Business Online

Social Media: Rock Your Business with Facebook, Twitter, …

May 3rd, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Rock Your Business

Usually we start into a new year with a lot of energy, new goals and resolutions. But eventually we reach the point – which is at the beginning of Spring at the latest – when our weaker self prevails and we mess up our goals and resolutions. If one of your goals for 2015 was to use social media efficiently, maybe to get a...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #5: Best Uses of Search Engine Advertising (SEA)

May 2nd, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
2
Search Engine Advertising (SEA)

The fifth part of our online marketing series discusses another branch of search engine marketing: Search Engine Advertising (SEA). There, you pay for ads that match certain search queries. If you’re good at creating those ads, you will be able to generate traffic on your website, as well as collect data, to better optimize your page. What is SEA? SEA is short for Search...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

The Ten Most Interesting Widgets for Your WordPress Website

May 1st, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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The Ten Most Interesting Widgets for Your WordPress Website

It is not least its versatility that makes WordPress so fascinating. WordPress websites are unique – at least if you want them to be. But what people often forget is that high individuality and functionality can already be achieved by using the right sidebar widgets. They’re like the icing on the cake and can add spice to your website. Therefore, we want to show you...

Development

Essential: How to Test Internet Explorer on Android, iOS, and Mac OS X

April 30th, 2015
by Rey Bango
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How to Test Internet Explorer

Earlier this year, the Microsoft team launched a new tool to make it easier to test sites in IE regardless of which platform you’re on; seriously! It’s part of their work on Microsoft Edge and its new rendering engine and new user-agent string, which is a fork of Trident that’s far more interoperable with the mobile Web. In this tutorial, I want to demonstrate...

Design

World of Design No. 3: South Korea

April 29th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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Design in South Korea

Driven by high-tech goliaths such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai-Kia, South Korea is considered to be one of the most innovative countries in the world. However, this impressive fact does not call the tune when it comes to website design. It seems that the Korean-based creatives are trying to stick to the golden mean and maintain the ideology of “haste makes waste” and populate...

Development

Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Two)

April 28th, 2015
by Rami Sayar
0
Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Two)

This Node.js tutorial series will help you build a Node.js powered real-time chatroom web app fully deployed in the cloud. Throughout the series, you will learn how to setup Node.js on your Windows machine, how to develop a web frontend with Express, how to deploy a Node Express-based app to Microsoft Azure, how to use Socket.IO to add a real-time layer, and how to deploy...

Design

100 Free Resources for Sketch App

April 27th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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100 Free Resources for Sketch

More and more creatives switch from powerful and universal image editors such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator to simpler, less sophisticated, much handier and just cheaper software for carrying out their tasks. These unidirectional yet feature-rich programs enable talented folks to focus particularly on designing and nothing else, providing a set of instruments exactly for this sphere. Sketch App is one of that kind....

Plugins

WordPress Plugins for Image Editing: Regenerate Thumbnails and Photon

April 26th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Regenerate Thumbnails and Photon

Sometimes you may find yourself in a situation where you wish to have a little helper that solves your problems in a heartbeat. There’s one situation probably every WordPress user has come across already: You change your theme, and suddenly none of the thumbnails fits anymore. Too big and your theme loses its effect, too small and the CSS might upscale them to the...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #4: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Beginners

April 25th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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SEO for Beginners

Search engine optimization is part of search engine marketing, aiming to direct visitors from the search engine to your website. There, search engine optimization (SEO for short) focuses on so-called organic rankings. Part 4 of our online marketing series will talk about what SEO means, and we will introduce you to some ways to affect those rankings. You certainly know a couple of search...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress: Fancy Site Navigation With the_posts_pagination()

April 24th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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the_posts_pagination

It was not until WordPress 4.1 was released that creating a paginated blog navigation was a fairly cumbersome affair, which required either a certain degree of development effort or a plugin. WordPress 4.1 makes this a thing of the past. It allows you to create a paginated blog navigation by adding one single tag to the theme’s index.php. Now you need a little bit...

(Free) Services

Link of the Day: Webdesigner News – All the Latest and Greatest in Web Design and Development

April 23rd, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Webdesigner News - Landing Page

Staying up to the latest innovations in web design and development is not an easy task to accomplish. My personal Feedly is cram packed with over 500 feeds. And it costs me a lot of time to even keep up with these news, although they are more or less easily digestible through RSS – much easier than having to visit all these sites manually...

Development

Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part One)

April 23rd, 2015
by Rami Sayar
0
Node.js Part One

This Node.js tutorial series will help you build a Node.js-powered real-time chatroom web app fully deployed in the cloud.  In this series, you will learn how to setup Node.js on your Windows machine (or just learn the concepts if you’re on Mac), how to develop a web frontend with Express, how to deploy a node express apps to Azure, how to use Socket.IO to...