My CPT Needs a Custom Taxonomy

Sometimes a WordPress custom post type (CPT) needs a custom taxonomy to match. At first, I created a CPT without its own custom taxonomy. The result was that my CPT…

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How to Use After Effects: Animate a 3D Card Flip

The motion graphics tutorials continue! Learn how to animate a 3D card flip in After Effects with this quick tutorial. The 3D card flip is another popular animation effect that’s…

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How to Use Illustrator: Export a Seamless Tile

Illustrator is by far the easiest tool to create complex seamless patterns, but converting a hex or brick pattern to a seamless rectangular tile can look complicated at first glance. Learn how to export a seamless tile from Illustrator. Make a hex or brick pattern rectangular with a simple trick on the Illustrator pattern swatch.

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What I Read to Stay Current on Design Trends

Nearly all graphic and web designers have their favorite haunts to read design news and catch trends. Here’s what I personally read to stay current on design trends: Typography: Typewolf:…

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Time Management for Designers

“Fast, good, or cheap: pick two.” Time management can be a tricky balancing act for designers. Like most creative and tech fields, working design is fast-paced. In a perfect world,…

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Why Use a Custom Post Type in WordPress?

WordPress is a popular CMS, because it offers a lot of flexibility. Webmasters may define pages, posts, categories, tags, and format any of them with plugins, widgets, and CSS. Yet,…

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