The Terminal in OS X is often, in my opinion anyway, an overlooked area of the operating system. Most newcomers to Macs look at it with fear, as the sight of anything code-related or advanced is enough to put them off for life. Fortunately, you don’t have to be scared of Terminal and think of it as a feature just for the tech-minded. Knowing some basic Terminal commands can really enhance your experience of OS X. So, for all the beginners out there, here is my pick of the top 10 Terminal commands that every Mac user should know.
Before We Start…
Before we start tinkering around with it, it is probably worth taking a couple of minutes to tell you exactly what [...]
WordPress has pretty decent typography features in the core installation. But there are plenty of areas ripe for improvement. That’s where the plugins below come in.
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Whether you just want more control over how the basic text on your site shows up or you want to do something a bit more advanced, there’s surely a plugin available to help. There are plugins to better handle things like hyphens and long URLS, plugins to replace text with images (whether in headlines or to avoid censorship), and plugins to let you add print-centric elements, like drop caps and pull quotes, to your posts.
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Every web designer has a need to create invoices and track payments that have been received or have not yet been paid. Fortunately, there are a number of tools that can streamline this process, and we’ll look at 20 options here. There is a good deal of variety in terms of features and pricing. Some are better suited for organizations that have several employees, while others may be a good fit for a freelancer. Some of these tools will simply help you to create attractive invoices and other will extend further into the area of accounting software.
FreshBooks offers more functionality than many of the other choices. It will create and manage [...]
For the top premium WordPress plugins check out the Best Premium WordPress Plugins of 2013.Flare
Flare is by far the sexiest social sharing plugin and it’s total share tally feature is particularly awesome.
Disqus Comment System
If you’re not using DISQUS for your WordPress site’s comments you’re pretty far behind. DISQUS makes commenting super easy and elegant, as well as provides additional [...]