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 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

How to Make Your Web Developer Portfolio Stand Out

The rise of the internet has changed how we interact with the rest of the world. We are constantly connected to one another and have access to vast resources for education, entertainment, and business. Yet, the continued practicality of these technologies relies on the talents of web developers to provide interfaces and structures. One of… Continue reading How to Make Your Web Developer Portfolio Stand Out

What is React Native?

React Native is a cross-platform mobile application development framework that Facebook created in 2015.  React Natives uses JavaScript as the underlying programming language, and it aims to help developers can build native mobile apps for both Android and IOS devices with a single codebase. In this post, I’ll introduce some of the key concepts and… Continue reading What is React Native?

What is Content Strategy?

When you visit a website or use an app you’re consuming content. You’re having an experience (good or bad) with a company and brand. You’re on some point of a customer journey, whether that’s being a prospective, current or loyal customer. You will have a need and the organisation should meet that need with content.… Continue reading What is Content Strategy?

Where are we headed with technology?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Observations from a product designer. Cyberpunk 2077 — few would refuse to live here if given the choice. 1. We will have second lives in a massive virtual environment. It won’t exactly be like Ready Player One, but our primary social gatherings will shift to entirely virtual settings. In fact, this transition has… Continue reading Where are we headed with technology?

PHP round, ceil, and floor: Which One to Use?

A lot of programs, both big and small, require us to deal with numbers. There are two ways of defining numbers in PHP. They can either be floats or integers. We can also use strings to represent very large numbers. You can learn more about these data types and converting between them in this tutorial… Continue reading PHP round, ceil, and floor: Which One to Use?

5 SEO Practices for Search Engines Other Than Google Web Developers and Designers Should Follow

May 17, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Although Google may be one of the most popular, there are multiple search engines that are gateways for users to the internet. Of course, just like Google Analytics, there are SEO practices for these search engines as well. How do we learn about SEO practices for… Continue reading 5 SEO Practices for Search Engines Other Than Google Web Developers and Designers Should Follow

Key Tips to Creating a User-Centered Website

For quite some time now, Google has given priority to user-centered website and content experiences. More specifically, it wants search results to better reflect user intent, as opposed to just keywords. In the latest update, content expertise and quality may trump authority, earning higher rankings. That is directly in line with the idea of creating… Continue reading Key Tips to Creating a User-Centered Website

Key and Surface Tracking Comes to Chrome

[– For those that didn’t spot it: this post was an April Fools joke, no one can track you by the way you type! –] This week Google announced further details of its plan to remove cookies from ad tracking. The strategy, which the ad giant expects to be fully implemented by 2022, has come… Continue reading Key and Surface Tracking Comes to Chrome

20 Fonts Similar to Proxima Nova (Alternatives to Download)

Love sans serif fonts, but you’d prefer a Proxima Nova alternative? Fonts similar to Proxima Nova share its sleek, stylish, modern look. In this article, we’ll take a look at the aesthetic of the Proxima Nova font and why it’s so successful. We’ll also take a look at some fonts like Proxima Nova that you… Continue reading 20 Fonts Similar to Proxima Nova (Alternatives to Download)

Functions in PHP: Return Values and Parameters

Functions are an important part of programming languages. They help us avoid code duplication by allowing us to run the same set of instructions over and over again on different data. In this tutorial, we will talk about functions in PHP. We will cover all the basic concepts of functions in PHP, and you’ll learn… Continue reading Functions in PHP: Return Values and Parameters

10 Best Alternatives to Google Analytics in 2021

When you think of installing analytics, you probably reach for Google Analytics. And you wouldn’t be alone. The platform’s tight integration with SEO and the implication that using Google products is beneficial to ranking means that Google Analytics is the most commonly installed analytics solution globally. Google Analytics isn’t a bad choice: it’s free, it’s… Continue reading 10 Best Alternatives to Google Analytics in 2021

