I started using Machform for my static HTML websites back in 2010. Then, as it is today, Machform is a simple, self-hosted form solution that JUST works and has an affordable one-time license fee. Here are some tricks I've learned and still use to help recover "lost" content quickly.
Threading Text in InDesign
Threading text frames link multiple text frames, so the text flows from box to box. In the case of multiple-page documents, especially long books, changing the order of pages can become complicated. A helpful trick is to turn on Show Text Threads so that you can see how your text boxes are connected page-to-page. Here's how to do it.
Style an HTML PDF link with the CSS attribute HREF
Did you know that CSS allows you to consistently find and style all the links that end in a certain extension on your website or webpage? Cool, right? CSS can search for exact URL matches and query whether a term is contained in a URL.
How to archive projects as a designer
Accessing old files requires organization. I find archiving projects effectively is crucial when wrapping up a design project. This post provides tips and how-tos for archiving various types of design projects.
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Make your logo appear crisp in PowerPoint
The secret to a crisp logo in Powerpoint is to start with a vector file and then convert the vector logo to a shape in PowerPoint. Read on to find out why and how to do this PPT trick.
Combat cart abandonment with this simple web browser strategy
E-commerce stores focus on decreasing cart abandonments because that's how profits are made! One technique to combat cart abandonment is to use the HTML page title as a flashing visual to re-grab the attention of a distracted shopper. View examples and learn how to implement this on Shopify or Wordpress, too.
What to do when Photos (iPhotos) doesn’t show all your photos for import
Today, I wanted to add my husband's photos to my Photos library on my iMac. I plugged in his iPhone and accepted the trust notifications. However, to my surprise, only a few photos showed up to import into my Photos library. Hmmm...strange. I have an easy solution if you're running into this same issue!