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The Psychology of Self-Control

Ever since psychology godfather William James first expounded the crucial role of habit in how we live and who we become, modern psychology has sought to figure out how we can rewire our bad habits, maximize our willpower, and use habits to optimize our productivity. And yet, if the market for …

Powerful Workflow Tips, Tools And Tricks For Web Designers

Tips And Tricks<p>Design Workflow<p>A Secret for Color Schemes<p>Erica Schoonmaker shares her trick for matching up colors and creating a nice color scheme. …

Schedule Events Using WordPress Cron

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Get Up And Running With Grunt

Further Reading on SmashingMag:<p>When you are working with JavaScript, you will likely need to execute multiple tasks regularly. While this is pretty …

B tested patterns for higher conversion rates and growth

Try Being Direct instead of indecisive.<p>You can send your message with uncertainty trembling in your voice, or you can say it with confidence. If …

UX Design

8 Must-have Cheat Sheets for Web Designers and Developers

As a web designer or developer, it’s nearly impossible to remember multiple programming languages, frameworks, and keyboard shortcuts to various …

Web Design

10 awesome PHP functions and snippets

Sanitize database inputs<p>When inserting data in your database, you have to be really careful about SQL injections and other attempts to insert …

Lightening Your Responsive Website Design With RESS

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Motivation - The Running Bug

Modern and Responsive Websites Design: 35 Examples | Website Designing

Responsive Design – This means you website will automatically adjust its layout and proportions to suit the larger-screen monitors to Smartphone it …

Columns for WordPress

Sometimes you need to split your content into two or more columns, perhaps for a list of features on your front page. Unfortunately the standard …

Secure WordPress – 5 Security Holes You Should Fix Today

Over 30,000,000 WordPress blogs have been hacked over the past few years.<p>If you are one of the people unlucky enough to have been hacked you’ll know …

120 Free Premium WordPress Themes

Whether you’re a wedding photographer, an artist or just love getting creative, share your work and sell your services with Luke + Sara’s modern …

100 Free WordPress Themes From 2013

The official WordPress theme directory continues to be one the most popular places for WordPress users to find good designs for their website. There …

WordPress themes

How to Use WordPress for Document Management or File Management

From a simple blogging platform, WordPress has evolved into a powerful CMS tool that people are using in their own unique ways. Previously, we showed …

Project Management

Most Interesting and Usable WordPress Themes for 2013

In order to make people aware of your products and services you need to start designing your website using one of the interesting WordPress themes …

Learn WP: 8 WordPress Tutorials & Training Video Sites - WP Solver

May 27th in Wordpress Training by Wordpress Jedi .<p>Learning WordPress is not that hard. Anyone can pick up a simple book and learn the basics of …

7 Deadly Sins of WordPress Development

There’s a lot of freedom in WordPress development to extend the platform to just about anything you could imagine. However, when you develop for …

Free WordPress SEO Plugins

These are free <b>WordPress SEO plugins</b> that boost your sites rankings in Google and other search engines.<p>Even a brilliant product cannot sell until a …

Engines

Garment Rack D.I.Y.

Looking for a budget friendly way to create garment racks for your home? Today Rachel shares her D.I.Y. method...<p><b>You'll Need:</b> Two 1/2" x 60" black …

DIY Fire Pit

Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit<p>Doug Montzka, of Montkza Concrete & Masonry in St. Paul, Minn., …

Home Improvement

How To Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery the Right Way

While your iPhone's new operating system comes with plenty of advantages, iOS 7's not without its drawbacks. Battery life just ain't quite what you'd …

3 DIY Power Bar Recipes

They're WAY better than the store-bought versions<p>Shelling out tons of money on your favorite granola bars each week? You might want to think about making your own. <i>Power Hungry: The Ultimate Energy Bar Cookbook</i> hit shelves earlier this month. In it, author Camilla V. Saulsbury shares 50 different …

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A 5-Step Process For Conducting User Research

User research helps us to understand how other people live their lives, so that we can respond more effectively to their needs with informed and …