10 Essential Design Tips for Photoshop

Photoshop’s been the industry standard for artists and designers for decades, adding new and improved features every year. This is great for those of us who’ve been using it for years, but it can be a lot to take in for someone just getting into the digital art world! So I’ve made a list of… Continue reading 10 Essential Design Tips for Photoshop

How to Copy and Paste in Procreate

What You’ll Be Creating * { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;} Today, I’m going to show you how to copy and paste in Procreate—anything from one element to an entire layer—in a few simple ways. And if you’re looking for the best Procreate add-ons, don’t forget to visit Envato Elements. You’ll find Procreate brushes,… Continue reading How to Copy and Paste in Procreate

How to Send Serverless Emails With Node.js

If you are running a Jamstack architecture, sometimes you will require additional functionality like sending transactional emails to your users. Sending emails requires a server, so you can make a simple serverless service with an endpoint that takes a few fields and sends off an email. It’s an excellent alternative that doesn’t require the maintenance… Continue reading How to Send Serverless Emails With Node.js

Exciting New Tools for Designers, December 2020

Jumpstart your next design project or speed up a workflow with some of these new tools and resources. With so many new tools being developed all the time, you are almost certain to find something that can help you with projects. Here’s what new for designers this month. Everypixel Patterns Everypixel Patterns solves a common… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, December 2020

Using Redux in a React Native App

Redux is a library for state management that ensures that the application logic is well-organized and that apps work as expected. Redux makes it easy to understand your application’s code regarding when, where, why, and how the state of the application is updated. Redux is made up of the following key parts: actions reducers store… Continue reading Using Redux in a React Native App

Exciting New Tools for Designers, October 2020

This month’s collection of new tools, resources, and freebies for designers is a smorgasbord of sorts. You’ll find everything from useful APIs to icons to tutorials to fonts. Let’s get right into it, here’s what new for designers this month: Tooltip Sequence Now that your app or website is ready, you might need to help… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, October 2020

The 30 CSS Selectors You Must Memorize

Learn CSS: The Complete Guide We’ve built a complete guide to help you learn CSS, whether you’re just getting started with the basics or you want to explore more advanced CSS. CSS Selectors So you learned the base id, class, and descendant selectors—and then called it a day? If so, you’re missing out on an enormous level of flexibility. You… Continue reading The 30 CSS Selectors You Must Memorize

Create a Burning Vector Match Using Gradient Meshes

What You’ll Be Creating If you want to create vector flames in Illustrator, in this tutorial I will show you how to create an illustration of a burning match using a fire gradient. You’ll learn how to make a realistic match flame that is also fully scalable. And if you need some vector flames, but… Continue reading Create a Burning Vector Match Using Gradient Meshes

6 Essentials in Creating Successful Facebook Ads

It’s been a while since the traditional advertising industry yielded to the more multi-functional advertising medium – social media marketing. As the unequivocal leader of this new marketing realm, Facebook keeps enticing internet entrepreneurs to promote their businesses through this universal hub of virtual interaction. To date, Facebook marketing has been the most effective advertising… Continue reading 6 Essentials in Creating Successful Facebook Ads

Create a Membership WordPress Site with UMP

Do you want to start earning money from your WordPress website? You could enrol in the Amazon Associates program and generate revenue via referral links; sell advertising space using a plugin such as ADning, or your might even decide to start selling your own products via your website.  All of these methods can generate a… Continue reading Create a Membership WordPress Site with UMP

How to Embed PDF Files on Your WordPress Site With a Free Plugin

Today, we’ll explore the PDF Poster plugin for WordPress which allows you to embed PDF files on your WordPress site. I’ll demonstrate how you can use this plugin on your own site to embed PDF files. As a site owner, sometimes you’ll need to embed and display PDF documents on your website. It could be… Continue reading How to Embed PDF Files on Your WordPress Site With a Free Plugin

Create Amazing Prototypes in No Time with the Envato Elements Sketch Plugin

The rise of prototyping tools in recent years is undeniable. Designers are harnessing these powerful, yet easy-to-use programs to build functional models of both websites and mobile apps. As such, they have become a vital part of the design process. Among the most widely-used and well-known prototyping apps is Sketch. This Mac-based program… Continue reading Create Amazing Prototypes in No Time with the Envato Elements Sketch Plugin

