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Here Are 12 Plugins to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

Everyone loves a fast loading website (that includes you and your readers too), so of course, you already know that website loading speeds affect …

4 Productivity Tips to Live Smarter, Not Harder | Asteron

We often confuse being busy for being important. If we are busy, rushed off our feet, constantly on the hustle it means we are important, right?<p>The …

Introducing CSS Scroll Snap Points

Before this new CSS I'm about to introduce existed, locking an element into the viewport <i>on scroll</i> required rigging up some JavaScript. As you may …

London is set to open the world’s largest floating solar farm

But few are likely to see the 23,000 solar panels on the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir at Walton-on-Thames, which is invisible to all but Heathrow passengers and a few flats in neighboring estates.<p>"This will be the biggest floating solar farm in the world for a time — others are under construction," …

Graphic Designer Blends NBA Team Logos with Classic Cartoons

Ever wonder what it would look like to see your favorite team's logo mashed up with one of your favorite cartoon shows?<p>Look no further.<p>Barcelona-based graphic design company Vanila BCN has found a way to combine NBA logos with classic cartoons. The results are spectacular.<p>For the full gallery, head …

Animals meet geometry in striking illustration series

Breaking down your fear of wild animals is all about examining the sum of their parts — or just looking at them as furry piles of triangles and …

Geometry

5 Great Examples of Minimum Viable Product in App Development

Building an app is a risky and expensive process. Even if you find a reliable outsourcing company and develop the simplest app ever, you’ll pay no …

12 Mobile And Web App UI Design Tricks Nobody Told You About - Until Now

<i>[Proto.io is a mobile app prototyping tool used by entrepreneurs and startups to create fully-interactive realistic prototypes that look and feel</i> …

UI Design

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Web design trends for 2016 and their impact on SEO

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration daily“A thing of beauty is a joy forever!” This illustrious phrase of Keats’ may be …

3 SEO Techniques Even SEOs Forget

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Keyword research, link building, on-page optimization - these are all SEO strategies that get a lot of attention. For anyone who knows the first thing about SEO, these front-line strategies are hard to forget.<p>But there are other …

SEO

Google introduces Resizer, an interactive web design tool

The newly-announced Resizer by Google allows website creators to test how digital products respond across various screen sizes.<p>Google’s new tool is …

Material Design

Black holes banish matter to the 'loneliest places in the universe,' scientists claim

Huge cosmic voids, giant empty regions of the universe which take up space around galaxies, might not be as empty as previously thought, scientists …

Universe

4 Ways to Simplify Your User Experience for Greater Returns

Is your user experience leaving money on the table? Take a fresh look at your digital strategy and leverage these opportunities to simplify UX for greater ROI.<p>It's almost March. How are your New Year's resolutions coming along? For 2016, I decided to simplify -- starting with several trips to …

Get more from the Atom text editor

Of all the text editors available, Atom is a favourite amongst designers and developers. Atom is developed by GitHub and was open sourced in early …

Master UI & UX design with this 6-course bootcamp

Good design can change the conversation, but great design can change the world. As technology evolves and more media outlets compete for customers’ time, providing an enjoyable experience is critical to both attracting and keeping users.<p>The <b>UI & UX Design Bootcamp</b> aims to demystify both sides of the …

Don’t design what users want

Too many product designers are in the pattern of simply taking user feedback and implementing it immediately with limited research, questioning, or …

This could be the technology that will finally replace Bluetooth

Bluetooth has proven to be an incredibly useful innovation that has enabled wireless connections between devices over short distances with minimal …

Wi-Fi

Google releases APIs for Day and Night modes

There’s a lot of things to love about Material Design. In addition to being stylishly minimalist, the design language obeys a set of rules that try to mimic “magic paper” in such a way that navigation is intuitive, uncluttered, and natural. However, there is a dark side to Material Design, and by …

Google's new AI can determine image location without geotags

Have you ever looked through your photo library and tried to determine where an image was taken without any additional detective work? It’s not always an easy task.<p>Today, MIT Tech Review details a new project led by Tobias Weyand, a computer vision specialist at Google. The project breaks photos …

7 design elements that make a website user-friendly

Your website is the face of your company, your major online presence, and one of your biggest marketing tools. As such, it’s important that users …

Space radio signal solves the mystery of the missing matter

<i>Update April 5 PT, 2016: Researchers at Harvard University have announced that the afterglow on which these conclusions are based was a flickering black hole unrelated to the fast radio burst. You can read the full report here.</i><p>For nearly a decade, astronomers have been puzzling over a certain type …

The Future Of Tangible Interfaces: 5 Insights Backed By Science

How much do we really know about what makes an interaction pleasurable for a user? These researchers are quantifying the guessing game.<p>Last week, researchers came together in the Dutch city of Eindhoven for the 10th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. The …

Startups: Never Start With More Than a Minimum Viable Product

<i>It's almost always a bad idea to try and launch with more than you need.</i><p>When you come up with an idea for a business--and I'm talking moment of conception here--it's usually very simple. You see X need and develop Y solution for it. Then, you go nuts thinking about all the improvements, expansions, …

Earth could be unique among 700 quintillion planets in the Universe

But what if - statistically speaking - the odds are stacked against us finding another planet even remotely like Earth?<p>That's the thinking behind a new study by an international team of researchers, which has taken what we know about the exoplanets that lie outside our Solar System and fed the data …

How To Get Started With Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

Google’s is currently rolling out accelerated mobile pages in its mobile search results, but how can you get in on the action?

Gmail For Android Gets Rich Text Formatting And Instant RSVPs

Google announced two small but useful updates for Gmail on Android today: rich text formatting and instant RSVPs.<p>Rich text formatting has long been available for Gmail on the web, but this is the first time Google has brought it to mobile. The formatting options are pretty straightforward: You can …

WordPress Sites Now Support Google’s AMP To Make Mobile Pages Load Much Faster

Google has some big plans when it comes to making the web faster on your mobile phone. The company just added AMP-enabled pages in its mobile search results. And one of the first companies supporting the new Instant Article-like format is an important one — Automattic, the company behind …