How to Make the Background Transparent in Photoshop

There are several different ways to make a background transparent in Photoshop. And when multiple different tools do the same thing, it can be a pain to figure out which to use and when. Follow along as we go through four of the easiest ways you can quickly remove a background in Photoshop.  In a… Continue reading How to Make the Background Transparent in Photoshop

4 Best Real User Monitoring Tools for 2022

The success of your website or web app hinges on the user experience. A positive experience translates into loyalty through high user retention and conversion rates, which in turn increase your profits.  The good news is that you can discover exactly what kind of experience users are having on your website or web app. You… Continue reading 4 Best Real User Monitoring Tools for 2022

How to automate competitor’s reviews collection to find great insights

In this article, I will show how to build a database of competitors reviews that will update itself automatically and how to get insights for your product development Imagine, that you are building a new product or feature. If it’s something new, you will go to potential customers and ask about how they solve this… Continue reading How to automate competitor’s reviews collection to find great insights

How to Remove Green Screen in Photoshop

Today we will be looking at how to remove green screen in Photoshop! Using only built-in auto-select tools and a few adjustment layers, you can perform a quick and simple background swap on any green screen photo. In a hurry? Swap backgrounds, automate your workflow, and chroma key in Photoshop using one of the thousands… Continue reading How to Remove Green Screen in Photoshop

How Climate Change Affects Business (and How Leaders Can Respond)

Some business leaders believe that the only reason to care about climate change is that consumers care about climate change. With this mindset, these leaders might do the bare minimum to convince their audience that their organization utilizes sustainable practices. Yet, there are plenty of important ways that climate change directly impacts business performance. Changing… Continue reading How Climate Change Affects Business (and How Leaders Can Respond)

Animal Logo Design: Animal Symbolism in Branding (With Examples)

* { 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 article, we touch on the different animal symbolisms and why brands opt to use animal-themed logos. Animal symbolism is based on each animal’s traits and stories from different cultures. It’s easy for people to form an emotional bond with a living thing. Animal logos are… Continue reading Animal Logo Design: Animal Symbolism in Branding (With Examples)

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?

Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Reasons You Struggle Learning JavaScript

However much information you process when studying anything, there will be no results unless you start applying it in real life. To master a language, people usually practice writing, speaking, and listening to strengthen their knowledge after learning theory. With a programming language, it’s not quite the same. You can read the code and write… Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Reasons You Struggle Learning JavaScript

How to Curve Text in Affinity Designer

What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps, you will learn how to curve text in Affinity Designer. We’ll use this simple badge design to exemplify all the techniques that you can use to edit and stylize curved text in Affinity Designer. Once you’ve learned how to curve text in Affinity Designer, you can take… Continue reading How to Curve Text in Affinity Designer

Poll: Are You Excited by Windows 11?

It’s only been a few days since Microsoft officially followed Apple past the $2 Trillion valuation mark, and having done so it appears to be mimicking more of its long-term rival’s approach with hardware cut-offs and a macOS-style GUI refresh.  Hardware Shock The first surprise for fans of Windows is that there is a… Continue reading Poll: Are You Excited by Windows 11?

Real design thinking: learning to be more mindful can benefit your practice

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Reflections on a one-year road test of mindfulness meditation Murrumbidgee river, NSW, Australia. The cynical marketing of mindfulness as a panacea for a world of corporate ills have made many of us sceptical about its proclaimed benefits. Mindfulness as a tool for overworked executives. Mindfulness as a relief valve for… Continue reading Real design thinking: learning to be more mindful can benefit your practice

25+ Best Free Wedding Fonts (For Invitations, Signs, and More)

The right wedding font is indispensable for your wedding stationery and keepsakes. And when you are on a strict budget, finding the best fonts is critical.  That’s why today we are featuring the best affordable and free wedding fonts you can find at Envato Elements. Unlimited Wedding Fonts Downloads at Envato Elements We all can relate to… Continue reading 25+ Best Free Wedding Fonts (For Invitations, Signs, and More)

37 Best Box Mockups (Using a Package Mockup Generator)

Box mockups are an indispensable asset for logo and surface designers who want to showcase their designs in a photorealistic setting. Today we share 37 of the best box mockup templates available at Placeit and show you how to customise them quickly and easily.  How to Make a Box Mockup Quickly & Easily 1. Go… Continue reading 37 Best Box Mockups (Using a Package Mockup Generator)

