Pop Up That Page: 10 Best Optin Plugins for Your WordPress Site

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Whether you are using WordPress for your business or for blogging, you need to get people on your mailing list. But, if you also want to increase the number of readers who sign up to your list, then you need to use optin plugins. In this article, you can find out the 10 best optin plugins you can use for WordPress.

Why optin plugins are needed:

  • Allows you to add popup signup forms to your WordPress site
  • Allows you to test and monitor the effect it has on readers
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What’s on the MENU? Color Properties Every Designer Should Know

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For web designers and graphic artists, these color properties are valuable tools for a successful design project.

  • Serves as a guide on how to define colors
  • Gives a design project a “polished” look
  • Enhances visual communication
  • Develops color combination agility
  • Helps channel correct messages
  • Helpful in establishing mood
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Dress Up Your Site: How to Customize WordPress Themes

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You’ve already installed your favorite WordPress theme on your site, but you feel that it needs to be tweaked a bit to make it look better, which leads you to  ask “How does one customize WordPress Themes?”

If you’re new to WordPress, you might think that it is hard to customize a WordPress theme because the thought about the codes scares you.

Although customizing a WordPress theme seems like rocket science, there are many simple ways to customize the look and feel of your site without breaking the theme. In fact, there are even some tools on Web that you can use to make the customization process easier and faster.

This article serves as a guide to teach you how to modify WordPress Themes the smart and easy way by using a child theme.

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The Basal Guide: How to Create a WordPress Child Theme

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Creating a WordPress child theme is important. It gives the user access to the theme without the threat of breaking it when updating. Unfortunately, child themes can be confusing if you don’t have much experience with WordPress customization.

As WordPress users customize their themes more, there might be some instances when users lose all of their theme’s layout or functionalities after updating the theme.

This gives some headache to WordPress users as they might need to debug their themes, or worst, recreate or install them all over again.

In this article, you will learn something about creating a child theme in WordPress.

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How to Create SVG Loading Animations using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Edge Animate CC

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Keeping your viewers glued to your webpage while it loads is like trying to stop a time bomb, except that it doesn’t blow people into tiny bits. Some web designers give special attention by providing users with some entertainment while the all the information they want to see are still waiting to be fully loaded like this tutorial on how to create SVG loading animations using Illustrator and Adobe Edge Animate CC.

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10 TED Talks Every Web Designer and Developer Should Watch

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What are TED talks? Why is it so popular nowadays?

Ted Talk is a nonprofit discussion event devoted to spreading ideas which can be in the form of a short, powerful and convincing talks usually runs from  18 minutes or less.

TED began in 1984 as a conference where (T)echnology, (E)ntertainment and (D)esign converged. But nowadays, it covers a variety of topics, from business to global issues and hot topics across the globe.

Some are independently running TEDx events that help share ideas in communities in every part of the world.

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Website Cosmetology: What Makes a Good Design a Good Design?

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What is a good design? And what makes a good design, really?

Many of us have a lot to say when it comes to designing. People would say a good design is something that is useful and for others, it should be functional.

The answers are actually infinite.

There are certain ideas and principles in creating a good design. Web developers and web designers need to think deeper into their projects to get the best results.

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No More Hassle: The WordPress Hacks to an Easy Life

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There is no doubt. People love hacks about WordPress. Being the most popular CMS in the planet, WordPress offers more flexibility now than it was first released. There is no better way to make your WordPress life easier than to avail of these WordPress hacks.

Modifying WordPress blogs gives more freedom to the owners of the sites. It allows the owners to do things they can’t find on their default themes, thus, adding values to their sites.

In this article, you will learn some of the most outstanding WP hacks that you will definitely find useful.

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30 Stunning Business Cards for Your Inspiration

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Stunning business cards are very important identity for anyone who is working or owns a business. If you are a web designer, the business card can be your website identity to any client. It works as a bridge between you and your customers and creates a good and lasting impression.

Like your website, business cards are also very essential elements- and with some designing creativity, you can add textures, materials or different shapes to your business cards.

There is simply no rule in creatively designing your business card, everything matters including:

  • Custom shapes
  • The finishing
  • The cut

The very design of your business card, that should be eye catching so that people get the idea about what kind of an artist you are once they see your business card.

Some designers also use letterpress business cards. There are many ideas for business cards such as graphical, typography, or just simple and original.

Here is a list of some unique and fascinating business card examples that we have compiled for you today, you choose an idea for yours as well.

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Bring up the Verve: Why Write Your Own Book

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Books can be boring. Reading a book can be even more boring to many people. To some, this is their personal qualm and sentiment, something that should be respected.

After all, all people have their individual preferences. But have you heard how books and e-books have changed other people’s lives? How they become rich without having to work hard? Are these enough motivation to make you write your own book?

The Benefits of Writing a Book

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