How to Make a WordPress Website

Do you want to know how to make a WordPress website? Good choice! WordPress is the most flexible and popular website platform out there. Creating a WordPress website is easier than you might think. You don’t have to spend lots of money, hire a developer, or learn to write code. In this complete WordPress for…

How To Help Your Clients Get More Backlinks Through Design

There are certain truths when it comes to what helps a website rank in search. Google wants to see: Mobile-first design Fast page speeds Top-notch security User-friendly navigation Trustworthiness and expertise … among other things. It also wants to see high-authority websites link back to your website. And if your clients aren’t obsessed with getting…

60+ Best Free Fonts for Designers 2020 (Serif, Script & Sans Serif)

We’re amazed at the number, and quality, of free fonts available today. Designers have an incredible choice of free fonts to choose from. So whether you’re looking for a serif, script, or sans-serif font, today’s collection of the best free fonts for designers has you covered! Utilizing a great-looking font is a key part of…

Community Resources, Weekly Newsletter, And Boosting Skills Online

Improvement is a matter of steady, ongoing iteration. If you’ve been around for a good while, you’ll know that Smashing has been through a good number of changes in the past: a new design, a new layout, a new technical stack, and so much more. Still, it was always done with quality content in mind.…

A Smashing Guide To The World Of Search Engine Optimization

Search engine optimization is essential to most websites. The industry is worth more than $70 billion a year, and it’s only going to grow. It has specialists, sub-specialists, thought leaders, dedicated publications, fantastically complex tools, and constant uncertainty at its heart. As Bob Dylan says, it’s just a shadow we’re all chasing. All the more…

Smashing Podcast Episode 22 With Chris Coyier: What Is Serverless?

Today, we’re talking about Serverless architectures. What does that mean, and how does it differ from how we might build sites currently? I spoke to Chris Coyier to find out. Show Notes Chris’ microsite The Power of Serverless for Front-end Developers Chris on Twitter ShopTalk Show podcast Weekly Update “Setting Up Redux For Use In…

Creating A Static Blog With Sapper And Strapi

In this tutorial, we will build a statically generated minimal blog with Sapper, a Svelte-based progressive JavaScript framework, for our front end, and then use Strapi, an open-source headless content management system (CMS), for the back end of our application. This tutorial is aimed at intermediate front-end developers, specifically those who want the versatility of…

50+ Best CV & Resume Templates 2020

A first impression can either make or break your chance of landing a dream job. So choosing one of the best resume templates can give you a fantastic head start. These modern CV templates for Word, Pages, and InDesign are the perfect starting point for creating your new and improved resume! These beautifully designed resume…