11 of the Best WordPress Plugins for Taking Control of Visual Content

You’ve heard this argument before: WordPress websites that contain more visual content (that’s well-executed, of course) perform better. Specifically, research shows that articles that use images end up with 94% more views than articles that don’t. There was also a case study from EyeView that showed that landing pages with video receive over 30% more […] View original post at …

How to Create a Web Design Style Guide

Designing a website can be a challenging process. Finding inspiration for a design that is both aesthetically pleasing and also functional isn’t always straightforward. Maintaining a consistent style across various web properties and pages can make things even more difficult. It is especially true after the launch of a site, when there may be multiple […] View original post at …

13 Scary Websites from TV and Movies that Need to Die

The average adult watches approximately four-and-a-half hours of TV every single day. This includes both live and DVR’ed content. Then there are online streaming services like Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Netflix to think about. Netflix alone clocks about 125 million hours of streaming video each day. Needless to say, when your audience doesn’t have their […] View original post at …

Automattic to Host a Free, Remote Conference on Design and Exclusion on April 21

Automattic is hosting a free, remote conference called Design and Exclusion on April 21. The event will bring together design and technology experts who will discuss solutions for the ways that digital products and services exclude people. Lead organizer Ashleigh Axios, Design Exponent at Automattic, said inspiration for the event came from the exclusion that is everywhere in the industry. …

17 WordPress, Design and Development Email Newsletters You Want in Your Inbox

I read a lot of email newsletters. So many, in fact, that I’m resigned to the fact I’ll never reach inbox zero, and I’m totally fine with that. Why? Because newsletters are awesome, they really are, and I sign up for new ones all the time. I can’t get enough of them. What’s not to like about a curated collection …