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Free & Premium Designer Kits To Be One Step Ahead This Fall - WordPress Arena

Without a doubt, we live in a highly competitive era. It provides us with lots of opportunities but also makes it harder and harder to get the audience’s attention. To stand out from the crowd of your online competitors, you… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg Phase 2 Friday Design Update #39 - Make WordPress Design

It’s Friday!! I hope everyone who made the trek to WCUS or WordCamp Tokyo this year made it back home safely and your travels were uneventful. Just a reminder that WordPress 5.3 is due to release on November 12! If… Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Choosing a Specific Niche for Your Web Design Business - Elegant Themes

As a web designer, you know how saturated the market is and how much competition you’re against on a daily basis. That’s why it’s beneficial to choose a specific niche to concentrate your efforts on. In the marketing world, this… Continue Reading →

20+ Best Free Block Letter Fonts - Elegant Themes

Typography is a critical element of design, impacting both aesthetics and accessibility. When designing an ad, header or signage, you need a font that’s eye-catching and that will immediately create a hierarchy. Block fonts are fitting for key graphic areas… Continue Reading →

13 Excellent Adobe After Effects Tutorials for Motion Graphics and VFX Artists - Elegant Themes

Adobe After Effects is the industry-leading software for motion graphics, VFX editing, and animated illustration. Interestingly, filmmakers call it the “Photoshop of Video”. With Adobe After Effects, animators import Adobe Illustrator files and animate them with puppet tools. Filmmakers easily… Continue Reading →

Using Three.js to Add 3D Elements to your Websites - Elegant Themes

Flat design is great, but 3D elements take web design layouts to a new level. Websites with animated 3D graphics and interactive 3D scenes are becoming more mainstream than ever before. Clients now want those types of designs on their… Continue Reading →

11 Free Harry Potter Inspired Fonts - Elegant Themes

Sometimes a project just needs a little extra magic. That’s why we’ve put together a round-up of the top free Harry Potter-inspired fonts that we could find. From elegant and enchanting to scribbled and scrawly, these Harry Potter fonts will… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg Phase 2 Friday Design Update #38 - Make WordPress Design

Happy Friday! Let’s take a look at some of the design updates going on in Gutenberg recently. Merged Block selection breadcrumbs. Gradients are added to Cover block. In progress Block patterns are exploring design iterations. Link interface is getting a… Continue Reading →

Design Meeting Notes for 23 October 2019 - Make WordPress Design

These are the weekly notes for the design meeting that happens on Wednesdays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here. Updates Gutenberg updates There are not many updates on Gutenberg as… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg Phase 2 Friday Design Update #37 - Make WordPress Design

There’s a lot of talk about Full Site Editing right now with Gutenberg. Let’s take this opportunity to get caught up on the work that is happening. Initially, Phase 2 was about bringing the editor to various sections within the… Continue Reading →

Affinity Designer: An Overview and Review - Elegant Themes

If you are an illustrator or graphic designer, chances are you have used an Adobe product at least once. Maybe you’ve been using them for years. Unfortunately, not every designer and illustrator has the funds to pay the Adobe subscription… Continue Reading →

New Design for HelpHub: Home and Category pages - Make WordPress Design

Since WordCamp Europe 2019, the #docs team is leading the update of the Codex now known as HelpHub. As part of the update, a new design was requested. This is the first post on HelpHub and will cover the HelpHub… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg Phase 2 Friday Design Update #36 - Make WordPress Design

Happy Friday everyone! Most of the Gutenberg work for WordPress 5.3 is completed. Next date to keep an eye on is: October 15 – Release Candidate 1 (RC1)This is a new version of WordPress ready for release, but still undergoing… Continue Reading →

New handbook page on WordPress components - Make WordPress Design

There is now a page in the handbook that explains both what WordPress components are and also how to add and edit them. WordPress Components are the set of interface elements that make up the Block Editor and other projects…. Continue Reading →

6 Ways to Avoid Design by Committee on Your Next Project - Elegant Themes

At first, “design by committee” sounds like a positive thing, similar to collaboration. However, the term refers to design teams that have a difficult time compromising or making wise decisions. That results in a low-quality product. Design by committee occurs… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg Phase 2 Friday Design Update #35 - Make WordPress Design

Happy Friday! Gutenberg 6.6 was released on Wednesday. Let’s take a look at some of the changes. Inserter Help Panel was removed from the in-page Inserter. Updated button styling to match the new styles coming in WP 5.3. Added preview… Continue Reading →

Figma: An Overview and Review - Elegant Themes

Figma is a UI/UX design tool with code-generation, high-fidelity mockup and interactive prototyping capabilities that’s used to design apps, screens and vector illustrations. While it’s primarily a browser-based tool that can be used on any OS, there are desktop versions… Continue Reading →

Popular Design News of the Week: September 23, 2019 – September 29, 2019 - Web Designer Depot

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great… Continue Reading →

3 Things to Do When Building Your Own House - Codegeekz

Building your own house takes a lot of patience and courage. Aside from budget, you also have to prepare yourself mentally on the stresses that come with building a house.[…]

Gutenberg Phase 2 Friday Design Update #34 - Make WordPress Design

Gutenberg 6.5 was released this last Wednesday. It included some great features and enhancements. One of the highlights of this last release is found within the plugin’s experiment settings: the Block Directory! Other outstanding additions included: The Social block Local… Continue Reading →

Popular Design News of the Week: September 16, 2019 – September 22, 2019 - Web Designer Depot

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great… Continue Reading →

12 Best Adobe Premiere Tutorials for 2019 - Elegant Themes

Both amateur and professional videographers use Adobe Premiere as their main editing tool. It’s a favorite, alongside Adobe After Effects. The purpose of Adobe Premiere Pro is to edit video and audio footage to create any type of video. Adobe… Continue Reading →

What you need to know about open graph tags and other social media metadata - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on Feb. 2, 2016, and was updated on August 26, 2019. When you hear the terms “metadata” and “open graph,” are they foreign to you? If so, you’re in the right place. Why? If you… Continue Reading →

Oxygen – A Complete Design Plugin for Creative Professionals - WP Mayor

Looking for a comprehensive WordPress design plugin to tackle all your coding needs without add-on costs? Oxygen is a full-site builder that gives you complete control over every aspect of your WordPress site design – in just one plugin. No… Continue Reading →

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