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  • Tuesday.css is The Hottest Animation Library Right Now

    By now you should already be familiar with Animate.css as the primary animation library among web designers. But there’s a new kid on the block named Tuesday, and it’s taking web animation by force. This new library isn’t a whole lot different in format or implementation. But Tuesday comes with a handful of new CSS […]

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  • 10 Little-Known, Super Effective Tips to Secure Your WordPress Blog

    Getting a blog hacked and losing years upon years of blogging work overnight is a sad reality that people actually have gone through. In fact, research shows that 37,000 websites are hacked every day, and with WordPress powering approximately 25.4% of all websites, you can be sure that a good deal of WordPress blogs are […]

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  • How to Live Through a Dying Battery on Android

    Short battery life is one of the biggest downfalls of Android phones, and there are times when you may not have access to a charging point when this dreaded moment comes. In such a situation we know some handy ways to decrease battery usage, and enable your phone to survive on low battery for some […]

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  • How to Add Styles to TinyMCE & Markdown Content

    Many writers prefer working in Markdown because it’s a simpler language with fewer hurdles to climb. Granted it is far from perfect, but it offers a cleaner view of your text with the ease of exporting into HTML. Writing Web Content with Markdown Writing Web Content with Markdown Unless you are really HTML-savvy, writing articles […]

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  • 20 Real-Life Castles Straight Out of Fairytales

    In fairytales and bedtime stories we hear about magnificent castles built high upon hilltops. However, there are some real-life castles in different countries that seem like they came straight out of fairytales. 45 Awe-Inspiring Landmarks Around The World 45 Awe-Inspiring Landmarks Around The World Landmarks are often structures such as cathedrals, museums, skyscrapers, hotels, homes, […]

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  • Lory Carousel Slider Features CSS Animation & Touch Support

    Out of all the carousel plugins online I have to tip my hat to Lory. It’s such a simple concept but it’s easily one of the most powerful sliders on the web. The minified version totals about 7KB which isn’t small but certainly isn’t bad for a touch-enabled carousel slider. Image Carousels in Web Design […]

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  • 40 Creative Magazine Print Layout Templates

    When designing a magazine layout, sometimes it is difficult to see what the end result is like on a screen monitor. This is where magazine mockup templates can come in to save the day. By applying your design onto a realistic mockup, you can get an idea of what the final product will look like […]

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  • Multitasking: Why It’s Bad & Why This Madness Has to Stop

    Multitasking has been getting a bad rap and if you do multitask and seem to forget things a lot, then that means that multitasking is starting to take its toll on you. I have been joking around saying that my short-term memory loss is due to having kids but after a while people start mentioning […]

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  • Here’s how to enable Shared Calendar feature on iOS and Android

    Outlook users rejoice as Microsoft has finally rolled out the Shared Calendar feature onto the iOS and Android versions of the Outlook app, allowing you to monitor or add events to a single calendar that is available for everyone to view. 80 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook 80 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook […]

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  • 5 Best Websites for Full-Time Remote Tech Jobs

    It is common knowledge that one can bring in some money by working remotely. You may even be one of the millions of people who’ve searched for jobs that could give you the flexibility and comfort of working from wherever you wish – whether that’s from home, a coffee shop, or your personal creative space. […]

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  • Code Typing Text Animations with jQuery TypeIt

    The combo of jQuery and text holds no bounds on the web. You can build almost anything with a bit of creativity and the right JavaScript libraries. One such library is TypeIt, built as a free jQuery plugin. It lets you create dynamic typing animations that look incredibly realistic. You can even define custom pauses […]

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  • How to Add Styles to TinyMCE & Markdown Content

    Many writers prefer working in Markdown because it’s a simpler language with fewer hurdles to climb. Granted it is far from perfect, but it offers a cleaner view of your text with the ease of exporting into HTML. Writing Web Content with Markdown Writing Web Content with Markdown Unless you are really HTML-savvy, writing articles […]

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  • Apple is Bringing “Night Shift” to macOS Sierra

    Back when Apple first released iOS 9.3, the company introduced a feature called “Night Shift”. This feature is essentially Apple’s own take of F.lux, a screen colour temperature control application that reduces blue light generated by the monitor in order to combat eye-strain. 9 Free Tools To Reduce Computer-Related Eye Strain 9 Free Tools To […]

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  • Freelance Beginner Tips: The Pitfalls to Avoid

    If you’re still unsure whether or not to pursue freelancing, chances are you’ve contemplated what life is like as a full-time freelancer. You’ve probably heard of the many splendid perks of freelancing, but you’re still dying to know if it’s really all sunny and greener “on the other side”. Like most professions, freelancing has its […]

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  • 5 Mobile Experience Optimization Strategies to Increase Customer Lifetime Value

    Your mobile advertising strategy should not be composed of only having a responsive website or app. Strategies should be well though-out and aimed at driving people to their mobile experiences, determining the sources of traffic and optimizing the content to maximize conversions. The Global C- Suite Study by the IBM Global Institute claims that, “Sixty-four […]

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  • 150+ Windows10 Keyboard Shortcuts to Rocket your Productivity

    Do you wish to boost your productivity and start doing more in less time? One of the tricks up the sleeves of power users is making use of the extensive list of keyboard shortcuts offered by the Windows 10. How to Add Keyboard Shortcuts to Your Website How to Add Keyboard Shortcuts to Your Website […]

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  • How to Display Timed Transcript Alongside Played Audio

    Audio transcript is the text version of speech, helpful in providing useful materials like recorded lectures, seminars, etc. to the audibly challenged. They’re also used to keep textual records of events like interviews, court hearings and meetings. Speech audio in webpages (like in podcasts) are typically accompanied with transcripts, for the benefit of those who […]

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  • Create Fully Animated Widgets with Shift.css

    Web animation offers a way to grab people’s attention and draw them further into a website. There are lots of tools out there to create free animations but Shift.css is one of the newest in the bunch. 38 Inspiring CSS3 Animation Demos 38 Inspiring CSS3 Animation Demos Editor’s note: For a newer, updated version of […]

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  • What are Windows Services & How to Use Them

    Have you ever wondered how many of Windows features work simultaneously even though they don’t have an intractable interface? Well, these are Windows Services that work in the background to perform their job without getting in your way. 8 Handy Windows Built-in Tools You Might Not Know About 8 Handy Windows Built-in Tools You Might […]

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  • Version Control in Visual Studio Code with Git [Guide]

    Integrated Git support is one of the greatest features of Visual Studio Code, Microsoft’s new source code editor. Git is a distributed version control system, that allows you to track your work, move back and forth between versions, and work on different branches at the same time. It’s also used by Github, the popular Git […]

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