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?

Best Ways to Browse Instagram Stories Without Anyone Knowing (Anonymously)

Everyone has wondered at least once today how to spy on someone else’s Story without anyone finding out and also without ending up on a “Seen by” list. On the one hand, Instagram encourages openness and sharing, and all this to say, social media has nothing to do with anonymity. But on the other hand,… Continue reading Best Ways to Browse Instagram Stories Without Anyone Knowing (Anonymously)

Popular Design News of the Week: November 23, 2020 – November 29, 2020

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: November 23, 2020 – November 29, 2020

Common React Native App Layouts: Login Page

In this series, you’ll learn how to use React Native to create page layouts commonly used in mobile apps. The layouts you’ll be creating won’t be functional—instead, the main focus of this series is to get your hands dirty in laying out content in your React Native apps. If you’re new to laying out React… Continue reading Common React Native App Layouts: Login Page

Top 5 Best WordPress SEO Plugins

SEO is the abbreviation of Search Engine Optimization. It is the process of improving quality and quantity of website traffic from search engines like Google, Bing or Yahoo search etc. In the WordPress content management system there are dozens of SEO plugins but we have selected the 5 of the best WordPress SEO plugins. So,… Continue reading Top 5 Best WordPress SEO Plugins

Top 5 Best WordPress SEO Plugins

SEO is the abbreviation of Search Engine Optimization. It is the process of improving quality and quantity of website traffic from search engines like Google, Bing or Yahoo search etc. In the WordPress content management system there are dozens of SEO plugins but we have selected the 5 of the best WordPress SEO plugins. So,… Continue reading Top 5 Best WordPress SEO Plugins

How to Create an Inspirational Vector Political Poster

What You’ll Be Creating Learn how to create a Shepard Fairey Photoshop effect with the help of Illustrator with this poster tutorial.  This tutorial is inspired by Shepard Fairey’s famous political poster series for the Obama Democratic Party campaign in the US in 2008 and now being recreated for the Time magazine cover for November… Continue reading How to Create an Inspirational Vector Political Poster

Using Redux in a React Native App

Redux is a library for state management that ensures that the application logic is well-organized and that apps work as expected. Redux makes it easy to understand your application’s code regarding when, where, why, and how the state of the application is updated. Redux is made up of the following key parts: actions reducers store… Continue reading Using Redux in a React Native App

Understanding the Image Component in React Native

Images are an essential aspect of any mobile app. This tutorial will introduce you to the image component and show you how to use images in your React Native app. You will also learn how to create your own photo gallery! Prerequisites to Create a React Native App We will use the Expo CLI for… Continue reading Understanding the Image Component in React Native

17 Most Useful PHP Scripts (and 5 Great Free Scripts)

Whether you need to create a dating website, add a shopping cart to your eCommerce store, or launch a marketing campaign, there is a PHP script that is right for you. Add a new set of features and functionality to your website with these scripts and create a more robust platform for your customers.  Today’s website… Continue reading 17 Most Useful PHP Scripts (and 5 Great Free Scripts)

20 Best HTML5 Audio Players

Do you need to add an audio player to your website? Is the default browser audio player too limited? By adding a premium HTML5 audio player plugin to your website you will be able to successfully share your audio files in a visually appealing and interactive way. Super HTML5 Music Player is one of the many… Continue reading 20 Best HTML5 Audio Players

10 Web Designers/Developers to Follow on Instagram in 2020

February 23, 2020 by Spyre Studios Why would anyone follow certain web designers and developers on Instagram? For people of their ilk, it’s staying on top of trends, learning about the latest advancements in tools, designs, processes, and languages, and staying connected in the industry.  For lesser mortals, it’s getting inspiration for a project, having… Continue reading 10 Web Designers/Developers to Follow on Instagram in 2020

How to Add Maps to Your WordPress CF7 Contact Form

A contact form is a quick way for users to get in touch with you. Some of the benefits of a contact form include the following. Reduce Spam One of the ways to cut down on spam is to use a contact form. You will no longer have to put your email address out there,… Continue reading How to Add Maps to Your WordPress CF7 Contact Form

