Helpful Tips to Improve Your Checkout Conversions

Paula Borowska  •  Design, UX Design  •  October 6, 2014
Helpful Tips to Improve Your Checkout Conversions

Believe it or not but the checkout process starts much earlier than when someone is literally making a purchase from their online cart. In order to improve checkout conversions, you need to ensure that the whole shopping experience is wonderful; this way users are more convinced to actually buy your products. In this post I want to go over the buying funnel on eCommerce...

How to Get Social Share Counts in WordPress

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  October 3, 2014
How to Get Social Share Counts in WordPress

You will be hard-pressed to find someone that doesn’t belong to a social media network these days. Virtually all social networks provide buttons that simplify the process of sharing website content to their platforms. To take advantage of the large user base and high engagement of social networks and bookmarking sites (such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and StumbleUpon),...

How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

Tomas Laurinavicius  •  Design  •  October 2, 2014
How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

Creating websites is getting more and more complex and is usually not a one person job. It is important to ensure that design is consistent and optimized to meet business objectives and create enjoyable experiences for users. One of the ways to ensure that team is on the same page when designing separate parts of the website or saving designs from developers is to create...

How to Build a Website with Startup Framework for WordPress

Adrian  •  WordPress  •  October 1, 2014
How to Build a Website with Startup Framework for WordPress

What you will learn in this tutorial: In this video tutorial we will show you how to create a website using Startup Framework for WordPress. Video run time: 8 minutes Startup Framework for WordPress is a new powerful WordPress theme, which will help you create websites in an easy and intuitive way. The framework contains 100 brilliant blocks, which offer a way to create...

Build a Responsive Grid System in LESS with Recursive Mixins

David East  •  Coding, Tutorials  •  September 30, 2014
Build a Responsive Grid System in LESS with Recursive Mixins

Ever wanted to build your own responsive grid system? It’s easier than you think. LESS has a feature known as recursive mixins, which can generate code that we’d otherwise have to type by hand. A recursive mixin acts as a loop, executing a snippet of CSS until a stopping point is reached. In this video tutorial, we will cover the fundamentals of recursive mixins....

Startup Framework for WordPress

Adrian  •  Shop  •  September 23, 2014
Startup Framework for WordPress

Startup Framework for WordPress is a new powerful theme, which will help you create websites in an easy and intuitive way. It’s not an ordinary WordPress theme, it is a mix of the most advanced front-end tool working with the most popular CMS in the...

Primer on Web-Based Grid Systems

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  September 23, 2014
Primer on Web-Based Grid Systems

What’s in a grid? A grid-style framework is the backbone to almost any web design project, providing the structure for your site as well as a way to organize content, elements and images. There are a variety of grid systems out there that you can buy or download free. You can also create your own if you are feeling ambitious. But one thing is for sure, you can probably...

Maintenance Mode for WordPress – Plugin Review

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  September 19, 2014
Maintenance Mode for WordPress – Plugin Review

When upgrading a website to a new design, carrying out bug fixes at the backend and updating the website core CMS, themes and plugins works best when the site is placed in maintenance mode while you are working. When a website is in maintenance mode, public access is blocked and a splash page (informing visitors that the site is down for maintenance) displayed. If your...

New iPhone 6 and Apple Watch Will Impact Designers

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  September 18, 2014
New iPhone 6 and Apple Watch Will Impact Designers

Apple announced a few new and great products on Sept. 9. But what does it mean for designers? Whether you were impressed with the keynote or not, we can all learn some lessons about what was said during the presentation. With more products to choose from, there are many things that will impact designers. Bigger Diversity in Screens It’s obvious with two new iPhones that as...

Wait a Minute: Examples of Page Preloading Animations

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  September 17, 2014
Wait a Minute: Examples of Page Preloading Animations

When creating a great user experience becomes a number one priority, micro UX comes to the forefront – in our case are preloading animations. For a long time, only some have taken into account this constituent, yet everything has changed, and almost every other website can boast having one or two delightful effects that impress visitors. Micro UX is usually associated...