How to Translate Your WordPress Website Using the Weglot Translate Plugin

Translating your WordPress website into other languages is a smart way to reach a wider audience and increase your traffic. If your site is only available in a single language, you could be losing out on a lot of potential leads and conversions. Fortunately, you don’t need to speak multiple languages to translate your site …
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Design Trend: Dark & Moody Designs

Good design can really get you in the mood. Today, we’ve got a collection of dark and moody website designs that will help inspire you to create a distinct atmosphere in your design work. While most dark collections have a bit of a “downer” vibe, not all of these designs have that feel (although color […]
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Microsites for Case Studies

A lot of y’all have personal sites. Personal sites with portfolios. Or you work for or own an agency where showing off the work you do is arguably even more important. Often the portfolio area of a site is the most fretted and hard to pull off. Do you link to the live projects? Screenshots? How many? How much do you say? How much of the process do people care about?

I’m afraid I don’t have all the answers for …

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CSS Environment Variables

We were all introduced to the env() function in CSS when all that drama about “The Notch” and the iPhone X was going down. The way that Apple landed on helping us move content away from those “unsafe” areas was to provide us essentially hard-coded variables to use:

padding:
env(safe-area-inset-top)
env(safe-area-inset-right)
env(safe-area-inset-bottom)
env(safe-area-inset-left);

Uh ok! Weird! Now, nine months later, an “Unofficial Proposal Draft” for env() has landed. This is how specs work, as I understand it. Sometimes browser vendors …

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Instagram Insights to Enhance Your Web Design Acceptance and Reach

Instagram is admired worldwide as being synonymous with online imagery. It was a fresh new concept in social networking when it was introduced, and it also changed the way businesses approach the internet, and in turn their target audience. This innovative image-based social network platform has shared many valuable lessons regarding how companies need to …
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Top Reasons Why You Should Integrate Instagram into Your Web Design

In the context of modern business, it is absolutely imperative to have a fully functional and user-friendly website. If you are into e-commerce, you will also need a powerful and reliable e-commerce platform to enable your customers to purchase goods and services. Awareness can be built both by engaging in SEO to boost search engine …
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Inspecting Animations in DevTools

I stumbled upon the Animation panel in Chrome’s DevTools the other day and almost jumped out of my seat with pure joy. Not only was I completely unaware that such a thing exists, but it was better than what I could’ve hoped: it lets you control and manipulate CSS animations and visualize how everything works under the hood.

To access the panel, head to More Tools → Animations in the top right-hand menu when DevTools is open:

Many of the …

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WPWeekly Episode 314 – Getting Squeebly With It

In this episode, John James Jacoby recaps his trip to WordCamp Chicago and explains the thought process behind his presentation, The Fourth Wall of WordPress. We highlight a new project that gives developers a guided path to migrate functionality from the Classic editor to Gutenberg. We discuss the pros and (more…)
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Torque Toons: WordPressFreedomDay

Did anyone else get excited when they thought WordPress Freedom Day was a thing? The real thing, World Press Freedom Day sounds pretty awesome though. Don’t forget to check out our other editorial toons!
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