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3 Reasons Why Good Typography is Vital to Great Web Design (Plus 3 Important Tips)

We have all heard this cliché: “A picture is worth a thousand words”, but is it always true in the world of web design?

Many designers are visually-minded people, and it does of course make sense to have a good eye for color, form and proportion in this line of work. Although the rules of typography are taught in design schools, these principles often take second place when planning the psychological impact of a web-design. The focus is on the overall visual effect, and typography is sometimes added as an afterthought.

This is an oversight that could have a negative impact on the effectiveness of your work. With that in mind, in this post I am going to share three reasons why good typography is vital to great web design, and give you three tips for making the most of the power of typography.

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How to build a WordPress Post Pagination without plugin

WordPress only comes bundled with the “next page” and “previous page” links to navigate between different blog overview pages. If you happen to have a blog with a lot of posts or simply want to offer a better user experience I would recommend to remove those links and replace them with a pagination like most people (including me) are using in their templates. – Read more –

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Create simple tooltips with CSS and jQuery – Part 1


CSS tooltips
are very popular in modern web design and contrary to popular belief it is really easy to create them, especially with one of the all so popular javascript frameworks.

Before I started to delve deeper into this topic, I thought you have to use at least a plugin, but to get some basic tooltips all you need are about 10 lines of CSS and jQuery Code.

This Tutorial will teach you how to create such tooltips with some basic CSS and jQuery. – Read more –