Check out this plugin to clear the new file cache on WordPress 4.9. WP-Clear-File-Cache. Saves a lot of head scratching.
Teamviewer is one of the best and simplest ways to train someone to use WordPress or to provide support remotely. The client is just required to download the software allowing you to share their screen and easily run through the features of their new site. When used with Skype or Facetime it provides excellent virtual one-to-one training.
There’s a lot of useful and useless information on the web about coding HTML emails so when we find something that works across the board in Outlook, Outlook Mail, Gmail, Yahoo … it seems worth mentioning.
Visit Email on Acid to view the The Last Bulletproof Button You’ll Ever Need.
Nice article on Campaign Monitor examining subject lines for retail newsletters. Worth noting that research shows 28% of subscribers sign up for a company’s email list to stay informed, and another 27% subscribe to save money.
Click here to read more.
A handy A-Z of typographic terms all in one place.
Click here to read the full article.
I’m at loggerheads with a friend over this design – I’d move in tomorrow, she thinks it’s a red monstrosity. I love the modern meets traditional aspect of the house as a whole, she dismisses the entire concept as an impractical cargo ship box only suited to a California climate.
Judge for yourself: Hemnet Home
Google awarded patent for a voice search system that would assess users’ accents and predict their preferences for restaurants, places, and movies based off that accent.
Read the full story here: Quartz
Font Library is an open source project for tagging and organizing Google Fonts. You can browse by a variety of tags, including “friendly”, “small caps”, “whimsical”, “cute”, and more.
Visit the site: Font Library
Literalogue visual guide to the greats of literature by John O’Sullivan. Over 100 Literary Greats in a postcard box-set and print-series.
Three horizontal lines stacked on top of one another – yes it’s a menu and it also has a name – the Hamburger icon.
I read the BBC news article on the Hamburger icon with interest. It delves into the history behind it and also throws up some interesting stats:
- Adding the word “menu” underneath the three lines increases the button’s use by 7.2%.
- Putting the hamburger inside a box, so it looks like a button, increases use by 22.4%.
- Switching the lines for the word “menu” makes 20% more people click.
I’m now torn between adding the word ‘menu’ to my burgers or leaving it as a design choice. On my portfolio site it’s a design feature not a visual aid and when routinely building Bootstrap sites I actively remove the background so it doesn’t look like a button – maybe need to rethink that one.
You can read the full article here: Hamburger icon: How these three lines mystify most people.