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HTML Snippets
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Hyper Useful, Ready To Use HTML Snippets

HTML is super easy to write, but when creating webpages you often need to do the same repetitive tasks, such as creating forms. In this user guide, I have compiled

FFmpeg Commands
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19 FFmpeg Commands For All Needs

FFmpeg is a multiplatform, open-source library to record, convert and stream video and audio files. Created in 2000, it is a powerful command-line tool that runs on Linux, Windows and

CSS Tricks
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Advanced CSS Tricks and Techniques

As time goes by, CSS is becoming more and more powerful and nowadays it offers lots of possibilities to create visually stunning websites. This article is a compilation of fresh,

HTML5 Audio Tag
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Mastering The HTML <audio> Tag

Introduced with HTML5, the <audio> tag defines a sound and is used to embed audio content such as music or other streams in HTML documents. As of 2019, <audio> is

CSS Animations
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CSS Transitions – Tutorial and Examples

Since the release of the CSS3 specification, transitions are allowing web designers and front-end web developers to create stunning CSS animations in pure CSS, without using JavaScript. This quick CSS

Responsive Design
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Making a Website Responsive in 3 Easy Steps

Today, a website must not look good only on a desktop screen, but also on tablets and smartphones. A website is responsive if it is able to adapt to the

PHP Cache
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How to Create a Simple and Efficient PHP Cache

When working on PHP websites made from scratch and without a framework, speed can often be an issue. Caching is extremely useful in order to speed up PHP webpages. In

Programming Blogs
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Top Programming Blogs to Improve Your Skills

It’s important to follow trends in your field to ensure you’re staying current on standards and protocols and perhaps more so in the field of coding. Programmers of all specialties

PHP Regex for Developers
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PHP Regex for Web Developers

Regular expressions are a very useful tool for developers. They allow to find, identify or replace a word, character or any kind of string. This tutorial will teach you how

HTML/CSS Progress Bar
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How to Create a CSS Progress Bar

The newest additions to both the HTML and CSS specifications allow web developers to craft beautiful and user-friendly components. Amongst those components, progress/loading bars can contribute to making your website

Best Adobe Lightroom Presets
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Best Adobe Lightroom Presets – Free & Paid

If you are a professional photographer, you must constantly be looking for ways to make your photographs appear trendy and polished. Using lightroom presets is one of the easiest ways to enhance the quality of your photographs and make them look professional instantly.

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PHP: How to Add Expire Headers for External Scripts

Every website is using external JavaScript files. They are required for example when using Google Analytics, or an ad provider like BuySellAds. In order to leverage browser caching and optimize

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How to Manage a Successful Web Design Business

Owning a web design business gives you the freedom to create your schedule and work with clients who spark your creativity. However, there is also a lot of competition out there, and making a web design biz successful takes a lot of effort and knowledge.

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Visual Composer Review and Discount Code

Since a few years, drag and drop builders have attracted significant attention in the world of WordPress website development. Amongst them, Visual Composer is one of the most popular plugins

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5 ways how implementing marketing information will lead to an increase in sales

Finding people “out there” to buy your service or product is a crucial part of any sales process. It may be challenging for some people, but if your ultimate goal is to increase your sales, then it’s imperative to figure out what strategies are going to be effective for your particular customer.

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How to build an online store: 9 easy steps to start selling online

To say that online shopping is on the rise is like pushing an open door. It is obvious that in the digital age, customers simply continue shopping from dusk till dawn. They want to be able to go to their favorite store at any time of the day, via all possible channels. However, how is it be possible to enter the digital world? How is it possible to put your business online? Or how can you launch a virtual shop? Here are the 9 steps to stay up to date.

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5 editing and writing services to refine your WordPress content

Write the text quickly, without errors and from the first time to arrange it correctly – sounds like a fantasy. It is recommended to read the writing the next day, but deadlines are merciless. Often we have no choice but to release the finished text right now.

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Tools to increase the performance of your website

Nowadays, it seems as if nearly every business, individual and brand has a website. There are well over 1.5 billion websites so far, so that isn’t too far from the truth. Sure, many of those aren’t active anymore, but that number is still staggering. Every niche and topic has likely been covered by dozens, hundreds or even thousands of different sites.

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What could a 360 degree image do for my website?

