The number of fonts designed to be used as icons, symbols and glyphs increases day by day. Using icon fonts you’re replacing raster images into vector ones. That means that you can easily resize your icon fonts without worrying about quality loss. Icon fonts is a flexible solution for adding icons to your website. Along with the size you may change color and effects of the icons without having redraw the whole image.
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You’ve likely heard the advice to add visual content to your blogposts whenever possible. Visual content is more than 40 times more likely to get shared on social media. So I added images to blogposts. And I learned there’s quite a bit more to it than that. Adding images to blogposts is a great start. You’re likely to see increases in social sharing and time on page. Images just make everything more readable and shareable. Adding images also brings with it another checklist of things to look for as you’re optimizing and adding – a checklist I’m afraid to say I missed out on for a long time with adding images to the Buffer blog. I’m happy to share with you all the things I did wrong with blog images over the past few months and tell you how I’ve learned from my mistakes and what I’ve changed since.
Sometimes it just easier to work with a theme that has loads of custom options for making a website look exactly how you want it, especially if you have clients who aren’t tech-savvy. It’s just as important to have many styling options as it is to have the option of viewing your site from any device. That’s where these themes come in. The themes below have tons of theme customizations (sometimes even hundreds!), and they are fully responsive, too. You won’t have to worry about messy looking settings pages either. If these themes had artificial intelligence, they wouldn’t even know the meaning of “messy.” So here we go, 10 eye-catching themes that you can customize to your heart’s content. Oh yeah, and they’re all free!
No doubt you spend a lot of time and money on your website. You’re happy with the end result, and rightfully so; it’s easy to see why most people opt for extra security measures to protect what they have worked hard to create. Finding a reliable security plugin sounds easy in practice, yet it can be a difficult task. After all, you’re leaving your peace of mind and security in someone else’s hands so it’s important you take the time to test what’s available and ensure it suits your site and skill level. iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) is one of the top ranked WordPress security plugins. There are many faithful supporters, but how well does it really work to protect your site, and your users? I’ve compiled this review to help you find out, and to help you decide whether or not iThemes Security is right for you.
Is your site mobile-aware? Is it truly responsive? If it’s not, according to eMarketer, there are expected to be more than 1.75 billion smartphone users this year. By 2017 global mobile phone penetration will rise to 69.4% of the population. I know: You’ve heard the chants before; the internet is everywhere; next year the internet
Have you ever thought over the question: What makes someone choose your content over a competing article on the same subject? The answer is simple. If you want to be competitive in the world of content marketing, you need to understand exactly what the reader wants. You must meet those needs in an attractive, enjoyable way. Then, you need to put that content directly in front of the readers. The content marketing process can be time consuming and difficult to implement. That’s why using the right tools is essential. Fortunately, today there are plenty of apps and tools that can guide you through the whole process, from content discovery and distribution to making your writing and marketing stages easier and more effective.
In this tutorial, you will learn the simplest technique for achieving responsive images. There are many responsive image techniques, and they vary in complexity and level of browser support. An example of a complicated way of implementing responsive images is using the srcset attribute, which requires multiple images, more markup, and the reliance on a new HTML attribute that’s not well-supported outside of modern browsers. In contrast, the method covered in this tutorial is simple and relies only on the CSS width and height properties, which means the method will work on virtually all browsers and devices. It will, however, require that the web design’s layout is a fluid/responsive layout. You’ll get to see several variations of the responsive image technique discussed in this tutorial, but the foundational concept is the same…
The central message of 2014 for digital marketers couldn’t be much clearer: give customers the information they need on whatever devices they’re using. That theme surfaced again Tuesday in a CMSWire webinar sponsored by Ektron, "Website Redesign: Strategy First, Tactics Second." Two Ektron executives, CEO Bill Rogers and CMO Lou Jordano, provided a roadmap they said will help marketers attract more business from different types of customers. You can watch the webinar here or at the end of this story. "It’s tactics that win marketing battles, but strategy that wins wars," said Jordano, who led the first part of the presentation.
Here we go with a new collection of fresh, new and useful WordPress themes, all of them are free and ready to use, additionally we have curated some nice WordPress plugins you can easily integrate with your current WP environment.
The WordPress Themes Repository is chock-full of all kinds of themes, but sorting through them can be a time-consuming task. Fortunately, we’ve done all the hard work for you.