It’s official. Today, Google has officially announced their plan to retire Picasa, an online image editing program that was the foundation upon which many of Google’s current photo services were built on. Google has had a strange, love/hate relationship with photo management and editing services. Acquired from Lifescape in July 2004, Picasa was Google’s first [...]
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It's the same with traditional TV channels. Are the shows on those channels the best you have ever seen? Well, sure, a few are. We can all mention really good TV shows that we absolutely love. But, for the TV channel as a whole, 95% of the programming isn't really what you wanted. And worst of all, many shows that you really liked are often cut to 'make room' for shows that are optimized for a more general audience. It's the same concept as what we see on social media channels today.
If you have a website for your company or are trying to promote your personal brand through social media, odds are you know a couple things about the Internet. One, you’re probably aware that a lot of people use the internet, to the tune of 168 million DVDs’ worth of information exchanged online on a...
The following is a guest post by Damon Bauer. There has been a growing sentiment (for instance) that using node packages directly, with the command line interfaces they provide, is a good route to take. As opposed to abstracting the functionality away behind a task runner. Partly: you use npm anyway, npm provides scripting functionality, why not just use that? But there is more to it than that. Damon will walk us through the thinking, but also …
UI kits and templates will save you precious time and money, which is essential when working under time constraints or on a tight budget. These beautiful Sketch templates and UI kits include graphics, icons, fonts, hundreds of screens and categories, widgets, infographics, and a plethora of other UI elements that will make your life significantly easier. We have put together […]
Have you checked your website’s speed lately? In a study conducted by Geoff Kenyon way back in 2011, he determined these standards for comparing your website speed against the rest of the Web: if your site loads in 5 seconds it is faster than approximately 25% of the web; if your site loads in 2.9 seconds […]
Like people, and like businesses, every website is different. Some are massive, like Wikipedia, containing unending millions of unique pages, while others are miniscule, like Georg Jenson’s online store, which uses minimalist media to sell the designer’s products. Some websites are cluttered with ads and information; others are rigidly organized with plenty of white space. None of these websites are inherently right or wrong ? unless they fail to accomplish the owner’s goals. T
This week in web design – Does your website need an update, where to promote your blog and much more
The week is coming to an end and that means it is time for us to look back on the week that passed, the best design news, tutorials, resources and other goodies. This week we look at how to know if your website needs an update, where to promote your blog as well as the […]
Tristan Pigott est un jeune peintre talentueux basé à Londres. Il explique que ses oeuvres sont le reflet de l’ego humain sur une toile ; il associe des portraits hyperréalistes au narcissisme de notre société contemporaine, en dénonçant la place cruciale que prennent notre image et sa perception par les autres. La réalité est ainsi […]
Now that 2016 is underway, web designers, developers, and anyone interested in all things WordPress are on the lookout for new tendencies, strategies, techniques and tools to keep up with the latest... Click through to read the rest of the story on the Vandelay Design Blog.
ECommerce is not as difficult as you might think it is, but there are a few things you should know before you launch your store and publish your first product. Paperwork is still required Even if your store is intangible, you have to pay taxes anyway. Take care of the paperwork first, and make sure...
Some of these themes featured below are more popular than others. I am not going to list the WordPress 'Twenty' series themes in this article (e.g Twenty Sixteen, Twenty Fifteen etc.). It's very difficult to beat all of the 'Twenty' series themes. They come pre installed with WordPress. The most popular option, Twenty Fifteen, has 1+ million active installs. The least popular 'Twenty' series theme, Twenty Sixteen which has just recently been released, has 100,000+ active installs.