How to Create an 80s Punk Flyer

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an authentic 80s punk flyer with a ragged, rough, and messy look. If you’ve been wondering how punk influenced graphic design, the answer is that it broke many rules that came from classic and minimalist styles, and punk culture has had a big impact in other areas… Continue reading How to Create an 80s Punk Flyer

Figma next steps, is Design Thinking overhyped, the UX of Stable Diffusion

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “It’s 2022. Figma has completely taken over the Product Design world over the last four years. It’s rare to see a company gain such rapid adoption across an entire industry so quickly. With that kind of growth comes a lot of problems. The product accrues debt in different areas (both… Continue reading Figma next steps, is Design Thinking overhyped, the UX of Stable Diffusion

How to Create a Privacy Policy Page in WordPress

A Privacy Policy page is a page on a website where users and visitors can find a detailed statement about how the website or company collects, manages, and processes their personal information, such as name, address, email, sex, nationality, and so on. It states whether that information is kept confidential or is shared with third… Continue reading How to Create a Privacy Policy Page in WordPress

How to Create an Artistic Painting Effect in Affinity Photo

Today, we’ll be taking a look at how to create artistic painting effects in Affinity Photo. Affinity Photo may not have any dedicated artist effect filters, but it has more than enough amazing built-in tools that let you turn a photo into a painting or drawing. All without a drawing tablet! We are putting three… Continue reading How to Create an Artistic Painting Effect in Affinity Photo

How to Create a Sortable HTML Table with JavaScript

1. Placing Content With HTML The <table> tag is the semantic HTML tag used for displaying data on a webpage. We’ll be placing our <table> tag within a table-container div which will allow us include some responsive styling in CSS. <div class=”table-container”> <table class=”data-table”> </table> </div> Our table will contain the table header, thead and… Continue reading How to Create a Sortable HTML Table with JavaScript

JavaScript Form Validation (Practical Tutorial)

In this tutorial, we’ll build a simple login form and add front-end validation with vanilla JavaScript. The overarching goal is to provide helpful feedback to the end-user and ensure the submitted data is what we want! info This tutorial is written so that beginners can follow along—but some basic JavaScript knowledge and understanding of coding… Continue reading JavaScript Form Validation (Practical Tutorial)

Be a cultivator of ideas to achieve trust, buy-in, and design excellence

Be a cultivator of ideas because you are more likely to achieve design excellence when you include ideas from a diverse group of people. Field Of Sunflowers by Matthew T Rader One of the UX Designer‘s primary roles is to not generate all the ideas but to cultivate ideas from the various stakeholders in a project. Early… Continue reading Be a cultivator of ideas to achieve trust, buy-in, and design excellence

Create a Dismissible Alert With JavaScript (and localStorage)

Unfortunately, always displaying an alert takes up much-needed screen real estate. We can resolve this by making it dismissible. Today, we’ll build one from scratch using localStorage and JavaScript. What We’re Creating The example in this case is a primitive portfolio-like website with a footer, navigation, and content area. At the top of the viewport,… Continue reading Create a Dismissible Alert With JavaScript (and localStorage)

15 Top Schedule Planners in Figma & Adobe XD to Download in 2022

Are you a designer creating apps or task management platforms? Helping your clients to keep a realistic schedule planner can change the way they manage their time. Create your own using a schedule planner template for Figma or Adobe XD.  This is a great schedule planner template for Figma and Adobe XD. A well designed… Continue reading 15 Top Schedule Planners in Figma & Adobe XD to Download in 2022

Create an accessible hamburger menu

Accessibility isn’t always easy. Should I be using a button or a link? Do I need ARIA labels? A lot of these questions can be answered using W3C’s WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices. The guide explains everything from carousels to breadcrumb navigations, from tabs to alerts—always with accessibility in mind. The design patterns that the guide discusses… Continue reading Create an accessible hamburger menu

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How to Let Users Dynamically Change the Number of Posts per Page in WordPress

Consider the following scenario: you have a WordPress blog with hundreds of posts. On your blog archive page, six posts appear at a time. Of course, there’s pagination for moving between older and newer posts. But what if you want to give users the option to choose the number of posts they want to display… Continue reading How to Let Users Dynamically Change the Number of Posts per Page in WordPress

Brochure Templates

What is a brochure? Wondering how to make a brochure or where to find the best brochure templates? You’ll learn the answers to all those questions in this comprehensive guide. Let’s get started! What Is a Brochure? When a company wants to advertise its products and services, print brochures are a great option. They give… Continue reading Brochure Templates