Any type of visual content performs better than text alone, and it seems there is always something new to add to your marketing repertoire. While 360-degree images have been around for a while, they’ve become more popular in the last few years with social media sites adding the capability to add 360’s to any number of campaigns.

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Simple ways to secure your WordPress website in 2019

Over the years, WordPress has become one of the most preferred platforms for businesses and bloggers. This means there has been an increase in the number of WordPress users. As a result, more and more hackers are targeting vulnerable websites. Often, hackers create chaos, steal client financial information, access your email contact list and send spam emails to your clients. When clients respond to such emails, their credit card and other confidential information are compromised. Therefore, when running a WordPress website, it is vital that you secure it.

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How to get your online business noticed

Running your own online business is a fantastic idea and something many people dream of doing one day. It allows you to become your own boss and enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own work hours and, if you’re successful, who you get to hire and fire.

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Web design trends for 2019

The web design industry is dynamic and complicated. It combines a lot of areas of knowledge which affect how a target audience treats web sources. If you want your website to look modern, you should take its design into account. That is not about visual side only, but also about the usability.

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New to Node.js – where to start?

Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform JavaScript run-time environment that executes JavaScript code server-side. Trusted by many big names on the Internet, Node.js popularity is growing exponentially. In order to get you started with this fascinating tool, here is a list of the most useful tutorials on the subject.

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WZone – WordPress plugin review

Since the Internet is around, affiliate marketing has always been one of the most efficient ways to make money online by promoting third-party products. Today, let’s take a look at WooCommerce Amazon Affiliates, a WordPress plugin designed to help you make money online using the Amazon affiliate program.

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Exemple: WordPress AJAX forms using wp_nonce_field

When creating a WordPress theme or plugin, AJAX is often used in order to enhance the user experience. In order to ensure security and protect your site against several types of attacks including CSRF, WordPress provides security tokens called nonces. In this article, I’ll show you how to use nonces to protect AJAX requests on a WordPress site.

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Ecommerce strategies for setting prices

Taking the time to explore e-commerce strategies for setting prices ahead of time will help your store find the sweet spot where you’re charging customers enough to stay competitive, but not so much they abandon their shopping carts and head elsewhere.

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10 useful text formatting tools for web developers and online publishers

As a web developer or online publisher, you have to deal with poorly formatted text files on a daily basis. So how to survive in this jungle of HTML written on Word files, messy PHP source code and minified CSS? This article showcases the current most interesting online formatting tools in order to make your editing faster, easier and more efficient.

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5 Python scripts to optimize your website SEO

Python is not only an amazing programming language, it’s also very helpful when it comes to developing tools for SEO. In this article, I have compiled 5 of the best Python scripts to optimize your website SEO: Check broken links and indexed URLs, grab data from Mozscape, and more.

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jQuery and Ajax – Ready to use code snippets for every day

The term AJAX was coined twelve years ago to describe a method of retrieving data from a server without requiring a page refresh. Amongst many other amazing features, jQuery is known for making the whole AJAX process way simpler. In this article, I have compiled ready-to-use code snippets for everyday needs: sending data with the GET and POST method, retrieving text or Json from remote pages, and more.

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Umbrella JS: A tiny yet powerful alternative to jQuery

jQuery has been by far the most popular JavaScript library for the last 5 years. It’s powerful, easy to use, and widespread. However, the latest jQuery release is 250kb. Since website speed is extremely important, what about giving a try to Umbrella JS, which is only 4kb? Let’s have a look at this new and promising JavaScript library.

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Super useful WooCommerce code snippets

Since over 5 years, WooCommerce is recognized as the most powerful and easy to use e-commerce plugin for WordPress. In this article, I have compiled my all time favorite hacks and code snippets to extend WooCommerce possibilities.

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Stunning examples of CSS loaders

Using modern CSS techniques, it has never been easier to create any kind of a loader/spinner. This article showcases over 40 different techniques and styles.

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Vim cheat sheet

Since the 1970’s, Vi and Vim are popular amongst developers and are present on most UNIX-based servers. Those free and open source modal text editors can be a bit hard to use at first, but they are extremely powerful. Here is a list of over 130 commands to supercharge your coding with Vi/Vim.

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JavaScript without jQuery: Tips and practical examples

jQuery is extremely popular amongst front-end developers and is the preferred JavaScript framework of most coders. But even if jQuery can simplify your JS development and add a lot of possibilities, there’s cases where you can’t use jQuery. Here is tips and practical examples about how to do things you usually done with jQuery without using the popular framework.

