Color Information

When working with colors on your website palette, do you know the difference between shade, tint and tone? A shade is obtained by adding black to the original color, which reduces its lightness. A tint is obtained by adding white to the original color, which increases its lightness. A tone is obtained by adding gray to the original color.

The 10 Best WordPress Themes for Sporting Clubs and Organizations

Here’s another excellent article by WordPress Content guru, Raelene Morey. Raelene highlights 10 of the best WordPress themes designed especially for sports clubs and leagues. Each theme offers a modern design and many include features like fixtures lists and scoreboards, team and player profiles, and WooCommerce integration. Source: 10 Best WordPress Themes for Sporting Clubs and Organizations – Envato

Criteria for a Good Font in 2018?

I believe that color and a well-chosen font are the two most important elements to good website design. One of my favorite fonts is Brandon Grotesque, but I’m beginning to see how it could be a poor choice at times. Here’s an article on what makes a good font: What Makes a Good Font in 2018? – Envato

Back in 15 Minutes: The Best Way Close Down Your Site for a Day

Whether you need to perform site maintenance, close for the day for religious practices, or you just want to take a vacation, there are times when you might need to temporarily shut down your site. We consider three simple options available to ensure your site’s search presence isn’t affected by doing so. Source: Back in 15 Minutes: Best Practices for … Read More

Master These Amazing New Skills in April 2018

As I press on with mastering WordPress, I am astonished at how much there is still to learn.  Here’s a great article about new skills to learn in 2018. Via Master These Awesome New Skills in April 2018 “So here’s a roundup of some great courses and tutorials on graphic design, web design, coding, photography, and business. Many of these … Read More

Explain the Difference Between a Web Designer and Web Developer?

Almost everywhere you look someone is talking about or calling themselves either a web designer or web developer. But what does it all really mean? Designmodo writes: “A Web Designer uses graphics and graphic design software (think Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) to create a look for the web. This design is then married with coding to bring it to … Read More

What Makes Web Design Important?

It can be hard to understand exactly why businesses pay so much for web design work. After all, as long as you have a functional website, it can’t matter that much what it looks like, right? Unfortunately, this simply isn’t the case. Web Design is one of the most important aspects of your online presence. This doesn’t necessarily mean you … Read More

24 Essential WordPress Plugins and Tools for Business Sites

Via WPBeginner: Many of our users are business owners who often ask us for plugin suggestions. Having the right set of tools can help you take your business to the next level. In this article, we will share essential WordPress plugins for business websites in 2018. Our experts handpicked 24 must have WordPress plugins and tools for business websites. Source: … Read More