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Facebook Can Ban Whomever It Wants. Just Ask Trump’s Lawyers

The President says social media bans violate Americans’ rights to free speech. In court, his own lawyers have argued the opposite.

All You Need to Know About Kerning in Typography

In order for messages to be clearly transmitted, many factors play an important role. Depending on the type of communication, factors such as stuttering, poor grammar, bad alignment of letters, incorrect use of punctuation marks,

Hybrid Lazy Loading: A Progressive Migration To Native Lazy Loading

In the past few weeks, you might have heard or read about native lazy loading, which is coming to Chromium 75 in the upcoming months.
“Yeah, great news, but we’ll have to wait until all browsers support it.” If this was the first thing that crossed your mind, keep reading. I will try and convince you of the opposite.
Let’s start with a comparison between native lazy loading and the good ol’ JavaScript-driven one.

Use Color Accessibility Tools to Improve Your Website Design

Did you know that more than 4 percent of the population is color blind? Different variations of color blindness and other sight impairments can impact the readability and usability of your website. It’s up to

How to Install PostgreSQL with PhpPgAdmin on OpenSUSE

PostgreSQL (commonly known as Postgres) is a powerful, free and open source, fully-featured, highly extensible and cross-platform object-relational database system, built for reliability, feature robustness, and high performance. PostgreSQL runs on all major operating...


May the fourth be with you: How Star Wars (and Star Trek) inspired real life tech

Conventional wisdom says you can either be a fan of Star Trek or of Star Wars, but mixing the two is like mixing matter and anti-matter. I’m not sure that’s true, but even if the

How to Install and Use Tor Network in Your Web Browser

Privacy Online is becoming a big deal and concerned Internet users are continuously looking for effective methods or tools for surfing the web anonymously for one reason or the other. By surfing anonymously, no...

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Might Work Like Loyalty Points

A report says Facebook is seeking investors for its planned cryptocurrency, and merchants who might accept the virtual coin.

A Practical Guide To SVG And Design Tools

A good understanding of SVG is a rare skill. Surprisingly often, SVG is treated as just another image format. We use SVG because of its scalability and smaller file size, but in reality, SVG is so much more!
In this article, I’ll shed light on three of the most popular design tools: Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, and Figma. There are also other tools available supporting SVG that may have other functionalities and implement other solutions.

The Comedian Is in the Machine. AI Is Now Learning Puns

Researchers are using artificial intelligence techniques to create puns. Today’s aren’t so funny, but tomorrow’s might be better.

Tech 101: User Experience (UX) Job Titles Explained

Your guide to what UX job titles actually mean.

Case Study: Jorik

Jorik is the new fashion label launched and designed by the Dutch celebrity power couple Jorik Scholten (aka Lil Kleine) and Jaimie Vaes, and we had the opportunity to create the brand’s website. The brief

Digging Into The Display Property: Box Generation

This is the second in a short series of articles about the display property in CSS. You can read the initial article in the series at “The Two Values Of Display”. The display specification is a very useful spec to understand as it underpins all of the different layout methods we have.
While many of the values of display have their own specification, many terms and ideas are detailed in display.

How to upgrade Fedora 29 to Fedora 30 nixCraft

How do I upgrade to Fedora 30 from Fedora 29 Using the dnf command? How can I update F29 to F30? Can you tell me the procedure to upgrade Fedora 29 to Fedora 30?Fedora Linux

Talk: How To Design For What’s Next, Executive Director, Experience Design AKQA | David Vogel

Talk: How To Design For What

David Vogel is Executive Director, Experience Design at AKQA (Europe) where he creates delightful products and experiences that add value for consumers.At…

Vote Now for April’s Site of the Month and Win a Year’s Free Pro Plan in the Awwwards Directory!

Vote Now for April

Checking out our Site of the Month nominees is one of the quickest ways you can get inspiration from the best projects on the web right now. Have a look…


Restrict Content Pro Review + Ultimate Guide: Is It Good Value (2019)


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Restrict Content Pro, also known as RCP, is a WordPress plugin that enables anyone to create a fully functional membership website. It essentially works as a paywall but is capable of so much more. You can keep things simple with the basic configuration for a membership site or stretch its full capability with developer features and pro-level addons.

Available as both a free and premium WordPress plugin, Restrict Content Pro can make any site look like a professional publisher complete with membership tiers, controlled access to content and everything a website owner or developer needs to build a content-driven membership site.

It includes API integration for payment, different membership tiers, a simple management dashboard, content timeouts and a whole lot more. Most of the basic features come as part of the package while more advanced tools are premium additions.

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Memberpress Review + Ultimate Guide To Creating A Membership Site With WordPress (2019)

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Starting and managing a membership website is no easy task. Given that such a site could be the lifeline of your business, organization, or communuity you need to make sure you get this right, otherwise, you could lose all of the recurring revenue associated with clubs and similar membership-based organizations. But with WordPress and Memberpress helping you simplify the entire process, it’s much easier to get it right.

In this article, we are going to take a look at Memberpress, a premium plugin with annual pricing that starts at $129 and comes with constant updates and support along with possible new features as long as the license is active. It has tons of features and options that simplify building and managing a membership website.

We’re going to see what it can do and we’re also going to walk through its options to see how we can utilize them to build a membership website.

Let’s get started!

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5 Ways to Silence Your Self-Doubt at Work, According to Psychology

Doubting yourself? Tell your self to stuff it!