Search and Replace Strings With Regular Expressions in PHP

PHP comes with a huge variety of functions to work with strings. You can use these built-in PHP functions to trim strings, join them, or replace them. String functions in PHP are pretty powerful by themselves. You can use them to make case-insensitive changes or do multiple replacements at once. However, they still require you… Continue reading Search and Replace Strings With Regular Expressions in PHP

20 Best Etsy Banner Designs (Using an Etsy Banner Maker)

If you have an Etsy shop, you need an eye-catching banner to make sure your page stands out from the crowd.  Don’t worry—you don’t need to waste time trying to figure out how to make an Etsy banner yourself. That’s because Placeit’s Etsy banner maker will help you create an eye-catching banner in a matter… Continue reading 20 Best Etsy Banner Designs (Using an Etsy Banner Maker)

How to Convert Bootstrap Pills (Tabs) Into a Dropdown Menu

In the past, we’ve discussed various Bootstrap 4 extensions. Today I’ll show you how to convert Bootstrap pills (tabs) into a dropdown. Most importantly we’ll keep both these components in sync. We’ll use pills for the desktop layout and a dropdown for mobile screens. Note: for this exercise, I’m going to use Bootstrap 4 latest… Continue reading How to Convert Bootstrap Pills (Tabs) Into a Dropdown Menu

38 Best Fantasy Fonts to Download (Great for Book Covers and More!)

If you’ve written an amazing fantasy novel or created a fabulous fantasy flick, then you’re going to need the right graphics to call attention to your masterpiece.  Check out our list of the 38 Best Fantasy Fonts for download Today we’re featuring the 38 best fantasy fonts to be found at Envato Elements and GraphicRiver. Check… Continue reading 38 Best Fantasy Fonts to Download (Great for Book Covers and More!)

Showcase Of 50 Stunning Portfolio Website Designs

June 12, 2009 by Mike Smith 85 Comments Showcasing your work is an art (pardon the pun) and in this article I am showcasing 50 of the most stunning portfolio websites out there. These designers are all class acts and well worth being hired for any type of work you may have. If you’re a… Continue reading Showcase Of 50 Stunning Portfolio Website Designs

How to Trim Strings in PHP

There are a lot of times when we want to work with strings but they are padded with unwanted characters either at the beginning or the end. PHP has defined specific functions that we can use to trim such strings easily. In this quick tip, we will discuss to common string trimming situations that you… Continue reading How to Trim Strings in PHP

How to Send Text Messages With PHP

Text messaging has become extremely widespread throughout the world—to the point where an increasing number of web applications have integrated SMS to notify users of events, sales or coupons directly through their mobile devices. If you’re looking to grow your business, a PHP text message script can be crucial. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how… Continue reading How to Send Text Messages With PHP

Observed tensions in the user experience design field progression

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Observed tensions in the user experience career progression I’ve met user experience designers that are happy doing what they love with a strong sense of mission to change the world. I've also seen many of us going through an existential identity crisis with comparable intensity due to the vagueness of… Continue reading Observed tensions in the user experience design field progression

13 Cost, Quote, and Estimate Calculators for WooCommerce for 2021

Do you want to make it easier for customers to get a quote or an estimate? Adding quote or estimate calculator plugins to your website helps customers make quick decisions and brings you fast business. WordPress calculator plugins make it easy to create quote and estimate forms so visitors can get instant cost estimates. That… Continue reading 13 Cost, Quote, and Estimate Calculators for WooCommerce for 2021

How to Use PHP in HTML

In this article, I’ll show you how to use PHP code in your HTML pages. It’s aimed at PHP beginners who are trying to strengthen their grip on the world’s most popular server-side scripting language. Again, PHP is a server-side scripting language. That means a PHP script is executed on the server, the output is… Continue reading How to Use PHP in HTML

35 Best Minimalist Fonts (Clean Modern Fonts to Download Now)

When you’re working on a minimalist design, you need just the right font to complement your work and bring all the elements together.  That’s why we’ve created this list of the 35 best minimalist fonts you can find at Envato Elements and GraphicRiver.  Unlimited Font Downloads at Envato Elements Envato Elements offers a stunning collection of the best minimalist… Continue reading 35 Best Minimalist Fonts (Clean Modern Fonts to Download Now)