How to Create a HubSpot Email Signature

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} HubSpot is an invaluable marketing and managing assistant that you can use to improve your online business. It helps you analyze your website’s performance, manage your contacts, send marketing emails, boost sales, and more. In this tutorial I’ll explain how you can set your HubSpot email signature,… Continue reading How to Create a HubSpot Email Signature

Using PHP urlencode and urldecode

Every now and then you will have to pass around URLs between different webpages and services. It sounds like a pretty easy task since URLs are basically just text strings, but things can sometimes get complicated. For example, sometimes you need to encode a URL in another URL, for example in a GET request! In… Continue reading Using PHP urlencode and urldecode

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

Form Input Validation Using Only HTML5 and Regex

Validation of form input is something that should be taken seriously. With luck, nothing worse than garbage data will be submitted to a site which uses data from forms without proper validation. However, there also a chance that hackers will be able to compromise the private data of users who trusted you with their information.… Continue reading Form Input Validation Using Only HTML5 and Regex

11 Best PHP Blog Scripts and Blogging Platforms

Are you looking to start an independent blog or add a business blog to your website? Blogs are the most reliable means of growing a business and boosting revenue. They are the best way of letting visitors know what your business is about. In addition to help you generate leads, blogs build trust in existing… Continue reading 11 Best PHP Blog Scripts and Blogging Platforms

6 Web Design Tools to Help You Work Smarter

The web designing industry is proliferating year over year, with new records and technologies being introduced daily. As a result, many platforms and tools are available that allow us to easily create websites and design elements much faster than ever before. Before a few years, web designing was a somewhat complicated process that required professionals… Continue reading 6 Web Design Tools to Help You Work Smarter

Design with the web in mind

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Back button, URL design, keyboard shortcuts, and other things we often forget about. When designing an application, there are 3 major variations — mobile app, web app, and desktop app. *It’s actually more complicated than this, but we’ll ignore that for now. Check out my other post to find out more about the different… Continue reading Design with the web in mind

Exciting New Tools for Designers, October 2020

This month’s collection of new tools, resources, and freebies for designers is a smorgasbord of sorts. You’ll find everything from useful APIs to icons to tutorials to fonts. Let’s get right into it, here’s what new for designers this month: Tooltip Sequence Now that your app or website is ready, you might need to help… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, October 2020

The 30 CSS Selectors You Must Memorize

Learn CSS: The Complete Guide We’ve built a complete guide to help you learn CSS, whether you’re just getting started with the basics or you want to explore more advanced CSS. CSS Selectors So you learned the base id, class, and descendant selectors—and then called it a day? If so, you’re missing out on an enormous level of flexibility. You… Continue reading The 30 CSS Selectors You Must Memorize

Exciting New Tools for Designers, September 2020

It’s fun to see new website design tools that reflect current times and the state of the world. That’s very true this month with new databases devoted to diversity and women in technology, as well and resources to make your design life easier. Here’s what’s new for designers and developers this month: Ztext.js Ztext.js is… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, September 2020

10 Best PHP URL Shortener Scripts

URLs are rarely short and sweet. They usually contain multiple keywords and are accompanied by extra parameters to help with the tracking of different campaigns or incoming traffic. These long URLs with so many parameters can sometimes be off-putting for potential visitors. Therefore, it’s usually a better idea to use a URL shortener script and… Continue reading 10 Best PHP URL Shortener Scripts

Finding Your Way With Domain Mapping

It’s no secret that having a custom domain name is an essential piece of any company’s branding strategy. While there are a myriad of hosting plans available that offer domains like your company.webhost.com, making the shift from one of those to simply yourcompany.com is an important step. However, your domain branding strategy need not end… Continue reading Finding Your Way With Domain Mapping

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

What Is a Slug in WordPress?

What You’ll Be Creating Slugs. Slimy little critters that have a nasty habit of getting into your vegetable garden… Or maybe not! In this post, we’re talking about a different kind of slug, and that’s the slug that forms part of the address (or URL) of the individual pages and posts in your WordPress website.… Continue reading What Is a Slug in WordPress?

How to Use WordPress

If you’ve just set up your first WordPress website, or you’re thinking of doing so, you might be wondering just how you use WordPress. How can you create a website with WordPress? How do you get your site looking the way you want it to? How do you add content and extra features? In this… Continue reading How to Use WordPress

The Latest Research for Web Designers, February 2020

In the following roundup of the latest research for web designers, I’ve included reports and surveys that shed light on: The battle between mobile and desktop, Why so many websites keep getting hacked, What’s keeping ecommerce business owners awake at night, and What Google is now saying about mobile-first indexing. Hootsuite Puts a Spotlight on Mobile Although Hootsuite… Continue reading The Latest Research for Web Designers, February 2020

20 Best Membership Plugins for Your WordPress Site

Do you want to start earning money from your WordPress website? There are lots of ways that you can turn your site into an additional revenue stream, but many of these options revolve around one-off payments. You could build an online store, sell advertising space, or fill your website with affiliate links—or you could sell membership subscriptions that’ll guarantee… Continue reading 20 Best Membership Plugins for Your WordPress Site

Create a Membership WordPress Site with UMP

Do you want to start earning money from your WordPress website? You could enrol in the Amazon Associates program and generate revenue via referral links; sell advertising space using a plugin such as ADning, or your might even decide to start selling your own products via your website.  All of these methods can generate a… Continue reading Create a Membership WordPress Site with UMP

How to Create Custom Login and Registration Forms in WordPress

The login page is the first thing users will see when they need to access your site, so it needs to be beautiful and user-friendly. A boring login page can give users a bad impression of your site! Customizing the login to match your brand will lead to a better experience for users. In this… Continue reading How to Create Custom Login and Registration Forms in WordPress

How to Translate WordPress Using Weglot (Beginner’s Guide)

Building an international audience is going to take more than hoping people from around the world visit your site and subscribe or buy. In fact, many global consumers (55% to be exact) prefer to buy in their native language and stick to the motto, “Can’t Read, Won’t Buy.” That’s why translating your WordPress website into… Continue reading How to Translate WordPress Using Weglot (Beginner’s Guide)

How to Build an Amazon Affiliate Website With a WooCommerce Affiliate Plugin

Amazon is one of the biggest e-commerce platforms on the planet, selling a huge variety of products.  In addition to keeping the world supplied with everything from top-of-the-range MacBooks, to dishwasher tablets and mattresses, Amazon offers an Amazon Associates program that makes it possible for anyone to earn commission, simply by referring people to the… Continue reading How to Build an Amazon Affiliate Website With a WooCommerce Affiliate Plugin

Best WordPress Advertising Plugins of 2019

Creating a successful advertising campaign is a must in today’s crowded eCommerce world. Once you have your website and products in place, you must have the tools necessary to communicate to your target audience just what you are selling.  Fortunately, CodeCanyon has a large number of WordPress advertising plugins available to get you up and running in… Continue reading Best WordPress Advertising Plugins of 2019

How to Add the Stellar Video Player to Your WordPress Site

There’s no denying that, given a choice, most Internet users today would prefer to watch a short video rather than read a few paragraphs of text. Therefore, one of the best ways to quickly increase your WordPress site’s traffic and click-through rates is to add video content to it. To display such content, you will,… Continue reading How to Add the Stellar Video Player to Your WordPress Site