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Converting Images To WebP

Converting Images To WebP Converting Images To WebP Jeremy Wagner 2018-07-24T11:00:30+02:00 2018-08-07T12:41:07+00:00 To use WebP, you’ll first need to convert your existing images to the format. This can be done in a myriad of ways, from something as simple as exporting from your preferred design program, to cloud services, to the official cwebp encoder, and even in Node.js-based build systems. Here, we’ll cover all avenues. Sketch Sketch is able to export any resource in a design document to WebP natively. To export an image to WebP, select a resource on the canvas, open the Export panel on the right...

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Text Editing Tips And Tricks Roundup

Text Editing Tips And Tricks Roundup Text Editing Tips And Tricks Roundup Rachel Andrew 2018-07-23T13:30:35+02:00 2018-08-07T12:41:07+00:00 We asked the Smashing Community for their favorite text editing tricks, shortcuts, and features that save them time. Here’s a roundup of what we’ve found quite useful along with a couple of other suggestions you may find handy. Favourite Keyboard Shortcuts Many of you have favorite keyboard shortcuts. Some of these will be editor or operating system specific, although in many cases you’ll be able to find a similar shortcut with the tools you are using. I’ve rounded up a few from the...

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Webfonts And Performance: SmashingConf Videos

Webfonts And Performance: SmashingConf Videos Webfonts And Performance: SmashingConf Videos The Smashing Editorial 2018-07-20T14:35:35+02:00 2018-08-07T12:41:07+00:00 Webfonts are difficult to get right. An often overlooked and disruptive piece of web performance, webfonts can slow down your site and leave your visitors confused and agitated. No one wants agitated visitors. Webfonts Are ▢▢▢ Rocket Science Recorded at our special web performance themed SmashingConf in London, Zach Leatherman demystifies webfonts in order that we can avoid font-related performance issues. He takes us through a detailed guide to best practices when using webfonts, so you can use beautiful fonts without sacrificing performance. If...

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Animating SVG Files With SVGator

Animating SVG Files With SVGator Animating SVG Files With SVGator The Smashing Editorial 2018-07-19T14:00:00+02:00 2018-08-07T12:41:07+00:00 (This article is kindly sponsored by SVGator.) Animated SVG files have become very popular. They are entirely scalable (because they are vectors), small and 100% code-based, which allows for so many transformations and tweaks. This, however, comes at a price: the steep learning curve for complete beginners. SVGator pledges to solve this problem, making it really easy for anyone to make simple animations using a familiar interface. It’s a web-based animation app that lets you import, animate and export SVG animations, and it eliminates...

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Linkbuilding: The Citizen’s Field Guide

Linkbuilding: The Citizen’s Field Guide Linkbuilding: The Citizen’s Field Guide Myriam Jessier & Stéphanie Walter 2018-07-18T14:00:07+02:00 2018-08-07T12:41:07+00:00 Before buying followers on Instagram was a common practice, before Russian trolls made fake news an Olympic sport, we had linkbuilding. Today, we still have linkbuilding, its just that you haven’t noticed it — or have you? Welcome, to the Twilight Zone, dear folks. You are about to go through a linkbuilding crash course. This will help you preserve your website, detect potential problems in content or consider why you keep receiving strange emails from strangers wanting to get their links all...

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