Typography Inspriation


Typespiration.com Loving this site to help you choose which fonts to use on your site. It shows which web-safe fonts look great together, gives ready to use CSS codes, and even suggests different color schemes. The site is small now, but I’m hoping to see it grow.

Create Widget Area Above Footer Widgets in Genesis


Recently, I had a client who needed a full width widget area above the footer widgets that showed up on every page. You probably know that Genesis themes make it super easy to add those 3 footer widgets by simply adding this code to your functions.php file: //* Add support for 3-column footer widgets add_theme_support(…
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Review: Aeris Creative Parallax WordPress Theme

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Recently I had the opportunity to work with the Aeris theme. Here’s what I found. COST: $48 The cost is $48 on ThemeForest, but the theme comes with the WPBakery Visual Composer plugin (which sells for $33 on it’s own) and the the Revolution Slider plugin (which costs $18). So, considering that buying these separately…
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Font Inspriation


In my new venture to learn more about web design (as opposed to development), I’ve recently been looking into typography and came across this excellent article full of real life inspiration. http://designinstruct.com/inspiration-web-design/google-fonts-examples/ The article features only free Google Fonts, which I love. The article not only shows you design examples but also gives you the…
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Fun Looks for Google Fonts


I already love Google Fonts, but we I recently learned you can add effects to them through Google’s own API – how great is that?? I don’t recommend using all these effects, but have fun trying a few: See the full list of effects and find out more here: https://developers.google.com/fonts/docs/getting_started#Effects To use them with your…
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Going Responsive: To Customize Your Current Template or Use a New Theme?


Recently Google has given me a brand new job. And by that, I don’t mean I actually got a job at Google. (I wish, right?) I mean Google’s new algorithm is keeping me busy converting old WordPress themes to a responsive design. On April 21, 2015, Google started giving preference in mobile results to those…
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