• The Importance of Content Marketing for Freelance Web Designers and Studios

    Content marketing is not a new concept, but it’s one that we’ve been hearing an awful lot of over the past 12 months or so. So to start with, what exactly is content marketing? Content marketing is the creation and distribution of useful and interesting content, which can be anything from blogs to videos, with […]

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  • No Matter of Luck: What To Consider In Mobile App Development [Infographic]

    There are gazillions of mobile apps out there. If you are looking for a specific use case or – not – you won’t see any shortage in what you will be able to find. Thus, releasing a mobile app is not without risks. You need to create something outstanding to attract the users. But how […]

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  • 25 Outstanding Google Fonts for Web Design

    In recent years we’ve seen a number of developments and advancements, such as responsive design, that have had a major impact on the web design industry. One of the most significant advancements has been improved options for using a greater variety of fonts in your web design projects. Google Web Fonts is one of the […]

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  • 20+ Best tools for sending large files to clients

    With a Send Large Files service, you can easily send enormous files to people you work with and some services are even completely free. One of the most frequent problems for marketing and creative agencies is how to send large files to clients and partners. Especially clients that are not well-rounded IT wise prefer having […]

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  • The Very First Website Returns to the Web

    Robert Cailliau’s original WWW logo. Image: CERN. Twenty years ago today CERN published a statement that made the World Wide Web freely available to everyone. To celebrate that moment in history, CERN is bringing the very first website back to life at its original URL. If you’d like to see the very first webpage Tim […]

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  • Infinite Scrolling: Let’s Get To The Bottom Of This

    Infinite scrolling promises a better experience for users. However, the good is often accompanied by the bad and the ugly. Once we understand the strengths and weaknesses of infinite scrolling, we can begin to use it to enhance our interfaces. Human nature demands hierarchy and structures that are easy to navigate. But infinite scrolling sometimes […]

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  • HOW TO: Get the right CMS for your online shop

    Setting up an e-Commerce site can be pretty daunting. Fortunately, there are loads of frameworks and systems out there that will help you to build a shopping platform. They range from the very, very easy, up to the very, very powerful, with plenty in between. In this article, we’ll introduce and compare some of the […]

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  • How To Enable SSL in MAMP

    In my developer toolbox post, I’ve covered that I prefer to use to MAMP for local development. For the most part, the default settings (or some variation thereof) work just fine; however, if you end up needing to do some work on a secure site, then you’ll need enable SSL in MAMP. On production-level servers, […]

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  • A Look Into: Cubic-bezier in CSS3 Transition

    CSS3 Transition is one of the great additions in CSS3. It allows us to apply transitional changing effects to CSS rules. If you are already familiar with the syntax, you will see that we need to specify the timing function or the transition speed. There are four predefined timing functions we can use, they are […]

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  • Building a Lifestyle Web Design Business

    The dream of many web designers is to become their own boss. Unfortunately, this dream all too often turns into a nightmare. How can we take control and return to our initial vision? Many of us picture running our own business as a utopia where we work less hours, escape that horrendous boss, pick and […]

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  • 40 Simple Tumblr Themes For Your Tumblr Space

    Tumblr is a microblogging platform that allows users to post text messages, images, videos, links, quotes and audio to their Tumblelog, a short-form blog. Users can follow other users and be followed, or choose to make their Tumblelog private. The service emphasizes ease of use. However, Tumblr provides a platform to small bloggers with fully customizable themes. […]

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  • Collections of Useful Photoshop Custom Shapes

    Everyone offers you Photoshop brushes, textures and patterns, don’t they? Yes, we know. This is why today we decided to offer you something beyond mere brushes or textures and patterns. Instead, we have put together some super-useful custom shapes for Photoshop. So go ahead, check them out, add them to your Photoshop collection, and feel […]

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  • New Themes: Newsworthy and Visual

    Happy Theme Thursday, all! Today I have two fantastic new themes for you to enjoy. First up is Newsworthy by WP Themes, a brightly-hued theme designed for news, magazine, and personal blogs. Its striking colors are sure to grab your readers’ attention at first glance! Newsworthy supports multiple authors, post formats, widgets, custom colors, and […]

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  • Tiptop – A Portable, Bluetooth-Enabled Speaker

    When we think about speakers, we imagine huge, bulky, unsightly speakers. Now, what do you think of a speaker that is portable and yet an integrated sound system all the same? Three students from Stanford University have created and designed Tiptop speaker, a speaker that functions as a portable speaker and an integrated sound system. […]

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  • Free Download: Bokeh Backgrounds

    If you’re looking for an abstract background to use in your own designs, bokeh backgrounds can be a good choice. Today we have a free set of 4 bokeh backgrounds that you can download and use in yoor own projects. These 4 backgrounds are samples from the larger set of 40 bokeh textures available at […]

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  • Winners of Interactive HTML5 World Maps from Simplemaps.com

      Last month, we had a giveaway of interactive HTML5 world map licenses from Simplemaps.com. Each license, which lasts a lifetime, is worth $199. In this post, you’ll find out who the five lucky winners are. The Winners Here are the five Six Revisions readers who’ve won a license from Simplemaps.com. Rommel RB Riyadh Al […]

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  • Content strategy 101, Part 2: making data meaningful

    In the second of a four-part series, Sandi Wassmer looks at bridging the gap from data to meaningful information This article first appeared in issue 235 of .net magazine – the world’s best-selling magazine for web designers and developers. Content’s purpose is to convey information. But its form is data, which is why information architecture […]

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  • How to Build a Modal Contact Form in Twitter Bootstrap with PHP + AJAX

    With the built-in styles provided to us by Twitter Bootstrap, designing a simple contact form becomes streamlined. When you’re looking to streamline your site even further, you might not even need a dedicated contact page if no other info would be found there. A modal box is a nice, unobtrusive alternative, and Bootstrap allows us […]

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  • What is a WordPress Child Theme? Pros, Cons, and More

    A lot of our users ask us which template are we using? Our response is that we are using a custom child theme built on the Genesis theme framework. The follow up question most of the time is a two-part question. What is a WordPress theme framework? The second part of the question is what […]

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  • 30 Creative DIY Smartphone & Tablet Accessories

    Most of us like to buy the coolest accessories for our smartphones or tablets. Some make our smartphones even smarter, others take gaming on tablets a step further. Then there are accessories to protect our smartphones and tablets. Basically, there are countless things you can buy for your favorite mobile device, but why buy them […]

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