WPMU DEV now has DEV-related comics and cartoons which are unfastened to make use of for your web pages and social media. Plus, common caption contests are coming quickly (with nice prizes, FYI).

Introducing The DEV Pixels: An absolutely devoted comedian phase for WordPress builders, designers, and tech-geeks usually. In a nutshell — comics made for you! And in addition designed to assist your company or freelance trade (extra on that later on this article).

At the side of our award-winning plugins, hosting, The Hub, and different candies that we provide, we figured that we would as smartly throw some comics within the combine, too. And, like a lot of our plugins, we permit them for use for your WordPress websites (or social media, apps, and so forth…) at no cost!

Comics will likely be ceaselessly up to date on our website online, emails, and social media.

So, do you need a peek at what now we have in retailer? 

There’ll be gemstones like this…

Funny image of cavemen talking about the dawn of coding.
A loooooong time in the past…

…acquainted characters similar to this…

Waldo on a smartphone with Google wanting to use his location.

…and a few nutty ones.

A robot trying to solve CAPTCHA.
It’s no longer simple being robot.

Some will make you burst out giggling like an emoticon; others will make you recoil such as you do when encountering a console error. On the finish of your lengthy operating remotely day, we’ll you’ll want to have some that you simply’ll experience.

A Fast Glance Round

The DEV’s Pixels continues to be in construction, however right here’s a look at what now we have thus far and what you’ll do with the comics. You’ll additionally see how they may be able to be really useful for you, past only a chuckle.

Get entry to the Comics

Briefly get entry to The DEV’s Pixels from wpmudev.com’s homepage. What’s great is you don’t even want to be logged in to view! This makes it particularly simple to get entry to when for your cell or when you haven’t any reason why to log in.

The DEV’s Pixels is situated in opposition to the ground of our Sources house.

Location of The DEV's Pixels.
Its identify is certainly one of a sort and simple to search out.

This takes you to The Dev’s Pixels Homepage. Right here, the most recent comics will likely be featured on best and up to date ceaselessly.

The Dev's Pixels homepage.
There will likely be a comic book for the entirety dev-related! And extra added ceaselessly.

The homepage options thumbnails of each and every caricature, the tag(s) of each and every comedian, an method to obtain, opt-in for a subscription to The Dev’s Pixels, and a hyperlink for each and every one to proportion. Then again, for a greater take a look at each and every one, you’ll need to…

View Person Comics

Thumbnails are great, however to try each and every comedian up shut and private, click on at the comedian thumbnail that you simply’d like to try.

This may amplify it, supplying you with a greater view.

Is that this one…dangerous?

Obtain or Percentage Comics (and the way you’ll capitalize on them)

As I touched on, you’ll obtain or proportion any comedian you notice! It’s totally unfastened and so they’re all up for grabs. All we ask is that you simply hyperlink again to WPMU DEV when doing so (e.g. supply: wpmudev.com).

Sharing those comics for your web site, social media, emails, ebooks, and newsletters supplies added engagement and delight to your customers! Content material that comes with cartoons will get a large number of consideration.

As stated through Bob Mankoff, former caricature editor of The New Yorker:

“If an image is price 1000 phrases, a caricature is price 500,000.

“Cartoons are humorous that method — no different artwork shape can keep in touch an concept faster or extra successfully. Humor disarms, connects, after which communicates in a fragment of a 2nd. In a global the place each eye is bombarded day-to-day through hundreds of messages, cartoons command consideration and produce your message in an instant.”

To make use of the comics, you’ll see the method to Percentage or Obtain under the thumbnails.

The download and share buttons.
Click on on any choice that you simply’d like!

Clicking the obtain button will instantly obtain the comedian for your pc. In case you faucet proportion, it’ll hyperlink you to the precise comedian you need to proportion.

The sharable link for the comics.
The sharing hyperlink can pass for your WordPress website online, social media, emails — you identify it!

Moreover, you’ll get entry to the obtain button or hyperlink from the enlarged comedian.

