Web Design

Web design might seem like one of those mysterious arts that only a hipster millennial can possibly figure out, but that doesn’t need to be the case. Under the hood, web design is about learning the principles, inspiring yourself to take the right steps, using the right tools, and then executing with dedication.

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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120+ Great Cheat Sheets for WordPress, Web Developers and Designers

WordPress cheat sheets + web development and design

“Why bother with WordPress cheat sheets?” – you ask. Well, maybe it’s just me, but I find it rather hard to remember all those keyboard shortcuts, function names, arguments, structures and whatnots that all come “with the territory” when you’re doing any kind of WordPress dev, design, or publishing work.

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The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Web Design Business – From Finding Your First Clients to Making a Name for Yourself

Starting a Web Design Business

The prospect of starting a web design business can be a bit overwhelming. However, at the same time, if you’re stuck in a job that you don’t 100% like, the prospect of using your skills to build a web design business that operates based on flexibility and freedom is hard to deny. Would you rather toil away as you are, continuously bogged down by stress? Or are you willing to take a risk for a chance at something better?

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Using Color Theory in Web Design

In an earlier post, 5 Dos of Great Blog Design, we discussed the concept behind color theory in the way it pertains to white, or negative, space. Color theory tells us that different colors work together – or don’t – for specific reasons. (For a more in-depth definition of color theory, check out this article from NYU.)

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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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12 Things We Need to See From WordPress Page Builders in 2017 + Who Already Gets It Right

A question “Do you like WordPress page builders?” is somewhat similar to what if Dumbledore asked “Do you love Harry Potter?” If you are Hermione, you answer is yes. If you are the Dark Lord… Well, you get the idea. It’s the same with so renowned WordPress drag-and-drop page builders – whether you like them or not generally depends on who you are.

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5 Dos of Great Blog Design

If you’re venturing into the world of blogging, chances are you hope to: Gain readers Promote a product, and Make money Of course, some blog for personal reasons- to tell a story, to keep family up to date with going ons – but those with a business who start a blog often want to monetize their words, thoughts and articles. Good blog design is critical

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Four Tips for Keeping Your WordPress Site Safe from Hackers

You spend time and money developing the perfect site: hiring a graphic designer, hiring a coder, considering colors and specifics that will make your company glow to potential customers. The site goes live and, within weeks, gets hacked. It’s an all too familiar story. Some estimates show about 30,000 WordPress sites get hacked each day! Why Do Hackers Hack Websites? The reasons behind this are

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