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Minimalist Sites Of The Week – Jan 23th

The minimalist web design series is a weekly showcase of minimal web designs bought to you by Design Woop, I will be showcasing a new minimalist collection of web designs that I find on my travels around the web on a weekly basis.

If you would like to have your site featured, or know of a worthy site that needs a mention, drop me a message on Twitter @designwoop.

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How to: Display Random Posts in WordPress Without a Plugin

There are many plugins available that allow WordPress users to add customized lists of posts in WordPress, however its really easy to do this with a few simple lines of code. Doing this eliminates the excessive use of WordPress plugins.

A simple example is customizing and adding additional lists of posts in your blog, this can be done using the built in WordPress function get_posts.

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Best Of: Letterpress Business Cards

Creating a business card that stands out from the pack is a tricky business, often the perfect compliment to a great business card design is to have it letterpressed. Letterpressing can really help complete your design, take a look at the business cards below, perhaps consider getting your card letterpressed next time round!

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CSS grids to streamline your design process

Having a good selection of tools to aid your design process can greatly improve your productivity, there are a few design tools I use on a regular basis and believe any time saved, even if small is great.

In this post I am going to be focusing on CSS grid generators and pre-built css grid templates. I always use grids when designing websites and pretty much any other graphical element for a site, I think grid tools are my most well used items when designing.

The grid resource I use pretty much all the time is the 960 Grid System, it works well and is well documented, so this is my first grid recommendation.

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