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How to Make a Sticky Menu in WordPress

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Navigation menus are changing. Instead of just throwing one into a site without considering what form it'll take, designers are taking the time to consider the design of navigation menus, the space they take up on the page, and how users interact with them.

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When to Use (and Not Use) a Mega Menu for Navigation

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If you've shopped online, there's a good chance you've navigated a mega menu.

This is a huge menu with links to a variety of sections and subsections of a site. They're popular in sites with large amounts of content, particularly retail sites.

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How to Create a WordPress Testimonial Slider

In this article, we’re going to explore how you could build a testimonial slider in your WordPress website. You’ll find a lot of plugins that can achieve this functionality, but we’ve chosen one of the best: Strong Testimonials.

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How to Create a Simple App Promo With Placeit (Video Maker)

So you’ve built an app at a recent hackathon, or a mobile dev project you’ve been working on for some time is finally ready to roll out. Congratulations! The hard part is done. Or maybe you are in the early stages of a project—an idea and some graphic design—and you need a professional quality promotional tools to pitch your app. In the highly competitive mobile app market, promoting your tool is essential to the success of your project. And for that, there is help.

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How to Create a Google Calendar Plugin for WordPress

Regardless of niche, adding a calendar plugin to your WordPress site is a great way to improve user engagement and retention. Creating such a plugin doesn't take much effort because there are lots of cloud-based calendaring packages available today. Google Calendar is the most popular of them all, and it offers a free to use API.

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New Course: Practical React Fundamentals

If you want to build dynamic single-page applications quickly and easily, React is a wonderful solution. Learn how to use it—while building your own React app from scratch—in our comprehensive new course, Practical React Fundamentals.

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20 WordPress Video Plugins and Players to Add Engagement

Video is becoming an increasingly important element of a successful website. It has SEO benefits, increases engagement and the amount of time visitors spend on your site, and will also reflect well on your brand.

WordPress lets you add embedded video out of the box, but you can make the process easier and enhance the quality of users' experience of that video with a plugin.

Here are 20 plugins that will help you add video to your website in 2019.

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17 Best WordPress Gallery Plugins

Tame chaos and transform your content. If you want to showcase your content—posts, images, videos, audio files, and anything else you can think of—into an engaging experience for your website visitors, this article will help you do just that.

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Try These 3 Practical Projects to Learn WordPress Plugin Development

If you want to learn to code your own WordPress plugins, you should try our new course, 3 More Practical Projects to Learn WordPress Plugin Development.

In this course with experienced WordPress developer Rachel McCollin, you'll create three practical projects to help you learn WordPress plugin development. 

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Best jQuery Flipbook Plugins Compared

Are you looking for a creative and interactive way to showcase text, photos, and documents on your website? Adding a flipbook to your site can elevate your project and enhance the experience of your website visitors. For this article, I’ve chosen three great tools that will allow you to create realistic, animated flipbooks with ease. Whether you are specifically looking for a jQuery book plugin, or just a tool to get the job done, I’m sure that one of these options will suit your needs, so keep reading to find out more about what these flipbook jQuery plugins can do.

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