• How to Show User’s Last Login Date in WordPress

    Recently, one of our readers asked us how to show a user’s last login date in WordPress. You may need this if you wanted to add an author activity box on your WordPress site. In this article, we will show you how to display user’s last login date in WordPress. Method 1: Showing a User’s […]

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  • Design like you’re Hollywood

    Hollywood is the holy grail for the whole movie industry, and it’s where all blockbusters (or most of them at least) come from. These movies cost a lot of money, but they (usually) also make a lot more money. And you know how Hollywood movies make so much money? Because they research. A lot. And […]

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  • Essential design trends, June 2016

    Designers are changing the rules for web design, thanks to creative problem solving. Auto-play sound, mixing real and illustrated images and even layering logos on top of photos are some of the hottest design techniques right now and all three concepts were considered taboo not that long ago. Here’s what’s trending in design this month: […]

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  • Prepopulate your Raw Infusionsoft Form with data from URL Parameters

    So you have an infusionsoft for you want to prepopulate with data from url parameters.  Because you are using a raw html version of the infusionsoft form code, you need some additional javascript to pull the parameters from the url and insert into the appropriate fields. Just put this code underneath your infusionsoft form, and you […]

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  • Stay Completely Organized With Rindle

    What is Rindle? Rindle is an app that empowers you to stream information from the tools you already use to automatically generate tasks and move them through your workflow. It’s a cloud-based tool that connects tasks in apps you already use to help you increase efficiency. Rindle saves you time and keeps you more organized. […]

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  • Design Trend: Incorporating Whimsy

    Handwritten Typefaces A simple handwritten typeface adds an element of charm that has almost immediate impact. The style of lettering needs to seem authentic and portray the mood of the project for the greatest impact. The thing to avoid is overused, clichéd handwriting styles – such as permanent marker typefaces. For the best use of […]

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  • Freebie: Line Icon Set for Designers (AI, EPS, SVG, PNG)

    By Speckyboy Editors Jun 28th, 2016Icons, UI Every designer has their own favorite collection of tools that we deem essential to helping us get the job done. But there are those universal tools, like a graphic and code editors, that we can only agree are imperative. There are, of course, many different graphic and code […]

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  • Dispelling Doubts About Xamarin

    It would seem that everyone should have already accustomed themselves to the idea of rapid technological improvement. But people still get a skeptic ‘too much of a good thing’ feeling when they encounter something new and impressive. Something like a framework for creating an application, which would be easily deployed on multiple platforms and, at […]

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  • Financial Advice: 3 Things You Should Know by 30

    For many people, being in the ’20-something’ mindset is an excuse to make fun (sometimes poor) financial decisions. While turning 30 is not necessarily significant, socially speaking we are expected to ‘have our sh*t together’ by this age. A lot of people will equate that to reaching the next milestone in life, like getting married […]

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  • 50 Icon Design Tutorials for Designers

    Designers are visual creatures which judge a book by its cover. It’s no secret that icons have a huge impact in website design as well as application design. A good icon should stand out and be easy to remember. It should easily convey a message to the users and present the brand. Designing icons is […]

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  • How to Create a Switch UI Using CSS Mask

    In image processing, masking is a technique that allows you to hide an image with another. A mask is used to make a portion of an image see-through. You can perform masking using CSS with the help of masking properties. In today’s post we’ll create a masked image by using two PNG images and CSS […]

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  • Suicide Squad Character Morphing in Adobe Muse

    Morph SVG elements in Adobe Muse. No Coding Skills Required.     Most have us have seen the colorful trailer of the new Suicide Squad movie. We’ve seen Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, and lets not forget the joker played by Jared Leto who looks deviously insane. You might be asking…why am […]

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  • How to Blur Backgrounds in Adobe XD

    In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to quickly blur backgrounds in Adobe Experience Design CC (Adobe XD). The Steps (1-8) 1. Create a New Artboard. For this tutorial, we’ll be using the iPad artboard, with the orientation being adjusted to Landscape in the Property Inspector. 2. Select the Rectangle Tool, Left-click and Drag […]

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  • MOO’s Chad Jennings: Meaningful Design Starts with People

    “There will always be a new technology, such as virtual reality, or in the case of paper and packaging, the internet of things. That will certainly change the medium, but the hardest part will always be to create meaningful products and services. For me, this always starts with a person”. Chad Jennings, VP of Product […]

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  • 20 New Free Javascript and jQuery Plugins

    John Resig developed the jQuery library in 2006, and since then this become the most popularJavaScript libraries on the web. Without a doubt, jQuery is well known and frequently used in the web design community. Jquery lets you prototype and create any kind of unique and creative user interface with minimal work and that is the reason […]

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  • 20 Free Web Design Photoshop Plugins

    Although Adobe Photoshop is an incredible program for creatives with tons of amazing tools, it sometimes lacks some features that can help boost the workflow. Fortunately, Photoshop supports various plugins, which help extend its efficiency. These free web design Photoshop plugins will help you save time and automate boring processes and much more. You can […]

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  • The Foundation of Technical Leadership

    I’m a front-end architect, but I’m also known as a technical leader, subject matter expert, and a number of other things. I came into my current agency with five years of design and development management experience; yet when it came time to choose a path for my career with the company, I went the technical […]

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  • How To Build a Word Counter App

    The following is a guest post by Vikas Lalwani, who walks us through building something very practical. Along the way, we’ll learn about structure, RegEx, Ajax, APIs, and more, that get us to the desired feature set. All with good ol’ vanilla HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. We have all written essays during our school days. […]

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  • Visual Hunt: 354 Million Free Stock Photos

    The quest to find the perfect photos for your next blog post is often a tedious one. Think about it. You’re basically barred from using images you find on Google, and it’s not always a surefire deal when you locate a supposedly Creative Commons photo on Flickr. So, what are you supposed to do as […]

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  • 9 must-reads from the first half of 2016

    Linnea Schulenburgwrites on June 28, 2016 Happy H2 2016! Here’s a thought: What if we put as much effort into mid-year planning as we do for each new year? Six months planned well is the perfect amount of time to review, recalibrate, and set plans in motion that will ultimately help you hit your yearly […]

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