30 Superb iPhone Photos Of Buildings & Architecture

30 Superb iPhone Photos Of Buildings & Architecture

Design
Thank you to all of the talented photographers who entered their pictures in our weekly iPhone photography contest. This week’s theme was “Buildings” and we had a fantastic selection of images submitted, from modern architecture to abandoned buildings in landscapes. As always, it was very difficult to choose just 30 winners, but here are the final winning iPhone photos of buildings and architecture. Ruben Carlon Alexander Gershtein Anna Rezulak Charles Hezsely Connie Jensen Daniela Gualtieri Dariusz Sobieck Deena Berton Dwight McAnear Faye McGinley Fiona Grose George Roumeliotis Georgia Barlow Gracia Cid Blasco James Ballantyne Jason Farrar Jayne Burland Juan Rendon Katie Harrison Kelwy Oliveira Leah Eddy Leslie Gertz Liz Anderson Maria Cristina Gonzalez Masako Kozawa Nancy Sherman Remi Canard Rosa Perry Suzanne Van Putten Thomas Joseph Which one of these photos is your favorite?…
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8 Great Presentation Tools for Entrepreneurs

8 Great Presentation Tools for Entrepreneurs

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As an entrepreneur, it’s essential that you have excellent presentation skills. From giving presentations to potential investors and partners to presenting your product or service to potential customers, it’s important that you have a strong message, impressive visuals, and an easy to use platform. [author_more] The following tools will help you create dazzling presentations, regardless of the purpose or audience. 1. Animoto Animoto helps you make custom videos. Over 13 million people have used the platform to create videos for presentations, websites, and other marketing materials. Plans start at $8/month (paid annually). For a monthly fee, you can create an unlimited number of videos. Depending on your plan, you can choose from a huge selection of templates and add your own logo. 2. Sliderocket Sliderocket offers a creative new way…
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7 Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Street Photos Of Strangers

7 Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Street Photos Of Strangers

Design
Strangers are an important element in your iPhone street photography. They help you tell interesting stories and capture the viewer’s imagination. But if you’re new to street photography, you probably lack the confidence to photograph people you don’t know. In this tutorial you’ll discover how to take amazing iPhone street photos of strangers while building your confidence, remaining discreet, and preserving the anonymity of the people you photograph. 1. Find A Good Background In street photography, finding a great background is just as important as the main subject itself. When you’re out photographing strangers in your city, start by finding an interesting backdrop and then you can wait for a person to walk in front of it. A good choice for a background is any kind of wall, for example, a raw brick walls, concrete walls, brightly painted…
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Stuck in WordPress Maintenance Mode? Here’s How to Get Out of It

Stuck in WordPress Maintenance Mode? Here’s How to Get Out of It

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WordPress maintenance mode is a feature WordPress core enables when you update to the latest version of WordPress or update plugins and themes. It displays a message across your site that lets users know you’re working on something so you can perform updates without forcing users to use a semi-broken site. The update screen within WordPress typically reads “Enabling maintenance mode…” and “Disabling maintenance mode…” in its update sequence, but there are times, however rare, when this goes awry. If you’re racking your brain (and Google) trying to figure out how to fix this issue, you’ll be delighted to know it’s a lot easier than you think. Let’s get started. How Updates and WordPress Maintenance Mode Works Updates play a vital role in the health of a system, and that…
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Top Free Sources of CC0 High-Res Photos for Your Website

Top Free Sources of CC0 High-Res Photos for Your Website

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A decade ago, it might have cost thousands of dollars to get a beautifully-designed website! But thanks to the proliferation of top website builder companies and website frameworks like Joomla and WordPress, it’s now easy, simple, and fast to get a great-looking website template. But the framework is just one part of the equation to a great-looking website. It’s unfortunate but true that cheap-looking stock images are very common, and can absolutely detract from an otherwise great website design. Even worse than just being tacky and dates, many of these stock images can cost their users cash which could be going to other website improvements. And the effect of high-quality graphics on web design and overall appearance cannot be overstated. In an time where it’s easy for anyone to have…
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Where Does WordPress Store Images on Your Site?

Where Does WordPress Store Images on Your Site?

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Are you wondering where does WordPress store images on your website? Many beginners users have asked us how does WordPress store images and what they can do to organize their media library more effectively. In this article, we will explain how WordPress stores images on your site. How Does WordPress Store Images? WordPress comes with a built-in system to manage your media uploads like images, videos, music, documents, etc. This system allows you to upload, manage, edit, and delete files from your WordPress media library. By default, WordPress stores all your images and media uploads in /wp-content/uploads/ folder on your server. All uploads are organized in a month and year based folders. For example, all your media files uploaded in in March 2016 will be stored in: /wp-content/uploads/2016/03/ You can…
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Snapchat is Growing Up: Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat’s Latest Update

Snapchat is Growing Up: Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat’s Latest Update

eCommerce
Snapchat is growing up pretty quickly. What started out as a way to share photos that self-destruct in 10 seconds, has evolved into one of the most complete and engaging communication platforms on the market today. On March 29, Snapchat unveiled a major overhaul of its chat platform, enabling a whole bunch of new multimedia options for users. For the first time, users can now make audio and video calls through the app, as well as choose from over 200 stickers to send in messages and simultaneously switch between calls and messaging. Snapchat’s new-found versatility will help it compete with other popular private messaging apps like We Chat, Kik, Telegram and Facebook-owned properties, WhatsApp, and Messenger. In this post, I’d love to dig into the Chat 2.0 update: how to…
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How Github Became Our Best Marketing Tool

How Github Became Our Best Marketing Tool

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It all started with a ‘Hackweek.’ Hackweek is a creative week that all our team members get after they finish working on a project. During this week our developers spend time building projects that typically end up on Github. When we introduced Hackweeks about a year ago, we couldn’t even imagine what results this would bring. It turns out that giving away creative solutions for free can grow into a powerful marketing strategy. At least, this is how it worked out for our company. We published our first Hackweek project on Github in January 2015 – a library called Side Menu Animation for Android. As of today, it has earned 2,649 stars. [caption id="attachment_127534" align="aligncenter" width="400"]Our Side Menu animation for Android[/caption] After publishing the Side Menu Animation, we built more…
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The 3 ‘Non-Negotiables’ of Successful Product Design

The 3 ‘Non-Negotiables’ of Successful Product Design

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Every successful product has them… does yours? Below we boil down the practice of product design into its 3 essential components. Useful, functional, and enjoyable. 1. Is it Useful? If we had to choose one of these three traits to be the most important, it would be this one. First and foremost, a product must be useful. If a product isn’t useful, everything else is irrelevant because nobody will need it. [caption id="attachment_127537" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Photo credit: "Wait Here Until You Are Useful." Matt Brown.Creative Commons[/caption] Obviously, usability and enjoyability are important as well… just not as important. In fact, a University of Michigan study not only confirmed this, it also put a number to it. Usefulness is 1.5 times as important as usability. So now that we know what the…
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How to Fix the 500 Internal Server Error on Your WordPress Website

How to Fix the 500 Internal Server Error on Your WordPress Website

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The 500 internal server error runs on every page of your site when there’s a problem with the server or file system that’s powering your site. The cause most likely occurs in the root directory, where your WordPress files are, but it can also be caused by a problem on your host’s server. This is one of the most frustrating errors that can occur in WordPress. It never has a straightforward solution, requiring a lot of troubleshooting that can eat up your time and patience. But we’re going to try to help alleviate some of that stress by suggesting several solutions to this problem and walking you through each. Let’s get started. Backing Up Your Site These solutions require making a lot of changes in your site’s root directory. It’s…
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