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Stuart Haiz is a WordPress web designer and front-end developer. He has many years of experience working across a range of digital media, from graphic design, to retouching, to video and web design. He also teaches Adobe Creative Suite software and provides brand consultancy services.

 

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Photoshop CC2018 Curvature Pen Tool

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Photoshop CC2018 has just been released and with it comes some new features. One of which is the curvature pen tool. Here is a brief video showing it in use […]

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Flexbox – Align Last Item in Grid To The Left

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Flexbox is great for building 2D grids quickly and easily. It has pretty much replaced the use of the Float property when laying out content. But, one of the issues […]

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MAMP MySQL Not Starting – Quick Fix Solution

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The MAMP MySQL servers can be a tricky thing… I use a mixture of Local by Flywheel and MAMP for my local development work. Sometimes, I have issues when launching […]

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New Website for STEPS Centre Institute of Development Studies

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I don’t add portfolio websites as often as I perhaps should. But here’s a site I’m particularly pleased with – the new website for the Institute of Development Studies at […]

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Change Order of Past Events in The Events Calendar Plugin

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The Events Calendar is a great calendar plugin for WordPress. It comes in both free and Pro versions and is very flexible. However, by default the events are displayed in […]

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Show Featured Image in Your WordPress Admin Dashboard

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When you are working with a WordPress theme that relies heavily on the use of a featured image, it is helpful having a visual guide showing where you have used […]

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Install WordPress on a Mac with MAMP – Video

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If you want to install WordPress on a Mac, or a PC, for local testing and development, you can do it for free, using MAMP. I recently uploaded a screencast to […]

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Adobe Acrobat Content Preparation Progress

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How annoying is that Acrobat Content Preparation Progress message? It pops up when you open a new document. You then have to wait while it reads and prepares your file. […]

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Updating MAMP Pro 4 on Local Development Server

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MAMP Pro recently released version 4. It has not been without issues – more on that later, but here is how to go about updating MAMP Pro. The steps for […]

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Adobe XD – Sketch-Killer? XD and Sketch App Comparison

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Sketch by Bohemian Coding is an app that I have been using quite a lot for a while now. For my workflow, it has completely replaced Photoshop for designing and […]

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