Category Archives: Front-End Design

Front-end design and development techniques from ‘corePHP’

20 Most Popular WordPress themes of 2016

Top 20 Most Popular WordPress Themes of 2016

You have an idea of launching a website, but don’t know how to approach it? You are reading this article, so you are on the right track. It is easy to hire a specialist who will have everything done for you. But what if you want to do everything by yourself? First of all you need to inspect the field of your future activity: read as many articles as possible, talk to people on forums, watch relevant videos on YouTube, consult specialists, if you have such an opportunity. With this bundle of knowledge you can start some active actions. Depending on the purpose of your website you need to choose a suitable CMS. The choice is quite big, and each of them has its pros and cons. You need to analyze them carefully and decide what features are important for you, and which you can sacrifice. If you are a beginner, there is no better choice than WordPress. Lately WordPress templates were strongly associated with blogs, but now lots of big companies have their websites built on WordPress. It can also be used for CVs, portfolios, online shops and dozens of other options. So you can safely rely upon it in 90% of the cases.

To show you an example of possible projects that can be based on WordPress, we have picked up 20 themes of different categories, fitting various business niches. As all of them are produced by world-known provider TemplateMonster, they meet all the high standards of web design and guarantee smooth and easy installation and customization process. Clean well-commented coding makes it easy to optimize them for SEO to get higher rankings. Cherry Framework core provides you with advanced intuitive admin panel, where you can manage your website from. Thanks to the responsive design it will adjust flawlessly to any screen size. And in case you face any difficulties you can always apply to free 24/7 support service. Continue reading

Why Your Company’s Website Needs to Be Responsive

Responsive design and web devices

Fifty-six percent of consumer traffic to leading U.S. consumer websites now comes from mobile devices, according to the SimilarWeb State of Mobile Web in the U.S. 2015 Report. While this illustrates the importance of mobile, it also demonstrates that mobile is not the whole story, since it leaves 44 percent of traffic coming from non-mobile sources.

With that in mind, ‘corePHP’ designs each and every one of our websites to be responsive in nature. This ensures your site will be viewed by your audience, no matter the device they will be utilizing. Continue reading

Creatively Designed HTML5/CSS3 Websites For Your Inspiration (Part – II)

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In the previous part of the series, we had started our journey on exploring some of the best and most creatively designed HTML5/CSS3 websites in the World Wide Web. In this part of the series, we move on exploring some more of them.

If you find these articles helpful and inspiring, please consider sharing them with your friends via various social media sites. Spread knowledge, and help others to learn. Continue reading

Fresh and Useful Freebies for Designers & Developers – Part III

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We have finally reached the end of this series, “Fresh & Useful Freebies for Designers & Developers”. We know that this was a short series as we needed to keep the quality tight by selecting only the best freebies available.

But we will be coming up with some more freebies for you in our upcoming blogs. We hope that this series have filled your toolbox with lots of awesome resources and that also for free.

Enjoy the final part of this series to its fullest. Do not forget to bookmark these episodes for your future referencing. Continue reading

Fresh and Useful Freebies for Designers & Developers – Part II

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Welcome to the second part of the series on “Fresh and Useful Freebies for Designers & Developers”. We are on the mid-way of this series and we hope you have enjoyed the first part to its fullest.

In the second part, we present to you some more really awesome freebies for all the developers and designers out there, which includes various fonts, icons, UI kits, templates and much more.

Enjoy this episode and do not forget to share it with the world. Continue reading

Fresh and Useful Freebies for Designers & Developers – Part I

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A developer or a designer always looks forward to having a good set of resources up and ready in his/her arsenal to make work much easier and faster. And the fun gets doubled when you do not need to pay a single penny for availing these resources.

So we at ‘corePHP’ took it a bit seriously and did a broad and in-depth research to present to you some of the best, most useful and fresh resources for developers and designers which are absolutely free of charge. Continue reading

Creatively Designed HTML5/CSS3 Websites For Your Inspiration (Part – I)

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The web is constantly evolving. Every day, web developers and designers are creating new and extremely creative websites that are pushing HTML to its limits. HTML5 armed with its advanced animation and video rendering capabilities have snatched the crown from HTML4, which ruled the World Wide Web for more than a decade.

Most importantly it works on almost every browser. It is compatible with the old browsers and also with the mobile browsers like Blackberry, iPhone and Android based phones and tablets. It allows websites to load much faster and allows better and smoother connections with third party applications too.

In this series, we have put forward some of the best, most innovative, creative and beautifully designed websites with HTML5 and CSS3 that came out after our exhaustive research on this topic. The main purpose of this series is to stimulate the creative side inside you and inspire you to become a better designer.

Creative HTML5/CSS3 Websites

The Moustache Game

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An innovative and funny website which allows visitors to add moustache to people via video sharing platforms like YouTube.

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Tissot T-Touch Tactile Watch

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A beautifully designed website which lets you try out the various features of the Tissot T-Touch watch, in a virtual immersive environment.

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HTML5 & CSS3 Readiness

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A simple and interactive website, visually depicting the various features of HTML5 and CSS3 available in various popular browsers with time.

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Inzeit

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A beautifully designed single page website which vertically scrolls down to reveal its amazingness.

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Angry Birds Space

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Love playing Angry Birds? Then this is something you should not miss.

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Digital Hands

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Check out the simple yet innovative and elegant concept being implemented in this website using HTML5.

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Vlog

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One of the most innovative and creatively designed HTML5 website, I have ever seen. It gives you an amazing rotating wheel where you can discover various videos with just a click of a button.

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Dangers of Fracking

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This webpage explains the process of Hydraulic Fracturing, with simple graphics and illustrations and making great use of the parallax scrolling effect.

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Art Ingenious

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It is a simple HTML5 website making great use of an elegant hover effect inside it.

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Awesome CSS/HTML Tutorials: Part One

This new year, you are in for a treat at ‘corePHP’. We are introducing a new series called “Awesome CSS/HTML Tutorials” series. In this series each week we will be posting an article featuring 10 hand-picked and awesome tutorials to create wonderful effects and elements using CSS and HTML.

So, let’s kick start this new year with some amazing tutorials that will help you create wonderful websites this new year.

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