Cartoons

The Book of Web Design Vol. 2: Clients’ Standard Quotes (Cartoon)

March 31st, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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The Book of Web Design Vol. 2: Clients’ Standard Quotes (Cartoon)

Frequent readers know. Starting from January cartoons have found their place here at Noupe, too. Our series “If Web Designers Were …” has become popular quite quickly, and our readers keep submitting their favorite client situations. Thanks and keep going. Some of the submissions, while funny, cannot adequately be described in the format of “If Web Designers Were …”. That’s why we decided to...

Design

New and Unspent: 10 Fresh Free WordPress Plugins (Edition: April 2015)

March 30th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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New and Unspent: 10 Fresh Free WordPress Plugins (Edition: April 2015)

Once again we have browsed the plugin directory of WordPress to find the best new WordPress tools for you. Plugins round WordPress off and without them you would have an extremely limited CMS. You won’t find well-known extensions in this list, but a potpourri of really fresh, new and unspent plugins that give you the best benefit. There should be something for most WordPress...

Themes

Oviparous: 22 Fresh Free WordPress Themes (Easter Edition 2015)

March 29th, 2015
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
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Oviparous: 22 Fresh Free WordPress Themes (Easter Edition 2015)

Easter bunny is in sight. If you want to give your site a quick rebrush before the holidays, there’s no time to lose. Good that you got the nice folks here at Noupe. We dug up the hidden easter eggs in terms of WordPress themes and curated them into the following article. So before you smash your eggs trying to create a nice site...

Essentials

20+ Fresh Free Templates in HTML/CSS and PSD plus GUI Packs (Edition: April 2015)

March 28th, 2015
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
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20+ Fresh Free Templates in HTML/CSS and PSD plus GUI Packs (Edition: April 2015)

Welcome back to our fourth iteration of 2015’s collections of free HTML, CSS and PSD templates. We have a pretty awesome bundle of GUI packs and HTML templates that will not only simplify your developments, but also give you new ideas to create the next big thing for your customers or personal projects, no matter the device you’re working on. There are some extra...

Design

Web Design: Transparency as a Design Element (plus Best Practices)

March 27th, 2015
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Web Design: Transparency as a Design Element (plus Best Practices)

Transparency has become a big hit in web design since most browsers can display it. Transparent elements are used to either set accents or draw attention to a certain area like images or text passages. But there are a few things that can go wrong while developing websites with transparent effects. Today we’ll show you what you should pay attention to. Let’s create a...

Deals & Giveaways

Celebrating 10 Years of PSD2HTML (Anniversary Infographic, Discounts, Giveaway)

March 27th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Celebrating 10 Years of PSD2HTML (Anniversary Infographic, Discounts, Giveaway)

PSD2HTML® turned 10. Some might say it’s the end of an era, but for PSD2HTML®, it’s the beginning of a whole new adventure. To mark this special milestone they are offering an epic 50% discount on markup and an unusual giveaway. Don’t miss their parallax best practice and example and secure your chance to win the giveaway. How? Read on… About PSD2HTML® PSD2HTML® is...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Create Immersive Light Effects with Amberlight for Mac and Windows

March 26th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Deal of the Week: Create Immersive Light Effects with Amberlight for Mac and Windows

If you like yourself a good Hollywood blockbuster you know that nothing there happens without impressive lighting and effects. The fascination of thunder and lightning is in our genes. And whenever we want to show off something greater than this world, light will be involved. So why not use the psychological effect of blinding lights for your web and graphic design projects, too? That’s...

Themes

March 2015: Top 10 Free WordPress Themes

March 26th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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March 2015: Top 10 Free WordPress Themes

This March has been a fertile month in terms of WordPress theme creation. March even saw a few new magazine themes of great quality, which is not too common at least not in the free sector. Today’s Top 10 list carries two themes of this type. Both are fantastic in their own right and come fully customizable. That doesn’t mean that the other eight...

Business Online

Paymill and Your Online Shop: Safe Payment Made Easy

March 25th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Paymill and Your Online Shop: Safe Payment Made Easy

Online shopping has gone mainstream. The local retail business fights for survival. Unsurprisingly, the number of online shops is increasing day by day. But beware, not all online shops are created equal. It’s not enough just taking a ready-made e-commerce software and waiting for some customers to come. You need to think about some success metrics first. Sure enough, you need to neatly arrange...

Design

International Language: The Emergence of Icons and Pictograms

March 24th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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International Language: The Emergence of Icons and Pictograms

Symbols and pictograms have been used since the beginning of history, in every stage of the evolution of the many forms of human communication, from the use of visual signs and figures to convey the meaning of concepts, words and sounds, to the development of spoken language to writing. As a communication form, pictograms have maintained their varied functions which have now become more...

Cartoons

Cartoon: If Web Designers Were Butchers… [008]

March 23rd, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: If Web Designers Were Butchers… [008]

People working in the web design and development industry need to become thick-skinned over the years if they intend to survive long term. I am in this business since web design got invented in the early Nineties, and I sure know what I’m talking about when it comes to the hidden secrets of client communication. My remedy these days is laughing. I refuse to...

Business Online

WordPress: How to Retain Customers and Promote Reader Loyalty

March 22nd, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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WordPress: How to Retain Customers and Promote Reader Loyalty

If you want to develop a successful blog or website, there is nothing more important than getting and retaining the loyalty of your readers. If a visitor comes to your website and never comes by again, something went terribly wrong. In that case, you need to act. The preferred scenario is that every visitor becomes a regular – a fan, if you will. Someone...