Did you know that it is possible to set up a Wiki style website with WordPress? The Wiki publishing concept was invented by Ward Cunningham and have become popular for information management, note taking, intranets, and documentation. The best know wiki site is Wikipedia and it is one of the most visited websites in the world.
More and more people use the internet to search for information they need and expect to find solutions instantly. While it is common for people to follow blogs that cover their interests and problem areas, I would say that a well-organized and maintained Wiki site often is worth a visit. As an example it is common for popular games to have large Wiki sites that document game tactics and basic guidelines. Wiki sites typically provide entries with great detailed that authors have backed up by relevant sources. Moreover, information in Wiki sites are classified into categories making it easy for users to scan and search some terms, which are related to their needs. In this review, I will take a closer look at iKnowledge – Knowledge Base, which is a cool Wiki WordPress Theme: the theme you will need for building your own wiki site on WordPress.
Storing up a knowledge database for quick information search is very essential for running a business. FAQs, Procedures and Help Guides are usually the most commonly sought after topics in company knowledge databases. Wiki style websites serve as a great solution for managing complex information within a company or department.
iKnowledge Theme has a clean and simple design and it does not add much fuss to distracting users and it clearly seeks to highlight your content. It has four color styles to choose from and it comes with two additional custom page templates you can use: full width and archives page. Getting content feedback is easy with its build rating system. Being Further, it comes with a post view counter to help track your article views on site. Homepage is fully widgetized meaning you can customize the page layout from the WordPress Widget area. It is also loaded with useful shortcode so you can insert buttons, columns, tabs and toggles, menus and post styles within the site. In addition, iKnowledge is translation ready for localization in case you want to set up wiki sites for specific languages. Let us get deeper into this theme’s details and features.
A design element often used, as a central element in web design is beautiful and bold typography. In particular, it is common for the recent trend where retro style and pop art is used in web design. There is even a lot of new retro themes released for WordPress with exceptional typography. Check them out for more inspiration.
Building your website design with typography as a key element is great for communicating an important message. As you can see by the examples below, typography as a dominating element is an often-used technique for websites across industries and products and it is a great option for designing unique websites.
Depending on the design you want to create there are different fonts you can use to get the message across to the reader. In some cases, having script or handwritten fonts will do the trick. It is useful for giving a design a human touch, and older look and feel etc. In addition, bold and simple types are great for modern and minimalistic sites and for strong headlines that need to have maximum impact.
I have found more than 60 examples of beautiful web designs where typography is a dominating design element. I hope you will find them as inspirational as I did. Enjoy!
The retail fashion business is moving online and every month more and more clothing is purchased from a web browser. Forrester research predict the spending in the e-retail business to increase with 62% by 2016 and US consumers will spend $327 billion online in 2016.
With these amazing numbers in mind, it is important to have a strong presence online and an online shop that converts sales effectively. It is not as hard as it may sound! Today many small to medium size online shops are build with WordPress because of the large availability if professionally designed themes. WordPress shops make use of ecommerce plugins to extend WordPress with shop features and the maturity of these solutions are now at a level that makes WordPress a great choise. In addition, we see many shops using platforms like OpenCart and Magento where it is also possible to find great looking ecommerce webiste templates.
This article is a massive collection of fashion eCommerce websites you can use as inspiration when you are planning design for your own or a client web shop. Please share the article on social media and leave a comment if you have any feedback for me.
Design portfolio is the way to show your skills and creativity, there’s no doubt about it. Is used by web & graphic designers to show to a potential client how talented they can be by showing different samples of current work. Typically, the work reflects the best work or a depth in one area of work. Today, almost every designer have their own online portfolio and it’s generally hard to stand out from the crowd if you don’t grab the user’s attention with a creative design. In this showcase, you’ll find a mixture of unique, beautiful and highly inventive portfolio concepts let’s say. The plan here is to fire up your imagination to create your own portfolio or re-design your existing one. So, now here is a list of 10 beautiful and original portfolio examples.
In the early stages photo manipulation or before the rise of Photoshop, airbrushing was achieved by retouching with ink, paint, double-exposure, piecing photos or negatives together in the darkroom, or scratching Polaroids. Today you can see photo retouching almost on every step, from ordinary home made images to billboard designs. In this post, I’ve picked up a list of 20 fantastic photo manipulations you can’t miss. Don’t be fooled because they are photoshopped, are funny, and they are all visually stunning.
It’s true what 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge said: Advertising is the life of trade. You can’t sell if you don’t advertise, period. In our days, there are so many creative ways to advertise that it’s just a shame not benefit from them. Great creative advertising ideas turns into successful campaigns and if people like what they see, they’ll spread the word, and that’s EXACTLY what you want. In this post, I’ve selected some of the most creative advertising techniques I have ever seen and I’m pretty sure that you will find something to use in your projects.
In any kind of business, there is one ‘tool’ which can’t be missing: business cards.
This is the first line of attack in your battle for winning more and more clients and today we are talking about best letterpress business cards. Letterpress is relief printing. It involves locking movable type into the bed of a press, inking it, and rolling or pressing paper against it to form an impression. It was the normal form of printing text from its invention by Johannes Gutenberg in the mid-15th century until the 19th century and remained in wide use for books and other uses until the second half of the 20th century.