I’m excited to announce that Themify has released another awesome theme – Themify Shoppe. Designed by Liam McKay and coded by Themify team, Shoppe works hand-in-hand with WooCommerce, making it the ultimate multi-purposed eCommerce theme. It features the popular drag and drop Themify Builder that can help you design and build your online store to your exact specifications. But if you’re on the go, the instant demo import will create your shop for you within minutes.
Email is your post powerful marketing channel when used well. Your visitor’s inbox is a perfect opportunity for you to capture attention, communicate important updates and invite readers back to your site for increased visibility. The stats on email marketing effectiveness say it all – top marketing specialists and service providers tell us that email marketing is 40% more effective than social media, results in more sales than any other channel and is the absolute most cost-effective marketing solution for small to medium business. In this post I’ll share the top 5 email marketing tips to help you increase engagement and get fast results.
There are hundreds of ways to create responsive navigation, limited only by your creativity and the boundaries of what CSS can accomplish. Good responsive navigation is a little harder – a responsive menu must become a mobile menu, adhering to the needs and rules of touch-driven devices. Mobile design is rapidly changing, and so the techniques also evolve. In this tutorial you’ll learn which qualities mobile-friendly responsive menus absolutely need nowadays and how you can solve some common problems.
Front-end development is quickly becoming more and more focused on efficiency – faster loading and rendering through selector choice and minimizing code. Pre-processors like Less and SCSS go a long way in doing some of the work for us, but there are plenty of ways to write minimal, quick CSS the native way. This guide covers 20 Pro CSS Tips to help you cut down on duplicate rules and overrides, standardize the flow of styling across your layouts and will help you create a personal starting framework that is not only efficient, but solves many common problems.
CSS Transitions and transforms work beautifully for creating visual interactions based on single state changes. To have more control over what happens and when, you can use the CSS animation property to create easy CSS animation using @keyframes. This technique has a wide range of design application and can be used to build dazzling pre-loaders, interactive interfaces, effects or full-scale storytelling. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to apply what you know about CSS transitions to quickly master animation, and how to use @keyframes for applying various style rules to your element at different intervals.
Recently, I walked you through how to create a simple landing page that used a couple different CSS animation techniques. “Animation” is a loose term, in web design usually referring to anything that involves movement. CSS transitions are one tool we are given to manipulate elements on state changes or mouse events, and when combines with transform, can resize, rotate, skew or flip elements to create a variety of interactions and effects. In this tutorial, you’ll learn a simple way to create CSS animation with transitions and transforms.