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Super Borders Tutorial on Angular and Non-Standard Borders — Part 2

Web design trends of recent continue to push the boundaries on the status quo of rectangular layouts. One way this manifests is in the border between two sections of a webpage. Often the borders are angled, sometimes curved, but visually interesting for sure. In this post we’ll look at one way to approach the section […]

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Super Borders Tutorial on Angular and Non-Standard Borders — Part 1

Web design trends of recent continue to push the boundaries on the status quo of rectangular layouts. One way this manifests is in the border between two sections of a webpage. Often the borders are angled, sometimes curved, but visually interesting for sure. In this post we’ll look at one way to approach the section […]

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Animate Site Sections on Scroll Behavior

Want some motion in your ocean? In a sea of content, simple animations can make for a pleasant break from the humdrum. Use this setup to create sections of a webpage that will slide up and fade into view. Let’s get started. See a demo of what we’ll create. We’ll need to setup some CSS, […]

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Let’s Do: CSS Gradients! FTW

Occasionally, you just need to g r a d i a t e (let’s consider that a word). For me, now is one of those times. Perhaps you too could stand to as well. Let’s. Most often we’ll likely want to add a gradient to a container (div, section, button). For that, we can use […]

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Creating Excerpts in WordPress – Tags, Functions, & Notes

WordPress is a beautiful rig. It’s the world’s most popular and relied-upon CMS. Here’s how you can activate, modify, and place excerpts in WordPress. By default WordPress sets excerpts (short previews of a blog or custom post type) to 55 characters. The character limit is a good one that works in most situations. However, it […]

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Customize WordPress Admin Dashboard – Reorder Your Menu

Occasionally you might want to reorder the menu that is presented to users in the administrative portion of WordPress. Fear not, with this snippet, you can. I’ve found this information a couple of different ways, but certainly among them is a trip to Stack Exchange. There I found this thread which details things nicely. In […]