Supercharge the WordPress Gutenberg Editor with Custom Blocks

In a default installation, the WordPress Gutenberg editor contains a number of useful blocks. All of your basic text and image formatting, along with multicolumn layouts are included. But that’s only the start of what this new content creation tool can do. One of the most powerful features of Gutenberg …

5 Fantastic Website Builders for Creating Your Portfolio Sponsored

Creating a new portfolio website isn’t always easy. First, you have to decide the best way to showcase your products, services, or yourself. Then, you have to find the tools to make it happen. The first part is mostly up to you. Although many of today’s website builders make it …

The Free Christmas Pictogram Collection (50 Icons, EPS & AI)

The countdown to Christmas has begun and to help kickstart the celebrations we’re giving away this festive Christmas Pictogram Collection courtesy of our friends over at Freepik. This beautifully designed free Christmas Pictogram Collection contains 50 fully editable icons (in both AI and EPS formats) and also come in three …

Chatbots vs Email Marketing: Which Is the Best for Your Business?

Establishing a good relationship with your customers is a crucial step in ensuring your business’ success. A good way to accomplish this is to show them you’re around when they need you, whether it’s to give them the latest updates about your brand or something as simple as answering questions …

Send Holiday Cheer with these Christmas Code Snippets

Everyone who collects subscribers and regularly runs email campaigns can benefit from sending out festive greetings. It is customary to congratulate your devoted users by presenting them with bonuses, discounts, special offers or other unique material. On the one hand, it is a marketing trick that lures users in and …

Weekly News for Designers № 482

A Gutenburg-Powered Newsletter – Learn the process behind converting the CSS-Tricks newsletter to use the new WordPress block editor. Maizzle – A framework for rapidly developing email prototypes with CSS. Website Audit Checklist – A simple checklist to audit your site for proper formatting, performance, accessibility, and security. Stop using …

Web Designers: Stop Doing These 5 Unproductive Things

Being a web designer can sometimes feel like an exercise in extremes. Either you’re incredibly busy or left waiting for something (anything) to come your way. And your financial situation can be just as chaotic. Then there’s the pressure that comes with pleasing clients. Plus, you’re expected to keep up …

Large Cursors: Pointing the Way Towards a Better Web

Various experiments are conducted these days with mouse pointers. Consider our recent posts regarding cursor effects and the use of circular cursors in web design. It feels like we are obsessed with this tiny device that indicates our movement across the computer screen. Without a doubt, there is a fixation …