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.

How to Create a Physical Product Marketplace Like Etsy (on WordPress)

Physical Product Marketplace Like Etsy on WordPress

TL;DR: “WordPress and eCommerce”? Who would have guessed just 5 years ago that this would be a viable possibility. Surely not anyone in my university class. Nevertheless, we’re here. And WordPress is now perfectly capable of handling an eCommerce business of any type, basically. So to check the extent of that, we’re looking into the topic of creating a physical product marketplace like Etsy … all on WordPress.

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12 React Best Practices You Need to Follow in 2020

React Best Practices

If you’re a frontend developer engaged in building highly interactive user interfaces, you’ve most likely got React in your toolkit. While working on your React-powered creations, you should be careful to do things in tune with the React best practices. This will help to keep your code better organized.

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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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Micro-Interactions Tutorial for Beginner Developers: How to Create an Interactive “Like” Button With CSS and JavaScript

Micro-Interactions Tutorial for Beginners

I think it’s safe to say that micro-interactions are cool. We – web people – universally all enjoy them. And no matter if you’re noticing them or not, they provide a significant user experience improvement. By making your website or web tool come to life subtly and in a friendly way, they simply make the user enjoy the whole interaction a tiny bit more.

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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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