20 Best New Websites, July 2022

Welcome to our guide to the best new websites this month. If subtle, minimal sites are your thing, either look away now or prepare to have your preconceptions challenged because this month, we are going maximalist. Lots of elements fill up the screen, lots of color, lots of big fonts, lots of illustration, and plenty… Continue reading 20 Best New Websites, July 2022

WordPress Product Founders on What They’d Do Differently

Incredible as it sounds, WordPress was initially released back in 2003. And it has evolved quite a bit during that time. It has become a mature, if ever-changing, platform for building websites. Its massive theme and plugin ecosystem have also seen its share of changes. We’ve witnessed solo entrepreneurs launching products, nurturing their growth, and… Continue reading WordPress Product Founders on What They’d Do Differently

10 Great Places to Find Music for Videos

Creating videos for social media or to embed on your site can be a fun and creative way to promote your brand or business. More importantly, time spent on a page is a significant SEO ranking factor, so providing a video to watch is of enormous benefit. However, coming up with the music for your… Continue reading 10 Great Places to Find Music for Videos

Quiz: The Super-Difficult Website Speed Quiz

Users expect websites to load quickly. As a result, companies like Amazon and Target spend millions of dollars optimizing their sites to make them load as fast as possible because there is a direct correlation between site speed and conversions. Websites typically don’t have load bars, so a user waiting for a site to load… Continue reading Quiz: The Super-Difficult Website Speed Quiz

3 Essential Design Trends, July 2022

There are a lot of dark, retro vibes trending in website design right now. Although there are still some light projects popping up – including a pastel trend below – a lot of what we are seeing has a quite moody feel. Here’s what’s trending in design this month.   Pastel Color Palettes Let’s start… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, July 2022

10 Lesser-Known (But Incredibly Useful) WordPress Plugins

There are several notable WordPress plugins that just about every web professional knows about. They have a large following and tend to be market leaders in their niche. But most of them, at one point, started as smaller projects. Their popularity grew over time. Today, we’ll look at 10 plugins that don’t have that same… Continue reading 10 Lesser-Known (But Incredibly Useful) WordPress Plugins

3 Essential Design Trends, June 2022

Are you bored with some of your current design projects? This month’s collection of website design trends can help break you out of that rut with some fun and funky alternatives. And all of these options are anything but boring. From visual display to technique, these trends present a different set of challenges. Here’s what’s… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, June 2022

DevFest For Ukraine, A Charity Conference On The Future Of Tech 🇺🇦 — Smashing Magazine

Quick summary ↬ DevFest for Ukraine is a charitable online conference that will bring together 20 industry-leading tech speakers in support of Ukraine. June 14–15. Every day, millions of Ukrainians show incredible courage and strength resisting Russian aggression. Volunteers, individuals and organizations are working together to provide support and raise funds for those in need. In… Continue reading DevFest For Ukraine, A Charity Conference On The Future Of Tech 🇺🇦 — Smashing Magazine

WordPress 6.0 Lives Up To The Hype

WordPress 6.0 has been released, and another niche jazz musician will be enjoying extra Spotify royalties next month. WordPress 6, named for latin-jazz musician Arturo O’Farrill, is the realization of a change of direction the WordPress Foundation adopted several years ago. All versions of WordPress now power around 42% of the web. That’s approximately 810,000,000… Continue reading WordPress 6.0 Lives Up To The Hype

Top 8 Multipurpose WordPress Themes To Check Out in 2022

Posted · Category: Tools <!– –> The right multipurpose WordPress theme can make building a website a fast, easy, and pleasurable task. There are plenty of good multipurpose WordPress themes on the market. Some that are not particularly good, and a few that can be classified as the best of the bunch. It is the… Continue reading Top 8 Multipurpose WordPress Themes To Check Out in 2022

Side Hustles for Web Design Professionals: How to Make Some Extra Cash

A career as a web designer can be extremely lucrative. The average web designer in the US makes around $50-55,000 per year, equating to an hourly rate of around $25. Of course, not every designer will automatically get a full-time, high-paying job as soon as they earn their web design credentials. Sometimes, you might need… Continue reading Side Hustles for Web Design Professionals: How to Make Some Extra Cash

Looking for the best Tools and Resources for Designers and Agencies? They’re in this article

Posted · Category: Design, Tools <!– –> An effective, well-organized workflow is an important web design asset. It can be a critical asset for a professional web designer. But less experienced designers and beginners also appreciate having design tools or resources at their disposal. It makes their work easier and more efficient. There are many… Continue reading Looking for the best Tools and Resources for Designers and Agencies? They’re in this article

Competition: Win One of Four Free Online Passes to MUXL

The fourth edition of MUXL (Mobile UX London) conference kicks off on the 21st of March, and you could win one of four free passes to the five-day digital event. Running from the 21st of March to 25th, MUXL is a digital festival of UX and design, entirely online, meaning you can attend remotely from… Continue reading Competition: Win One of Four Free Online Passes to MUXL

WordPress Website Analysis: Before & After ImageEngine

WordPress is by far the world’s most popular CMS. Not only does it dominate the CMS market with a 64% market share, but it also powers 39.6% of all websites. It has taken the internet by storm by democratizing the web for all. Now, anyone can build, manage, and host a successful website without needing… Continue reading WordPress Website Analysis: Before & After ImageEngine

Best 10 WordPress Themes you Should Consider in 2022

Posted · Category: Best Collections, Design <!– –> The online world has gone from being a novelty in the latter part of the 20th century to a major influencer in our lives in the 21st. And it keeps on growing at a seemingly exponential rate. Once upon a time a decently performing website could count… Continue reading Best 10 WordPress Themes you Should Consider in 2022

January – May 2022 — Smashing Magazine

Quick summary ↬ What goes into creating a successful design system? How can you take your testing workflow to the next level? And what smart interface design patterns could help you enhance your UIs? Let’s figure it out. With our online workshops on front-end and UX. You might already know it: We regularly run friendly online… Continue reading January – May 2022 — Smashing Magazine

Top 9 WordPress Plugins That Will Stick in 2022

Posted · Category: Best Collections, Tools The right WordPress theme used in conjunction with the WordPress Platform allows a web designer to create almost any website design. There are situations however where “almost” isn’t quite good enough. The design may not have quite as much pizzazz as the designer hoped for, or may simply lack… Continue reading Top 9 WordPress Plugins That Will Stick in 2022

4 Tips for Scaling up a SaaS Company

Once you have your SaaS business up and running, are making some money and have acquired a few customers, it is time to start thinking about scaling up. Entrepreneurs and business owners should know there is no easy way to scale up a business, and there is no overnight success to be had here either.… Continue reading 4 Tips for Scaling up a SaaS Company

Exciting New Tools For Designers, Holidays 2021

The year’s winding down as everyone segues into a much-needed holiday R&R. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some awesome new tools and resources for website design projects. Check them out, and hit the ground running in January. Here’s what’s new for designers this holiday period. Enjoy!   Fancy Border Radius Generator Fancy Border Radius… Continue reading Exciting New Tools For Designers, Holidays 2021

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

Best Of 2021: 50 Word Resume Templates

40 Shares Simple, clean and elegant Word Resume Templates, best of 2021 collection are here. Modern style word resumes with matching cover letter, portfolio and reference pages. Each resume is very easily editable in Microsoft Word. All details are fully customizable and usable forever. You can make any kind of adjustments on these resume templates… Continue reading Best Of 2021: 50 Word Resume Templates