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New Resources & Tools
Tonik – A WordPress starter theme which aims to modernize and organize some aspects of theme development.
Jetpack Professional – Take your WordPress site to the next level.
Phpbot – A free, personal “PHP Butler” that writes the code for you.
Wick – The Internet’s free and open source multimedia creation toolkit.
10 Powerful Plugins for Integrating Social Media into WordPress – 10 WordPress plugins that run the gamut of social media integration.
Really Good UX – A library of UX screenshots.
Scalable – Makes the elements scalable to fit inside the container area.
Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips
SVG can do THAT?! By Sarah Drasner
Minimal Page Transitions with jQuery & CSS By Adam Marsden
Retiring the Green Padlock By Matt Holt
Web fonts: when you need them, when you don’t By David Gilbertson
Modular Grid: Complete Beginner’s Guide By Icons8
Five Principles for Good Data Visualization By Matthew Achariam
Dangerous Design trends 2017 By Eleana Gkogka
Thoughts on Conversational UIs By Chris Compston
Creating a Collaborative Style Guide for Designers and Engineers By Ying Wang
The Trouble with Convenience in Web Design By Eric Karkovack
Free UI Resources
Free Back to School Flat and Line Icon Set – 50 SVG and PNG icons to get you ready for the start of school.