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While multiple file formats had to be provided during the early days of web fonts, nowadays, the WOFF format has become the standard and is supported by all modern browsers. Older formats like the EOT format are only needed when you want to support Internet Explorer before version 9. After the WOFF format became the official standard in 2012, there’s lately been an upgrade...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Mockplus: Create Mockups for Desktop and Mobile Easily

June 6th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Complex user interfaces for websites or applications have to be well thought out and intuitive. Before it comes to actual design, it is a common thing to define the appearance and controls via mockups. Mockplus allows you to create interactive mockups with just a few clicks, and test them on mobile devices as well. Download Mockplus for Windows and Mac OSX Although the trend...

Design

Optimizing Web Fonts Made Easy

June 3rd, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Optimizing Web Fonts Made Easy

There’s no doubt that web fonts are an enormous enrichment for web design, and it has become hard to image it without them. After all, web fonts were what ended the uniform typography with Verdana and its contemporaries. As web fonts have to be downloaded, in contrast to system fonts, they are an additional resource that causes additional data traffic. The following tips will...