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10 PHP functions and code snippets to work with dates

Dates are always an important part of any website or app, but they can be a little tricky to deal with, especially for beginners. Here is a list of a few PHP functions and code snippets that will definitely come in handy when dealing with dates.

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Tutorial: Create a fixed announcement bar for your website

Many websites are showing a fixed message bar at the bottom of the page in order to display an announcement, promotional offers or an important article recently published. Here is a super easy tutorial for doing so on your website.

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InMotion Hosting review and giveaway

Web hosting is a very important aspect of owning a website, as you need a reliable, fast and secure host. But there’s hundreds of companies providing hosting. Today, let’s have

Awesome tutorials to master CodeIgniter

CodeIgniter is an open source rapid development web application framework, for use in building dynamic web sites with PHP. In today’s article, I have compiled 10 very useful tutorials to learn to do almost everything with this powerful PHP framework.

Vim Commands
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130+ Essential Vim Commands

Since the 70’s, vi and vim are very popular text editors among programmers. 5 years ago, I wrote an article named “100 vim commands every programmer should know” and here is a reworked, updated version. Enjoy!

10 awesome PHP functions and snippets

Every web developer should keep useful code snippets in a personal library for future reference. Today, I’m showing you the 10 most useful snippets and functions I have added to my snippet library from the past 3 months.

10 awesome HTML5 audio players

Among other great features, the new HTML5 specification allow native audio streaming. In this article, I have compiled the 10 most awesome HTML5 audio players available today.

Amazing things to do with PHP and cURL

cURL, and its PHP extension libcURL, are very useful tools for tasks like simulating a web browser, submit forms or login to a web service. In this article, I’m going to show you some amazing things that you can do using PHP and cURL.

Awesome tutorials to master responsive web design

In a few month, responsive web design has become a very important part of designing and developping a website. Due to the rise of mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones and other smart phones, your website must be easy to read and use in multiple resolution. In this post, I have compiled those awesome tutorials that will help you to master responsive web design.

7 new techniques every web developer should know

Web developers always have to update their knowledges and learn new technologies if they want to stay tuned with today’s coding. Today, I’m going to show you 7 recent web development techniques that you should definitely learn, or improve if you already know them.

Top 10 best practices for front-end web developers

Front-end web developent can seem to be easy at first, but producing a clean, semantic, and cross-browser code is definitely a hard job. In this article, I have compiled the top 10 best practices that have been useful to me in the past 3 years.

10+ useful online code editors

As a developer, your main tool is obviously those that will allow you to turn your ideas into code: A text editor. As time go by, more online text editors are created that can help you code from any computer with internet access. In this article, let’s have a look at 10+ useful online
code editors.

10 awesome things to do with cURL

cURL, and its PHP extension libcURL, are tools which can be used to simulate a web browser. In fact, it can for example, submit forms. In this article, I’m going to show you 10 incredible things that you can do using PHP and cURL.

3 ways to compress CSS files using PHP

When you’re using a sophisticated design, CSS files can quickly become very long, and takes time to load. I have compiled 3 interresting ways of compressing CSS files by using PHP.

Top 10 Javascript slideshows, carousels and sliders

When you’re looking for a very eye-candy way to display your content, slideshows are always a good choice. Here’s our selection of 10 cross-platform, absolutely stunning slideshows, carousels and sliders, based on Mootools, JQuery, Yahoo! User Interface, and Script.aculo.us.

Top 10 CSS buttons tutorial list

That’s obvious: Buttons are a very important part of a website: They’re the most common way your visitors can trigger an action and interact with your website. Sadly, even theses days many web pages still displays ugly buttons. Here’s our “Top Ten” CSS buttons tutorial list, for giving your buttons, submits and links the beauty they deserve.

How to: Breadcrumb function for WordPress

Unfortunely, Wordpress doesn’t have a default function to display a breadcrumb. We’ll see how to create this navigation technique, and display it on our posts, pages and categories archives.

Python: 50 modules for all needs

One thing I really love with the Python programming language is its incredible extensibility. Here’s a list of 50 awesome modules for Python, covering almost all needs: Databases, GUIs, Images, Sound, OS interaction, Web, and more.