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  • How to Record a Remote Interview Video Using Squadcast

    In this tutorial we'll be using Squadcast, a one-stop solution that makes recording remote interviews easy; it handles schedules and makes recording sessions simple for both you and your guest.

    Squadcast Plans and Pricing 

    While Squadcast isn't free, they do other some affordable plans. If you're just starting out, try the seven day free trial first. The best value for those wanting to record and manage audio and video is the Indie + Video , that goes for $40/month and gives you five hours or...


  • Serialization and Deserialization of Python Objects: Part 1

    Python object serialization and deserialization is a crucial aspect of any non-trivial program. If you save something to a file in Python, if you read a configuration file. If you respond to an HTTP request, you do object serialization and deserialization. 

    In one sense, serialization and deserialization are the most boring things in the world. Who cares about all the formats and protocols? You want to persist or stream some Python objects and get them back later intact. 

    This is a healthy way...


  • 20 Best SEO Plugins for WordPress

    Are you looking to increase your search engine ranking without hiring SEO experts?

    Google and other search engines use complex algorithms to boost some websites to first-page rankings and relegate others to obscurity. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the way to make sure your site shows up at the top of the list.

    The best SEO plugins for WordPress will enhance your SEO strategy in a variety of ways. Improve your Search Engine Results Pages ranking, build a link juice generating framework for...


  • 21 Best Shopify Online Store Templates (Updated for 2022)

    Managing an online store can be difficult; it’s challenging to differentiate yourself in ever busier marketplaces.

    If this is an issue you’re facing at the moment, you’re in the right place. 

    Woodstock is one of the best Shopify themes we've got in our Envato Market

    Below is a list of the best Shopify templates available on Themeforest to help you take your website and online business to the next level.

    Every single one of these templates is perfect for getting your store noticed and racking...


  • How to Create a Cottagecore Collage in Photoshop

    What You'll Be Creating

    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a scrapbook page in Photoshop that doubles as an Instagram template. 

    The cottagecore aesthetic in collage is characterized by countryside and celebration of simple living. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a scrapbook page in Photoshop that includes scrapbook tape PNG files, paper backgrounds, vintage botanicals, and aesthetic pictures with cottagecore vibes.

    If you don't have time to learn how to create scrapbook...


  • 44 Best Alien Logo Designs (+ Badass UFO Emblems)

    What could be cooler than an alien logo design to spice up your business brand or gaming profile? 

    Today, we feature the best alien logos available at Envato Elements and Placeit. 

    Unlimited Alien Logo Designs at Envato Elements

    Envato Elements offers thousands of premium logos, mockups, graphic templates, photos, fonts, and much more. What makes this service outstanding is that for one low monthly fee, you can download as many of these digital assets as you like, as often as you like.

    Let's...


  • How to Smooth Edges in Photoshop

    What You'll Be Creating

    When making a selection in Photoshop, accuracy is everything. There are several tools built in to Photoshop that can help you make a selection and create a mask, but not all of them will smooth out the edges.

    In this tutorial, we're going to get Photoshop to detect our subject, and then use a couple of tools to learn how to soften the edges of a cutout in Photoshop.

    What You'll Learn in This Tutorial on Using Photoshop to Smooth Out Edges

    How to make an accurate...


  • 22 Best Free Dark PowerPoint Background Templates for 2022 PPT Presentations

    Are you bored with light or white colored background presentations? Do you feel maybe it's time to mix things up and try out a dark PowerPoint background for your next presentation? You've come to the right place! 

    Corvo - Dark PowerPoint Templates, a premium template from Envato Elements

    The ultimate goal is to mix things up. Create an impressive presentation with minimal effort. Do it by using a pre-built dark PowerPoint background template. By leaving the design aspect to the experts,...


  • How to Choose the Right Name for Your Business

    Of all the decisions you make when starting a business, one of the most crucial is picking a name.

    Learn to pick a great name for your new business. Image source: Envato Elements

    It’s a crowded world, after all, and often you don’t get much time to grab the attention of potential customers. A catchy, memorable name can give you a real advantage, while the wrong choice can confuse people or send the wrong message.

    So in this three-part series, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about...


  • A Quick Guide to the Layout in DaVinci Resolve 18, for Beginners

    Learn to colour correct like a pro with our free course, DaVinci Resolve Color Grading for Beginners. You'll learn how to use each colour tool in Resolve, including how to set up your project using scene cut detection, how to get clean skin tones with noise reduction and how to create cinematic looks.

    In this lesson, you'll see how DaVinci Resolve 18 (beta) looks when you open it up, and where you can find all the tools you'll need. There's a comparison to Adobe suites, so if you're used to...


  • How to Share Photos With Pixelfed — Free Instagram Alternative

    Ah Instagram, we hardly knew you. Alternative photo-sharing platforms are on the rise, aiming to be the antidote to any one or more of Instagram’s less than favorable features. And one of those alternatives, which we recently profiled, is Pixelfed.

    Pixelfed: Free Instagram Alternative

    Billed as “an ethical alternative to centralized platforms,” Pixelfed was built for the open web. Instagram, in contrast, is an example of a centralized platform, which is controlled entirely by the Meta company....


  • 12 Best WordPress Advertising Plugins of 2022

    Creating a successful advertising campaign is a must in today's crowded eCommerce world. Once you have your website and products in place, you must have the tools necessary to communicate to your target audience just what you are selling. 

    Adning Advertising is an example of Wordpress Advertising plugins available on CodeCanyon.

    Fortunately, Envato Elements and CodeCanyon have WordPress advertising plugins available to get you up and running in no time. 

    Before we look at the best WordPress...