While WordPress became the most known and used CMS in the world, an impressive industry has been built around it. Custom themes, plugins, web hosting or consulting services are just a few ways to make use of this awesome open source project called WordPress. As of March 2012, WordPress is on more than 72 million websites around the globe, which is quite impressive if you ask me. A big slice of the pie has WordPress themes which are the front end of the system. More powerful and versatile month after month, they`re the first choice for many web designers when building websites. If you didn`t try WordPress yet, you should and you`ll see that you`ll love it from the start. Until then, take a look at the best Premium WordPress themes built this month and you`ll see why you definitely have to give WordPress a try!
Typography happens to be the key factor for web designing these days. It can be quite challenging and fascinating to work with typography. A plethora of tools have come up to let you build your own fonts and insert them into your designs, with ease. In this post, I`m going to introduce you some great typography tools, which will be very useful and quite time saving.
Selling online has become now the no. 1 strategy of many business. It`s easier, faster, 24/7 available, cost effective and can reach the global market. Not to say that, because of these facts, buying online is cheaper than buying from the store, not only because you`re saved from a meaningless journey to the store, but because the products showcased in an online store are cheaper. Building an online store is very easy. You install an e-commerce platform, add some products into a database and wait for the visitors to buy them. The hardest part is to manage to transform the visitors into cusomers, by successfully connecting them to products with a system that is efficient, easy and fun.
Many websites are running on WordPress, the most popular CMS in use on the internet. Why is it so popular? WordPress was intended to be used as a blogging platform and from the beginning, it started to gain more and more sympathizers among internet users, mainly because many people found a way to share their thoughts, ideas in a simple and efficient manner. Being free and open-source and having a big community of users and developers behind its back, there`s no doubt why it is now the most popular CMS.Before running on WordPress, a website has to run on a server first, server which belongs to a web hosting company. A website built on WordPress has needs and these needs have to be satisfied by the web hosting environment.
WordPress, currently being the most powerful blogging platform has got its fame for its excellence in content management. It is quite factual that several WordPress bloggers are shining out like superstars. So, what is the reason behind the success of these WordPress sites? With some well chosen and quite interesting plugins, your WordPress site will get a new fresh air and feel. In this article, I`ll showcase some nice WordPress plugins which have to be a must for your site!
Optimizing your website for mobile is not a modernized task anymore and is more than a necessary action for any business that prefers to extend its market. This is primarily due to the rapidly increasing mobile users accessing web pages from their handheld devices. Instead of repairing and reorganizing your website each and every time you make an amendment, make sure you`re up to date with the latest mobile web design practices.
One of the biggest today`s concern of every business is the workflow, or how to improve productivity with less working time and resources. Don`t you ask yourself at the end of somedays, noticing that your productivity was low than expected: “what did I do today?” It is time to increase a bit the efficiency of your work by using cloud applications!
Nowadays, when technology development is moving faster than light, more and more people are switching from the offline lifestyle we all know to the more entertaining and interesting online environment. Nowadays, more and more people have a website. Some are running blogs, just for sharing their thoughts and opinions, while others are using them for business purposes. If you`re not having a website already, you should think seriously at this, because can bring you benefits you didn`t know about. If you don`t know already, a website has to be hosted somewhere, where some people can take care of it in order to keep it live and running on the internet. Therefore, choosing the right web hosting service for the websites you have can bring you some headaches.
We`re all making use of apps every day, even if they are desktop, mobile, tablet or web applications. Many of us are depending on them and we have to admit that using them has become a lifestyle. We can`t imagine life without an email client or a web sharing service. I want to share with you some of the most popular web applications. Some of them you`re probably using already and some you`ll certainly try in the future.
I`m not referring to the main product, which in all cases is complete, but to their website designs, which looks incredibly awesome. Bold colors, great graphic elements, perfect UI design, 100% landing pages! All the designs can be considered web design trend setters. Are you planning to design a landing page for an app? Then you shouldn`t miss this showcase. Enjoy!
Today we’ll take a look at great government websites. We can learn a lot from these websites as their main purpose is offering a ton of information for any kind of public. That’s why most government websites are relying on an outstanding information architecture and providing a great usability for their users.