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Welcome to our blog! This is where we keep you updated on the latest
developments on the platform and present you with tips & tricks for creating stunning magazines.

Author
Abygail Geurts
Published on
24 November 2015

Scroll in Style with Custom Scrollbars

It is now possible to style the scrollbars in a magazine. This was not an easy feat, as most browsers do not allow native scrollbars to be styled and each browser treats scrollbars differently.

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Author
Wing Long Lam
Published on
23 November 2015

Web typography in H5mag

Text is and continues to be one of the fundamentals of the web. In the beginning of the 2000s there were thousands of typefaces available, but designing for web meant you were limited to a fixed set of web safe fonts. Fonts like Arial, Times New Roman, Verdana and Comic Sans were seen almost everywhere.

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Author
Gabor de Mooij
Published on
15 October 2015

H5mag: Tested by the Borg

Quality assurance is no joke, it's a very important part of product development. But you can still have a little bit of fun with it. Let's reveal the H5mag testing system...

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Author
Roel de Jong
Published on
12 October 2015

Going on a First Date with the Interactive Tutorial

This blog is written by Roel de Jong, one of the developers who is working on improving the  H5mag publishing platform. Roel recently added the interactive tutorial which will help ease new users into the live editor and describes how it works, and some of the ideas behind it here.

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Author
Abygail Geurts
Published on
9 October 2015

Video Areas Ready for Action

Adding a video to your magazine is one way to distinguish an online magazine from a print publication. But adding a video is not a simple as an image. With some new features we have streamlined the process of adding videos, and added some extra options for customization.

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Author
Abygail Geurts
Published on
5 October 2015

Introducing the New Color Picker

During the development of a product, decisions are made. We make them based on our own experiences and expectations. Often those expectations match those of our users. Sometimes, they don't quite... In this blog a brief overview of creating the color picker.

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Author
Gabor de Mooij
Published on
14 September 2015

Opening Pandora's box of widget craziness

In this blog a personal story by Gabor, the lead developer of H5mag, about developing the most user friendly widgets in the H5mag Live Editor. Or as he preferably describes it: "opening Pandora's box of widget craziness".

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