• How to Clone a WordPress Site in 7 Easy Steps

    Generally speaking, cloning is considered an unethical practice. However, when you think of cloning in terms of making a duplicate WordPress site, a whole new world of completely ethical possibilities can open up for your business. In this article, we will show you how to clone a WordPress site in 7 easy steps. What Is Cloning, […]

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  • How to Run a Successful WordPress Blog (and the Tools to Help You Do It)

    What happens if you don’t have a post to publish on a given day or if you need to add extra content (for example to respond to something that your readers will want to know about). Details of how you’ll share your posts using social media, and who will do it. This might be the […]

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  • Ghost founder on how to grow a successful design career by blogging

    It’s been 5 years since I last wrote for WebdesignerDepot, but it’s an absolute pleasure to be back once again. I’m doing a great deal more blogging these days, which isn’t a particularly strange thing. About two years ago I founded the latest and greatest open source blogging platform — called Ghost — which is currently the […]

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  • 10 Essential Rules on How to Create the Perfect Landing Page.

    If you are using affiliate links, pay-per-click ads, or other techniques to drive more traffic to your website, the design of the landing page is crucial for the visitors’ level of engagement. This is what a visitor is looking for in a perfect landing page: Informative content related to the ad; Clear call to action; […]

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  • How to Design the Perfect Award or Certificate

    Do you ever catch one of those oddball assignments in your design career? Creating a great award or certificate design is one of them. The piece seems like a small task, but has a long shelf life, and is of high value to the recipient, making it important to design well. But how do you […]

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  • Services and Tools to Get Your Designs Coded

    Spending time doing design to code conversion isn’t on everyone’s list of favorite things to do. Fortunately, there are more than a few highly-regarded companies that will do your PSD to HTML conversions for you, and many of them provide quite a bit more in the way of development services. Most offer PSD to Responsive […]

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  • Organizing Files For The WordPress Settings API

    This is the final post in a series on An Object-Oriented Approach To The WordPress Settings API. Part 5. Over the last few posts, I’ve covered topics ranging from creating interfaces to base classes and how to implement and inherit from both. One outstanding issue with the approach that this has covered thus far is […]

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  • 20 Lessons The Avengers Can Teach You About Design

    Avengers: Age of Ultron is currently the talk of the town, so let’s talk about this famous super-team. There are six distinct characters, each with their own well-established franchise, and each with a unique color scheme, personality, and overall “feel.” And most interestingly, each of them has a few lessons to teach us. Let’s start […]

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  • 5 Tips To Tackle Freelancing With a Full-time Job

    Working on freelance projects while having a full-time job can be worth the remuneration, but it can get hectic as well. Give yourself a minute to think about the two following challenges most of us are facing with our current economic situation: (1) no job security, and (2) inflation. These challenges are exactly why even […]

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  • 44 Handwriting So Beautiful You’d Be Jealous

    For all our readers out there who are no longer students, we need to ask, when was the last time you held a pen? If you still do, when was the last time you’ve actually penned something that is not limited to signing your name on a credit card purchase? For these masters of the […]

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  • 20 New Photo Editing Tutorials to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

    You know how powerful Photoshop may be in terms of photo editing, so almost each photo can be turned into a real masterpiece. You need just to know how to do that. Following Photoshop tutorials is a great way to learn new post-processing techniques. Below you’ll find a showcase of fantastic Photoshop photo effect tutorials […]

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  • 20 Gorgeous Free Thin Fonts for Subtle Designs

    Share this:               Thin fonts with feminine, elegant and delicate characteristics have been getting more and more popular, especially on personal and fashion blogs designs. These can be used for various other purposes as well, such as logos and prints. In this list of 20 gorgeous free thin fonts with […]

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  • Cyclomatic Complexity: Logic in CSS

    26 April, 2015 For the longest time, we’ve been saying that CSS doesn’t have logic. By that, we meant that there was no control flow or way of programmatically manipulating it. This inherent lack of logic has been used as an argument in favour of using preprocessors (to provide that missing feature), and as an […]

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  • 11 Examples of How Ghost Buttons are Used Effectively

    As part of the design trends as early of 2014, ghost buttons are making the most impact among both designers and online visitors. This type of buttons is described as “empty” and “hollow.” Ghost buttons are bordered by the thin line with plain text (in sans serif) inside them to encourage visitors to click the button. The origins […]

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  • Stylish Examples of Custom Scrolling Effects in Web Design

    Many dynamic websites add custom scrolling effects into the layout. These effects can be created using JavaScript which manipulates the page’s default scroll behavior. At times this can be annoying – but when used appropriately custom scrolling can improve a website’s usability. Most scrolling effects originate from parallax websites using custom plugins. These plugins are […]

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  • The Treehouse Show | Episode 138: Semantic UI, Polyfills, HTML 5 Patterns

    Another week has passed. Have you missed us? This episode, Nick Pettit and Jason Seifer talk about Semantic UI, Polyfills, and HTML 5 Patterns. Watch this week’s episode for free now, and tune in every Tuesday for the latest in web design and web development news and tips. THIS WEEK’S LINKS Semantic UI github/fetch · GitHub How […]

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  • Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Two)

    This Node.js tutorial series will help you build a Node.js powered real-time chatroom web app fully deployed in the cloud. Throughout the series, you will learn how to setup Node.js on your Windows machine, how to develop a web frontend with Express, how to deploy a Node Express-based app to Microsoft Azure, how to use Socket.IO […]

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  • 20 Awesome Free & Premium Parallax Scrolling WordPress Themes

    6 60 0 1 0 Parallax scrolling is not a new trend in the web design world. However, it has become really popular lately. With so many web resources being launched every day, it has become hard to resist competition. That’s why web developers try to find unique ways to make their projects more noticeable. […]

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  • Experiment: Material Design Stopwatch, Alarm and Timer

    Experiment: Material Design Stopwatch, Alarm and Timer Danny Markov April 28th, 2015 We have something special for all of our readers today. We made a small JavaScript application that conforms to Google’s Material Design Guidelines. It consists of three parts – an alarm clock, a stopwatch and a timer. The application is responsive and has a bunch […]

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  • All WordPress.com Sites Protected Against Zero Day Vulnerability

    Missing out on the latest WordPress.com developments? Enter your email below to receive future announcements direct to your inbox. An email confirmation will be sent before you will start receiving notifications – please check your spam folder if you don’t receive this. Join 20,429,711 other followers

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