To some degree, the world of WordPress plugins is a bit like the old wild west. The open source platform means that anyone can write plugins to extend functionality. At its best, plugin authors create useful tools to help us build highly-functional websites for very little cost. The other side of the coin is that plugins containing security holes and even malicious code can put us at risk.
It’s never been easier to find your ideal WordPress theme. Big statement? Well, this year so far, 3,790 new themes have been added to our ThemeKeeper marketplace covering the usual suspects, multipurpose, blogging, business and creative. But there are also themes for just about anything you can dream up – air conditioning installation, pottery and even limousine rentals.
As a developer, it’s important to always be looking at ways to make your workflow and process more efficient. One way to do this is to write less CSS; make it more concise. In doing so you’ll be able to finish your projects faster. You’ll also reduce loading times and make future edits more manageable.
A recent study by AMP has found that Australians spend, on average, 4.4 hours commuting each week.
There’s a time and place for boring (like shopping for produce or attending a physics lecture). But one place where boring doesn’t belong is your website. The web is both an interactive and virtually unlimited medium, meaning that your own little corner of it has great potential. Therefore, there’s no good reason to settle for anything less than compelling.
Sketch is continually adding new features all the time. From nested symbols to shared styles, it’s constantly pushing the boundaries of what a vector application is capable of. The forward-thinking product team has established Sketch as a lead vector application.
We’ve all seen that little black icon labeled “Terminal” hidden in a utilities folder on our Mac, but what really is it? Well, it is a very important part of how your computer functions, and it’s crucial for you to understand if you want to call yourself a professional developer.
Key Elements of a Successful Fitness Site. So now that you know what these new services are, let’s take a look at what they can do for you. If you’re creating or revamping a website for a gym, personal trainer, or maybe your yoga studio, these feature packed templates will get you going quickly, and give your web-presence a step up. All you’ll need is a very quick warmup.
Your Contact page serves one simple purpose: to help site visitors get in touch with you. So it’s a wasted opportunity when sites throw up contact information as a quick afterthought. Really, you should be putting a lot more time and thought into what you publish because for many businesses, your Contact page is the beginning of your relationship with potential customers or clients.
If you’re looking to build a website for your business, you’ll find that there are a dizzying array of options to choose from. Tools and services range from free to moderately-priced and require anywhere from minimal to expert skill levels. Finding the right one for you isn’t always easy.
If you’re a part of the tech community in Australia, you’ve probably read about them in the newspaper, heard them speak about coding on the radio, or seen their face pass you by on the artwork of a tram.