Category: How To

Front-End Performance Checklist 2019 [PDF, Apple Pages, MS Word]

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 Let’s make 2019… fast! An annual front-end performance checklist (PDF/Apple Pages/MS Word), with everything you need to know to create fast experiences today. Updated since 2016. Web performance is a tricky beast,…

Top 22 Free & Premium Viral News & Buzz Themes for WordPress 2019

You might have heard of sites like Upworthy, ViralNova, 9GAG and others. All these sites have turned themselves into content empires thanks to thin, trendy, and emotionally appealing content. Many of these sites are able to rake in 20-50 million views per single video on Facebook. You just can’t help but ask, “What is the secret behind their success and how can one mimic it?”…

Designing A Font Based On Old Handwriting

About The Author Carolyn Porter is a graphic designer and self-professed typography geek who designed P22 Marcel Script. Released in 2014, this font has garnered four … More about Carolyn Are you considering transforming old cursive handwriting into a modern digital font? Before forging ahead with the design, assess your goals for historical accuracy, identify the idiosyncrasies that make the handwriting special, develop a strategy…

6 Best Drag and Drop WordPress Page Builders Compared (2019)

Looking for an easy way to build and customize your WordPress site? That’s where drag and drop WordPress page builder plugins come in handy. WordPress page builders allow you to create, edit, and customize your website layout without writing any code. In this article, we will compare the 6 best drag and drop page builders for WordPress. Why Use a Drag and Drop Page Builder…

10 Free Barebones Starter Templates for Bootstrap

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 of a product of taking design shortcuts rather than an…

26 Best Free WordPress Themes Built With Bootstrap Framework For Business, Portfolio & Personal Blogs – 2019

Bootstrap is a responsive grid based framework that helps amateur and professional designers develop website straightforwardly. It is a well-known front-end framework that works efficiently in building a responsive and mobile-ready website. Web designers know how valuable Bootstrap technology is in creating an eye-catching yet responsive websites based on HTML/HTML5, CSS and the extensions of JavaScript. Bootstrap definitely makes front-end web development quicker and painless….

How to Move WordPress to a New Host or Server With No Downtime

Are you planning to move your WordPress site to a new hosting company or a different server? The biggest risk when switching web hosting or migrating a website to a new server is data loss and downtime. Both of these can make your website temporarily inaccessible to users and search engines which can result in loss of sales and search engine rankings. In this step…

The WordPress Agency and Freelancer Guide To CRMs

Every business that provides a service needs a CRM – we learned this the hard way. Don’t be like us. If you take nothing else away from this post, the most important idea is that if you don’t separate ‘sales’ from the rest of your business, it will suffer. One-person freelancers, agencies, and other businesses alike can get caught up in the day-to-day of supporting…

How Will Gutenberg Change Your WordPress Workflow?

The way you develop for and create content with WordPress is changing. With the release of WordPress 5.0 and the new Gutenberg editor, there will be a lot of adjustments to make. They not only affect what we see on our screens, but also the underlying techniques we use to customize the back end. What’s especially important to note is that it’s not just web…

The Right & Wrong Way to Use Templates

I’m a big fan of templates. They’re an essential part of any productive designer’s workflow and they can also be really helpful in boosting your brand’s identity through greater consistency and professionalism. Project management templates are one such example of templates that definitely belong in the workflow of a web designer. They free you from having to handle tedious project and time management tasks and,…