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The Best WordPress Notification Bar Plugins For 2019

Notification bars are the narrow strips that appear at the top of the screen. Generally they carry important announcements or messages, and a quick Call To Action button. They can be used for many purposes – recruiting new subscribers to a mailing list, offering discounts or linking to important content. They can be very effective in directing traffic to a specific page and thereby increase…

How to Defer Offscreen Images in WordPress With Lazy Loading

One of Google PageSpeed Insights performance suggestions is to defer offscreen images in WordPress with lazy loading. Lazy loading images in WordPress lowers the initial load time and page payload, without sacrificing content. Lazy loading improves your visitor’s experience, by serving only what your visitors need when they need it. It’s way more efficient than the load-all-the-images-just-in-case approach that results in a slow loading image…

Sketch vs Figma, Adobe XD, And Other UI Design Applications

About The Author Ashish is a designer, technology enthusiast and gamer. Other than drooling over gadgety goodness on the web and elsewhere, he leads a UX Design Studio in Pune, … More about Ashish… For a while now, Sketch has been the de facto application of choice for UX and UI designers. But in the last year or two, we have seen many new contenders…

The Best WordPress Voting Plugins 2019

Visitors are the most valuable asset to any blog. One way in which you can increase visitor count is by identifying the type of content that they favor and by providing it to them on a regular basis. However, how do we know what type of content they like? Simple—just ask them. Those small buttons that you see on many websites—thumbs, emoticons, likes, upvotes—can help…

Privacy UX: Common Concerns And Privacy In Web Forms

About The Author Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and doesn’t like to give in easily. When he is not writing or speaking at a conference, he’s most probably running … More about Vitaly… Web interfaces have become quite a character, haven’t they? Self-indulgent, impolite, disrespectful and obsessed with user’s data. In this series of articles, we’re looking into privacy UX patterns to make our interfaces…

Your WPMU DEV 2019 Quarter 2 Roadmap Roundup Just Landed!

We start each quarter visiting our product Roadmap and spilling the beans on what to look for moving forward. When we published our roadmap nearly 2 years ago (can you believe it), it created a unique direct line of communication with our members. We knew it would help them make better business decisions and plan for the future. What we didn’t expect was the dramatic…

16 Best Science WordPress Themes For Scientific Research, Laboratory, Pharma and More 2019

Knowledge is power! Indeed! Science impacts many great aspects of man’s life. Without science, the world we live in is not as convenient as it is now. Moreover, advanced and modern technology in many aspects changes the way we live. In terms of medicines, there have been countless medications that serve as effective treatments for different diseases. Furthermore, through science, there are limitless inventions that…

Free Illustration Sources for Your Design Projects

For web and graphic designers, purchasing illustrations for a project can be expensive. That extra unique touch of custom artwork is often worth the price, but what if it’s not in your budget or vision? Whether you just need placeholder illustrations, or aren’t planning on purchasing expensive commissions at all, you don’t have to settle for clip art. There are plenty of beautiful, free illustrations…

21 Best WordPress Themes for Nonprofit Organizations

Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for nonprofits? Charity and nonprofit websites require an appealing presentation with the right tools to achieve their donation goals. It can be possible with the use of a professional WordPress theme. In this article, we will show you some of the best WordPress themes for nonprofit organizations that will help you get maximum donations. Making a Website…

Default WordPress Image Sizes and How to add Custom Sizes

When you upload an image, WordPress does a lot of work behind-the-scenes so you can serve the image to your visitors. You can piggyback on this process and add custom image sizes to save yourself from having to resize images manually. In this post, I’ll explain how and why WordPress creates different image sizes. Then I’ll teach you how to add your own image sizes…