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

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  August 4, 2017
How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

Google 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 owners time to...

What Typography Means in Email & How to Choose the Best Fonts

Kevin  •  Design  •  August 3, 2017
What Typography Means in Email & How to Choose the Best Fonts

The thumb rule for marketing anything is to package it in a visually appealing way. Shapes, images, colors and appropriate typography come together to draw viewers’ attention to your product. In this article, we shall be focussing on the impact that typography in your email has on the overall user experience and how to choose your email fonts to create uniformity across all...

MailOptin Review – The Best WordPress List Building and Automated Newsletters Plugin

Andrian  •  Plugins  •  August 2, 2017
MailOptin Review – The Best WordPress List Building and Automated Newsletters Plugin

How many times have you been told email list building is dead? You have probably heard that boring line many times over, but the money is still in the list and that’s why companies keep building the email list. Behind the lies of email list building being dead is the frustration of people who can’t find the right tools to effectively and efficiently make lead generation...

Best Examples of Websites That Use Slides Framework

Andrian  •  Websites Examples  •  July 31, 2017
Best Examples of Websites That Use Slides Framework

By now, you’ve probably heard about Slides Framework, an easy-to-use website builder that helps you get a site up and running in no time. If you haven’t tried Slides yet, this dose of visual inspiration might be just the thing for you. All of the websites below are mini-case studies that show exactly what Slides Framework can do. From simple landing pages to more complex...

What to Expect When Designing for Startups

Jenna Scaglione  •  Design  •  July 27, 2017
What to Expect When Designing for Startups

Designing for startups can feel more like a whirlwind than an actual design project. The process can be a rough road to travel if you are not prepared for the full experience. Thankfully, startups are realizing the need for effective web design and many are hiring professionals like you to get the job done correctly. Great design is becoming more and more important as business...

How to Protect Your Design Work on the Internet

Jenna Scaglione  •  Design  •  July 25, 2017
How to Protect Your Design Work on the Internet

Are you worried about people stealing your designs after you publish them on the web? Web designers are faced with a “catch 22” situation. To attract new clients, they must showcase their work and put it on display on the internet. Yet, by doing so, they are more vulnerable to thievery. The possibility of people taking their work and re-publishing it or using it for their...

20 Places to Find the Best Free Stock Photos

Carrie Cousins  •  Resources  •  July 21, 2017
20 Places to Find the Best Free Stock Photos

Good images are a key part of putting together a great website. But finding images to use can sometimes be difficult. Your options are to take the photos yourself, buy images from a photographer or stock image site or to find images that are free and available for use. That’s what we are going to look at here today. There are a variety of places where you can find free...

Blogs vs. Online Magazines: Differences in Design and User Experience

Jake Rocheleau  •  Design  •  July 19, 2017
Blogs vs. Online Magazines: Differences in Design and User Experience

The design world is abuzz with the rise of online magazines. But the vast majority of these sites run on blogging platforms like WordPress, and they operate almost exactly like traditional weblogs. So where does someone draw the line between a traditional blog and an online magazine? And if you’re thinking of launching a new blog/magazine how do you differentiate...

Simbla, the Database Driven Website Builder

Doru Ciobanu  •  Resources  •  July 18, 2017
Simbla, the Database Driven Website Builder

Simbla is a website builder launched back in 2013 by a team on enthusiasts and innovators. Built as a hassle-free solution for individuals and companies looking to establish an online presence and boost their businesses, Simbla impresses with elegance and functionality. In additional to building websites, Simbla also allows anyone to extend their website with database powered...

How To Apply Consistency in Web Design

Jake Rocheleau  •  Design  •  July 13, 2017
How To Apply Consistency in Web Design

There’s tremendous value in consistency of digital interfaces. People browsing the web encounter dozens of websites that all have different styles, yet most feature very similar page elements. Most designers don’t even think about these features. Page headers, navigation menus, body copy, CTA buttons, the list seems endless. By designing with consistency you’ll learn how...