10+ Free Alternative Open Source CMS Tools to Explore

Doru Ciobanu  •  Tools  •  July 11, 2017
10+ Free Alternative Open Source CMS Tools to Explore

A content management system (CMS) is a monolithic software application or set of tools that are used to create and manage digital content. A CMS is used for web content management (WCM) or enterprise content management (ECM). It started in the 1990s when Perl or Cold Fusion were used to create dynamic pages for e-commerce websites. It was only with the dawn of PHP when the...

Premium Web Tools & Services Recommended By Professionals

Andrian  •  Tools  •  July 10, 2017
Premium Web Tools & Services Recommended By Professionals

There is no secret that time is the most valuable resource that we have in this life. Most people say that there is nothing that we can do. It’s not true, every web designer, developer or the average guy using a web invoice or document signing platform knows that having the right web tool or service, can save tons of time and can convert a project from lost to win or from...

Best Practices of Hotel Website UX Design

Armen Ghazarian  •  UX Design  •  July 7, 2017
Best Practices of Hotel Website UX Design

User experience is an integral part of any website design and there is no doubt about that. However if there’s a single industry where user experience matters more than anything else is, of course, hospitality. Screenshot of  the Conca Del Sogno Hotel Website Hospitality is all about meeting and exceeding guest expectations and providing stellar guest experience from the...

Advice for Developers and Designers: Stop Chasing After Innovation – Now!

Andrian  •  Design  •  July 4, 2017
Advice for Developers and Designers: Stop Chasing After Innovation – Now!

If you’re a web designer or developer, it’s always smart to keep up with the latest website building trends. That doesn’t mean that you have to be caught up in the “innovation” rat race.  Even though innovative work, ideas, and technologies are what many clients are asking for. There’s no need to chase after the newest and shiniest innovative technics. They can be...

20+ Fresh Design and Development Books to Read this Summer

Doru Ciobanu  •  Resources  •  July 3, 2017
20+ Fresh Design and Development Books to Read this Summer

A few years ago when I first started learning computer science, paperback books were the primary source of information. I had to buy or rent them from libraries. The smell of fresh of typographic ink was priceless. It was a ritual of knowledge where the writer shared his experience. Paragraph by paragraph and chapter by chapter, I was fascinated and at the same time,...

8 Tools You Want to Use Before Starting Your Next Business

Andrian  •  Tools  •  June 30, 2017
8 Tools You Want to Use Before Starting Your Next Business

One of the biggest challenges that entrepreneurs are facing in the fast-paced online world is staying on top of new trends and products. With an abundance of tools and resources accessible online, many choose to go down the trial and error path in search for the perfect fit. However, to quickly scale an idea and start making money, one needs to be making the right decisions...

Zurb Releases Foundation 6.4

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  June 28, 2017
Zurb Releases Foundation 6.4

Foundation 6.4, the most powerful, flexible, and stable version ever is available for all users. Foundation is an advanced responsive front-end framework aimed at allowing developers to quickly build websites or apps that work on any kind of devices. It comes with a customizable, responsive grid (that just got updated to Flexbox), a large library of Sass mixins, commonly used...

Tips to Design Engaging Newsletter Layouts

Jake Rocheleau  •  Design  •  June 28, 2017
Tips to Design Engaging Newsletter Layouts

Newsletters still offer the best way to reach your audience directly and increase sales. But if you’ve never managed an email list before this can be an intimidating process. Once you have a list you’ll need to send out emails that connect with subscribers and offer real value. This means great content and great design all wrapped up in a pretty bow. Let’s dig into the...

Interview with Designer: Ivan Tolmachev

Andrian  •  Interviews  •  June 26, 2017
Interview with Designer: Ivan Tolmachev

Eager to learn about the biggest UX trends in the UK and the inside secrets of the industry, I quizzed Ivan Tolmachev, a senior Product Designer at Onfleet. Onfleet is a logistics software company in San Francisco that helps delivery businesses around the world perform their last-mile operations efficiently. Before Onfleet, Ivan was at Rackspace and worked on a number of...

Designing Content Upgrade Signup Forms that Grab Attention

Jake Rocheleau  •  Design  •  June 22, 2017
Designing Content Upgrade Signup Forms that Grab Attention

The best email opt-in forms use a lead magnet to draw attention and gather emails. You can spend weeks tweaking a signup form but the biggest factor is usually the content offer. There’s a special type of lead magnet called a content upgrade which gets placed on a relevant piece of content. This usually converts much higher and it’s a great way to add value to your...