12 WordPress Admin Bar Plugins to Increase Your Options and Control

The WordPress admin bar is nice, but sometimes you need more options for it, such as showing it or not, adding links to it, changing its color, and more. These twelve plugins greatly expand your admin bar options. 1. Custom Admin Bar (DOWNLOAD HERE) Of course there’s no better place to start this list than…

CSS Masking

Two commonly used operations in computer graphics are clipping and masking. Both operations hide visual portions of an element. If you have worked with SVG or HTML Canvas before, these operations are probably not new for you. Clipping defines the region of an element that is visible. Everything around this region does not get rendered – it gets “clipped”.…

Aleo free font

Aleo Free Font is a contemporary typeface designed as the slab serif companion to the Lato font by Łukasz Dziedzic. Aleo has semi-rounded details and a sleek structure, giving it a strong personality while still keeping readability high. The family comprises six styles: three weights (light, regular and bold) with corresponding true italics.   The Aleo font family…

Use a Single External Hard Drive for Time Machine Backups and File Storage

Having regular backups of your Mac is a necessity, and there is really no easier way to consistently back up your Mac than by using the excellent Time Machine feature of OS X. But with the enormous size of external hard drives and their prices becoming cheaper and cheaper, it’s not always necessary to dedicate an…

35 Website Designs with a Great Concept

You may very well be wondering what we mean by the title of this article! Aren’t all websites built on a concept? Well, yes, of course they are, but this collection is full of designs that you wouldn’t necessarily marry up with the product or service being offered, or are just very off-beat or different in…

Self Hosted Shopping Carts: Magento and WooCommerce Compared

Magento There are always people debating about Magento hosting, and whether you need Magento optimized hosting. The fact is a successful Magento webshop does require a lot of server resources. A simple installation of Magento can run on basically any type of hosting or server though, as long as you have a minimum memory allotment of 256…

4 Very Useful WordPress Plugins That You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

WordPress plugins have made our lives so, so much easier. In fact, there are already nearly 25,000 plugins developed. And there are plenty of articles all over the internet featuring the most popular and the most known WordPress plugins that will turn your website into a powerful CMS, blog, forum, etc. I am here to…

7 Commercial WordPress Plugins / Services that Helped Me Grow My Blogs

WordPress is a phenomenal platform. There are tons of free plugins, themes, resources out there that will help you grow your blog. There are also tons of commercial (paid) plugins / services that will help you grow your blog as well. Now how do you know what you really need? The only way is from…

Shortcode in a WordPress Template

Shortcodes in WordPress are bits of text you can use in the content area to invoke some kind of function to accomplish certain tasks. For example, video embedding in WP 2.9+ uses the shortcode. You can write your own shortcodes, and plugins often offer their functionality via shortcodes as well. But what if you want…

13 Places To Watch TV Online for Free

13 Places To Watch TV Online for Free If you don’t have cable at home or if you just want to watch TV and movies while your using your PC, then you should check out the list below which lists the best free online TV services I’ve discovered. There are a few Advantages of online Tv: * Interactivity –…

Build Your Own Fusion Drive

Introduction Fusion Drive for Mac gives you the best of both worlds: super fast workflow and speed, thanks to the SSD (Solid State Drive) and high-capacity storage space on the traditional hard drive. Apple sells the Fusion drive as a $799 option with the new Mac Mini and iMac. In this tutorial we will look…

9 free open source ticket systems

A ticket system (also issue tracking system, trouble ticket system, support Ticket or incident ticket system) is a computer software or web based package that manages and maintains lists of issues, as needed by an organization. Ticket systems are commonly used in an organization’s to create, update, and resolve reported customer issues. There are 3…

55+ Best Magento Themes for Building e-commerce Sites

4 Magento is a feature-rich eCommerce platform built on open-source technology that provides online merchants with unprecedented flexibility and control over the look, content and functionality of their eCommerce store. With one of the best Magento themes at you disposal, you can easily build up a professional shop with an awesome look and feel in no…

26 Online Backup Services Reviewed

Online backup services work much like traditional backup software. With an online backup service, however, your important data is transmitted over the Internet and securely stored on a server in a professional data center. The advantage of having your important data backed up off-site, away from your home or business, is that it’s safe from…

Managing DNS Using Mac OS X Mountain Lion Server

The most impactful aspect of the changes in OS X Mountain Lion Server at first appears to be the fact that DNS looks totally different in the Server app than it did in Server Admin. For starters, most of the options are gone from the graphical interface and it looks a lot less complicated, meaning…

How to Install and Set Up Mac OS X Lion Server

Apple’s offered the gift of Lion Server to anyone who’s willing to drop an extra $50. Previously, you could only get OS X Server bundled on your Mac mini Server or Mac Pro, or pay $499 for Snow Leopard Server. By lowering the price, now more end users can afford Apple’s server offerings. In this…

Creating and deleting files using the Mac Terminal

Takeaway: For Mac geeks who want to learn more about using the command line, Wil Limoges offers this basic tip for creating and deleting files in Terminal. I as a web developer I personally love to keep a ton of things in my Trash. I feel that if I deleted anything prematurely that there may be…

25 Cool Buddypress Themes to Start a Community

BuddyPress was conceived in 2008 while working to add social networking features to a WordPress MU powered site. The first official stable release was in May 2009. The platform has grown and morphed considerably since then, into the dynamic, easily extensible package you see today with a truckload of free and premium BuddyPress themes available.…

10 Excellent Online Payment Systems

In this article, we’ll be reviewing my top 10 online payment systems for accepting payments on the Web. While many of the companies on this list have been available to online merchants for years, many are also now getting into new areas of online payments such as social commerce and in-store online card reader systems.…

There Is No Getting Round These 40 Inescapable Fonts In 2013

We are sure that you will not even try to live without the following collection of inescapable fonts in 2013. All these fonts carry more than the basic character set, though mileage will vary. German readers will find all the special characters, others have to check by themselves. We have included the information, whether the…