Design principles: Things to consider in flat web design

The trend of flat web design has emerged in the last few years. In no time, this combination of exotic typography and bright colors with unique flat interfaces has exploded in popularity. As a brilliant design concept, flat web design puts its focus on the content, emphasizing usability. It leverages user-friendly features like open space, bright colors, clean interface and 2D illustrations. The credit behind…

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How to launch editorial music WordPress sites with MH Magazine

Continuing our recent showcase of the huge variety of niches MH Magazine can be used for, today we’d like to show you how to use our popular MH Magazine WordPress theme to build your very own music website for a band, venue or music online magazine. So whether you’re looking to launch a music online magazine, a website to promote your own band, or to…

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How to hire a good and capable web development team

Whether you’re a small business owner or a large corporation, there is no doubt that your website is one of your biggest assets. An attractive and appealing website that also provides all the necessary functionality can have a huge impact on the success of your business in the long run. As such, it’s best to hire a web development team that will bring your vision…

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Admin UI WordPress plugins to improve website administration

Administering WordPress websites has been made relatively easy for webmasters in recent years. Quite a wide-range of dashboard improvements have been made to many of the administrative elements we regularly make use of. With several released updates throughout 2016 alone. Even with all of these enhancements being made to the WordPress landscape, administering a website is not always as straight-forward as you may like and…

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Why you might want to reconsider buying WordPress themes from huge marketplace stores

This time of year in particular, consumers are overwhelmed by people from all walks of life skipping the big chain stores for local shops and retailers. But as it turns out, the buy small movement isn’t just for books, furniture, and assorted knick-knacks. It’s also for WordPress. Except in case of WordPress themes, the big bad chain store in the analogy isn’t Walmart or Amazon…

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5 Reasons for self-hosting your WordPress website or blog

When you’re just starting out running your first personal blog or website, many of the big questions get left unanswered; unresolved. One of the big questions for bloggers is, where to host my WordPress blog? Self-hosting or (free) hosting at WordPress.com? Technically, there are hundreds of free hosting solutions out there, but you rarely see people advise for a free option. Going self-hosted with your…

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Introduction to Markdown in WordPress

There is a WordPress feature that may be largely unfamiliar to many WordPress users. The use of Markdown within WordPress content allows simpler implementation of basic HTML elements. Essentially it’s a shortcut that allows you to quickly and easily add things such as lists, paragraphs, headings, links, images, and stylistic elements into your content on posts and pages. This allows you to focus on the…

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A look at the WordPress Mobile App

Given the nature of life and technology these days, it’s no surprise that mobile is grabbing more and more of the tech spotlight. From last year’s mobilegeddon – Google’s search emphasis on mobile-friendliness and responsive design – to the increasing reliance on mobile devices for content consumption, the mobile boom is no longer a fad but just the way we do things. That’s great for…

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WordPress: How it began and where the popular CMS is going next

As WordPress users and busy website owners/bloggers, we can focus hard on the immediate picture – the current blog post, today’s administrative task – and lose sight of just how far WordPress has come throughout the last years. A cross-platform content management system built in PHP is all well and good as far as a definition goes, but it hardly tells the whole story. Neither…

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Educate yourself: How to reach the next WordPress level

No matter where you are on the WordPress learning curve, from absolute WordPress beginner to budding developer, there’s always something else to discover. And these days, it can be a challenge to figure out what resources are your best bets when you want to learn more about WordPress. Sure, there are plenty of results when you search for how to perform specific tasks – how…

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