Create an Online Community for Your WordPress Site With UserPro

When you think of social websites, chances are that social networks such as Facebook immediately spring to mind, but the ability to create a profile and connect with other users can be a valuable addition to many different websites. Imagine you’ve created a website for your business; you could use social features to build an… Continue reading Create an Online Community for Your WordPress Site With UserPro

How to Translate WordPress Using Weglot (Beginner’s Guide)

Building an international audience is going to take more than hoping people from around the world visit your site and subscribe or buy. In fact, many global consumers (55% to be exact) prefer to buy in their native language and stick to the motto, “Can’t Read, Won’t Buy.” That’s why translating your WordPress website into… Continue reading How to Translate WordPress Using Weglot (Beginner’s Guide)

How to Use Firebase Firestore in an iOS App

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to manage data in a Firebase Firestore database. For some background on Firebase and instructions on how to get your Firestore database set up, please read my earlier Introduction to Firebase post. Data, Documents, and Collections Working with Firestore, data, documents and collections are the key concepts which we need… Continue reading How to Use Firebase Firestore in an iOS App

Dos and Don’ts of Designing the Perfect Website Form

When designing modern websites, it is important to bear in mind the criticality of creating a well-balanced, user-friendly form as visitors make their first impression about a business by looking at their online portal. In several cases, the design of the form can make or break the future of the website. User experience plays a… Continue reading Dos and Don’ts of Designing the Perfect Website Form

7 Web Apps For Web Designers To Simplify Their Work Life

There are many web apps for designer and developers out there, but getting by free and good ones is not that easy. That is why we are sharing 7 Web Apps For Web Designers To Simplify Their Work Life. Previously, we have already covered 9 Tools To Simplify A Graphic Designer’s Life. So, without any… Continue reading 7 Web Apps For Web Designers To Simplify Their Work Life

How Can 123ContactForm Maximize Your Marketing Capability

Optimizing digital marketing is required for every website owner who wishes to successfully compete with the most important companies. The market is a complicated one, with lots of competitors which heavily invest and become stronger day by day. There is no room for errors or for „IFs”. Everything should be researched and well documented, this… Continue reading How Can 123ContactForm Maximize Your Marketing Capability

Copy narcissism, design for startups, Sephora’s UX and other links this week

If you like the links, don’t forget to ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????? When copy loves itself too much → One time, I nearly lost my mind while brainstorming copy for a holiday print ad. I was writing for Havenly, an interior design company, and we were advertising in a popular home decorating magazine. “Keep it simple,” I told myself,… Continue reading Copy narcissism, design for startups, Sephora’s UX and other links this week

How to Create a Dory-Inspired Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating To celebrate Finding Dory, the upcoming sequel to the classic Finding Nemo, I’ll show you how to create realistic fan art easily in Adobe Photoshop. Inspired by the movie, learn how to use photo manipulation and digital painting techniques to make any character come alive. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The… Continue reading How to Create a Dory-Inspired Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

How to Use Pantheon to Set Up and Maintain a Production-Safe WordPress Site

Today, WordPress powers 25% of all of the world’s websites, so it’s safe to say that what started as blogging software has grown into something much bigger than its humble origins, and is ready to be used on production-level sites from news portals to complete web applications. With this level of professionalism, new needs arise.  On a personal blog read by… Continue reading How to Use Pantheon to Set Up and Maintain a Production-Safe WordPress Site

How to Make Pixel Characters

What You’ll Be Creating If you’ve ever thought about creating pixel art, here’s a very quick and easy introduction to one of the most fundamental aspects of it: characters. We’ll be creating an extremely simple character, but although it will be simple, it will still allow a decent amount of detail, so it will work… Continue reading How to Make Pixel Characters

How to Use Swift on Linux

1. State of the Union As with any new and emerging technology or language, it is always important to stay on top of the latest news and updates. Swift as a language is no different. Apple has released many new updates and enhancements in the short time that Swift has been in existence. So you first… Continue reading How to Use Swift on Linux