Nick Mortensen

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The Different Ways of Getting SVG Out of Adobe Illustrator

Let's say you created a lovely vector illustration in Adobe Illustrator. Or you’ve used Illustrator to finesse some existing graphics. Or for …

Open Source Evernote Alternatives

Laverna is a JavaScript note-taking web application with a Markdown editor and encryption support. It's built to be an open source alternative to …

Hack This: Automate Your Operating System with Launchd

A simple OSX utility is ready-made to free us from repetitive computing tasks.<p>Welcome back to Hack This. It's been a few weeks. For that I am sorry. To be honest, I hit the end of my list. Which is good because, hey, now you can consume a bunch more Hack This entries, and bad because coming up with …

Course: A Complete Introduction to the WordPress Hooks System

This course covers one of WordPress’s most crucial and widely used systems: <i>Hooks</i>, including both <i>actions</i> and <i>filters</i>. We introduce Hooks as an</i> …

The Easiest Way to Use Google Sheets as a Database

Written by<p>In this video I demonstrate how to use sheetrock.js, a simple way to query, retrieve, and display data from Google Sheets.<p>Sheetrock js runs …

End grain through the planer: the safety

The Oral History of Lil Penny

Michael Jordan was easily the most popular basketball personality of the 1990s. But riding the G.O.A.T.’s coattails just might be a plastic puppet …

Michael Jordan

The Remote Freelancer

List of community-curated resources to find topical remote freelance & contract work for software developers, web designers, and more!<p>Now available …

Employment

AJAX Filter Posts By Tag

Info:<p>There is a newer version of this post, please use the new code examples: Filter WordPress posts by custom taxonomy term with AJAX and …

WordPress Security - 19+ Steps to Lock Down Your Site (2018)

When it comes to WordPress security, there are a lot of things you can do to lock down your site to prevent hackers and vulnerabilities from …

Information Security

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Can we stop bad-mouthing CSS in developer talks, please?

At almost every developer conference right now there will be a talk that features the following “funny GIF”:<br>Peter Griffin aka Family Guy trying to …

Accelerated Mobile Pages: AMP for WordPress Mobile Optimization

Surfing and browsing on the internet should be fast and easy. Webmasters are constantly trying to make this possible by...The post Accelerated Mobile …

On-Page SEO Guide

When looking to build a website, determining which CMS (content management system) you are going to use is a critical first step. Sure, you could …

20 Powerful Ways To Use Grep Command

Grep is a popular unix command line utility on unix operating systems. It stands for Global Regular Expression Print. Knowing grep command can help …

Use alpha and stencil for Blender hardsurface models with Substance Painter

jayanam writes:<p>I want to show in this video how to use Substance Painter to add a kind of ornament or decoration to a hardsurface model made with …

3D Modeling

8 Essential Tutorials for Adobe XD -- Create More with Storyblocks

It’s the most in-demand skill in Silicon Valley, so why not add a user experience (UX) program to the Adobe suite? Graphic designers are rapidly …

Vectr is an excellent free graphics app for beginners

After two years in the works, the team behind Vectr has finally launched its free cross-platform vector graphics app.<p>The tool lets you create scalable vector graphics using simple and easy-to-use tools; think of it a stripped-down version of Adobe Illustrator. As with other vector imaging apps, you …

Packers claim P Jacob Schum off waivers

The Green Bay Packers claimed P <b>Jacob Schum</b> off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and released P<p>Tim Masthay. The transactions were announced …

7 new browser-based tools for designers

Whether you work as an illustrator or graphic designer, web developer or 3D modeller, new design tools are being released all the time, many of them …

Sync Local And Remote Databases For Web Development - Lee Blue

I develop WordPress sites, themes, and plugins all the time and have been working on improving my workflow. I have configured our server using git …

The Search For The Holy Grail: How I Ended Up With Element Queries, And How You Can Use Them Today

For some time, we’ve run up against the <b>limits of what CSS can do</b>. Those who build responsive layouts will freely admit the frustrations and …

Web Development & Technology Resources

LATEST ARTICLES<p>SEO Steve Tavares - April 30, 2018<p>Every business requires a lead, and it is essential that you nurture that lead and get it converted …

20 Must See Examples Of jQuery Tutorials

ADVERTISEMENT<p>The talk of the town, the recent revolutionary bend in web designing world is jQuery. Not a surprise as jQuery has taken over the …

Course: The Complete Guide to Creating WordPress Widgets and Widget Areas

Over the years, we’ve written a <i>lot</i> about WordPress. At one time or another, we’ve covered most of the knowledge that we use as professional WordPress …

AngularJS vs. Ember.js: Which JavaScript Framework Is Best For You?

A lot has changed since the early days of the web when a website would make a single request to the server, which would respond with the entire …

JavaScript

eForm - WordPress Form Builder

Premium WordPress Form Builder Plugin<p>For complete form management solution, quizzes, surveys, data collection, payment / cost estimation and user …

Detechter

Professional Banana Decorator Says He'll Earn $100,000 This Year

Here's an inspiring tale of entrepreneurial spirit (or maybe maddening, depending on your perspective): A man who runs a banana-decorating business projects he'll earn $100,000 from his fruity endeavors this year.<p>Texas man Davonte Wilson sells his mail-order bananas, which come decorated with …

Breakfast

How to Send Emails in WordPress using SMTP (Step by Step)

Did you know that sometimes your WordPress contact forms may not be sending you an email? Are you missing form notifications in email? With a few …