• Unfinished Business 83: Slightly sticky bottoms

    Andy is back this week and so we did a handover episode of Unfinished Business. This week we talked about our different approaches to the podcast and what’s relevant to “business”. Andy found an interesting article on the BBC website about smartphone stress, so we talked about how we handle disconnecting when we go on […]

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  • How to recycle design patterns for UX success

    Interaction design has been around since we’ve been sophisticated enough to develop even basic tools. It’s the process of inventing, optimizing, and iterating on previous success to make things not only better, but also more familiar to our users. It’s a skill not limited to any one industry, and yet it has the reputation of […]

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  • For the Copy and Paste Programmers

    One of the things that has been absolutely fantastic about the web is how much information we can publish and how much we can access it at any given time. I don’t know many who would disagree with that. Even more so, for those who are interested in learning how to write software, there are various […]

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  • Enhancing Your Customer Service With UX in Mind: A First Hand Account

    Joe Smalley, an associate of mine, runs his own small business. It functions primarily online but serves clients in various cities across the country. We have already written about the importance of customer user experience for SME’s. This article is a real-life account that continues to prove how user experience enhances customer services. The Problem […]

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  • What is Markdown? How to Use Markdown in WordPress?

    Recently one of our users asked us what is Markdown? They heard about it from a friend who used Ghost blogging platform. Markdown is a simple markup language that converts plain text into HTML. Think of it as a much simpler text editor. In this article, we will show you how to use Markdown in […]

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  • How to use Parasite SEO for Local SERPs

    Ever wondered how why your website might not be performing as well as you thinks it should be? Technical SEO has become one of the biggest areas where websites can see vast improvements by fixing technical issues. I can create a full technical Audit of your website which will highlight fundamental SEO issues which could […]

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  • Interview With Khajag Apelian: “Type Design Is Not Only About Drawing Letters”

    Interview With Khajag Apelian“Type Design Is Not Only About Drawing Letters” By Alexander Charchar April 4th, 2014 Inspiration, Interviews 0 Comments Having started his career studying under some of the best typographic minds in the world, Khajag Apelian not only is a talented type and graphic designer, unsurprisingly, but also counts Disney as a client, […]

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  • CSS Dropdown Menu in WordPress

    In this tutorial I am going to show you how to build a pure CSS drop down menu in WordPress. I will walk you through the steps of creating a menu in WordPress, customizing it with CSS, and then printing the menu in your theme file. This tutorial requires that you have access to edit […]

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  • Better Know a Vulnerability: Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

    One of the easier to understand vulnerabilities is the CSRF. It’s also one of the most common issues we see in plugins and themes, because people rarely think about it.

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  • What Poker Can Teach You About Good Web Design

    There are a lot of things that we can learn from playing poker that we can associate with creating a good web design. The process of calculating the probability of opponents’ moves is similar to the application done during website optimization (or A/B testing), where you view the possibility of your website’s success based on […]

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  • 20 Best Review Blog Templates with Clean Designs

    Do you want to start your own review blog? We’ve got the solution for you! You can write about anything and review products from any niche you want. We selected for you the best review blog templates you can choose from, from apps, social media, music to art and beauty websites! Select the best review […]

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  • Top 7 features in WordPress 3.9 & why beginners will love them

    If you’re using WordPress.com or have recently updated your self-hosted WordPress site, you’re already using WP 3.9. On the surface it’s still the same good old software we know and love. But the wonder geeks have added some brilliant new features that make things faster and more useful for media, publishing and editing. Top 7 […]

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  • Cultural differences in websites

    While doing our website reviews, we look at sites from all over the world. Most of our clients are from the United States and Europe, but we also have clients from Australia, South Africa and even China. Websites from different countries can differ largely in their choices for color, pictures, navigation and site structure. That […]

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  • Chrome 37 has landed

    Chrome 37 has landed – but what exactly changed? This is something of a pet peeve of mine, and something I tend to whine about from time to time, so I will more than understand if you take this opportunity to stop reading and do something more productive than to listen to me complain. Still […]

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  • 5 Red Flags to Watch Out For When Hiring an Inbound Marketing Agency

    So you’re ready to hire an inbound marketing agency? Congratulations! They can help you redesign your company website, launch a marketing or advertising campaign and more. Things will get quite a bit easier from here on out – granted, you chose a diligent and effective agency. To be honest, it’s a very difficult decision having […]

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  • Stunning Free and Premium WordPress Slider Plugins

    At first glance, Royal Slider seems like any other slider plugin, but when you dig a little deeper past it’s fairly bland marketing, there’s more than meets the eye. For a start, some fairly prominent brands , such as Honda and Ralph Lauren, use the plugin on their sites. It’s also reached more than 20,000 […]

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