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Beginner’s Guide To The Best Shared Hosting Options For WordPress

Web hosting companies use the same physical resources (hardware) in the way that your own system uses hardware. Three hardware characteristics specifically speaking; memory (RAM), processing power (CPU) and harddisk space define the quality and capacity of your hosting services. Shared hosting – You share a server and the hardware resources of that server with a number of websites. Why Shared Hosting ? Cheapest type…

I Used The Web For A Day Using A Screen Reader

About The Author Chris Ashton is a Senior Software Engineer working for BBC News. When he’s not busy coding, he enjoys singing as a tenor in the BBC Symphony Chorus. More about Chris A sighted user puts himself in the shoes of a non-sighted user. Chris Ashton experiences first-hand difficulties that visually impaired users face and describes what we can do as web developers to…

UI vs UX Design: Side-by-Side Comparison

User experience design (UI design) quite simply stands for what it is – the whole experience of the user. It is a collection of interactions between the user and the company, its services, and products. In comparison, UX design measures or identifies the pain points of the user and uses this information to build a rough prototype to test these ideas from where the information…

How to Setup a Custom Branded Email Address with Outlook (Office365)

Are you looking to set up a professional branded email address with Outlook.com? Microsoft’s Outlook premium allows you to use your own domain name to create a business email address. In this article, we will show you how to setup your custom branded email address with Outlook.com. What is a Professional Branded Email Address? A professional email is the one that has your business name…

Ease-y Breezy: A Primer on Easing Functions

During the past few months, I’ve been actively teaching myself how to draw and animate SVG shapes. I’ve been using CSS transitions, as well as tools like D3.js, react-motion and GSAP, to create my animations. One thing about animations in general and the documentation these and other animation tools recommend is using easing functions. I’ve been working with them in some capacity over the years,…

30+ Best Minimal PowerPoint Templates 2019

Delivering a minimalist PowerPoint presentation can clearly convey your message, and remove any clutter. This collection of modern, minimal PowerPoint templates is a great place to start—they put the focus on you as the speaker, and what you have to convey! These files are all fully editable and can be easily tweaked according to your needs. Most come with hundreds of examples slides with graphs,…

30+ Amazing Magazine WordPress Themes For News, Fashion, Tech, Lifestyle & Other Magazine Style Websites 2018

A comprehensive list of the best WordPress magazine themes developed and designed in 2017. These themes are well suited for news portals, tech blogs, gaming websites, fashion, gossip and any other topic.All these are premium themes with pixel perfect design and advanced functionality and customization options. Every aspect of these themes like color schemes, typography, layout background can be changed via simple yet powerful theme…

A short lesson on colour theory

Do you know your secondary colours from your tertiary colours? How about the difference between a hue and a value? With so many different terms in the world of art and design, it’s easy to forget things. That’s why designer and animator Rhea Lelina Manglapus has put together this animated crash course on colour theory. Whether you’re struggling with how to paint with complementary colours,…

nextein v2: Static Site Generator for Next.js + Markdown.

A static site generator based in Next.js What is it? nextein is a wrapper around next.js that allows you to write static sites using markdown and react. Requirements NodeJS v8.x+ is required to run nextein commands. Starter Kit If you want to jump into a starter project check nextein-starter Getting Started There are a few steps you have to follow to get your site up…

Revealed: Why Building an Email List is so Important Today (6 Reasons)

Are you considering building an email list, but have some doubts about why it is needed? Many bloggers and business owners don’t realize the importance of building an email list when they’re first starting out. Most people usually change their mind when they see the impact email lists can have on someone else’s traffic and revenue. In this article, we will share the top reasons…