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Web 101

Why You Should Use Flywheel to Host Your WordPress Website

*This is not a sponsored post. I just really love Flywheel. 1. Flywheel offers “Managed” WordPress Hosting Which, in a nutshell, means it will save you a ton of time and effort. You won’t ever have to manually install WordPress again, or deal with any complicated backend setups. It’s all plug & play! 🔌 2. […]

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Elementor

Create Your Own Link-in-Bio Page Using Elementor

* I’m using the default WordPress 2020 theme here with my own font and color styles, so it may look slightly different from what you see on your screen. 1. Add a new Page 2. Add a title and “Edit with Elementor” 3. Drag & drop the Button widget to your empty row 4. Customize […]

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Wordpress

My Top 5 Favorite WordPress Plugins

1. Elementor I can’t express my love for this plugin enough. I listed it as #1 for a reason! Elementor is a WordPress plugin that allows you to design and build your website however you want. Drag & drop widgets to create custom layouts and make your website stand out. You can try Elementor for […]

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Elementor

How to Build a Custom Website Menu Using Elementor

I’m going to show you how I created this simple menu for Reboot & Co. Let’s dive in! Step 1. Create a new template in Elementor Step 2. Add a new Section and choose your column layout Step 3. Drag & drop your “Site Logo” and “Nav Menu” widgets where you want them *You can […]

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Adobe XD

How to Build a Color & Type Library in Adobe XD

First things first, if you don’t see your Document Assets Library on the left tab of your screen, click on this little guy in the bottom left corner of your XD window to open it. Then, you should see something like this (except probably without any assets just yet): Start by selecting all of the […]

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Web 101

How to Rename Your Files in Bulk (Using Mac’s Finder)

First, select all of the files that you want to rename. Next, decide how you want to rename your files using one of these methods: Method 1: Completely rename your files. This method gives all of your files the same name, and automatically numbers them for you. You can even go back later if you […]

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Web 101

Web Lingo 101: 4 Backend Dev Terms You Should Know

1. Domain Your domain is simply the primary URL that someone enters to find your website. For example, one of mine is rachelzampino.com But it doesn’t have to be a .com, it could be a .org, .net, .design, or tons of other possibilities. PRO TIP: You can own as many domains as you want, and […]

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Web 101

Why I Learned Web Dev (and Why ALL Designers Should!)

Don’t get me wrong, I love design, and it’ll always be my main priority. But I’ve always had an interest in development too… Here are a few reasons why I got into development; and why you should consider doing so too! 1. Dev helps me rest my design brain. At the risk of sounding entitled…being […]

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Web 101

CSS Basics for Designers: 5 Terms to Learn

1. em Similar to the concept of vectors in the design world. An em is a relative unit of measurement. It is better than using pixels (px), because it adapts based on the screen’s size. Similar to the way that you can create a vector graphic and scale it up or down to whatever size […]