• Deal of the week: 6 professional iOS7 app design templates

    It seems like the whole world’s got an idea for an app, the really tricky part is converting that idea into a real app that makes sales on the App Store. If you’re looking to produce an app that is commercially viable, solidly built and great looking, then you’re in the right place, because our […]

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  • Weekly links #1

    I come across a lot of stuff in my day to day browsing, either through newsletters, friends recommendations, twitter etc. and I tend to throw it all into Pocket for later viewing, except I rarely get a chance to check out these links and my Pocket list is getting longer and longer. On top of […]

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  • This Week in Design: April 4, 2014

    From a teen who made headlines about saving millions of dollars with a font to some of the most impressive design names of our generation, this week in design featured people who make an impact. Whether you like or agree with a theory sometimes does not mean as much as the simple idea that it […]

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  • Daily Inspiration #1726

    This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo’s writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your images and inspiration to RAWZ via http://raw.abduzeedo.com and don’t forget to send your Abduzeedo username; or […]

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  • Create a Hill Scene Using Gradients in Adobe Illustrator

    What You’ll Be Creating Recently I came across an inspiring photograph by Felicia Simion, featuring hills with a gradient appearance. Once I fell in love with the image, I just had to create a version in vector. Felicia has been kind enough to grant me permission to use her artwork as inspiration for this tutorial. Photography by […]

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  • How to Purge Deleted Dropbox Files

    About a week ago, I sent a support request to Dropbox asking how to purge deleted files. Never heard anything back, but I figured that I would ask here to see if anyone knows the magic recipe. Here is the support question I sent to the Dropbox team:   This is a general question that […]

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  • Adding a Portfolio to any Genesis child theme

    A few of the StudioPress child themes include a portfolio page, like Modern Portfolio and Jane. But what if you’ve found a theme you want and it doesn’t include this feature? It’s actually not that difficult to add to any theme. And even if your theme already includes it, this plugin-based approach will ensure your […]

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  • 10 Open Source Blogging Platforms for Developers

    If you’re looking for a blogging solution that’s programmer-friendly, you’ve come to the right place. The free and open source blogging platforms I’ll talk about are designed with the needs of developers in mind, and not their moms’ (unless she likes to code too).

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  • How To Crack The Code To An Intuitive Welcome Page

    The Welcome Page can make or break your website – it is the first thing your visitors engage with whenever they visit your website, and it can determine if they stay and read more or close the window- without ever looking back. That being said, it is very important to come up with a well-designed, […]

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  • Me and My Big Fat Ego on A List Apart

    Today my column on Me and My Big Fat Ego was published on A List Apart. It’s not that I’d say I have a huge ego, but it’s definitely something that’s easily bruised when I feel like things aren’t going my way.

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  • The ultimate guide to managing images in WordPress

    Apart from text, images are the most common media published online.

    And the one that tends to cause a lot of problems for users.

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  • What’s new in CSS3?

    CSS stands for Cascading Styling Sheets, a style sheet language for describing the look and feel of a document written in a markup language like HTML. Though CSS can be applied to any document that adheres to XML, it is predominantly used for HTML documents.   CSS uses simple English words for various style properties, […]

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  • 20 High Quality And Free WordPress Themes

    As WordPress grows in its capabilities it always makes sense to keep a growing stock of quality themes on hand that take full advantage of this adaptable system. Whether it be for our own project, or one for a client, using a theme as a starting point can be a time and cost saver that […]

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  • Dynamically Creating CSV Files on the Client

    A reader posed an interesting question on one of my ColdFusion posts recently. The post (Creating an Excel File) demonstrated how to take form data on the front end and create an Excel file via ColdFusion when the form is submitted. The user wanted to know if this could be done entirely client-side. The latest […]

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  • How to Disable Gravatars in WordPress

    Avatar allow users to give their online profiles an instantly identifiable persona. WordPress uses Gravatars as the default avatar platform. It allows WordPress users to have the same avatar displayed on any gravatar enabled website. However, in some cases you may not want to display gravatars on your WordPress site. In this article, we will […]

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  • A Gallery of Handmade Non-Traditional Fonts

    HandMadeFont are an Estonian based design company that specializes in creating in highly unique non-traditional fonts. Now when we say ‘non-traditional’, you are probably thinking that they perhaps design distorted styled fonts, or even cartoony styled fonts. You know, the type of fonts that are not very common. But you would be wrong. They actually […]

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  • Andrew Clarke on designing for the Left

    Stuff Nonsense is one of five shortlisted nominees for the Agency of the Year award in the 2014 net Awards. We spoke to founder Andrew Clarke about recent projects and how things have evolved over the company’s 16 year history.

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  • Creating an RSS Feed Reader With the MEAN Stack

    This article is a continuation of Introduction to the MEAN Stack. The previous post covered the installation of the MEAN stack and also presented what we ended up with in terms of its directory structure, after installation. Now it’s time for some actual coding! What We’ll Be Building We will be building an RSS feed […]

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  • Setting an Animated GIF as a Featured Image in WordPress

    If you’ve ever tried to set an animated gif as a featured image in WordPress, you’ve probably discovered that you can’t. The reason why is pretty simple. Your theme grabs a resized version of the featured image you upload. And in the case of an animated gif, that means it’s not grabbing the original gif […]

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  • Hassle Free Responsive Images for WordPress

    If you’re like me, and you’re tasked with building responsive website that’s relatively easy to update, WordPress is most often the CMS you will be building that website on. If you’re more like me, you probably skipped over a responsive image solution in favor of making things easier for whomever will be doing the updating. […]

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