• How a Designer Might Create Timeless Designs

    We’ve all seen examples of classic design – work that gets talked about for months, years, and even decades after it has served its initial purpose. Even people who have no idea what the original design was even used for will discuss its beauty, simplicity, and timelessness. What goes into creating work of that caliber? […]

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  • Have it All with the Intense Multipurpose Website Template

    Are you still starting from scratch each time you take on a new web project? Or are you using a framework that lacks the features you want? Friends, you don’t need to settle any longer! The Intense Multipurpose Website Template, available at TemplateMonster, provides you with virtually everything you could want and need. With Intense, […]

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  • Running a Business in Technology, Part 2

    Yesterday, I started a recap of the talk that I gave at WordCamp San Diego 2016 in which I discussed what it’s like to be running a business in technology. The Beaches of La Jolla If you haven’t read the article, the general points were: Technology drives our business We should elegantly solve problems This […]

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  • Adobe Illustrator Tips for Beginners Based on a Newbie Experience

    “;document.body.appendChild(t)}};r(function(){sovrn.auction.sendBeacon()});if(window.ActiveXObject||”-ms-ime-align”in document.documentElement.style){var reg=new RegExp(“MSIE ([0-9]+[\.0-9]*)”);!reg.exec(navigator.userAgent)parseInt(RegExp.$1) Adobe Illustrator Tips for Beginners Based on a Newbie Experience – Web Design Ledgerli>.sub-menu a:hover,.navbar .nav>li>.sub-menu li[class*=’current’]>a,.nav-tabs>.active>a,.nav-tabs>.active>a:hover,.nav-tabs>.active>a:focus,.no-touch .edd .hentry:hover .entry-title,.edd_price_options .edd_price_option_price,.countdown .deal-discount .value,.countdown .timer .value,.widget .widget-title,.item-meta .edd_price,.single-download .tabs-left>.nav-tabs .active>a:hover,.single-download .tabs-left>.nav-tabs .active>a:focus,.edd_discount_remove:hover:before,.edd_cart_total,#edd_final_total_wrap .edd_cart_amount,#side-content .menu>li>a,#side-content .menu .current-menu-item>a,.no-touch .hentry .entry-title a:hover,.comment-list .reply a,#cancel-comment-reply-link,.site-footer-inner .nav li a:hover,.stream-list .reading-now time,.search-results .hentry:hover mark,.no-touch .edd .hentry .actions […]

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  • 25 Beautiful Joomla Templates for Portfolios

    If you want to present yourself and your work in the best possible way, then these 25 beautiful Joomla templates for portfolios will help you do just that. These Joomla templates are knitted for portfolio, photography or creative showcase websites. They can be easily adapted and customized to fit a variety of other niches. You […]

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  • New Themes: Affinity and Shoreditch

    I’m happy to introduce two new themes in our collection: Affinity and Shoreditch. Affinity Affinity, designed by yours truly, is a classic one-page theme designed with weddings and family announcements in mind. Collect everything you need for your big day on one easy-to-customize site — add an R.S.V.P. form, link to your favorite registries, or add stunning photos […]

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  • Find your shop’s niche

    After you’ve determined your shop’s mission, you should focus on finding the right niche for your (online) business. Merriam Webster defines a niche as “the situation in which a business’s products or services can succeed by being sold to a particular kind or group of people”. If you have found your niche, your products, sales, communication […]

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  • How to Find Who Reads and Subscribes to Your WordPress Blog

    Do you want to find who reads and subscribes to your WordPress blog? Part of building a website is to understand is how your users read and interact with your content. In this article, we will show you how to find who reads and subscribes to your WordPress blog. Why You Need to Know Your […]

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  • 25+ Modern, Premium Keynote Templates

    Minimal Keynote Bundle Template This bundle includes ten minimal Keynote templates for your next presentation, so there’s plenty to choose from. A great way to get started with lots of choice! Price: $29 Trending Presentations Bundle Win business and change minds with this trending presentation template bundle, ideal for social media, marketing, investments, branding, e-learning, education, […]

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  • Save 94% on the Calligraphy Fonts Bundle

    The Calligraphy Fonts Bundle Calligraphy fonts have always been a popular choice for creating beautiful graphic artwork, but we’ve seen a recent resurgence in custom, handmade typefaces that fit this trend. There are dozens of different options out there, and building up a high-quality collection can put you in a great place when you come […]

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  • 5 Tips on Preparing Your Designs for Coders

    Although designers and coders don’t have too much in common in terms of programs used or work perspective, good workflow and smart communication between the two can make the difference between a mediocre online project and an award winning one. How to improve your work with a coder? Implement and respect a clear workflow and […]

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  • 10 Recent Innovative Web Designs For Your Inspiration

    Web design trends come and go with the passing of time. Shifts in responsive design move along with changes in user behavior. Other changes are more linked to what’s hot in the industry, like the movement from skeuomorphism to flat design. Great web design must take into consideration both form and function. But because of […]

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  • Running a Business in Technology, Part 1

    Running a business in technology can be a challenging thing especially if you have a background in technology. No, it’s not that I elevate those in technology above anyone else in any other field, but it’s that I know this field, and I know the challenges that come with how we may want to implement […]

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  • 10 Tips for Creating an Animated Explainer Video That Wows

    So you’ve decided to create an animated video to explain your company’s products and services. You think you know how you want it to look and what it should say, but before you get started, take a look at these tips for making your explainer video the best it can possibly be. 1. Have a […]

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  • ¿Habla Español? Love Helping Others? Apply to Work with Us!

    Karen Arnold, Deborah Beckett, Erica Varlese, and Pam Kocke work on the Happiness Hiring team at Automattic. They hire new Happiness Engineers who support users on WordPress.com and Automattic products. In May and June, they’ll visit WordPress and WooCommerce events in Argentina, Spain, and Austria to meet local WordPress enthusiasts and encourage people to apply […]

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  • Yoast SEO: hidden features

    There are many choices on how to optimize your site. When we develop our Yoast SEO plugin we don’t translate all these choices into settings. In fact, we try to make as few settings as possible! If we think something should always be on, it’s on. We call these features ‘hidden features’, because as a user you’re not necessarily aware of […]

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  • Ask Yoast: page tabs and SEO

    Welcome to another Ask Yoast! This time we’ll take a question from Gary Cannon (Home España). He asks: “What’s your opinion on SEO and using page tabs? Should each tab have an SEO text or just the first tab?” Should you really use tabs? Check out our video or read the answer below! Ask Yoast transcript Well, in […]

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  • How to Disable Login Hints in WordPress Login Error Messages

    Recently, one of our users asked us how they can disable login hints in WordPress. By default, WordPress show error messages when someone enters incorrect username or password on the login page. These error messages can be used as a hint to guess a username, user email address, or password. In this article, we will […]

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  • 7 Best Restaurant WordPress Themes

    Why Use a Specific Restaurant Theme? Starting with a theme that’s specifically designed for this industry is a great thing to do. From the ground up, it’ll be built to cater to the restaurant industry, which means there’s no need to fiddle around and make another theme fit your requirements. It’ll already be in a […]

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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Using WooCommerce

    With the worldwide expansion of the internet contributing to a huge increase in online sales, it is no wonder more business owners are looking to take their websites to the next level by creating an eCommerce shop. Raking in over $1.2 trillion dollars a year and with over 44% of people globally having made an […]

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