An Introduction to WordPress Child Themes

Among the top features of WordPress is the ability to build a great-looking website even if you’re not a designer. Through the use of third-party themes, just about anyone with a bit of technical knowledge can create something that both looks and functions quite well. Add that to the fact that many themes are either[…]

۱۰ Handy CSS Grid Code Snippets

The CSS grid spec isn’t exactly “new” but it’s definitely newer in the mainstream dev world. Many frontend coders don’t even know about the CSS grid properties yet, let alone how they apply to an interface. You can find plenty of tutorials by searching around, but I also recommend studying code snippets. This way you’re[…]

Weekly News for Designers № ۴۲۴

Get FullStory for Free, Forever. basicScroll – A tool that allows you to change CSS variables depending on the scroll position. Nostaligic Code Snippets That Bring Back the 1990s – Code odes to the decade that brought us Hypercolor, Rugrats and really bad web design. SweetAlert2 – A beautiful, responsive, highly customizable and accessible (WAI-ARIA)[…]

Extend Your WP Functionality with The Best WordPress Plugins for 2018

There are some things that are frustrating for a web designer. One of these is attempting to satisfy a client’s specific need and not having the right tools to do so easily. A quick check of these Best WordPress Plugins for 2018 will reveal some areas where you might need help. Maybe, you’ve faced this[…]

Make the Web Your Playground with Wix Sponsored

For web designers, it’s important to take advantage of tools that empower you to do your thing without getting in your way. You need flexibility and efficiency without sacrificing quality. The amazing thing is that you no longer need to hop around from tool to tool to get the best of everything. With Wix, you[…]

Build It Your Way with the Composer WordPress Theme Sponsored

When building a WordPress website, you need a theme that has the power and flexibility to let you create something unique. Instead of being boxed in with a few skimpy options, you’ll be far better off with a theme that lets you customize things as much (or as little) as you want. After all, it’s[…]

Getting Your Design Work in Front of the Right People

Part of the challenge of being a freelance designer is making sure the right people find out about your talents. But it’s especially difficult when you’re just starting out. The market is flooded with designers and it can be hard to rise above all of the noise. The hard reality is that it does take[…]

The Art of Hating Your Previous Creative Work

A cool side benefit of being a designer is that, the longer you’re in the game, the larger your portfolio becomes. That portfolio will, in turn, help to establish you as someone who knows what they’re doing. Every so often, it’s worthwhile to take a look through and see what you’ve accomplished over time. The[…]

۹ Floating Form Label jQuery & JavaScript Plugins

You can add some pretty awesome features into your web forms. Everything from custom icons to validation features are possible with just a few plugins. One of the newest features I’ve seen is the floating label animation. This happens when a user clicks inside an input field, and the placeholder (or label, or both!) floats[…]