Category: Web Development

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How to Use the Contrast Checker in Chrome DevTools

One of the most important aspects of creating accessible websites is ensuring you have readable text. And in turn, creating readable text means ensuring you have adequate color contrast between your text colors and your

How to Choose a Domain Name (8 Tips to Stand Out)

Your domain is your digital street address. Even if you throw a fresh coat of design on it, get the wrong address in the spammy part …

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Best Webinar Software in 2018 – Compared and Summarized

Does your company need webinar software? That’s the big question. Yet, once you decide that you actually do need it, an even more important question is which of the dozens of solutions should you choose? The market is flooded with options to pick, but we’re here to walk you through the best webinar software based on your needs.

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The Importance of Heading Levels for Assistive Technology

The HTML specification describes six heading elements: h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, and h6. The number in each of these heading elements reflects its priority, with h1 being the most general and h6 being the

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How to Create an Abstract Icon Set in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating Welcome to how to create an abstract icon set in Adobe Illustrator! The theme we’re working on will be chess. In this tutorial we will learn the step by step process

4 Best Incremental WordPress Backup Plugins (Save Space and Speed)

From recovering your website data after a breach to simply giving yourself peace of mind while growing your business, WordPress backups are essential in the security …

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Learn 3D Web Animation in Our New Three.js Course

If you want to improve your 3D web animation skills but have limited time available, our new course is for you. In 3D Animation With Three.js, you’ll learn how to create some complex 3D animations

10+ of the Best AMP Ready WordPress Themes for Your Site

Why the need for AMP-ready WordPress themes? Well, the short answer is statistics! It’s no secret that mobile devices dominate most people’s internet usage – more than 52% of all global web pages have been served to mobile phones in 2018! The majority of visitors to your website are therefore more likely to visit on their phones, tablets, or laptops rather than from a desktop computer. This has a number of implications for the way your site should be designed.

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How to Create an Animated Spirit Day Presentation With fullPage.js

October 18th 2018 is Spirit Day, something we recognize each year at Tuts+, and on this day we speak out against LGBTQ bullying, especially among LGBTQ youth. In this tutorial you’ll learn to build an animated

Welcome Tom Sepper as Kinsta’s New Director of Support

We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Tom Sepper, a hosting industry veteran, as Kinsta’s new Director of Support. He will be handling the daily operations …

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15+ Best WordPress Portfolio Themes for Creatives

Whether you’re a photographer, a painter, or a web designer, one thing remains a constant: You need a portfolio. After all, portfolios are the time-tested, best way to give potential clients a look into your

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Figma Object Selection Tips

Welcome to this, the second post in our series of Figma tips. In this video we’ll be covering three tips to do with object selection, so let’s get started! Watch Tips [embedded content] 1. Select All

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11 Practical Web Animation Courses

Meaningful, well-designed animation can really enhance the user experience in your websites and apps. It can tell a story, aid in navigation, and so much more. If you want to know how to use animation

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How to Use Responsive Resize and Constraints in Adobe XD

In this tutorial we’re going to explore some new features in Adobe XD, namely “responsive resize and constraints”. These features, added in September 2018, allow real scaling of designs within Adobe XD, giving us genuinely

How to Dropship: Here’s How to Start a Dropshipping Business

Here’s a guide on how to start a dropshipping business. We cover how to do research, find providers, and show you how to dropship based on industry success stories.

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Figma Layers Panel Tips

Figma is fast becoming the web industry’s design and prototyping tool of choice, arguably even more so than Adobe XD and Sketch. This is the first in a series of thirteen posts, each one a small

Join Kinsta’s Make Money with WordPress Facebook Group

We want all of you to be successful with WordPress as a platform, whether you’re a Kinsta client or not. Many of you run affiliate niche …

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18+ Best HTML Resume Templates for Awesome Personal Websites (2018)

A personal website is one of the greatest assets you can have in 2018.  Not only does it put you in complete control over your name and your personal brand, it also increases your visibility

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Hands-on With ARIA: Accessibility Recipes for Web Apps

In the confusing world of web applications, ARIA can help improve accessibility and ease of use for your creations. HTML isn’t able to handle many types of relationship between elements on the page, but ARIA

5 Tips for Unbelievably Awesome Customer Retention

Picture this: It’s a rainy, muggy night. Neither you nor your significant other feels like cooking, so you begin the time-honored tradition of debating where to …

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