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What’s the difference between a Web designer and Web developer?

You may have noticed that there’s still a confusion between web designer and web developer. If you are thinking to start a web project, it can be hard to know where to start. Many professionals identify themselves as either one of them, but what does it mean? A designer’s...

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How to set up Google’s AMP Project on your WordPress website

The Accelerated Mobile Pages or AMP is a Google project designed as an open standard for any publisher to help load pages instantly on mobile. Announced in October 7, 2015, AMP immediately saw a mass adoption by the small a big companies. AMP looks like a bare-bones version of...

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2017 Website Trends for Online Businesses

The one constant when it comes to running an online business is that you’ll always have to deal with change. As 2017 rolls around, many things could impact small business websites. Here are some trends in website development and design updates that companies should watch for 2017. Page Speed...

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SEO Predictions For 2017

When it comes to building a web page, SEO is just as important as how the website looks. Things have changed drastically over the past few years, and 2017 promises to bring even more changes. Remember when people would keywords stuff their content just to get a high ranking?...

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Display post counts within link for categories and archive

Recently I had to add the count of posts in each category or archive on the sidebar. I knew exactly what I have to do, search wp_list_categories in the WordPress Code Reference. I copied the code and modified it to look the way I want just to realize that...

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How to add a search bar to main navigation menu

WordPress 3.0 introduced a new menu system that is easier to use and maintain straight from the user interface. While this added a lot of customization, it is not very intuitive to add elements that are unique, like a search bar. You could get the search bar there with...

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How to add an icon to the parent menu in WordPress navigation

Sometimes we need to add a small icon to indicate that there is a submenu. While I could do this with JavaScript/jQuery, I usually like to find a way to implement the code directly, this way we don’t have to wait to JavaScript to load. While there are multiple...

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How to Create a Responsive Square with CSS

During a recent project, the designer wanted to create square elements for a gallery-style layout where the elements are laid out on a consistent grid. Is easy to make a square when you have fixed width and height. .box { width: 200px; height: 200px; } This works great, but...

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5 colors you should avoid in web design [Infographic]

Humans are visual creatures. Colors play a huge role in our daily lives from how we feel to what we purchase. According to Social Science Research Network, 65% of us are visual learners. Think about your favorite brand, how would you feel if they would use desaturated or neon...

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5 Free Online Marketing Tools for Small Business

These days every small business needs tools to start their internet marketing campaigns. Is not always easy, most of the tools out there are being targeted to professionals or enterprise level business. For a small business owner, spending a large sum of money is not always doable. From personal...

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