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  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Vintage Bloody Text Effect Wallpaper Design in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Create a blood-soaked text effect wallpaper design inspired by American Horror Story, using some textures, brushes, and adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
  • Code
    Building a Social Profile Widget: Get Your Follower CountBuilding a social profile widget feature
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    Recently, a feature that's becoming more and more common with a lot of websites the social media profile widget. The widget consists of icons and text that link to a number of social network profiles to which the website is associated. Some of these widget also the number of followers on of each social network. There are a lot of free and premium social profile widget plugins available for WordPress that one can use in linking to his/her personal or website social network's profiles. In this two-part series, I will show us how to get the count of Facebook page Likes, Twitter and Google+ followers how to build a Social Profile WordPress widget.Read More…
  • Code
    Integrating CloudFlare With WordPressCloudflare1
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    CloudFlare is one of the leading CDNs on the web right now. It has strategically located servers all across the globe that reduce the load times of your website by serving static files like images, videos, CSS and JavaScript from the data centers located closest to the website visitors. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate CloudFlare with your WordPress site.Read More…
  • Code
    Distributing iOS Apps With iTunes ConnectItunesconnect preview image
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    Once you've developed your iOS or OS X app, it's time to submit it to Apple for release in the App Store. This process is done through iTunes Connect, which is the portal connecting developers to the world. In this tutorial, you'll learn exactly how to distribute your apps from Xcode to the App Store using iTunes Connect.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Bat Icon in Adobe Illustrator Using Just Simple Ellipse Shapes400
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    Do you want to became an icon designer? Let's create an easy and clear bat icon using just one shape—an ellipse!Read More…
  • Web Design
    How to Demo an iOS Prototype in KeynoteMap
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    Modeling an up-and-coming app can be a very difficult task if you’re unfamiliar with professional animation software and techniques. Fortunately, Keynote delivers a very effective animation toolkit which isn’t too difficult to use. In this tutorial I will demonstrate how to use Keynote to prototype iOS UI animations. Read More…
  • Code
    Creating Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes: Save and RetrieveMaintainable meta boxes
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    In this article, we're going to continue our work by saving the information to the database, retrieving the information, and displaying it on the front-end. Along the way, we'll also look at some of the built-in WordPress API functions designed to help make this a bit easier for us as well as some tips for double-checking our work in the database to verify our information is being saved exactly as we expect.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Essential Makeup Tips for Every Portrait PhotographerTuts makeup preview
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    Makeup applied well can correct most skin imperfections, saving time in retouching portraits after the shoot. Having a makeup artist on set is ideal, but when that’s not possible, you can use a few basic techniques yourself. This tutorial will show you how.Read More…
  • Code
    Settings and Controls for a Color Scheme in the Theme CustomizerTheme customizer color scheme preview
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    The theme customizer is a great tool to allow your users more freedom to tweak a theme without having to edit the code. But if you want to let your users change the colors of their site, things can get complicated. Adding a control for every single element they can change will make things cumbersome and users may end up with a site which looks like a garish mess. Instead of adding lots of controls for all of the elements you want users to be able to change, you can simply create a color scheme, allowing users to select a few colors and then applying those to a range of elements in the theme.Read More…
  • Code
    Real User Monitoring with New Relic BrowserRum preview
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    The only monitoring product that gives you full visibility into the complete web page lifecycle of your actual users in modern browser-side applications.Read More…
  • Web Design
    How to Implement Cross-Browser SVG SpritesSvg sprite thumb
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    In this tutorial I’m going to demonstrate a basic implementation of some SVG icons, how to provide a fallback, and how to turn them into an SVG sprite.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Your Own Terrifying Monster Rabbit in Adobe Illustrator Were bunny preview
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    Orifice was once the sole companion of a young girl with just a little too much time on her hands, and a few too many books of varying subjects at her disposal. One fateful evening, she came across her beloved pet, torn and twisted from a vicious animal attack. Unable to accept her fuzzy, woodland creature's demise, she quickly got to tinkering and unearthed a new and improved version. In this tutorial, we will "retrace" her steps and recreate Orifice as a monster of epic proportions. Read More…