How to Make a Minecraft Twitch Overlay

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, we’re going to make a Minecraft Twitch overlay template. We’ll use screenshots from the game to create a custom stream overlay that you can use on Twitch or any other platform you prefer. You will need Minecraft, Adobe Photoshop, and streaming software of your choice. The result is a Minecraft… Continue reading How to Make a Minecraft Twitch Overlay

3 Easy Ways to Use Emotion in Web Design

As human beings, we like to think that we’re rational creatures. We tell ourselves that we make our decisions based on fact and logic. However, that’s rarely the full truth. As much as we try to make choices guided by rationality, the truth is that we’re often highly emotional people, driven by the way that… Continue reading 3 Easy Ways to Use Emotion in Web Design

4 Strategies to Boost Your Website’s Conversion Rates

Picture this scenario. The top end of your marketing funnel is starting to run like a well-oiled machine. Each month, more and more visitors are streaming to your site via your increasingly effective email campaigns, Facebook ads, and content marketing strategy. Much to your consternation, though, this increase in traffic doesn’t translate to a proportionate… Continue reading 4 Strategies to Boost Your Website’s Conversion Rates

42 Best Sports Fonts (For Logos, Jerseys, and More)

Your sports fonts collection should include a great sports jersey font, a sports number font, and other versatile sports team fonts. If you’re looking for a great set of premium sports fonts for your next design project, look no further. Find awesome sports fonts, like this one, on Envato Elements and GraphicRiver.  In this article, we’ll take a… Continue reading 42 Best Sports Fonts (For Logos, Jerseys, and More)

How to Get Dark Mode Design Right

Dark themes are everywhere these days.  As human beings continue to spend more of their time interacting with technology, dark themes provide a more relaxing way to engage with the digital world. More often than not, these themes are easier on the eyes, more attractive, and perfect for the dedicated user.  Throughout 2020, countless leading… Continue reading How to Get Dark Mode Design Right

Spark AR: augmented reality playground for developers and designers

[unable to retrieve full-text content] This text aims to present the wonders of Spark AR. There is a lot of excitement around Virtual Reality(VR), Augmented Reality(AR) and Mixed Reality(MR). Spark AR Studio is a program provided by Facebook to develop Augmented Reality filters for social networks. The creative economy states that man’s ability to create… Continue reading Spark AR: augmented reality playground for developers and designers

Animal Illustration Inspiration: Character, Wild and Cute!

If you are an animal lover and are looking for cute animal illustrations to include in your designs, then you’ll love this article. Today we’re featuring a number of cute animal illustrations to encourage you to create beautiful animal-inspired projects. Animal Illustrations From Envato Elements Envato Elements hosts thousands of animal illustrations and other great resources for artists… Continue reading Animal Illustration Inspiration: Character, Wild and Cute!

Accessible Routing in JavaScript Frameworks

Lost in Transition In my role as a Developer Consultant with Deque, I get asked a variety of questions on how to implement and fix technical accessibility issues. One topic that always seems to be at the forefront of everything else that developers have asked is ‘How do I manage focus in my JavaScript framework?’.… Continue reading Accessible Routing in JavaScript Frameworks

15 Landing Page Designs for Console & Mobile Games

September 14, 2020 by Jake Rocheleau [UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2020] The development industry for both mobile and console games has improved over the years and competition for game developers is high. How can a game sell if there is too much competition? The answer is simple – all you need is hype. One of the best… Continue reading 15 Landing Page Designs for Console & Mobile Games

WCAG 2.2 Overview and Feedback

A working draft of version 2.2 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) has been published for feedback. WebAIM is thrilled to see the work on these formative guidelines continuing and we appreciate the efforts of the W3C’s Accessibility Guidelines working group. Below are WebAIM’s plain language summaries of each of the new proposed success… Continue reading WCAG 2.2 Overview and Feedback

3 Essential Design Trends, August 2020

Do the lazy days have you longing for a new design technique to try? You are in luck. This month’s collection of essential design trends is packed with functional ideas to spruce up design projects. And all of them are fairly easy to accomplish and will give your project a modern – or intentionally old-school… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, August 2020