best-drawing-software Best Drawing Software for Digital Artists (PC & Mac) design tips

Best Drawing Software for Digital Artists (PC & Mac)

Finding the right drawing app for digital art is a process that involves a lot of trial and error. We want to help narrow that search by giving you this list of the best drawing software for digital artists. Whether you’re a beginner just getting started or an experienced artist looking for a better drawing…

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10+ Professional Monospaced Fonts for Designers

It’s easy to underestimate the potential of monospaced fonts, labelling them as a simplistic and uninspired. But that’s often far from the case. You might be missing out on an opportunity to add more originality to your work. When used properly, a monospaced font can add more value to your design than many other creative…

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WordPress Community Team Proposes Using a Decision Checklist to Restart Local Events

photo credit: Glenn Carstens-PetersWordPress’ Community Team has been discussing the return to in-person events since early December 2020, and has landed on an idea that would allow local meetup organizers to determine readiness using a COVID-19 risk-assessment checklist. This would enable organizers to restart meetups when it is safe for their communities, instead of applying…

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photoshop-layer-styles 20+ Best Photoshop Layer Styles in 2021 (Free & Premium) design tips

20+ Best Photoshop Layer Styles in 2021 (Free & Premium)

Today, we’re bringing you a collection of Photoshop layer styles you can use to transform your ordinary text, shapes, and logos into creative designs. Whether you want to add a modern glitch effect to your poster titles or give a retro look to your logo designs, Photoshop layer styles can help you create beautiful designs…

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EatsWP Brings Virtual Restaurant Menus to the WordPress Block Editor

Yesterday, Jack Kitterhing launched EatsWP, his new restaurant-related WordPress plugin. It is a menu creation system that works in the block editor. It also has a built-in QR code feature to work with customers’ phones. Kitterhing is the Product Manager at LearnDash. He is also the founder of Immerseus, a shop that builds plugins for…

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How to Use Website Personalization (Without the Creep Factor)

Website personalization can help you create more amazing user experiences or turn into a total creep-fest. It’s all about how you use data, cookies, and other useful information to design something that’s of greater value to the person who sees it. There’s a very fine line between outstanding and out of bounds, and most of…

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Gutenberg’s Faster Performance Is Eroding Page Builders’ Dominance

WordPress’ block editor, colloquially still widely known as Gutenberg, is making inroads into the segment of users who have heavily relied on page builders for years. For the most part, page builder plugins have either declined in growth or stagnated in 2020, with the exception of Elementor. In contrast, block collections with page builder features…

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Fractal Art: A 101 Design Intro

Art elements rooted in math and algorithms might seem like a futuristic idea, but it’s a growing and popular concept. Fractal art has been around since the 1980s but it seems to be having a moment with more designers looking to this style for backgrounds and main art elements. Another reason for the growth in…

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Building Single-Page Websites on WordPress.com

Building Single-Page Websites on WordPress.com Sometimes you just need a single webpage to get your idea across. WordPress.com supports a wide range of features for building your online presence: blogs, online stores, newsletter signup forms, and more. These tools are invaluable for many customers, but they can seem excessive for folks who are just looking to…

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