Read your emails only twice a day

Apart from Twitter and other social media sites, email is probably the biggest source of interruptions in your workflow. Why? Mostly because of the way we behave towards emails. Many of us compulsivly check our email every 20 minutes and interrupts tasks that need concentration for that.

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Find the RSS feed for all comments in WordPress

If you are looking for a feed aggregating all the comments on your blog, just look at one of these two addresses: With permalinks on, your full comments feed will be at an URL with the following structure: http://example.com/comments/feed/

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Stuck into a WordPress update? Here is how to get out

Ever used the WordPress automatic upgrade tool and got stuck in maintenance with a message saying “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute.“? If it happened to you, don’t worry, it’s not too bad. When upgrading, WordPress creates a .maintenance file at the root of your WordPress install. If the message sticks, just manually delete that file through FTP and you should be good.

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Change measurement units

A quick way to change the measurement units in an Illustrator or Photoshop document is by right clicking (on pc) or ctrl+click (on mac) on a ruler (ctrl+r / cmd+r) and then choose a different unit .  

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Working with shapes

While drawing a shape try these key shortcuts: Space bar: Allows you to reposition the object while creating it.

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Quickly create a PDF with multiple images for proofing

I find this useful when submitting multiple web pages we designs for approval. The benefit is that the client can mark up the screens directly using Acrobat when suggesting design changes or corrections. 1. Export image in desired format from Photoshop, .jpg works best.

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Multiple undo

You can make multiple undo in PhotoShop using this shortcut: PC: ctrl+alt+z Mac: cmd+alt+z You can also use the following shortcut to redo: PC: ctrl+shift+z Mac: cmd+shift+z

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How to Create a Hellacious Flaming Skull in Photoshop

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Final Image Preview Take a look at the image we’ll be creating. Step 1

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How to tell when images have loaded with jQuery

When you build galleries, carousels or just work with images, it can be useful to know when images have loaded. For that, just use the following code: $(‘#myImage’).attr(‘src’, ‘image.jpg’).load(function() {    alert(‘Image Loaded’);});

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Combine all your scripts and minify them

You can save a lot of bandwidth and eliminate http calls by combining your scripts and minifying them, for that, you can use this awesome tool created by Dean Edwards.

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