Rock Solid WordPress Security: Keeping Your Business Safe

Development By Simon Sterne Today WordPress is the web’s favourite CMS (content management system), renowned for its low-entry level and vast array of themes and plugins. WordPress’s open-source nature allows for endless flexibility, catering to diverse needs and technical skills. Unfortunately, 10,950,000 websites are hacked yearly, and 4,708,500 of those belong to small businesses. WordPress’s… Continue reading Rock Solid WordPress Security: Keeping Your Business Safe

UX in 2024, cringe AIs, designer layoff stories, accessible security questions

Fabricio Teixeira · Follow Published in UX Collective · 3 min read · 11 hours ago — 1 Listen Share Much like late-stage capitalism, late-stage UX is characterized by its market saturation, heavy focus on financial growth, commoditization, automation, and increased financialization. Corporations exert significant influence over the economy and society, and designers can only… Continue reading UX in 2024, cringe AIs, designer layoff stories, accessible security questions

Designing accessible security questions

Ashley · Follow Published in UX Collective · 6 min read · Just now — Share As UX designers, accessibility advocates, and professionals in the field of design, our primary goal is to create products and services that are inclusive and user-friendly. Today, we’ll explore a crucial aspect of user experience that often goes unnoticed… Continue reading Designing accessible security questions

Designing for AI: beyond the chatbot

Guidelines and strategies for meaningfully leveraging AI in your applications With the recent advancements in AI, we as designers, builders, and creators, face big questions about the future of applications and how people will interact with digital experiences. Generative AI has unleashed huge possibilities with what we can do with AI. People are now using… Continue reading Designing for AI: beyond the chatbot

3 Secure Practices For Business File Sharing

Technology has helped shape today’s business environment. It has made it easier for businesses to interact and engage with customers and other organizations. For one, it allows an organization to share and receive important documents seamlessly. File sharing significantly contributes to a business’s operation. It allows you to share files and access information and documents… Continue reading 3 Secure Practices For Business File Sharing

The art of unlearning

How letting go of the familiar can help product designers become more creative. The pursuit of knowledge — challenging the old & embracing the new (‘School of Athens’ by Raphael) Kids are more imaginative than adults. Not only is this pretty commonly observed, but it’s scientifically proven too. In 1968, George Land conducted a longitudinal study where he… Continue reading The art of unlearning

10+ Best HTML Templates for NFT Websites 2022

Everything related to cryptocurrency and NFTs are extremely popular right now, which has motivated a lot of people to jump into the industry quickly. Because of this, the desire to make a website for promoting or selling NFTs is strong. Perhaps you want to make your own NFT marketplace? Or maybe you simply wish to… Continue reading 10+ Best HTML Templates for NFT Websites 2022

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

33 Best WooCommerce Plugins (Free and Paid)

What is a WooCommerce Plugin? WooCommerce plugins are software packages that add entirely new functionality to your WooCommerce store or its existing core features. If you’re not entirely sure what WooCommerce is or whether you should use it, scroll to the bottom for an explanation and more learning resources. In this article we’ll look at the… Continue reading 33 Best WooCommerce Plugins (Free and Paid)

How To Design A Website With Security In Mind

There are billions of websites today as companies, small and large, seek online presence. However, this surge in website design and development is confronted by a rise in cyber attacks, prompting a need for cybersecurity. The sophistication of the internet can be rewarding; however, it can also be weaponized by hackers for illegal benefits. Your… Continue reading How To Design A Website With Security In Mind

What is HTML Email?

* { 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 quick explainer, I’ll clear up any doubts or questions you have about HTML emails, how to create them, and how to send them. What is HTML Email? Your email program or service can send and receive emails in two formats; plain text and HTML. Plain… Continue reading What is HTML Email?

