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Posted on 06.06.2017
by Michal Jagielnicki

How to Design Email Templates, So That We Can Slice Them

Coding email templates is not as straightforward as coding a website. However, by keeping in mind these few dos and don'ts, you'll be able to design new exciting email templates.

Posted on 24.05.2017
by Ewa Hendrychowska

The Trap of Working Long Hours

Doing anything IT-related seems to be inseparably linked with working long hours. However, staying up late doesn't mean you'll become more productive. Read the article to learn more.

Posted on 27.04.2017
by Maciej Zawada

Project Brief Story: Start Point To A Perfect Website

There's more than one way to write a design brief. But if you provide a well-thought out project brief to an award-winning crew, you'll be on track to put your future site on the blockbuster list.

Posted on 07.04.2017
by Jan Lubieniecki

6 Steps to Better WordPress Site Security

Imagine somebody building their business on a WordPress e-commerce site, finding customers, paying for the SEO, adding a multitude of products to the database and not making sure that their website is secure.

Posted on 10.01.2017
by Tomasz Różalski

Dynamic User Interactions powered with AJAX

AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) has become a standard in modern web development, giving smooth and dynamic feel to user interactions. We have all seen this - most probably the most common and typical example is a “load more” button showing new content without actually reloading the page.

Posted on 19.12.2016
by Ewa Hendrychowska

Shop Like a Gamer – Gamification in Ecommerce UX

Gamification, that is applying game principles and elements in non-game contexts, has been quite a thing for some time in the web design and UX industry, and most probably it's here to stay. Even those of us who are not regular gamers can spot certain patterns and methods and use them successfully in creative projects.

Posted on 12.12.2016
by Tomasz Różalski

Differences Between 3 Types of Responsive Layouts

Nowadays a significant number of people surf the Web using tablets or smartphones. Responsive websites have become the standard, not only to provide a higher level of user comfort, but also to improve SEO.

Posted on 28.11.2016
by Maciej Zawada

We Love a Well-Briefed Design – And You Should, Too

Imagine the following scene - a sad, hunched figure is leaning by a desk. The face of this individual is dimly lit by the slightly ghastly, bluish light of a laptop's panel. This is not a happy individual...

Posted on 17.11.2016
by Cody

Hello World!

I'm Cody and I'm here to introduce you to Chop-Chop's blog. Are you ready? Pause whatever you're doing, grab your cup of coffee, sit comfortably and... read :)