How To Choose A Headless CMS

Web pages, such as the one you’re reading now, have text, images, videos and other assets to bring information to you. This data would be collated and authored in a Web Content Management System (WCMS) by a content editor. WCMSes have gone through an evolution moving from a Traditional CMS to a Decoupled CMS to […]

How Taylor Arndt Brings a First-Person Perspective to Accessibility

The importance of accessibility is often preached to web designers. Thankfully, many of us have taken it to heart. In this day and age, there’s no reason why a website shouldn’t implement best practices. However, if you don’t regularly use assistive technology, accessibility can be a bit of a guessing game. With that in mind, […]

How to Upload a Google HTML Verification File to WordPress and Boost Your SEO

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is essential for getting your WordPress website the traffic it deserves.  SEO has become such an integral part of creating a successful site that today there’s an entire industry of agencies and specialists dedicated to helping businesses improve their SEO. If your website is going to reach the widest possible audience, […]

Best 10 IDEs for React.js for 2021

What is an IDE?What is the difference between IDE and Text Editor?How to choose an IDE?What is React?Best React IDEQuick Q&AVisual Studio WebStormReactideVim Editor GNU Emacs Editor Spacemacs Editor Sublime Text Rekit Studio BracketsAtomConclusionShort Recap FAQ In today’s world, the selection of IDEs and code editors is so large that it becomes difficult to choose […]

Using HSL Colors In CSS

From my experience, most of the colors I see people using in CSS are hex, and RGB. Recently, I started seeing more usage for HSL colors. However, I still think that HSL is overlooked, and when it’s being used to its full potential, it can help us in working better with colors in CSS. Introduction […]

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User Inyerface – Can you navigate through this game of really bad UI? Building Generative Grid Layouts With Quadtrees – Learn how to create super versatile generative/random grid layouts in just a few lines of JavaScript. Wordmark – Use this online tool to find the perfect font for your project. 15 Free HTML Templates for […]

Email Testing Flow As It Should Be

We spend a lot of time and effort crafting emails with a specific purpose: to make their recipients read them and take the desired actions. The three known bottlenecks of every email sequence include: Deliverability Emails are going to spam folders and are never read. Display issues Email content is broken or not properly rendered […]

It’s A (Front-End Testing) Trap! Six Common Testing Pitfalls And How To Solve Them

As I was rewatching a movie I loved as a child, one quote in particular stood out. It’s from the 1983 Star Wars film “Return of the Jedi”. The line is said during the Battle of Endor, where the Alliance mobilizes its forces in a concentrated effort to destroy the Death Star. There, Admiral Ackbar, […]

10 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Creating the Parallax Scrolling Effect

There’s a lot of confusion about parallax design and how it works on the web. Generally speaking, parallax design uses motion to create the illusion of depth on a page. This can relate to background changes or semi-fixed position items that move alongside the user’s scrolling. We’ve covered many examples from websites but haven’t gone […]

18 Best WordPress Community Plugins for 2021

Whether you’re an online freelancer or running a brick and mortar store, having a website is no longer enough to get and retain customers. Along with your website, you need to create a community of customers and engage with them. Online communities continue to create enormous value for businesses. A WordPress community plugin will help […]