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 Landing Page in WordPress

The name landing page is basically meant to represent a scenario in which the visitor comes to your WordPress website and lands on that specific page – effectively making it the entry point to your website. Now, what landing pages in WordPress are about is grabbing that visitor and convincing them to take care of a given predefined action. In most cases, this is about

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What Most Web Designers Have Wrong About WordPress Theme Hierarchy

WordPress theme design can at first seem rather daunting; even for seasoned web designers. The simplest of themes seem to be made up of multiple files that are somehow interconnected. But the good news is this: There is a logical system behind the confusion. If you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and learn a little PHP, you can turn your static HTML designs into

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10 Code Snippets to Use Images More Effectively in WordPress

You know how important images are in the world of online marketing. I don’t need to tell you that 65% of the people who visit your site are visual learners, or that infographics are a tried-and-tested means of producing viral content. And you’re not in the least bit surprised that blog posts with images receive 94% more views than those without. So rather than going down

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Landing Page Basics You Should Know + a Twist to Get Even 1,000% More Opt-Ins

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Inbound marketing is where it’s at. This means that your website, whether big or small, should concentrate on generating consumer interest in what you have to offer. And trust me, this is no easy task because website visitors know this is your goal and want something in return for their email addresses, comments, likes and shares, and yes even their money.

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Accelerated Mobile Pages for WordPress: What You Need to Know

Accelerated Mobile Pages for WordPress

Ever since the latter half of 2015, the concept of Accelerated Mobile Pages for WordPress as well as other website technologies has been in discussion. Web developers, WordPress people, SEO experts, and everyone else associated with content creation or management has been talking about the AMP Project. But what exactly is the AMP Project? We know that “Accelerated Mobile Pages” refers to something that can,

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10+ Great-Looking Wix Templates vs WordPress Themes

Wix Templates

Wix is one of the most popular website builders on the web. I mean, it’s still nowhere near WordPress’ popularity (currently powering more than 27% of the entire web and counting), but it’s still a force to be reckoned with, and a platform that’s getting a lot of publicity due to their user-first approach and an overall easy to use interface.

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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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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.) While you may not think about how color will

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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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