“lives in a sort of purgatory”

Brad Frost:

A front-end designer … lives in a sort of purgatory between worlds:

  • They understand UX principles and best practices, but may not spend their time conducting research, creating flows, and planning scenarios
  • They have a keen eye for aesthetics, but may not spend their time pouring over font pairings, comparing color palettes, or creating illustrations and icons.
  • They can write JavaScript, but may not spend their time writing application-level code, wiring up middleware, or debugging.
  • They understand the


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How to Add Signature or Ads after Post Content in WordPress

Do you want to add a signature or advertisement after your blog post content in WordPress? By default, WordPress does not come with an easy way to display signature or ads after post content. In this article, we will show you how to easily add… Read More »

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How to Easily Disable Blog Features in WordPress

Do you want to disable the blog features in WordPress? Some of you might be building websites with no blogs or any blogging related element. In this article, we will show you how to easily disable blog features in WordPress without writing any code. Why… Read More »

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40 Best Responsive WordPress Themes (2017)

Are you looking for the best responsive WordPress theme for your website? Most modern WordPress themes are fully responsive out of the box. However, there are so many of them that it becomes difficult to choose one. In this article, we have hand-picked some of… Read More »

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Performance Under Pressure

Here’s a neat transcript of a talk by Mat Marquis where he details how he made the Bocoup website lightning fast, particularly with snazzy font loading tricks and performance tools to help monitor those improvements over time.

Although, my favorite part of the talk is when Mat goes into why he wants to make websites:

I don’t get excited about frameworks or languages—I get excited about potential; about playing my part in building a more inclusive web.

I care about …


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Design Your Content Typography First (and a Look at Type Nugget)

How often have you seen a “completed” site that still has lorem ipsum text lurking in the quiet corners? While we often strive for perfection in our designs and code, I am reminded every time I stumble across a garbled bit of lorem ipsum that not all aspects of web development process are given the attention they deserve.

Developing a complete and detailed suite of typographic elements is an often-overlooked aspect of the process. While not always as prominent or …


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Build (Custom Styled) Online Forms with Wufoo

Need to put a form on a website? I’ve been using Wufoo to do that for a decade. It’s so simple. Just drag and drop the fields you need and select the options you want. Even things that could be complex aren’t, like adding logic (e.g. if they select this, show that) or pagination. Never worry about spam. Never worry about losing data, since it’s all stored right in Wufoo itself (with API access!).

There are too many features …


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SVG Squircle

Amelia Bellamy-Royds:

I wondered if I could come up with an easy formula to create a “squircle” type curve with SVG bezier curves. It wouldn’t be the exact shape, but it could be close. The idea:

The “end points” of the curve segments are the mid-points of each side of the rectangle, where everything should be perfectly straight. The control points then stretch out along the edges until the curvature at the corners is about right.

Rogie took a crack


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