A Guide to Overriding Parent Theme Functions in Your Child Theme

If you’ve had any experience working with parent and child themes in WordPress, you’ll know that the template files in your child theme override those in your parent theme. So for example if your parent theme has a page.php file and you create a new one in your child theme, WordPress will use the one […]

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Nginx Guide: Essentials

The first part of this nginx article talked about the architecture and the main nginx configuration file. This article continues from there and talks about the nginx essentials: the modules that are needed and other advanced configuration techniques. Nginx Modules The real power of nginx lies in its modules. The entire stack can be imagined […]

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Using the JobScheduler API on Android Lollipop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the JobScheduler API available in Android Lollipop. The JobScheduler API allows developers to create jobs that execute in the background when certain conditions are met. Introduction When working with Android, there will be occasions where you will want to run a task at a later point […]

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4 simple ways to design killer call to action buttons

Call to action buttons that are easy to see and understand will make a huge difference to your client’s conversion rates. When designing these buttons, it’s imperative to consider a wide range of factors. Some of them include the color, contrast, button copy and even whether or not to include some directional cues right beside […]

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The future of responsive web design

It’s almost incomprehensible in 2015 to build a website that isn’t responsive. The technique has developed to the point that most designers no longer say, ‘responsive web design,’ we say, ‘web design,’ and mean exactly the same thing. Naturally, opinions differ on how to implement responsive techniques; many sites that claim to be responsive aren’t; […]

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50+ incredible freebies for web designers

The Web is packed with some of the most amazing, inspiring, and downright cool projects that you’ll ever see. And thanks to the fantastic web design community, many of them are completely free. Today we’re continuing our monthly roundup of the best resources for web designers. We’ve got fresh fonts, plugins, templates, tools, and all […]

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