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Let’s be honest here: If your offer is vague or just not appealing enough to your audience, a fancy call-to-action (CTA) button won’t save you. Many factors affect the success of the page, and a CTA button is just one of them. Still, the button is where all the action happens; that’s how your customers and […]

When you hop on CSS Hero support forums to talk feature requests, we are ALL ears. Truly, we appreciate you taking the time out of your day to let us know how we can make CSS Hero… well, even more heroic! So we got the message: You want a more flexible way to customize your […]

Have you ever experienced the hair-raising, palm-sweating, blood-rushing panic of a data loss situation? (or should we say predicament?) Unfortunately, there are many ways you can lose or accidentally delete precious information from your WordPress site. And then all the things that took a lot of hard work, such as theme customizations, your latest (epic!) […]

Your website is your online home. And when it’s time to style that home (aka customize your theme) and make it attractive and convenient for you AND your visitors, it’s easy to get carried away. Theme customization is a fun, creative process, especially when you can change anything and everything with a visual editor like […]

7 CSS tips to add some WOW to your hero image

Hero images are one of the biggest – and the most attractive – trends in web design at the moment. Usually taking up the whole width of the page (and sometimes the whole height, too), hero headers captivate attention and entice visitors to explore a website further. Since you only have a few seconds before […]

  Is your website too plain vanilla? Does it need a splash of color, a personality or a bit of dimension? All of this can be accomplished by adding a gradient to your site. To convey the right mood, you can go for cool or warm colors, subtle or dramatic color changes, linear or radial gradient – […]

Animations bring life to otherwise static web pages. They create a mood – playful, mysterious, or welcoming.  They form a connection between the user actions and the movements on the web page. The fast-developing CSS3 language made animations easier than ever to implement, taking over the clunky Flash animations of the past. CSS animations are fast […]

  If you have been on the web at all in the last couple of years, you have certainly seen material design in the wild, be that in Android apps or, increasingly, in web design. Material design can be strikingly beautiful and yet almost imperceptible. It makes for a polished look and keeps website visitors […]

  It’s any website owner’s worst nightmare. You’ve been working on your site for a while, obsessively making sure it’s what your customers need and want. Now it’s time to launch it and watch sales and inquiries roll in, right? But then, something is amiss. Layout of your site doesn’t display correctly – it looks […]

Today we’re pretty excited to announce a double major plugin upgrade which now takes Hero up to version 2.1 and Inspector to his first 1.0 release! A number of core functions have been totally re-written from scratch to provide a faster and smoother editing experience plus some new functions have been added to make Hero […]