• Online Ads: Simple Mistakes That Might Be Costing You

    The world of online advertising is segregated into publishers and advertisers. The publisher is the owner of a site who allows somebody else to advertise on it, while the advertiser is obviously the one doing the advertising.  In some cases the publisher may also be the advertiser, and when this happens it is called internal […]

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  • 10 Free Minimal & Barebones Bootstrap Starter Templates

    The Bootstrap framework is quite popular with web designers. It provides everything you need to get a design project off to a running start. Plus, it’s been created with mobile devices in mind. On the downside, it seems like many sites using Bootstrap tend to have a similar look and layout. But that is more […]

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  • Top 8 WordPress Social Media Sharing Plugins

    Social media has become an integral part of the lives of individuals and businesses alike. If you are able to successfully implement social media tie-ins with your business promotions, they can definitely increase your client base. Today, sharing every type of information on social media is covering almost every domain of the industry. You would […]

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  • Cantina Talk: The Last Jedi Might Have Star Wars’ Most Shocking Reveal Yet

    Welcome back. We hope you all had fun celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars last week. Did you commemorate it by re-watching A New Hope? Was there a Wookiee costume involved? No matter what, we hope it was grand. (If you didn’t get enough 40th anniversary celebrations, please do delve into what StarWars.com did […]

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  • How To Build Your Own Action For Google Home Using API.AI

    How To Build Your Own Action For Google Home Using API.AI By Tom Hudson May 29th, 2017 AMPAPIMobile 1 Comment For the holidays, the owner of (and my boss at) thirteen23 gave each employee a Google Home device. If you don’t already know, Google Home1 is a voice-activated speaker powered by Google Assistant2 and is […]

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  • Blog Post Ideas: Maximize Your Reach with the Right Topics – Whiteboard Friday

    Blog Post Ideas: Maximize Your Reach with the Right Topics – Whiteboard Friday With the ubiquity of blogs, one of the questions we hear the most is how to come up with the right topics for new posts. In today’s episode of Whiteboard Friday, Rand explores six different paths to great blog topic ideas, and […]

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  • Optimizing for voice assistants: Why actions speak louder than words

    Optimizing for voice assistants: Why actions speak louder than words In 1987, Apple came up with the idea of a “Knowledge Navigator”. You can see the full video here, but it’s a concept that’s remarkably – and perhaps, not coincidentally – similar to our modern smart device assistants, Siri among them. View Full Article – […]

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  • Blog Post Ideas: Maximize Your Reach with the Right Topics – Whiteboard Friday | Industry News

    Blog Post Ideas: Maximize Your Reach with the Right Topics – Whiteboard Friday | Industry News Industry News – Blog Post Ideas: Maximize Your Reach with the Right Topics – Whiteboard Friday With the ubiquity of blogs, one of the questions we hear the most is how to come up with the right topics for […]

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  • Optimizing for voice assistants: Why actions speak louder than words | Industry News

    Optimizing for voice assistants: Why actions speak louder than words | Industry News Industry News – Optimizing for voice assistants: Why actions speak louder than words In 1987, Apple came up with the idea of a “Knowledge Navigator”. You can see the full video here, but it’s a concept that’s remarkably – and perhaps, not […]

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  • Five annoying contact page mistakes

    #1 Just a form If your contact page consists of a form and nothing but a form, you are not serving all of your visitors. Naturally, there will always be people that don’t understand the form. Provide a fallback option, like an email address or a phone number. Here are some reasons why people might […]

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  • 7 UI Choices That Damage UX

    User experience is one of the most important aspects of modern web design. The Google Trends graph for ux design shows how much this field has grown in recent years. Yet there are still so many websites that push certain design trends which seem like the antithesis of usability. Some are done by accident or negligence, […]

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  • Understanding the Potential of Adaptive User Interfaces

    Interfaces are one of the most crucial aspects of modern design. Users depend on intuitive, responsive interfaces to access content and services on the internet, and interface trends have evolved dramatically in recent years. Computers no longer simply respond to input from optical mice and keyboards but also voice commands, touch, and various other tangible […]

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  • Fresh Resources for Web Developers – May 2017

    A collection of useful web resources is something that a web developer really looks forward to have in his toolkit. Therefore, being a developer myself, I strive to present you the best and the most latest web development resources every month. Click for More Resources Click for More Resources Find our entire collection of recommended […]

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  • UI Movement – Awesome Interface Animations for You Inspiration

    Beyond static UI mockups, comes newer motion-based design assets. You can find tons of freebies around the web and they’re great for studying animated UI/UX elements. And, if you’re looking for a huge curated gallery of motion-based interfaces you must check out UI Movement. The site curates hundreds of animated interface mockups from around the […]

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  • Gather Free User Feedback with Cute Emojis

    We all know that user feedback is valuable to the design process. You can learn what works, what doesn’t, and ultimately what people think of your website. But, in our smartphone-charged world, there’s an obscure feedback method that now makes sense: emojis. If you install Feedback Emoji on your site you can gather user feedback […]

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  • How to Remove App Stories from Your Facebook Timeline

    Longtime users of Facebook are probably aware that some third-party apps, games and websites are integrated into the social network site, allowing the users to login to them through their accounts. While the integration can prove convenient, doing so may occasionally come with the side-effect of letting these third-party apps drown your Timeline with notifications, […]

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  • Consulting WP – Business, Finance WordPress Theme | Review

    Today, we’ll review Consulting WP – a WordPress theme created by StylemixThemes. Consulting WP is a premium finance, consulting and broker WordPress theme, tailored to the exact needs of consultancy businesses. We’ll go through all of its features and do an in-depth analysis of what it has to offer. Best features What are the best features of this WordPress […]

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  • The Mindfulness of a Manual Performance Audit

    As product owners or developers, we probably have a good handle on which core assets we need to make a website work. But rarely is that the whole picture. How well do we know every last thing that loads on our sites? 2 comments An occasional web performance audit, done by hand, does make us […]

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  • Browserslist is a Good Idea

    I think, as front-end developers, we’re well aware that different browsers (and versions) support different things. We make choices based on web features we’d like to use balanced with what statistics tell us about our users and what browsers they use. Only 0.01% of users left on IE 9, we might see from our Google […]

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  • Managing State in CSS with Reusable JavaScript Functions – Part 2

    In my previous article, which shall now retroactively be known as Managing State in CSS with Reusable JavaScript Functions – Part 1, we created a powerful reusable function which allows us to quickly add, remove and toggle stateful classes via click. One of the reasons I wanted to share this approach was to see what […]

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