Link to share comic on enlarged image.
It’s all in an instant to be had to your use!

They’re unfastened, simple to make use of, and will get advantages your website online greater than you’ll consider with e-mail opens, stocks, likes, and engagement! Believe them yours.

Seek Comics

There are two tactics to seek for comics: Tags and the Seek Bar.

Looking out comics will also be completed from our Seek Bar on the best of the homepage. From right here, kind a class of hobby, and all effects will seem.

Sort any class that you simply’d like to go looking.

Tags are situated under each and every comedian’s URL. They’re additionally under each and every thumbnail at the homepage.

In case you like that class, click on at the Tag, and it’ll carry up the entire different comics tagged underneath that class.

The tags area for the comics.
As you’ll see, the tags in this one are Coding and Internet Construction.

Can’t to find what you need? Please stay checking again as we replace ceaselessly, or shoot us a request! We can actively produce comics which are in call for.


Now we have a number of tactics of enticing with the comics. One will likely be our Caption Contest (which I’ll get to discussing subsequent), and otherwise is to go away your feedback!

Each and every comedian has a remark house, so you’ll tell us what you assume, supply comments, upload a humorous gag — anything else!

Plus, you’ll to find those on our social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter), the place you’ll have interaction, proportion, and prefer them as you would like.

Caption This! The DEV Pixel’s Caption Contests

At the side of the common comics, quickly you’ll sign up for in at the a laugh! We’re going to be having Caption Contests, the place your participation will earn you Hero Issues and a shot at victory through having the most productive, funniest caption.

Oh, and we’ll be dispensing some superb prizes (unfastened internet hosting, any individual?).

caption contest cartoon.

Your caption is going right here!

To get an concept of what a caption contest seems like, take a look at The New Yorker’s or CartoonStock. Ours will likely be identical, just a little techier.

It’s coming quickly, so get the ones inventive juices flowing.


Be sure you by no means pass over a comic book and Subscribe! When at the main page or under each and every particular person comedian, you’ll see a space the place you’ll signup to get The Dev’s Pixels delivered proper for your inbox.

Where you subscribe to The Dev's Pixels.
Subscribers get different helpful WPMU DEV knowledge, too!

It’s unfastened, and also you’ll by no means pass over a comic book.

Who the Heck Are We?

There are different WordPress/Dev comics, however we are hoping to carry WordPress comics extra into the mainstream. In any case, with WordPress being so outstanding, there’s no explanation why humor revolved round it shouldn’t be both, proper?

That being stated, we really feel eligible to step as much as the problem of constructing the most productive WordPress comedy round.

The entire comics are created in-house, in particular for WPMU DEV. They’re lately produced through syndicated cartoonist Nate Fakes (hi there, that’s me) and illustrator Natasha Borg.

Nate Fakes Image

Nate has produced comics for MAD Mag, Purple Bull, twenty first Century Fox, and a lot of different firms and publications. Plus, he has a syndicated collection, Break of Day, that’s been printed in print and on-line for over a decade.

Natasha Borg image

Natasha simply graduated from College and has labored as our WPMU DEV illustrator for as regards to two years now. She’s chargeable for probably the most superb banners, graphics, and illustrations discovered all over the WPMU DEV weblog and social media.

Plus, now we have a skilled group of writers and builders in the back of the scenes to assist clue us in on what’s humorous and give a contribution (once they’re no longer slacking on Slack).

We Hope You’re Attracted to The DEV’s Pixels!

The DEV’s Pixels is an exhilarating new function that we all know you’ll experience. We additionally hope you benefit from sharing the comics anyplace you are feeling are compatible, although that comes with printing one out and placing it for your MacBook.

As you’ll see, at the side of simply taking part in them for a laugh — they may be able to be precious for what you are promoting! With a bit of luck, you’ll see for your self the crowd pleasing superpowers of comics.

Be sure you check out The DEV’s Pixels homepage here and subscribe! And we’ll be saying the caption contests quickly. Get within the loop through following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Keep tooned for extra!

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