Category: Web Development

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New Course: Design a Corporate Website Using UI Kits in Sketch

If you need to design a corporate website, you can save yourself a lot of time and trouble by using a UI kit.  What is a UI kit, and how do you use one? Our

WooCommerce vs Easy Digital Downloads: Which One Should You Use?

By its market share, WordPress is the most popular way to create an eCommerce store. And despite the overwhelming popularity of WooCommerce, there are actually multiple …

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How to Help Your Users Deal With Design Changes

Dealing with change isn’t easy, especially if users have become adjusted to a particular way of doing things. Introducing change through UI updates or even a wide reaching design overhaul can be tricky. Here are

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25+ Best Free Drupal 7 & 8 CMS Themes to Make Sites (2018)

Drupal is a powerful CMS that can be used to create a variety of different websites. It’s free to use and the best part is that it has a plethora of themes available suitable for

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3 Ways to Create Angled Edges With SVG

In this tutorial you’ll learn three ways to create easy angled edges using SVG. To begin with we’ll use an inline SVG, then we’ll use an SVG background on a pseudo-element, before finishing off with a

MyKinsta v3 – Making WordPress Site Management a Breeze

Back in April 2017, we brought you MyKinsta v2. We’re excited to now bring you the new v3 dashboard. It has been completely redesigned to match …

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How to Practice Immersive Empathy in Design Thinking

In our previous article we discussed the basics of design thinking. In this article we’ll learn how to handle the first stage in that process: empathy. So let’s first remind ourselves where it sits in

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Save Time With the CSS “grid” Shorthand Property

In past tutorials we’ve learned how to set up a grid, defining its explicit properties (like grid-template-columns and grid-template-areas) and even some of its implicit properties (like grid-auto-columns). In this tutorial we’re going to look

6 Ways to Leverage Facebook for Marketing Success

Facebook has been in the news lately, but not for great reasons. The Cambridge Analytica data scare. The election ad tampering by Russians. The intense scrutiny …

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New Course: Create Content With WordPress Gutenberg

What You’ll Be Creating WordPress Gutenberg is coming soon to a website near you. It will revolutionise the way you write posts and create pages, so get ready to use it by taking our new

Website Downtime: Applicable Tips on How to Prevent It

Your website is the face of your business and internet users want it to show up almost instantaneously when they click into it. In fact, most …

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20 Must-Have Wireframe Templates and UI Kits for Your Design Library

Wireframing. User journeys. Content maps. User-centered design. Information architecture. Animated prototypes. Conversion paths. Iterative features. Sitemaps. Uhh, what? Let’s be honest, the world of UX (user experience) and UI (user interface) is full of jargon

Updating WooCommerce: A Safe and In-Depth Guide

Is your WooCommerce store working? It’s a question that keeps a lot of store owners up at night—but can be fixed with some prep and proper …

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3 Tips for Preparing Better UX Documentation

UX documentation is all about tracking the specific details of your design to make sure implementation occurs smoothly. After all the rounds of design iterations, research, and critique, it’s important not to neglect this important

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Sketch vs Adobe XD: Which One Should You Use?

Today I’m going to try and answer a question that I imagine many of you have asked: “Which is better, Sketch or Adobe XD?”. In this video and article I’ll be explaining which I prefer,

WP-CLI v2 – Managing WordPress From the Terminal

For most of its life, WordPress has been built using a simple code-base with a dash of object-oriented PHP being the most abstract system. In the …

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New Course: Create a Landing Page With Envato Elements

Sometimes, you need to create a fully functional landing page quickly and efficiently. The best way to do that is by finding a suitable template and customising it to fit your needs. You’ll learn exactly

Social Media Image Sizes and Quick Tips for WordPress Users

Despite upsetting data privacy breaches like the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook situation, there’s no doubt that social media is here to stay. After all, everyone is on it, …

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20 Best Shopify Themes With Beautiful eCommerce Designs

When it comes to eCommerce, the design of your site plays a crucial role. It can make or break your website—leading to sales either falling flat or converting profitably. Even though you are probably eager

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Guide to SEO in China (2018 Edition)

Anyone who is anyone in e-commerce and global trade is talking about China. With the world’s largest population and a 21% share of the world’s internet users, China has a habit of obliterating records when