What’s new and exciting in WordPress 4.1

What’s new and exciting in WordPress 4.1

The upcoming WordPress 4.1 release is going to pass the release candidate mark, so we now have an opportunity to look closer at the forthcoming features. Those features vary from the introduction of new UI elements, and modes in the dashboard, to  the query API and performance enhancements — there’s something for everyone to get excited […]

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Addictive online game gives you a whole new perspective on Earth

Addictive online game gives you a whole new perspective on Earth

Ever wondered what the world looks like from above? The team at Quartz have, and they found themselves surprised. So surprised in fact that they’ve created an addictive game using satellite imagery and asked you to identify places from a bird’s eye view. It’s unexpectedly hard! Of course most people will recognize Manhattan’s outline, but do you know what […]

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Is The Grid a better web designer than you?

Is The Grid a better web designer than you?

Unless you’ve developed the enviable skill of ignoring adverts on Twitter, you can’t have failed to notice The Grid, a new service promising “AI websites that design themselves.” The Grid “is not another do-it-yourself website builder,” the difference according their site, is that The Grid boasts an advanced AI (artificial intelligence) that can build custom solutions […]

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The best free WordPress plugins for December 2014

The best free WordPress plugins for December 2014

If this is the season of giving, then we’re in luck. The WordPress community has been giving us free plugins aplenty. Why wait for the end of December when you can have your presents now?   Quote Tweet Provide your users with an easy way to tweet any part of your article with Quote Tweet. […]

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Comics of the week #263

Comics of the week #263

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]

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Rose window in Notre Dame cathedral

Geometric Design: The Basics

What You’ll Be Creating In earlier civilizations, science (math in particular), religion, and art were not separate. We don’t even have a word for the broad and fluid field they formed together, but we can get a feel for it by gazing at any of the many astounding works of geometric art which have survived […]

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