Cultivating Customer Confidence with UX

Businesses rely on designers to help them build the perfect relationship with visitors. After all, as much as companies may wish it wasn’t true, many consumers still judge a book by its cover. A website that fails to prioritize concepts like trust and transparency could instantly lose the confidence of its target audience.  As a… Continue reading Cultivating Customer Confidence with UX

Is Web Design a Good Job in 2021

If you’re looking forward to pursuing a career in web design, the timing could not be any better. As per the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of web design experts is estimated to increase by 8% from 2019-2029, faster than all other professions. Ever since the pandemic started, more and more companies have… Continue reading Is Web Design a Good Job in 2021

9 Must-Install Craft CMS Plugins

Craft CMS is increasing in popularity, and as it does, the previously relatively scant range of plugins is growing rapidly. There are plugins for Craft ranging from simple field utilities to the full ecommerce solution provided by Pixel & Tonic — the makers of Craft. An early decision that has borne fruit for Craft has… Continue reading 9 Must-Install Craft CMS Plugins

Understanding Cybersecurity for Your Website

A massive national oil pipeline was recently shut down amidst a secondary pandemic of ransomware attacks. This comes just as industries pivot to accommodate the virtual shifts brought about by COVID-19. For your website, this means a new and focused approach towards cybersecurity is more important than ever. Understanding the importance of cybersecurity is the… Continue reading Understanding Cybersecurity for Your Website

WordPress Evolution Among Enterprise: Why Shift To Most Popular CMS?

0 Shares When talking about WordPress, it is renowned in the world of website development. Many large and small businesses are now adopting WordPress CMS for their website development. Let’s navigate the reasons why WordPress should be adopted by your firm? Firstly, the Reason behind need of WordPress in an Enterprise If you are into… Continue reading WordPress Evolution Among Enterprise: Why Shift To Most Popular CMS?

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?

Microcopy: an essential guide to becoming a more literate designer

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Illustration by David Hall Designers should not be mere decorators, but have an understanding of language and microcopy, a crucial design skill, now more than ever. Look at these two images: Onboarding screen A and B The obvious difference between these two onboarding visuals is that option A is devoid of words and is… Continue reading Microcopy: an essential guide to becoming a more literate designer

5 Web Design Tips To Improve Your SEO

Many factors affect your SEO ranking, and getting the best results from it depends on the same factors that affect your SEO. When people hear the words ‘search engine optimization’ or SEO, they automatically think about optimizing their content through keywords in order to improve their ranking on search engine results pages (SERPs). However, many… Continue reading 5 Web Design Tips To Improve Your SEO

How to Start Freelancing on the Side

0 Shares The freelance industry has received a lot of attention in the past year. This is due mainly to the industry’s success during the Covid-19 pandemic. While most other sectors were negatively affected by the pandemic, the freelance industry flourished. In 2020, freelancers constituted 36% of the American workforce. This number is steadily increasing.… Continue reading How to Start Freelancing on the Side

What is Shopify?

Shopify is an eCommerce platform for online stores and POS (point of sale) systems for retailers. It includes a huge selection of tools for anyone looking to start an eCommerce business. Arguably it’s not just software; it is a platform, an ecosystem for eCommerce. It differs from self-hosted eCommerce solutions like WooCommerce, Magento, and OpenCart… Continue reading What is Shopify?

Best Video Repair Tool Wondershare Repairit

One of the most valuable ways of preserving your performances, precious moments, and memorable occasions is by recording and storing them. Video corruption and destruction can be a videographer’s worst nightmare. Have you ever found yourself in a circumstance where a project you have been working on for weeks has become tainted, or a video… Continue reading Best Video Repair Tool Wondershare Repairit

Why Do Data Breaches Happen Despite Tight Cybersecurity Measures

No business wants to experience a data security breach. Beyond the immediate financial impact, a loss of customer faith can cripple a business. Just one data breach can impact the viability of a whole organization which is why many businesses are spending more on cybersecurity tools and technologies today. However, many of them are not… Continue reading Why Do Data Breaches Happen Despite Tight Cybersecurity Measures

10 Free File Sharing Tools for Sending Big Data Online

There is no better way to send big files than through cloud storage services. However, free file sharing tools for sending big data online may be a good alternative as well. Cloud storage keeps data in for an indefinite period of time. This means that you can keep it there as long as you choose… Continue reading 10 Free File Sharing Tools for Sending Big Data Online