10 Spooky Designs to Get You Inspired This Halloween

Is the eerie spirit of Halloween haunting your designs? Find spooky inspiration in these ten ghoulish illustrations, videos, and photos. From Polish artist Piotr Jabłoński’s off-kilter and unnerving fantasy paintings to Caley Hicks’ cutesy take on Halloween themes, you’re sure to find something here to get you in the spooky mood. Looking for spine-chilling photos,… Continue reading 10 Spooky Designs to Get You Inspired This Halloween

How to Create a Trivia Quiz with Viral Quiz for WordPress

Generating traffic to your website and successfully marketing to this website traffic should be the number one concern for a website owner.  Without this traffic and without a mechanism to get these website visitors to take action, you will have an incredibly difficult time building your business.  One unexpected but effective way to draw in… Continue reading How to Create a Trivia Quiz with Viral Quiz for WordPress

Build a Static Portfolio With Advanced CSS Bar Chart

In a previous post, I showed you how to build a beautiful fullscreen portfolio page. During that tutorial we also learned how to create a responsive CSS column chart. In this tutorial we’ll build another attractive static portfolio page, this time featuring a pure CSS bar chart without using any external JavaScript library, SVG, or the canvas… Continue reading Build a Static Portfolio With Advanced CSS Bar Chart

Top WordPress Audio and Video Plugins of 2019

WordPress audio and video plugins are essential if you are looking to add video and audio players to your website. In this post, I’ll share some of my favorites for 2019—I’ve picked plugins that have features that are missing from many of the other plugins available.  WordPress Audio Player Plugins 1. MP3 Sticky Player This MP3… Continue reading Top WordPress Audio and Video Plugins of 2019

How to Make a Purchase Icon in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating Love icon design? If so, follow this tutorial and learn how to make a minimal purchase icon in three different versions. We will use only basic shapes, and with the help of the Align options and the Pathfinder options, we will build these icons step by step. By the end of… Continue reading How to Make a Purchase Icon in Adobe Illustrator

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

The 10 Most Awe-Inspiring Web Designers on Instagram

March 29, 2019 by Christopher Jan Benitez Instagram started out as a place for people to share and publish photos. It eventually gave way to professionals where they can showcase their creative skills and talents. Because of this, a growing number of designers now use Instagram to showcase their pieces to the world. Not only… Continue reading The 10 Most Awe-Inspiring Web Designers on Instagram

10 Best Gallery WordPress Plugins of 2019

WordPress gallery plugins are essential for displaying images, videos, eCommerce products, and blog posts in a stylish and eye-catching way.  But, not all WordPress gallery plugins are created equal. Many are missing key features that help you integrate your media into your website’s theme to help create the most visually appealing experience for the user. … Continue reading 10 Best Gallery WordPress Plugins of 2019

Figma Project, Page & Artboard Tips

Welcome to the next in our series of Figma tips and tricks! This time we’ll be improving the way you work with Figma projects, pages, and artboards. Watch Tips 1. Customize Project Thumbnails It’s perfectly possible to create custom project thumbnails which will show up in your dashboard drafts area. Make sure that the first page… Continue reading Figma Project, Page & Artboard Tips

International Artist Feature: Germany

We’re honouring the German language and culture this week in celebration of the launch of the German version of Envato Elements!   For this article in the international artist series we turn to Germany, featuring seven illustrators and designers who create fantastic work from digital paintings to textile design and more! I asked each artist how their… Continue reading International Artist Feature: Germany

Undeka: A new contemporary font

Undeka is a modern sans serif font designed by Krisjanis Mezulis that embodies simple geometric shapes and strong typographical foundations. The typefice is heavily inspired to the Franklin Gothic and the News Gothic. The whole font family comes in 6 versions but you can enjoy the regular weight for free. Download free sample   View… Continue reading Undeka: A new contemporary font