Ideas and Inspiration

Looking for a good WordPress theme? Building a site and stuck on a blank canvas? Struggling to get started in general on whatever you’re working on? Help yourself to these pieces of inspiration. We talk #design, #business, #WordPress, #tools, and more. Get. Stuff. Done!

The Evolution of the Default WordPress Themes (2003 to 2019)

Default WordPress Themes

WordPress has been around for more than a decade and a half now, and a lot has changed since the very beginning in 2003. The platform has seen several User Interface (UI) advancements, for example, and is forging ahead into 2019 with the new Block Editor. We’ve also started seeing the rise of mobile responsiveness as a key feature in the default WordPress themes.

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6 of the Best Website Builders Compared – Prices, Features, Which One to Pick

6 best website builders

In general, people can’t code. HTML? CSS? PHP? You name it. That stuff is hard, and not everyone has the time to master the skill. But there’s another problem. A lot of people need a website, but they might not be able to afford it – hiring a web designer can get expensive. Luckily, there are some tools that can come handy here, and today, we’re looking into 6 of them.

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10 of the Best Shopify Apps for a Brand-New Store

Best Shopify Apps

Shopify is one of the top options out there for anyone interested in building an e-commerce store the easy way. With emphasis on “the easy way.” However, if you want your shop to succeed, you may need more features than the default setup provides. Let’s look at 10 of the best Shopify apps for any new user!

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12 of the Best Tech Newsletters to Subscribe to in 2019

Best Tech Newsletters

Searching for the best tech newsletters to subscribe to in 2019? The pace of technological development can make it very hard to stay up to date (as well as time-consuming). Throw in the tremendous amounts of great content produced every day, and you can really struggle to keep abreast of everything. That’s why the curated newsletter is making a comeback and is so popular now!

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A Different WordPress Development Tutorial: How to Automate Your Workflow

WordPress Development Tutorial on Automation

As a WordPress developer, staying up to date with the recent techniques and trends can be intimidating. Take automation, for example – are you on top of what can be done in terms of automating your workflow? Not quite? Okay, this article can help you with that. It is a bit different from your usual WordPress development tutorial, though. It focuses on automating whatever can be automated when working on your next WordPress project.

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18 Best React UI Component Libraries / Frameworks for 2019

React is open-source JavaScript library that helps you build a top interface for both the web as well as mobile apps. It combines conveniently with other JavaScript frameworks and libraries, and contains tiny, standalone bits of code called components. It’s these components that are going to be in the spotlight in this list of Best React UI component libraries and frameworks.

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Build for Gutenberg: How Plugin and Theme Authors Are Addressing the Transition to Gutenberg

Build for Gutenberg: How Plugin and Theme Authors Are Addressing the Transition

At WordCamp Europe 2018, Matt Mullenweg laid out a rough roadmap for Gutenberg over the next several months. In July, there’s going to be a big push to increase Gutenberg adoption, with a 5.0 beta in play for August (or beyond; actually, probably beyond). The impending integration may have you wondering how WordPress developers are planning to build for Gutenberg.

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