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I dont like using too many plugins, I think wordpress websites should be built without the need of plugins. But there are some plugins that help developers out and here are 3 of them:
So a new client wants me to add a new section to his site. Shouldn't be a problem I said, thinking I could just go into the code and develop what I like.
So anyway, you might have guessed it, turns out it's built using the WP Visual Composer. I had a lot of trouble adding a full height video and thought I'd share the solution:
So what do you think? Does the visual composer make it easier or harder to set up your pages as a developer?
Here's a simple step by step to flush your DNS (for domain name caching)
Most CMS's are similar. But one thing that always stands out to me is the WYSIWYG editor. It has to be good. I mean, if it is hard to understand or lacks functionality you're not really giving your client a very good product. That being said, most of the time, the main problem I see...is too much functionality! And clients having no idea where to start.
WordPress deals with this really well, by simplifying down to the essentials, and if you need more it can be extended too.
Here's an article that goes into it more: https://www.footsteps-design.co.uk/wordpress-wysiwyg-editor-awesome/
Ever done a website redesign that didn't go to plan? This article here goes into depth:
Writing sales content can be hard work, make it too pushy and you'll scare people off. Make it not pushy enough and people wont bother to take action.
In this article, writer Kendra Lee, shares with us 7 techniques for writing 'startling' sales content:
What did you think of those? Do you have any you'd like to add?
Writing sales content can be hard work. You don't want to make it sound too pushy and scare people off, but you want to make sure people know exactly what you want them to do.
Here's a great article by Kendra Lee that gives us 7 tips on writing 'startling' sales content:
Here's a great way to add a class to an element when it appears in the users viewpoint: https://www.machine-agency.com/blog/simple-jquery-scroll-reveal-script/
User Experience is something everyone says but few actually understand. If you've been working in the industry for a while you may think you understand it but 99% of the time most people really don't.
Here's a great article on User Experience and how you can get actual usable data for your next UX project: http://yokedesign.com.au/blog/take-you-out-of-ux/#more-4209