Create a Simple Math CAPTCHA for Your Forms With PHP and JavaScript

In this new tutorial we’ll discuss a straightforward approach for reducing spam from form submissions. This technique will use PHP and JavaScript to block form submission until the user provides the correct answer to a simple math CAPTCHA. Here’s a quick video that demonstrates the expected functionality: It’s important to note that this is just… Continue reading Create a Simple Math CAPTCHA for Your Forms With PHP and JavaScript

How to Paint Watercolor in Procreate

This Procreate watercolor tutorial will teach you how to create a vibrant yet soft digital watercolor portrait in Procreate from scratch.  We’ll explore different drawing techniques and textures to achieve an authentic watercolor look. Also, you’ll learn how to make your portrait expressive using colors and lines. Creating a watercolor portrait in Procreate is a… Continue reading How to Paint Watercolor in Procreate

200+ Best Color Paper Textures (Construction Paper Textures)

Color paper textures including construction paper textures from Envato Elements and GraphicRiver bring vibrancy to your design projects. Today we’ll look at 200+ of these textures. There is definitely something for you here. Just have a look! Unlimited Color Paper Textures at Envato Elements Download unlimited paper textures for your design projects from Envato Elements… Continue reading 200+ Best Color Paper Textures (Construction Paper Textures)

10 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Elementor Pro

Elementor is a powerful website builder plugin that anyone can use to build attractive, responsive websites without writing a single line of code. There’s a reason why the free Elementor plugin has over 5 million active installations and an average 4.5-star rating.  Like many freemium WordPress plugins, you can get by with the free version… Continue reading 10 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Elementor Pro

How to Create a Brochure Mockup in Photoshop

If you’re looking to present your latest design project or establish a portfolio of your work, a good square trifold brochure mockup is a fantastic start! You’ll learn everything you need to know in this easy-to-follow square brochure mockup tutorial and will walk away with design skills that you can apply straight away. In this… Continue reading How to Create a Brochure Mockup in Photoshop

How to Create a Sticky Toolbar With CSS and a Bit of JavaScript

In this new tutorial we’ll learn how to create a sticky (or fixed) toolbar—also referred to as a vertical navigation menu—with animated tooltips that you can use on your sites for all sorts of things. For example, if you are a store owner, you can use it to include a quick links feature for promoting… Continue reading How to Create a Sticky Toolbar With CSS and a Bit of JavaScript

How to Create Metal Textures in Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating In the following tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to create a metal pattern in Photoshop. You’ll create five different textures with Photoshop filters, gradients, and Blending Modes. You’ll get a cool metal pattern in Photoshop to use in your photo manipulations and digital paintings. Looking to brush up on… Continue reading How to Create Metal Textures in Photoshop

How to Customize Contact Form 7 for WordPress: Checkboxes and Radio Buttons

In the past, we’ve discussed different customizations of the WordPress Contact Form 7 (CF7) plugin. Today, we’ll learn how to build custom checkboxes and radio buttons with this plugin. Sound like a good exercise? Here are two animated images that show how these form elements will look after our custom styling: And here is a… Continue reading How to Customize Contact Form 7 for WordPress: Checkboxes and Radio Buttons

Using a WooCommerce Related Products Plugin

When you run an online store, there’s no such thing as selling too many products. Just because the customer has found what they’re looking for, doesn’t mean you can’t convince them to throw a few more items into their cart. If you’ve ever spent any time on sites such as Amazon, then chances are you’re… Continue reading Using a WooCommerce Related Products Plugin

How to Create a WooCommerce Product Table for Free

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} People set up an eCommerce store in the hope of selling as many of their products as possible. This requires a lot of work on your part—from choosing the right platform to promoting your store. Simply creating a store will not automatically bring in sales. You will… Continue reading How to Create a WooCommerce Product Table for Free

Read a CSV to Array in PHP

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} In this post, I’ll show you how to use PHP’s built-in functions to read and print the contents of a CSV file and convert it into an array. We’ll use fopen() and fgetcsv() to read the contents of a CSV file, then we’ll convert it into an… Continue reading Read a CSV to Array in PHP

How to Build a UIkit Lightbox With Dot Navigation

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Have you ever worked with the UIkit front-end framework? Its current version at the time of writing is 3.9.4, and in the next few months, YOOtheme (the team behind it) plan to release v4. This isn’t the first time I’ve written about UIkit; some years ago, while still… Continue reading How to Build a UIkit Lightbox With Dot Navigation