20+ Best Instagram Post & Story Templates 2018

We’ve handpicked a collection of Instagram post and Story templates with professional designs. You can easily customize these templates to add your own text and images to create a more successful Instagram content strategy. Instagram is one of the best platforms for promoting brands and businesses. But, with millions of posts being added every day, […]
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UI vs. UX: A Culinary Comparison

If the title of this article drew you in, there’s a good chance you’ve seen some kind of Venn diagram with a dozen circles showing the overlap between user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). This article doesn’t dispute any of that. But it does explain UI vs. UX in an alternate way. One of […]
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Testing Nested Components In A React App

This post is part of a series on React development for WordPress developers. In my last post, I covered unit testing React components using Jest. Jest, when used for basic assertions and snapshot tests can cover a lot of the functionality of a React component. The “React Way” of developing interfaces calls for composing interfaces, …
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Why you can’t trust website analytics

Data is a huge part of any website. It’s important to know exactly who is reading your content and which topics are getting read the most. These numbers help you plan your content. However, how much can you really trust your website stats, e.g. Google Analytics? The answer should be not that much. Data from …
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Simplify Styling with Functional CSS

There is no doubt that “functional CSS” resonates strongly with some people. If that term is new to you, I belive it’s come to mean the same thing as “Atomic CSS” as defined by John Polacek here. Harry Nicholls likens it to a function that can only produce one result (although I’d call that a pure function or pure component), but instead of a return value being entirely predictable based on inputs, it is an application of style that …

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Building a Donut Chart with Vue and SVG

I recently needed to make a donut chart for a reporting dashboard at work. I wanted it to dynamically calculate its segments based on an arbitrary set of values, have labels, scale well across all screen sizes and devices be accessible, and cross-browser compatible, among other things. This article details the steps I took to do that, using Vue.js.

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10 Things Only a Designer Would Notice (And Why They Matter!)

Don’t think your poor design choices won’t be seen. Keen graphic designers are judging your shortcuts and rolling their eyes. Just because these are things that only a designer would notice, it doesn’t mean they aren’t important. (Do you really want all that judgement from your peers?) Here’s a list of things that make my […]
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Nidhi Jain Is Awarded the Kim Parsell Travel Scholarship

In 2015, the WordPress Foundation created a travel scholarship in memory of Kim Parsell. The scholarship covers travel expenses, lodging, and a ticket to the event. This year’s recipient is Nidhi Jain from Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. Jain is a volunteer organizer for WordCamp Udaipur, a WordPress developer, contributor, and a (more…)
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