Why e-commerce is failing people and the planet

We need to stop designing with blinders and scaling solutions designed for the individual Illustration by Marie Dupuch Betting on convenience to grow e-commerce The number of parcels sent internationally has increased by 4.5 times in the last 6 years, from 43bn in 2014 to 131bn in 2020 (B2B, B2C, C2B). UK deliveries account for 4%… Continue reading Why e-commerce is failing people and the planet

Thinking in experiments: Today’s winning mindset

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The old excuses for not engaging with customers more often simply don’t apply anymore. In fact they’ve been turned on their heads. Photo by Girl with red hat on Unsplash “For every good idea there are a thousand bad ideas it is indistinguishable from. The only real way to tell the difference… Continue reading Thinking in experiments: Today’s winning mindset

Easy Steps to Convert Photoshop Designs Into a Website

Here’s a simple guide to solving the troublesome task of turning Photoshop designs into a website. Or, in more technical terms, convert PSD files into responsive HTML. Modern business cannot operate without the Internet today. Therefore, it is very important to have a high-quality presence in it, for example, in the form of websites that… Continue reading Easy Steps to Convert Photoshop Designs Into a Website

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?

How to Work With Regular Expressions in PHP

In this article, we’ll go through the PHP functions that allow you to use regular expressions to perform search and replace operations on strings. What Is a Regular Expression? Regular expressions—also called “regex”—are search patterns for text. These patterns can be processed by a regex engine to find substrings, validate that a string matches a… Continue reading How to Work With Regular Expressions in PHP

The big flaw of social networks, and how to solve it

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A little more than two decades ago, the young web had a very big problem: Finding the “right” information and what you needed was very hard. In other words, back then, search engines sucked. And then came Google, with a single purpose, to show people what they need, when they need… Continue reading The big flaw of social networks, and how to solve it

Help Is Here: 5 Indispensable Web Tools for Student Entrepreneurs

If you are a student planning to launch a startup or already have an operating enterprise, you should know that being a young entrepreneur isn’t a piece of cake.  With so many tasks, chores, and challenges going on, it can be hard to stay on the right track. To complicate matters, you are still a… Continue reading Help Is Here: 5 Indispensable Web Tools for Student Entrepreneurs

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

How to Autoload Classes With Composer in PHP

In this article, we’ll discuss the basics of autoloading in PHP and how to autoload PHP classes with Composer. I’ll explain why autoloading is so important and show you how to use Composer for autoloading step by step. I’ll also explain the difference between the different kinds of autoloading in Composer. Why Do We Need… Continue reading How to Autoload Classes With Composer in PHP

Using the Newspaper Format as a Guide for Web Design

July 17, 2020 by Clarence Newspapers are the oldest form of media. Since the 17th century, newspapers have become a way to disseminate information to people. A newspaper’s front page is very important because it acts as a first impression to people. This eventually convinces them to read more. Making an impression and convincing the… Continue reading Using the Newspaper Format as a Guide for Web Design

How to Install PHP on Windows

In this article, we’re going to discuss how to install PHP on Windows. There are three different ways to install and run PHP on Windows, and we’ll look at each one. PHP is a server-side scripting language which is mostly used to build web applications—these may range from a very simple blog website to a… Continue reading How to Install PHP on Windows

Tech and Politics: Worlds Collide

In 2011, protests across the Middle East were captured on social media, including platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Vine. Ultimately, Hosni Mubarak, then-president of Egypt, was overthrown. Many credit the viral social media “campaign” as the impetus for what was termed the Arab Spring. In the past 9 years since, the impact and use… Continue reading Tech and Politics: Worlds Collide

Not All Traffic is Created Equally: Measuring The Importance of Traffic Sources & Setting UTMs

There’s no shortage of ways in which you can generate traffic towards a website, and the list seems to be growing on a daily basis. For every new traffic generation method, there are thousands of fresh sources of traffic for businesses to tap into.  Plenty of people find themselves so caught up in focusing on… Continue reading Not All Traffic is Created Equally: Measuring The Importance of Traffic Sources & Setting UTMs

Top 5 PHP CMS in 2020

February 20, 2020 by Richie KS Choosing a CMS is what you need to do at the beginning of any web development process. From multiple options available today, it may be quite challenging to pick something particular as many factors should be taken into account, such as desired design, performance, and special features. In this… Continue reading Top 5 PHP CMS in 2020

5 Top Tools for Copywriters in 2019

Copywriting is a form of writing that drives readers in a certain direction, often enticing them to make a purchase. It requires careful planning, research, editing and more before reaching the point where it can be published. This can be a lengthy and fairly arduous process but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re a… Continue reading 5 Top Tools for Copywriters in 2019

50+ Free Photoshop Brushes to Download Now!

Find the right Photoshop brushes for your projects. Explore this collection of tools and inspiration. 50+ Free Photoshop Brushes Love a good freebie? Today, we’re bringing you an incredible selection of over 50 free Photoshop brushes from around the web. Use these brushes to bring your digital paintings, photo manipulations and design ideas to life.… Continue reading 50+ Free Photoshop Brushes to Download Now!

Making A Real Impact With Real Estate Web Design

Real estate marketing has come a long way from a simple sign posted in the yard, and today’s real estate professionals need to make web design a priority if they want to be successful. If your agency hasn’t revamped its site recently, take a moment to evaluate these 4 elements and make some updates. They’ll… Continue reading Making A Real Impact With Real Estate Web Design

20+ Best Personal WordPress Blog Themes for 2019

Whether you want to establish your personal brand or share your passion for travel or cooking, a personal blog is the easiest way to get your writing out into the wild. A personal blog can be a great way build your authority and showcase your knowledge on a particular topic. It can also help you… Continue reading 20+ Best Personal WordPress Blog Themes for 2019

How to Create a Mega Menu With a Free WordPress Plugin

In this post, we’ll explore the WP Mega Menu plugin which allows you to create content-rich navigation menus on your WordPress site. We’ll go through the different aspects of this plugin and we’ll also build a real-world example for demonstration purposes. A sticky menu stays at the top of the screen, so that however far… Continue reading How to Create a Mega Menu With a Free WordPress Plugin

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Modern Life

In the last few decades, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has moved from a science-fiction dream to an important part of our daily lives. There are multiple ways through which AI is changing our daily lives. For instance, we use AI enabled systems to interact with our phones via voice assistants such as Google, Siri and Alexa.… Continue reading How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Modern Life

50 Best Adobe Illustrator Tutorials Of 2018

Best Adobe Illustrator Tutorials of 2018 for vector designers, painters and artists who wants to learn how to use illustrator for illustration. This article is only for Vector and Illustrator Lovers. Here we are gathered 50 best Illustrator tutorials of 2018 for beginners and advance vector graphics to improve your illustration skills and create new, drawing and vector backgrounds and… Continue reading 50 Best Adobe Illustrator Tutorials Of 2018

Review the Hoverwatch Phone Tracker

You can track a smartphone using phone tracker free because technology has made great strides to make it easy to get everything done. It is possible to track a smartphone whether it is Android and iPhone. There are quite a few phone trackers. We will review Hoverwatch phone tracking app here. What are spyware programs? Spyware programs… Continue reading Review the Hoverwatch Phone Tracker

7 Things You Must Remove From Your Website Before 2019

December 11, 2018 by Alex Fox If you’ve got these things in your website, you better remove them before 2019. Here’s our “favorite” outdated or regrettable content choices. Mouseover Navigation Menus The most obvious problems with mouseover navigation menus is that not every visitor has a mouse. How does a mobile user “mouseover” something? Obviously,… Continue reading 7 Things You Must Remove From Your Website Before 2019