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Companies always strive to optimize their conversion rate – this is an important and widely used strategy. They run hundreds of tests and experiments per year to optimize customer experience. And they mostly do it through AB testing or split testing. But the problem with split testing is that it's just not that efficient. Companies have been limited to this type of testing for decades. But these tests rarely produce any positive results and companies don't have the resources or the traffic to run the required number of tests to really get the results they need. It's still an important … Continue reading →Visit us at InstantShift.com
Even today, there are still many people that want to print out the entire internet. This can have many reasons. Maybe a team seeks to discuss an article’s content in a meeting. Or maybe somebody wants to read your article somewhere where they don’t have an internet connection. To satisfy these people, each website requires a CSS file for printing. Even today, many people print plenty of articles to read them offline. If you don’t want to lose readers, you should provide options for these visitors. However, there are two hazards on the way to printing. First: today, there are barely any WordPress themes that come with a print stylesheet. The theme developers don’t put an effort in that, even though, for me, developing a print CSS is common courtesy. Second: as no print stylesheet is available, the ultimate consumer that uses the theme doesn’t have access to a print button. Thus, in this article, I’ll show you how to create a print CSS, how it should be integrated into the theme, and how to create a print button. Creating the Optimal Print Stylesheet First, create an empty CSS file with a pure text or HTML editor. Name it print.css. […]
Apple announced new changes to the App Store that will resolve a class-action lawsuit from US developers. The agreement clarifies that developers can share purchase options with users outside of their iOS app; expands the price points developers can offer for subscriptions, in-app purchases, and paid apps; and establishes a new fund to assist qualifying … continue reading The post SD Times news digest: Apple resolves class-action suit from US developers regarding App Store, Qt Creator 5.0 released, Phoenix Framework 1.6.0 first release candidate appeared first on SD Times.
This week, Access All Areas members have a new premium resource to download for Adobe Illustrator. These brilliant Wood Grain Brushes by The Artifex Forge help you add depth and texture to your illustrations with realistic wooden effects. They can be applied directly to vector paths or painted with Illustrator’s brush tool, so the colour […] The post Wood Grain Illustrator Brushes for Access All Areas Members appeared first on Spoon Graphics.
Working on your branding, social media posts, or any sort of marketing effort? You probably need a good font that fits your budget. Here's a selection of 100% free and public domain fonts you can use for both personal and commercial needs. Public domain fonts, or open typographies, are all the fonts that are not...
There are still many applications running older versions of Laravel. Whether the upgrade process became too daunting or trapped by an LTS version, I'd estimate 40% of Laravel applications are at least two versions old. It's easy to think about these old applications with a negative connotation. How...
Over the last 40 years or so, it seems that society has become fascinated by the art hacking. Of course, the nefarious kind is always of concern when it comes... The post Code as an Ode to Hackers appeared first on Speckyboy Web Design Magazine.
For the last ten years, I have been a part of projects which I would classify as "application modernization initiatives." The goal of such endeavors is to replace a legacy application or service using more recent (and often more supportable) frameworks, design patterns, and languages. In every one of those cases, at least two of the following three lessons have proven true:
Welcome back to the second part of this tutorial on Gravit Designer. In the first part we took a general look at Gravit and set everything up, created the background image in the weather app and the status bar, and then started to make the initial elements of the design's content. Let's continue where we left off. Having created the main text layers of the content area in part one of this tutorial, let's continue with the weather conditions for the different times of day.The post An Introduction To Gravit Designer: Designing A Weather App (Part 2) appeared first on Smashing Magazine.
Whether you're designing a unique website background, a poster, sketch, or creating an artistic photo composition, using a watercolor Photoshop action can make your design stand out from the crowd. A watercolor effect it's not an easy effect to master when created from scratch. It takes a lot of work, time, and skill to achieve […]
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