Building a Custom WordPress Registration Form with Flat UI

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  August 27, 2014
Building a Custom WordPress Registration Form with Flat UI

In a previous article, we walked through building a custom login form which can be embedded in a post or page using a shortcode and in a specific theme location using template tag. A lot of WordPress users would prefer custom login and registration forms because the defaults are very basic, don’t match the website design and the registration form lacks an extra profile...

Introducing the Best Fonts of 2014

Simone  •  Resources  •  August 22, 2014
Introducing the Best Fonts of 2014

The first part of 2014 is gone and different trends have been introduced in the design world. Two primary examples include ghost buttons or the new love for video backgrounds. Meanwhile, typography is increasingly seeing more focus as more designers realize that a perfect font, together with good graphics, can improve a digital project. Since the beginning of 2014, many new...

How to Use Color Filters for Fantastic Website Designs

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  August 20, 2014
How to Use Color Filters for Fantastic Website Designs

Who would have thought that such simple instruments as color and gradient can catalyze creativity and enormously enhance the website’s aesthetics in the modern world of advanced effects and intricate styles? Modern web designers prove that working a color filter effect can naturally emphasize refined illustrations, sophisticated graphics and spectacular photo...

15 Contact Pages Showcasing Great User Experience

Paula Borowska  •  Inspiration  •  August 18, 2014
15 Contact Pages Showcasing Great User Experience

When it comes to contact pages, they should have a wonderful user experience. Contact pages are the gateway to getting people to, well, contact you. If the page is not informative nor inviting it will be hard for a potential client, user or whomever to get in touch and spark an opportunity. This is a collection of 15 great contact pages that have delightful user experiences....

Using Nesting Styles in Preprocessors

David East  •  Coding  •  August 15, 2014
Using Nesting Styles in Preprocessors

Nesting styles are one of the core features of CSS preprocessors. While the concept is simple, there are a few things to be aware of. In this video, we’ll go over the basics of nesting and how to incorporate combining classes as well as pseudo-classes. We’ll do all of this while sprinkling in some best practices along the way. The tutorial explains how to set...

Hot Social Design Patterns for Mobile

Chris Bank  •  Design, UX Design  •  August 14, 2014
Hot Social Design Patterns for Mobile

A Deeper Look At Patterns Designed By The Hottest Apps Today In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App discusses the importance of social design patterns and details examples from some of the hottest mobile apps today – more examples of these patterns and over 45 additional mobile design patterns are covered in detail in UXPin’s free e-book, Mobile UI...

How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  August 12, 2014
How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

Google recently announced that it has started using HTTPS as a ranking signal. And that has implications for your site and whether it uses an HTTP or HTTPS protocol. For now, it’s only a very lightweight signal affecting fewer than 1 percent of global search queries, and carrying less weight than other signals (such as high-quality content) in order to give website...

How To Use Flat UI Pro and Angular.js to Build a Web App

Valery Vorobyev  •  Coding  •  August 11, 2014
How To Use Flat UI Pro and Angular.js to Build a Web App

Almost anyone can build a single-page web applications using Angular.js and Flat UI Pro. All it takes is a little background in Angular.js to complete this tutorial. Angular.js is a powerful, modern and popular framework for development single-page web applications. (Get up to speed on using this framework from the website of the project.) No matter how wonderful the...

5 Best Practices for Single-Page UX Design

Armen Ghazarian  •  Design, UX Design  •  August 8, 2014
5 Best Practices for Single-Page UX Design

Everybody loves single-page websites. There is definitely some chemistry with this design trend. It has been around for quite a while, but it’s still on the rise and too many websites opt for it. A long time ago, having a single-page website was not something you would be proud of. Those were purely informative, “business card” websites that were considered cheap and...

Material Design Resources and Inspiration

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  August 6, 2014
Material Design Resources and Inspiration

Material Design is Google’s new visual language. Google wants to combine great visual design with technology in order to make a better user experience. The concept of material design is so new that a lot of documentation is not out there. However, I have found some resources to get you started as well as material design style inspiration. Google Provided Resources Google is...